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  1. Re: Security systems to use solar - some questions

    Very helpful young Chinese who spoke acceptable English gave price and design for Maglock/fence installation. Apparently safe/long lasting
    1 x 50 Ah Gel battery ("known brand" - AllGrand) R1500.00...
  2. Re: Security systems to use solar - some questions

    This is what I call "farm fence". Our holiday place has 3 km long. Two or three energizers.

    House fence is 8 wire about 120 to 150 m long. Much lower power requirement compared to these "farm...
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    Re: Electrician Sign Off Cost

    Is it two separate quotations or one two man team. If the first option then there is clearly price fixing.

    For me the price looks very high. Ask them to give itemized quotation, time estimates...
  4. Re: Security systems to use solar - some questions

    With a quick evaluation this is a lot for a fence. Is this normal house 6 or 8 strand or one of the over 2 m "farm" fences.

    Thanks for the both posts.
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    Re: Gas versus Eksdom.Lets put this one to bed.

    I do not understand people who take a bath :D Tip to those who have people using bath: Put them to clean the bath after every use ;D

    We have gas on demand geyser at the cottage. One of those...
  6. Re: Security systems to use solar - some questions

    This is a security gate from front yard to back. There is a second gate with pad lock on the other side of the house. In the past maglock was on 7 Ah battery and it was too small. It was changed to...
  7. Security systems to use solar - some questions

    We have three separate locations on our property where security related items are. I am investigating 3 separate solar solutions due to distances.

    1. Centurion Evo 5. Centurion is selling their...
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    Re: How to repair this hole in situ?

    Until you know what was the reason it broke no repair. Have to remove the reason first and only then think how to repair. I have been busy explaining this principle to people on an item that failed...
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    Re: 2005 Grand Cherokee Transmission Over Temp

    Ask/read Jeep group. Blokes there are helpful. There are Jeep mechanics who will know what to do.
  10. Thread: Rats in wiring

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    Re: Rats in wiring

    Owls are not doing their job. Rats are winning. Put up nesting places for owls far away from houses and kill the rats on urban areas and around farm houses. Also do not feed the rats in towns and...
  11. Thread: Rats in wiring

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    Re: Rats in wiring

    Farms have the rat problem all around the world. Rats are "clever". Some eat and if they are dead other will not necessarily eat. Our neighboring farmer had a trick for slow kill - such food is not...
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    Re: Antique piano restoration

    If it is valuable do not touch it. Get somebody who knows exactly what to do to prevent loss in value. Alternatively do a real deep research on it and take a risk.

    There seem to be some videos on...
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    Re: Merc X- class closing its doors

    Who wants to pay Merc price for a Nissan? Very few. This project was doomed from day one.
  14. Thread: eep to Jeep

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    Re: eep to Jeep

    This worked. Paid. The problem is that there are 2 sizes. RockRage had the right size and color. I have to say they really were helpful. Fast replies and arranged cost effective delivery.

    For...
  15. Thread: Insurance

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    Re: Insurance

    Best to talk to a broker. All trailers have to be insured, even that grand pa's hand down rubbish removal. Third party for the cheaper types is most probably enough. If there is an accident and...
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    Re: Ammo box, it is a good option

    It doesn't matter what you do, what you buy... Only ask SWAMBO. You need a good chair and a good storage she is happy with. Alternatively have a good chair and let her sit. If not right expect no...
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    Re: Handle for pan too thin ?

    I would not make any change on the pan. I would try thick "mitten".

    Anybody who has proper cast iron pan like shown knows his way of cooking :cool:
  18. Thread: Jurgens XT120

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    Re: Jurgens XT120

    We have X120. I am happy. SWAMBO wants to get off road caravan. Doesn't want to work with ammo boxes. She is used to our Jurgens road caravan. I was just looking 2nd hand prices :'( I have to look...
  19. Thread: eep to Jeep

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    Re: eep to Jeep

    Thanks for this. Appreciated.

    Black is right size. Chrome is smaller. I sent a message to check.

    Better to have black Jeep than eep :) It would be modern having military black :-X Looks shiny...
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    Re: Disco on last legs, where to now?

    I can only say that there are no cars that do not have breakdowns. Today happened to help Toyota Land cruiser. Small break down. Tomorrow it most probably will be an other make. The most reliable...
  21. Thread: eep to Jeep

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    Re: eep to Jeep

    Couple places used to sell them. Out of stock.

    Autostyle has Punisher
    https://www.autostyle.co.za/product/jeep-punisher-chrome-badge-13cm/

    Maybe getting that is better than eep :D

    Does...
  22. Thread: eep to Jeep

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    eep to Jeep

    Somewhere I lost J from the bonnet front and therefore I drive eep. SWAMBO tried to find new letters as a present. Dealer over R600 and weeks. Not ordered.

    Does anybody know where I can get...
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    Re: Inverter batteries - Newest trend?

    Battery technology is developing relatively fast. What was correct yesterday may not be so today. Li-On batteries seem to have long life. Electric car batteries last about the life of the car. Those...
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    Re: Power for a modem

    I had UPS, which is now over 20 years old. It had one of these smaller "gate motor" batteries. I took the battery out and extended the connection wires out of the UPS and connected 18 AH battery...
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    Re: Toyota scam alert

    My Mercedes dealer sent the same warning as OP mentioned on Toyota. My Smart is "Mercedes" and as a result I did get the warning. So consider ALL makes being targets.
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    Re: Heavy duty braai grids

    Metal is not changed. It is just too clean.

    Cleaning person is not allowed to wash MY teflon pan for the same reason. I do run into trouble with SWAMBO who likes over clean pans.
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    Re: Heavy duty braai grids

    I have one in SS. I will not tell where it is. >:D 10 generations cannot destroy it. It can only be forgotten on some camp site or stolen.
  28. Re: Bloemfontein plus some other areas - service your generators

    Most of the municipalities have no qualified financial person. If things go wrong nobody is responsible/punished. Some steps have been taken and it will be easier to haul these over spending people...
  29. Re: Bloemfontein plus some other areas - service your generators

    A bit more info:

    https://www.fin24.com/Economy/free-state-electricity-utility-to-meet-with-eskom-as-power-cutoff-looms-20191126
  30. Re: Bloemfontein plus some other areas - service your generators

    X amount of water is a human right. Electricity is not. The problem is that those who have paid are also cut off.
  31. Bloemfontein plus some other areas - service your generators

    Eskom has been told to collect municipal debt or no money coming. It is happening on a smaller scale "quietly". I was given some details earlier today. Now Bloemfontein and several other areas have...
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    Re: License disc position

    In the road caravan disc in inside left side window. On off road trailer and 2 luggage/garden rubbish trailers I moved disc holders facing back on left side (mudguard and back "wall"). After moving...
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    Re: To sell or not to sell - Jeep

    4x4 is not a daily drive in town. If there is no justifiable use then sell. If there is justifiable use for holidays and weekends then keep it and get an economical daily. Don't waste your money on a...
  34. Re: Driving through Botswana to Namibia at night, good idea?

    Driving in Botswana it was easy to detect speed traps. 4x4s stopped next t the road - most of the time GP plates. I found speed limits and speed traps to be quite well thought of. They do slow down...
  35. Re: Driving through Botswana to Namibia at night, good idea?

    I would not drive 15 hours in one go even with two drivers. It is simply too high risk. Everybody is tired what ever whom ever says. Distance is about 1400 km. Minimum 2 days. If towing minimum of 3...
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