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    Sticky: Re: Bird Identification

    Blue cranes.. Lovely
  2. Re: Teardrop Trailers/Caravans- Why are they not popular?

    The way some of our tarred roads are going you are soon going to need a 4x4 and off road caravan just to get to Kruger!
  3. Re: Best ( safest ) route from Kimberly heading for Gaberone

    You can use either. There is normally not an issue on any of those roads or towns except during service protests, then they get blocked completely.
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    Patrol Re: 4.2 tdi Patrol DC conversion

    Netjiese werk daai op die oog af
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    Re: Transporter Project advice.

    Good looking vehicle that Jason
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    Re: Warning - Hyena inside Lower Sabie camp

    5-8 minutes for tranquilizers to get a lion to sleep.
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    Re: Lithium vs Lead Acid

    If that much!
    Imagine fitting that battery the day before leaving on a trip thinking you are sorted. Only to run out of light after two hours of the first night in Mabua.
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    Re: Lithium vs Lead Acid

    Haha.. Yes insulation indeed my china
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    Re: Lithium vs Lead Acid

    Just don't use some batteries from China [emoji16][emoji23].
    Not my photo. Seen it on Facebook.
    Small battery inside the larger battery cover and added concrete to make it feel heavy!614256
  10. Re: Dunlop Grandtrek AT3G or Pirelli Scorpion AT plus

    I have had both. I would go for the Dunlops. Especially for gravel roads.
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    Re: Elephants in the KNP

    Not really possible to move elephant from Kruger in the numbers that would result in more than a dent in the population.
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    Re: Elephants in the KNP

    I think bringing in the Sabre toothed cat into this conversation is taking it a bit far back.
    They last lived in earth a few tens of thousand years back and I certainly don't think humans are to...
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    Re: Prado roof load bar question

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php?t=88470

    See if this gives an idea maybe
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    Re: Olive the Nissan..........

    Petri het maar 'n probleem met die gejeuk in die gat wat hy so gereeld kry [emoji6]
  15. Re: Cellular internet availability at Ihaha Camp

    Will it not be better to skip the Ihaha booking and stay in Maun for the two nights? Don't know the itenary of the trip but then least the rest of the trip can go ahead as planned with your daughter.
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    Re: Huge fire on Table Mountain

    It is already a national sport in SA! Becoming an international sport if one looks at the US. Maybe in the Olympics soon[emoji16]
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    Re: Huge fire on Table Mountain

    On the radio news just now.
    Arson suspected in at least the third fire that started but others to be investigated as well.
  18. Thread: Kgalagadi

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    Re: Kgalagadi

    Yes experienced it about 3 years back. Cows and dogs especially.
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    Re: Van Zyl's Rus road

    Of course.. Hope it doesn't burst like you Coke bottles on the bad road :-)
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    Re: Van Zyl's Rus road

    Likewise on our side of the Kalahari. It depends on the rain and wind. But I still say the Amarok will make it [emoji16]
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    Re: Van Zyl's Rus road

    There is only one main road (R31) from VanZyls to the park. And yes your Amarok will be fine. People with sedan cars visit the park as well.
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    Re: Lithium vs Lead Acid

    If you do go for this option, please keep us updated on your findings.
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    Re: Off-road caravan build

    Will follow your progress
  24. Thread: Sand trax

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    Re: Sand trax

    Pressume you haven't been there before? No you don't if you stay on the South African side.
    You will even find a platkar or two.
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    Re: Is a portable braai a necessity when overlanding.

    I have had situations like you describe where there is just no place to make a ground fire.
    Last time I travelled I took the top an old 200l oil drum with. It is flat so do not take up space. Never...
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    Re: Amarok metal canopy advice

    I have a RLD that I bought secondhand and it is okay, but would have loved a RSI.
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    Re: Dc to Dc with fridge running

    Also, sometimes when you start the car again the voltage on main battery drop for a second or two when the starting motor works which is not good for the fridge when connected to main battery only.
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    Re: Dc to Dc with fridge running

    Yes you are right. Thanks
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    Re: Dc to Dc with fridge running

    Yes let fridge run of the aux battery while driving. Otherwise your fridge switch off of every time you switch car off, and you have to continously swop connections.
    The the DC-DC gives plenty to...
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    Re: The new Ford - VW bakkie thread

    And some Ford owners, Nissan owners, Mitsubishi owners.
    All brands have their share of good and bad.
    In general the Land Rover owners are so used to abuse that they stopped worrying about it...
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    Poll: Re: The Kgalagadi is overrated

    The sad reality of the new SA is that government is not funding conservation like they did pre 1994. They only way parks can survive is to increase tourism numbers to make up for the less and less...
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    Poll: Re: The Kgalagadi is overrated

    I wish more people decide stop going to the park!
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    Re: Namibia's fairy circles mystery finally solved

    Few scientific articles will say the results are 100% proof of something. They were likely using a confidence interval of 95% or maybe 98% in their statistical analysis which is the standard used in...
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    Re: Namibia's fairy circles mystery finally solved

    Maybe they were growing there a century or two back but not anymore because of changes in climate etc over time. But the effect that they had could still be present in the soil?
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    Re: Tie in Hook/Bolt

    I got from 4x4 Direct
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