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    Sticky: Re: Bird photo's for comment & crit

    Mtunzini is the better place to camp and as a bonus you can see the palm nut vulture in the raphia palm museum. chances to get this rarity is very good.

    Ongoye is a good 4x4 track as the road...
  2. Sticky: Re: No Nature Shots allowed !! Showcase your other photographic skills

    This is world class scale modeling, the attention to detail is on another level. Would love to see it in real life but it seems a bit far for a Sunday afternoon drive>:D

    My sons and I have been...
  3. Sticky: Re: No Nature Shots allowed !! Showcase your other photographic skills

    Thanks for the great aviation shots, I just love anything that flies. I would never have thought this Pilatus was a model, between the photographers and the super skill of the modeler it can fool...
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    Re: 6mm or 10mm for solar extension lead

    I have never worked with W loss:o we work with voltage loss and this is affected by the size of the conductor as well as the length and important the load. Voltage drop is a nasty circle as the more...
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    Re: 6mm or 10mm for solar extension lead

    Conductors are made for specific purposes. Where the conductors are not going to be moved or subjected to vibration the normal house 7 strand or even solid cable is used, The finer the strands the...
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    Re: Dual Battery systems

    [QUOTE=venemanr;4241105]Hi Guys

    Hope you are all well.

    I am looking at installing a dual battery system in my 2003 Madza Drifter. The sole purpose is to run my Weaco CFX 50L fridge, run LED's...
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    Re: Most important factors for off-road caravan

    The main point against alu is the fact that it is a specialist field, keep in mind that those "thin aluminium tubes" of aircraft and the stuff used for skinning and main spars are no where near the...
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    Re: Zero To Hero Challenge

    Yoh that is not lekker.

    If the head is cracked and turbo cooked it is probable that the bottom end has some serious damage as well. You might be better off in getting a Jap runner and fitting...
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    Re: Most important factors for off-road caravan

    Towing it with a Jimny:o ...... Moontlk maar nie maklik>:D
    Most off road caravans do not extend beyond the tow vehicle's outline and the vehicle only has to lug the weight around. If the caravan is...
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    Re: Help identify this snake

    Brown house snake, totally harmless, has no venom as it is a constrictor. Takes care of rodents. Can be a bit of a scary one as it often feigns biting, worst it can do is a painful nip.
  11. Re: Looking for a android app that can be used for offroad travel

    sub;D
  12. Re: How difficult/expensive is it to work on a Opel 1.7D Diesel engine?

    Diesel mecchie friend of mine bought his daughter one at a giveaway price..... engine had to be redone. He thought it was the best thing that could have happened with him. The engine was not too bad...
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    Re: RTTs and weight

    Hiking vs rtt - two different fields altogether, if you are in 150km/hr winds on the southern seas you are in survival mode as far as I am concerned not appreciating the comfort and great design of...
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    Re: Sleep van waentjie

    Janee Bostoe ek het net so sout smaak in my mond gekry toe ek die stukkie lees:-[ Om te min gewig op die sleepstang te h is 'n lelike fout, die wa gaan stertswaai soos 'n fox terrier brakkie en kort...
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    Re: RTTs and weight

    To start off, Anton I think you have an ideal set up for a soft top, practical, easy to set up and economical. One point that has not been mentioned is the extra drag and wind resistance. Having a...
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    Re: The truth about snowmaster

    That's no lie, I am definitely not going to vouch for or put my name on a dodgy product but in this case zi know the directors on a personal level and have seen how these units work under the skin so...
  17. Re: Looking for reputable heat pump supplier and installer

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/member.php/82636-Hilton-Melck Give Hilton a buzz I can personally vouch for his work, I have tested a whole lot of his installations, besides being competent he...
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    Re: The truth about snowmaster

    I don't want to call BS but I will say you do not know what you are talking about. Yes they have copied the rectangular box design with top access and wire baskets and that is where the similarity...
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    Re: The truth about snowmaster

    You should ask will engle repair it under guarantee>:D or repair it at all if it goes



    Peter you are wrong go check your specs again and their service back up. I am still waiting for a quote...
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    Re: Geyser timer for borehole pump

    Usually a DOL starter with properly set overloads should protect but most of the set ups I have seen just had a contactor
  21. Thread: Pvc repair

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    Re: Pvc repair

    PVC weld used by plumbers is a completely different kind of glue, it will merrily melt plumbing pipes and make a super strong joint. Tte pvc we use is a different chapter all together, Genkem make a...
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    Re: Transporting Dogs Safely

    My girl also used to sit in front with me like that untill............one evening a drunk idiot walked out in front of me and I had to brake harder than hard, her head broke my windscreen :'(:'( I...
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    Re: Maximum load on roof rack

    Adding weight above the center of gravity can upset your handling hence the limit set by manufacturers. The mountings can handle 600kg and more with ease as long as the vehicle is not moving, then it...
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    Re: Buzzard Mountain Retreat

    My kind of camp and weekend break Thanks for sharing
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    Re: Stealth caravan gravel roader

    Thanks Roelof, if it is this one I am not impressed. They brag about their duplex steel and reinforced axle mountings for "harsh road conditions" but then they go and fit a rubber axle and to top it...
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    Re: My FYI Thread.

    Oil is rated at SAE *W **, what this means is that the Spec of this oil is in compliance to the Society of American Engineer's standard and that it is * viscosity in Winter and ** when at operating...
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    Re: Tiny Teardrop Camper Design & Build

    This is what the law says and pleas do not tell everybody about the birch plywood

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    Re: I bought a hatchet

    I wish I was closer then I would have tuned your axe and you can go back to building good food. You can still sharpen a dull axe but life's too short to eat bad food>:D
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    Re: Best oil for ECI MULTI V6 3000 Pajero

    Your new baby is an older geriatric, I am allowed to call her that as mine is even older>:D, having said that you must remember that your engine is 20 odd years old and oil technology has come a huge...
  30. Re: Food and mouth decease outbreak in the Caprivi

    No doc it is usually foot in mouth>:D
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    Re: I bought a hatchet

    Oil stinks? >:D
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    Re: Triton headlights and reverse lights

    Both my vehicles have LED work lights next to the numberplate connected to the reverse light. Works like a bomb just keep your normal reverse light in a working codition, I had a Natal clown speedcop...
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    Re: Look what I found

    You are so right, they are doing their best to get rid of that stigma. They have different tiers of goods, if you want cheap they can give you cheap and if you want quality they can deliver at a...
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    Re: DIY Mini camping caravan build

    Is that project Binky?
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    Re: I bought a hatchet

    Historically they were made from truck and bus springs and beaten to submission on a 16lb hammer head anvil that was set in the ground on top of a large stone. My closest equivalent was the 1400...
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