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    Re: Ewiks caravan mover

    Apparently this is a scam:o
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    Thanks CATS for your input.

    Vini,vidi, aikona vici.

    There is a couple of dunes when one picked up the board overhead the water, battery and geyser.

    Opened the front box where the gasbottles...
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    So, I am going to look at a stock standard 2012 model tommorrow.

    What must I give a closer inspection or what must one look out for?
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    I am considering buying a Jurgens Xplorer.
    (Going to rent one beginning August to see if it works for us)
    Presently touring with a Metalian and Howling Moon TTT.

    I do have a worry about the...
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    Re: Jurgens Xplorer Fan Club

    I want to "test drive" an Xplorer or Xcell to see if it is really what the wife and me wants.

    Where can I hire one? The only one I know is in Vredenburg but not available soon.

    Thanks in...
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    Re: What off road caravan to buy

    [QUOTE=Rooikop;4665304]Net vir die eerste paar uur van sleep, daarna is jy hom gewoond en alles werk maar soos met ander waens. Moet maar altyd bewus wees van sy dimensies, net soos met ander waens....
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    Re: What off road caravan to buy

    Rooikop, daai ding is darem lewenslank!!
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    Re: What off road caravan to buy

    Weet nou nie of ek die kween Ingels moet praat of Afrikaans nie, so here goes

    Ons toer huidiglik met 'n Metalian Midi met 'n Howling Moon treiler tent.

    Maar nou kyk ons na 4x4 karavane. Seker...
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    Re: Double Cabs - How Capable is Capable??

    Just came off a trip from Botswana with a mixed variety of dubblecabs.

    Amarok, Ford, Toyotas.

    All the vehicles did very good. The best fuel consumption was the stock standard "plaasbakkie"...
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    Re: Is bigger BETTER? Camping fridge!!!!

    My sixpence of thought, if you have a big fridge/freezer and it breaks for some or other reason, you sit with a big storage box. Thus if you get 2 x smaller fridge/freezers and if one breaks, you...
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    Re: Water in Diesel

    My wife also Cessna everytime I am perusing that thought :cool:
  12. Thread: SADC Deals

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    Re: SADC Deals

    Still WAY out of reach for me.:o:'(
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    Re: rims stuck on hubs

    I am doing that. That is when I saw it. That is when I thought how am I going to suffer to get it off in the bundus. Like that idea of getting it just a bit wider at a machine shop.

    Thank you all...
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    Re: rims stuck on hubs

    ;) I bought the vehicle with he rims. Only saw it when the guys were battling to get it off for the wheel rotation and balancing.
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    rims stuck on hubs

    What do you guys suggest I do to remedy my challenge.
    The front rims on the LC79 are a battle to get off over the hubs.

    Thanks in advance
  16. Re: Ga-Ma "trail" on Klein Pella, Northern Cape for the adventurous

    Bex, I take it you have also driven from Mikrivier lookout onto Klein Pella to Klein Pella.:)
  17. Re: I can not think of anything I would rather be doing on a relaxed Saturday morning

    Bex, we were there last Saturday. Beautiful place but I was told it is a private camp.
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    Re: 4.5 land cruisers - Consumption?

    I recently aquired a 79 series doublecab 4.5 diesel ,V8 Landcruiser.
    I sold my 3.0 diesel Hilux Legend 45 doublecab. There was absolutely nothing wrong with the Hilux I had.
    Yes, the Cruiser will...
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    Re: Botswana February 2020 trip

    For sure!!

    Good luck with your lockdown in Botswana from 2 April. Not that easy....
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    Re: Botswana February 2020 trip

    Continuing.... We got to Ghanzi at about 3pm. Still lots of sunshine. We phoned ahead for a room in a hotel in Maun and arrived just after 6 pm. Next we did some shopping and talk to various...
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    Re: Kumho vs Wrangler vs General Grabber

    Just back from a Botswana tour. Wranglers awesome tires but poor sidewall protection. Thinking to go with Dunlop AT3G.
  22. Re: Sleep-ready caravans for going almost anywhere

    I am also looking around what is on the market that will suit our needs as we are not getting younger.
    We have not yet stumbled on what we are looking for.

    Our criteria is that when you lie on...
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    Re: Botswana February 2020 trip

    Also true, Rob. In 2009, also in Feb, we had more predatory animals and birds. Lots more jackal and foxes. OK, we did not had any lion contact then too.
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    Botswana February 2020 trip

    We departed Thursday, 06 February 2020, my wife and I, just after my morning shift and shot trough to Calvinia after a quick detour to my dad in Vredendal.

    Next day we aim for Springbokpan via...
  25. Thread: Magotho camp

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    Re: Magotho camp

    Been there in February 2020.
    We found only one shower, cold water straight from the river, and one toilet operational close to MAG4, where the staff stays. The other ablutions are still a work in...
  26. Re: That one special memory photo of being out there...

    517702

    Enroute to Mabua
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    Re: Bad tasting water in caravan water tank

    I also had a tank that the water taste "off". Metallic like. Previously it was the plastic tank itself. This time it was the innards of the tap that went rusty.... nogals a foodgrade tap.
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    Re: Help with Bookings in Botswana

    Botswana Footprints has definitely dropped the ball since Tara has left. I started to negotiate a booking since July 2017 for a tour in August 2018. And they could not get it right in that timeframe....
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    Re: bush camp Bokspits and Tsabong

    I do not think there is any place to wildcamp as it is fenced on both sides of the road. There are those picnic sites next to the road...
  30. Re: How much water is left for the Cape Town area?

    I don't know how true this - heard that Australia use their desalination plants to pump fresh water into their aquifers for the future generation.
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    Re: Pirate campers

    When I asked in May 2017 about wild camping or bush camping on the road or cutlines leading to Mabuasehube, they say if they catch you, you will be in big trouble.
    And what about Jack's Pan, they...
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    Re: Francistown road works

    it is about a year later. They finished? See there is a road past the airport called the New Maun Rd.
  33. Re: Urgent for clients travelling to Mababe. Dijara Dizhana Tshaa - NO LICENSE

    O NO!! I have a voucher for Dijara for 13 to 15 May 2017!! Now what? Can I use it for Khwai Community Camp? Or is it not the same community?
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    Re: Babwata attack, again, what the heck now!!

    After all the ranting and raving and rubbing each other the wrong way, what is the outcome of their investigation on this incident or is it still ongoing?
  35. Re: To Amarok or not to Amarok...that is the question

    Could anyone pleas tell me how the Amarok is doing in thick sand like the sandroad from Moremi to Savuti on a hot summer midday?
    To me, it appears the front end is a bit low for the...
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