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    Re: Trailer Maximum Mass

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    Re: Trailer Maximum Mass

    Not true at all.
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    Re: Boxford lathe restoration

    Looks fantastic John!
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    Re: LPG valve question

    Just about any industrial supplies shop (like JKM in Strydom Park or Reliable Bolt in Edenvale) and any pneumatic control specialist or gas supply specialist should stock something suitable.

    I do...
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    Re: LPG valve question

    I would just get a 6mm or 10mm PTFE-seated industrial ball valve. and a couple of barbed fittings. They are typically rated for 64 bar (LPG is max 25 bar).

    Two provisos though:
    1) That is for...
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Geniet julle trip Deon!
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    Re: Camp fridge,105ah battery and solar?

    Ignoring losses when opening, the accuracy/tolerance of the controller etc:
    "Meat freezes at 28 F (-2 C) but to freeze all water present inside of the meat we have to create temperatures of...
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    Re: removeable winch built

    Many years ago I designed a setup to do this on my car.

    Never did get the winch, and thus never installed it. I did the mounting on the front bumper, and did make the hardware for the rear bumper...
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    Re: Show your Macro

    Nice shot Luca!
  10. Re: Does it overheat: Compressor 180 Litre Per Minute in Ammo Box

    Sorry to be doubting Thomas here.

    These compressors pretty much all have some type of soft polymer seal between the piston and the cylinder. And all these materials will suffer damage at or before...
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    Re: Who has a Patrol 4,8 GL??

    AndriesS on the Patrol forum has a 4.8GL.

    But it's got a hair drier...
  12. Re: Where have all the ground squirrels gone?

    I very much doubt many of these guys drown. The river beds do flood fairly regularly. Not to the point where they act as rivers, but certainly for stretches of several km. I know it has happened at...
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    Re: Ek het nie besef dit is so baie werk nie.

    Voorspoed!
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    Re: RC Scale 4x4 thread - a whole new world

    And the other guy has lost his gun...
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    Re: Mandreas' making big things small thread

    May be a bit late, but have a good look at the bushing in the end of the crankshaft as well. It may be a contributing factor.
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    Re: Brown Davis long range fuel tank

    Johann, Hugh Kirby from Simple Life Overlanding (youtube channel) has Brown Davis tanks in bis Patrol. Don't think he is on thi sforum but I am sure you can contact him by commenting on the videos.
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    Re: Off Road Driving Tips

    There is no shame in taking a roll-back or a second, third or fourth try. Or at least, there shouldn't be...

    And, in situations where it won't damage fragile ecology, sometimes try leaving off...
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    Re: Air Compressor Permanent location

    If you mount it under the car, make sure it is upright so water can drain out of the cylinder, and replace the "filter" on the inlet with areal one. A 5micron filter/water trap from a pneumatics...
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    Re: Any fiberglass wizards here?

    AMT Composites in Jet Park are sure to know somebody who can assist.
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    Sticky: Re: Bird photo's for comment & crit

    Very nice Pied Kingfisher shot. Notoften one gets them hovering against a nice background.
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    Re: Cost Effective Overlanding

    Sorry, but is there a question in there somewhere?
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    Re: Gearing up on a budget.

    Just to reiterate:
    In 12 years I have owned just two compressors. Both were cheap generics of middle-of-the-road size (72l/min).

    The first one I destroyed within 2 years, the other is still going...
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    Re: Gearing up on a budget.

    If by Kgalagadi you mean entering or leaving through Mata or Twee Rivieren, you don't need a compressor. Only if entering or leaving through Kaa or Mabua will you need a compressor.

    Unless you get...
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    Re: Mounting a Winch

    They are called weld nuts and are available from most dedicated bolt and nut shops.

    Reliable Bolt in Edenvale and JKM industrial in Strydom Park will have.
    Turbo Fasteners (down the road from...
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    Re: My Knife Making Thread

    Peter, there are really only a couple of important factors to sharpening smooth-bladed knives:

    The first and most important is to keep the angle of the cutting edge consistent (and commensurate...
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    Re: Ineos Grenadier

    1) Stability.
    2) Ride comfort on very rough roads.
    3) Turning ability while in axle-twisting situations.
    4) Having traction on more wheels more of the time probably enhances directional control in...
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    Re: Running a 3-phase machine on 220 via a VFD

    Machine is running.

    Thanks for all the help gentlemen.
    In the end, I went with Neels. Not the cheapest but his reputation for service swayed me. And so far his service has been exemplary.
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    Re: Nissan Patrol 4.2 SGL 1994

    I have also seen the TD42 badged as SGL-D.
    And I have seen several imports with other model designations.

    Whatever the designation, the Y60/ GQ never came out of the factory with an engine larger...
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    Re: Word ek oud of word ek slim.

    Ek word verseker oud. Spring lankal nie meer van my bakkie af nie (al het ek nie eers een nie). Maar ek is nog nie so oud dat ek dit nie geniet om my karre en net omtrent alles anders wat ek besit...
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    Sticky: Re: Bird photo's for comment & crit

    And a few imposters...
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    Re: Running a 3-phase machine on 220 via a VFD

    Switch has 5 positions. Off and two speeds in each direction.

    There are 4 wires from the panel to the switchbox. Three are connected to the switch (black, brown and blue) and the earth wire is...
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    Re: Running a 3-phase machine on 220 via a VFD

    Tiaan, please see bottom of the switch with what I hope is the model number:
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    Re: Running a 3-phase machine on 220 via a VFD

    That is what I see.
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    Re: Running a 3-phase machine on 220 via a VFD

    If the motor does not have a connection panel on the side as pictured earlier by Fluffy, how does one know whether it is connected in star or delta?
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    Re: Hydraulic jack repairs

    Typically it is not worth repairing them, unless it's just the seals and you can do it yourself.
    The moment you have to pay labour, it would have been cheaper to replace.
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