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    Re: Fishing Croc infested waters from the bank

    Speaking as a photographer... but the same principles apply...

    I like to get as close to the action as possible... as the years go by my sense of adventure is tempered more and more with...
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    Re: Canon D6 Full–frame OR Canon D7 DSLR mark 2

    All the explanation in the world does not change the fact that Peter is disagreeing with. The camera with the bigger sensor is not automatically better.

    You have to get the shot first. If you...
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    Re: Converting weber LGP to NG

    The installer we used is now an Australian.
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    Re: Converting weber LGP to NG

    Maybe something like this will help, but I would get a new jet, keep the original.

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    This connector is on a LPG Gas heater that has been converted to town gas. Jet was changed by...
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    Re: Lightroom Catalogue

    ...you remember all that coffee you drank while you were waiting for it to upload, well, you're going to have to do it again!
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    Re: Converting weber LGP to NG

    If you touch the town gas system, you will need a COC for the work done, and they will want to fix everything else on the system.

    Unless there is another compelling reason you are not telling us,...
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    Re: Smokers: Share your Pork Butt Recipes

    Is this what you are expecting us to see?

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    Re: The Best 4x4 for Baboons Pass

    Sorry, can't comment yet. I'll have to wait until I find that magazine at the doctor's waiting room...

    In general, the responses on this thread here, so far, tops anything you will find in the...
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    Re: Would you trade a 2.2Mt for 3.2 Auto?

    This is a good fight... one is not miles ahead of the other... I think the decision will be more subjective... apart from the auto vs. manual, all the points are pretty close...

    At the time when...
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    Re: Would you trade a 2.2Mt for 3.2 Auto?

    I put that forward from my experience as a buyer. I found Mazda's to be cheaper to buy than their Ford equivalents... hence my ownership of a Mazda... (the Mazda is just a girl Ford, and I don't let...
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    Re: Would you trade a 2.2Mt for 3.2 Auto?

    6 of one, half a dozen of the other... not too much difference at this time...

    - The 3.2 uses a bit more diesel
    + The 3.2 is automatic
    + The 3.2 will be easier to trade in
    + The 3.2 will tow a...
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    Re: Cell Phone Camera Photo's - PLEASE contribute

    With a filter?
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    Re: Seascapes aren't easy

    I love all these pics... but I feel for that tripod in the saltwater, in my gut, each time a wave comes up... I can't even bring myself to even think of the the rest of the kit...
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    Re: Cell Phone Camera Photo's - PLEASE contribute

    SWAMBO sent me on an assignment while there were some mushrooms growing in the lawn... I only had my cell phone... I thought I may have to come back with a real camera, but it turned out OK.
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  15. Thread: Show your Macro

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    Re: Show your Macro

    You say there is nothing wrong with stationary objects and then you go and post my favourite action pic on this thread... you just pipped Andrew Leigh and his four creatures on a flower pic for first...
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    Re: Show your Macro

    Thanks Riaan. Yip, shot handheld in an attempt to get something of a Macro Action Shot, if anything like that even exists... (I have taken some flack for my stationary images of a fly I posted...
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    Re: Show your Macro

    Not yet having any success with action macro shots... flying things, I am settling for some low end action... a living (for the duration of the shoot at least,) moving cutworm...
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    Re: kamera en sd kaart probleem

    Dit moet jy nooit, nooit, nooit, nooit doen nie.

    ... when the images are safely on the computer, put the SD Card back in the camera and format it in the camera.
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    Re: kamera en sd kaart probleem

    in engels... for Windows 7

    Click on the Windows Start button on the bottom right
    Type Explorer
    Click Windows Explorer
    Scroll down in the new window until you see Computer
    Click on Computer
    On...
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    Re: Suzuki Jimny Auto FreeWheel Hubs

    Was at a caravan park and the guy next to us had a motorhome and Jimny... not sure if it (the Jimny,) was manual or auto, but he had four locking hubs...

    Guy had been doing this for years and...
  21. Re: Stripping Oregon pine doors: Heat gun or paint stripper?

    Tony, all, well almost all, of the advice given is the same.

    I have successfully removed paint and refurbished wooden doors and frames in a home built in 1938.

    Heat gun and sharp scraper is the...
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    Re: Charging AA, AAA batteries.

    The problem is very often the charger... cheap fast chargers are the worst...

    Also, make sure that the charger works on individual batteries, not sets of two. With individual charging you can...
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    Re: Second hand vehicle pricing

    So you are one of the guys that has been doing his homework... there are plenty others who don't... if they pay the premium... nothing you can do...

    It's a numbers game... if you know what you are...
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    Re: Charging AA, AAA batteries.

    Celesti on the forum...

    NiteCore D4 Charger

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/191509-Digital-Chargers?p=2332133#post2332133
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    Re: Jurgens CI closure

    From the article it looks like the Jurgens CI and Campworld names will stay, but that's it.

    The stores haven't changed much but none of the old Jurgens or Sprite caravans seem to be on the factory...
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    Re: Photo competitions and Publications

    Tony, I did not want to say that and sound like a dry bread... putting a damper on everything... but that is exactly how it was... I made more money from 2 rolls of film in the 80's than I have in...
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    Re: Tesla vs other brands

    Because diesel is the most efficient and economical fuel with widespread availability and support... just because there have been some successes with electric vehicles, doesn't mean the other fuel...
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    Re: Amarok 2.0lt Towing ability?

    The Ford 3.2 is quite capable, even the 2.2 manual will do it... no problems there... the Amarok would just be nicer... so the question out there is... has anyone successfully pulled some heavy loads...
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    Re: Amarok 2.0lt Towing ability?

    Yes, either standard or part of a "Tow Package"... if correctly specced they can tow over 20,000 pounds... and all that on a regular drivers licence... no comparison here...
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    Re: Amarok 2.0lt Towing ability?

    Which Amarok are you referring to, 2.0L auto or manual?
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    Re: Photo competitions and Publications

    Just my two cents worth... but with no additional information available to me... I am going to stick my neck out and say... I don't believe she got the job on a photography ticket.
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    Re: Amarok 2.0lt Towing ability?

    Back to the OPs question, can a Amarok 2.0L, preferably Auto (post #12) handle a 3 ton trailer? A Ford Ranger 3.2 currently does the job.

    Post #4 and post #15 refers to some experience with...
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    Re: Amarok 2.0lt Towing ability?

    We are still waiting for someone to tell of their experience with a Amarok 2.0L Auto towing a very heavy load... a horsebox or water tank... how it handles the load and have the heavy loads had any...
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    Re: Amarok 2.0lt Towing ability?

    Ever gone to your local dealer and asked if you can pull a 3 ton water tank around for the morning in his new demo pickup? That is why the OP is asking.

    I also believe the auto will behave better....
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    Re: Amarok 2.0lt Towing ability?

    Towing a 3 ton trailer the Ford 3.2 has no equal. The Ford 2.2 is good enough and the Amarok 2.0 is slightly behind. All vehicles used were manual. The Amarok was the only one we smelled the clutch...
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