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    Re: Knife sharpener

    I am no knife expert - a steel works well for me and I can take it anywhere...

    I make sure I am the only one that sharpens my knives but it does take time when you sharpen the first time...
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    Re: Nice no frills buffet

    Some of the golf courses have nice Sunday buffets as well...
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    Re: Wildcoast - bosluise en spinnekoppe.

    I have not used the spray in the past and will definitely do so - the gators from K way works well for me but in most cases then I also wear long pants...

    Thanks for heads up and reminder!
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    Ford & Mazda Re: I bought a Ford Ranger yesterday

    HI - congrats on the vehicle and many happy miles...!

    With the list you made I would consider upgrading the suspension - my personal preference is OME but each to his own!
  5. Thread: Close call!

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    Re: Close call!

    Partial head on collisions are the worst and in many cases the airbags do not activate in a partial head on... Every time you go on the road you stand a chance of being in an accident, you have to...
  6. Re: Scary experiences on boats fresh and saltwater

    Ran out from Houtbay to the Tuna grounds on a Robcraft - spent a few hours looking tuna and came home empty. On the way home, furthest out was probably about 36nm, we hit something under the water...
  7. Thread: sj410 motor

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    Re: sj410 motor

    Unbelievable - all the best and I hope you get it sorted quickly!
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    Re: Planning a trip to Cape Town

    Berg river resort is just out of Paarl, I camped there years ago, from what I can see still quite nice...

    From there you can head into town after the peak hour traffic and you are in the middle of...
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    Accomodation 1 1/2 hours from Lanseria

    Morning All

    I am planning a trip to the JHB area to spend some time with friends and family... minimum 8, 4 kids and 4 adults maximum will be 6 adults and 5 kids...

    We are looking for self...
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    Re: Is the Malgas Pont open?

    Should be open - it is usually open between 8h00 and 18h00 if I remember correctly...the river should not be coming down at this stage either so all things being equal I would expect it to be open.
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    Re: Best Campsites within 1,5h of Cape Town

    HI

    Congrats on the vehicle...
    Some nice ones close by that I will suggest is:
    Slanghoek - before Worcester and close to Rawsonville
    Skurwekop - a little bit further just before Robertson ...
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    Re: Stellenbosch skole

    HI - Ons kinders was in Stellenbosch Laer en ons was baie gelukkig daar. Hulle is nou in Simond ... dis 'n kleiner skool maar is in Simondium. Dis ver ry van Stellenbosch af maar geen verkeer nie....
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    Re: Camping Witsand/Breede river

    There is farmer - Gielie De Kock - he has a camping site next to the river just below Goudmyn. The spot is close to Witsand, so you can go over the Pont at Swellendam or take the gravel road from...
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    Re: Cape Storm warning - latest

    Did the run in from Banhoek valley (Stellenbosch) to Tygervalley area this morning - the wind is pretty hectic between the Klapmuts and Klipheuwel turn off but the traffic was minimal...

    From what...
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    Re: Relocating to CPT...

    Welcome to CT - There are a few areas that are gems. Once you have settled in a bit I would suggest you look at the following areas in no specific order...

    1. Milnerton - big old houses on large...
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    Re: Urologist on the West Rand?

    Hi - just also check that your medical aid will cover the hospital. If it is not a designated service provider you might be in for some co payments...
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    Re: Best Steak in Cape Town

    A new one in Stellenbosch is the Fat Butcher... very nice indeed!

    Either way - enjoy!
  18. Re: Namaqualand Groenriviermond na Hondeklipbaai

    Ek was aan die begin van die maand daar en het ook van Noord na Suid gery... or die algemeen is die paaie goed met een of twee dele waar die sand lekker dik is.

    Geniet die trippie!
  19. Re: I'm going to have to change tyres soon. Please Help!

    I recently fitted the General Grabbers - 265 70 16 and paid R 8 250 fitted for 5 tyres.

    I am not saying these are the only choice because I have them but they are certainly working well for me, I...
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    Re: I am a dumb ass...

    Thanks Peter 1949 - the whole thing is busted. Several of those tie downs (looks like a ratchet strap) hit it and destroyed it. Picking up a new one at Ford tomorrow afternoon.

    Andrew 123 - no...
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    I am a dumb ass...

    So I am sitting at the robot which is short timing and try to squeese through between the truck and the barrier to turn left. I realise I am not going to make it and stop...robot turns green and...
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    Re: Coastal fishing licence

    You need one license and you can obtain it at the Post Office - the fishing and bait collection is on one license so you complete the form and mark the applicable.

    Cannot remember what it costs...
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    Re: Looking for a specific type of braai tongs

    I have two sets of the 13M type and would not use any other tongs... Mine is the Big Bite brand and they go with me everywhere there might be a braai...!
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    Re: 1 inch pipe bending, Stellenbosch?

    Not sure if they will do it but try Vinetech?
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    Discovery 1 Re: Ignition timing on Disco 1 V8i

    I would also suggest checking the vacuum advance...
  26. Discovery 1 Re: V8i Running hot on idle after headgasket repair

    HI - did you check if the vacuum advance is still ok? When my vacuum advance went it idled erratically - but check it anyway. I found that it really is worth the effort and the money to put a...
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    Re: Fishing with Kids

    My experience is if you are going fishing with the little ones then that's it - trying to fish yourself is just pure frustration... some of the things we do is to take them to catch klipvis with a...
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    Re: Disco 1 3.9 life expectency on kilometers

    Check the vacuum advance regularly as they tend to go - also check the tube of the vacuum advance for leaks - if you have a manual box make sure you have a oil slinger or a drilled main input gear. ...
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    Re: Crime wave - we are at war! Help needed.......

    I have a pepper ball gun and I had to use it and it worked quite well! The way I view it is that it forms part of a system - if I can call it that. Electric fence, beams or outdoor passives with...
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    Re: Stellenbosch camera

    I heard that there is an extensive camera system being implemented in S'bosch with number plate recognition looking for stolen vehicles to try and keep the crime in control. From my understanding...
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    Re: Staying in/near Stellenbosch?

    I live in the middle of Stellenbosch and work in Tygervalley area. If you can at all avoid driving into Stellenbosch then do so...the traffic is bumper to bumper in the morning from the Bottellary...
  32. Thread: Mount ceder

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    Re: Mount ceder

    HI IIRC the electricity is limited but each campsite has a open kitchen and also very nice ablution facilities. In the area you can go to the Stadsaal - there was a actual government meeting there...
  33. Thread: Mount ceder

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    Re: Mount ceder

    Very Very nice ... book and go! I was there in March this year for the first time and will definitely go again!
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    Re: Disco 1 V8 Starting problem

    Mine did the same when the alternator went... as an aside have you checked the in line fuel filter and the vacuum advance?
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    Re: Romantic getaway ideas please

    Kariega Game Lodge and the Tsitsikamma lodge are two places that I would suggest!
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