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    Re: Home solar system recommendation

    Try Energenic, they designed and built some of our off grid systems for our Camps, maybe they can help.

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    010 900 4958
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    Re: Camping suggestions Caprivi strip

    Highly recommended.

    https://www.livingstonescamp.com/
  3. Re: Road conditions - Bela Bela to Groblersbrug

    What he said... It's the same route we usually take.
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    Conqueror Insta-Awn leaking.

    Is it possible to make the Insta-Awn water tight? I had it fitted last year, to make life a bit easier, but, it leaks a lot, between the awning and the Kitchen. Then there is the pooling as well,...
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    Re: Meat into Botswana

    Cheaper, yes. Better, not always. There is no way you'll walk into Choppies or Spar and buy the same quality of meat you would in a SA Spar, if you know where to go and have a good relationship...
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    Numbi Gate Road

    Afternoon All

    We're heading down South in a couple of days and will be Camping in Kruger. While at Pretoriuskop I need to go through to Nelspruit at least once. My question, how safe or unsafe...
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    Re: Mechanic in Maun

    Save this number in case you might need it in future.

    Louw from Delta 4x4. I know he's helped some forum members in the past. Cell +267 7162 6899, Office +267 686 4572
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    Re: Supporting local…

    Some of the best meals I’ve had in my life while traveling has been from street vendors, selling from cooler boxes on the back of their bicycles or push carts in Vietnam, a random guy selling conch...
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    Supporting local…

    Hi Everyone

    As I’m sure you know, the Hospitality industry has been incredibly hard hit by the Corona outbreak, probably the hardest of all. We are starting to see more visitors coming through...
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    Re: Reliable Courier service Jhb to Maun

    I've used DHL before, their office is in the same complex as OAR.
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    Re: Handling the soft sand in Botswana

    I live and work in the Linyanti and drive down to Maun using either the Cutline or via Chobe at least once a month, sometimes 2 or 3 times a month. It’s a 250km one way trip that can at times feel...
  12. Thread: Sunset...

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    Re: Sunset...

    A beautiful sunset over the Linyanti River behind me and a pride of Lions with bellies full of Buffalo in front of me.
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    Re: Very Northern Namibia Tour.

    That sounds like a plan, thanks schwott.
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    Re: Very Northern Namibia Tour.

    Thanks schwott. We are very blessed to live in the Linyanti, if I sit in my office and look to my left, I literally look into the Nkasa Rupara Park in Namibia, just across the Linyanti River that...
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    Very Northern Namibia Tour.

    Hi AllI’m contemplating a “Northern Namibia” Tour, but very north, along the Angola border. I’ll be entering from Mohembo in Botswana and then head West, not much further than Oshakati, unless there...
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    Re: Botswana covid update

    That's the word on the street at the moment, too many people saying the same thing, hopefully everyone is wrong but maybe not...
  17. Thread: Which van ?

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    Re: Which van ?

    We bought a Conqueror Companion that was converted to a two sleeper instead of the standard 4 sleeper. The space where the bed in front would've been was converted into extra storage space/drawers....
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    Re: 79 DC 1HZ vs V6

    Buy the diesel, that's my 2CW. Personally, I will always choose a diesel vehicle over a petrol one, especially for a workhorse...
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    Re: Okavango Brewery

    We stock OCB beers in our Camps, hence, a steady and consistent supply... :)
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    Sticky: Re: Cell Phone Camera Photo's - PLEASE contribute

    The pool area and fire pit of one of our Camps here on our Concession bordering the Savuti Channel and the Linyanti River. We have some amazing sunsets up here... Not sure why the one of the fire...
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    Re: Botswana Butchery Recommendations

    Correct Henri, it seems like ageing hasn't really caught on in Bots yet, for the most part that is. Beef Boys and Delta Deli in Maun sells beautifully aged meat, Beef Boys also sells dry aged meat.
  22. Thread: Jockey Wheels

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    Re: Jockey Wheels

    I have the same on my Companion and moving it around in sand or soft soil is still a mission. Solid surfaces are a breeze.
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    Re: Savuti channel

    Hi JLK. We received some water via the Selinda Spillway last year, it does happen in good flood years, so, yes, in a good year, the same water that floods the Delta will also help with water levels...
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    Re: Savuti channel

    Hi Nambots, that's afirmative, it still has quite a way to go. If we don't get more water from Angola this year, it might not even reach the Camp Site and Marsh.
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    Re: Tough off road trailer

    Copied, understood, wasn't aware of your circumstances and definately didn't mean to come accross as being insensitive, apologies if I did.
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    Nice Campsites close"ish" to Maun

    Any suggestions of some nice Camp Sites in about 200km radius of Maun. Not really interested in the Delta at this stage, so, any other areas...
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    Re: Tough off road trailer

    Or you could just buy a Tough Conqueror Companion, Comander, UEV14, UEV17 or UEV25 and you will also just have two small steps and into your bed, no matter your age...
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    Re: Savuti channel

    Hi

    The Savute channels starts on our Concession where the Kwando flows into the Zibadianjia Lagoon, or Zib as it's also known. It's currently about 5km past our Savute Bush Camp as the crow flies...
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    Re: Introduction and Nudge bar question

    Hi Brin, welcome.

    It looks like the ones stocked by Toyota, I might be wrong, but looks very similiar to the ones they stock. I'm sure you'll be able to move it to the V8 but just double check if...
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    Re: Verado 7.3Ltr V12 600Hp

    As mentioned above, the 7's are Volvo and parts were not a problem.
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    Re: Angola for beginners...

    I hope so, my plan is to do it with a Conqueror Companion.
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    Re: Verado 7.3Ltr V12 600Hp

    In the Bahamas we had 4 x Seven Marine 627's on our 43 foot Midnight Express boat. Unfortunately Seven Marine has stopped production of these outboards. They also had a "smaller" 557hp outboard
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    Re: Epever Charge Controller

    Now I'm worried, no one with experience or heard of it? I had one installed in my Companion by the dealer :o
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    Epever Charge Controller

    Does anyone have any experience with this Charge Controller? Good or Bad?

    https://www.epsolarpv.com/product/8.html
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    Angola for beginners...

    Afternoon All

    What would those of you that's been to Angola suggest to a first time traveler to Angola, almost like an introduction to Angola before doing a deep dive. We live in Bots so would...
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