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    Competition for Camping

    Signed, I hope I win the competition [emoji6]
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    Re: Custom pole fabrication

    I prefer this lock above the screw in type, canít vibrate loose in the wind:

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    Re: Lockdown Birding

    Bone meal, carcass meal, or offcuts that you got from a butcher?
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    Re: Lockdown Birding

    Met die wind en reŽn heeldag was die 3poot nog nie 'n opsie nie, moes maar kort kort uit hardloop om iets uit die hand af te neem. Sodra die reŽn ophou gaan ek buite ons erf sit, net agter die...
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    Re: Lockdown Birding

    Finally got around to hanging up the bird feeder a few days ago. But zero action... Until today, seems like the cold front blew in this pair, theyíve been all over this feeder today. Light wasnít...
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    Engel fridge door hinges.

    Iíve found it handy to remove the lid for cleaning the inside of the fridge and the lid itself. Iíve always assumed it was for that.
    Originally I used a cabletie strapped loosely around one of the...
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    Re: Impressed with China Pure Sine Wave Inverter

    As mentioned by TTT, your next step should be a BMV702 or BMV712. I would advise to add a victron BatteryProtect unit in conjunction with the BMV, then you can control the BatteryProtect via the...
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    Re: Stofpad4x4: Products for the Hilux Revo

    Baie netjies! Enige idee van gewig? Sal hy 'n geÔntegreerde sleepstang hÍ soos die buffer in post #2? Los julle gaatjies vir die oorspronklike parkeer sensors? Ek sien uit om te sien hoe hy lyk met...
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    Re: WRND DC to DC Charger

    Iím not sure what would happen to the NL systems, but as pointed out in this thread, WRND (and Ctek for example) will left you stranded if either the alternator DC-DC section or the solar mppt...
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    WRND DC to DC Charger

    Two units. The one does DC-DC (power from alternator) and the second is for Solar.

    Yes what Malcom quoted from the wrnd manual is how smart alternator detection theory work.
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    Re: WRND DC to DC Charger

    Personally, I would always choose Victron:

    Orion-Tr Smart DC-DC 12/12-30 (360W) - smart alternator ready and selectable lithium charging profile

    SmartSolar 100/20 MPPT - selectable lithium...
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    WRND DC to DC Charger

    I just want to clarify the naming convention on the victron orion-Tr models:

    Orion-Tr 48/12-30A (360W): input voltage is 48V, ouput is 12V @ 30A

    Orion Tr 24/12-15A: input voltage is 24V, ouput...
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    WRND DC to DC Charger

    Your experience is exactly why Iíve moved away from combo units (dc-dc + solar), rather have two separate units and know that youíll always have a backup when one side fail
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    Re: LC79 Camper Insurance recommendations

    TUFFSTUFF gives very good coverage for traveling North of the border. You also have the option of renting a sat-phone directly from them for your travels. So far theyíve been very good to us.
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    Dankie, ja die ronde instrument is 'n victron bmv712 wat baie akkuraat vir jou 'n hele lys van informasie kan gee. Ek gebruik dit hoofsaaklik juis om die energie verbruik en balans beskikbaar te...
  16. Re: Step by Step guide for DIY hybrid inverter with gennie backup installation - plea

    Have a look at Exsolar (they are in Somerset-West, but they ship nationwide), their prices (in beginning of March) was up to 40% less than the official victron price list.
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    Re: FJ almost completed photos

    Very neat installation indeed. It makes me miss my FJ!! [emoji24] Iím curious how much battery power are you packing that youíre considering running a induction plate via inverter?
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    Re: Camping prices in Botswana is ridiculous

    Iíd rather go to Botswana again than Europe 🤣
    Yes I feel your pain, its ridiculous if you think what you actually get with regards to infrastructure. But they know there will still be a waiting list...
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    Re: Sonoff POW R2 - No output?

    Are you very scary as a rule, or very scared of electrical equipment [emoji6]

    Iím also waiting on the edge of my seat for lockdown to end. Want to replace pool pump and geyser timer with SONOFF...
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    Re: Drawer Systems

    https://www.rhino4x4.co.za/decked-usa-is-here/
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    Re: Renewable energy - at what cost?

    I wonder what those protesters think will suddenly change the world to use less fossil fuels? Are they prepared to be the generation that stop having kids at an unsustainable rate? Iíve been in many...
  22. Re: The story of Shrek - My T5.1 Transporter 4motion

    Neat! A good packing system makes life so much easier.

    I have the same spring loaded bolt lock on one of my slides. I drilled a small hole on the opposite side of the slide and tied paracord...
  23. Re: Packing/Arranging a Drawer System - How and What??

    Ons het 2 laaie, met 4 kratte elk. En 'n derde laai met 2 yskaste. Dit was ontwerp om genoeg plek te hÍ vir 'n 4 weke toer. Dan pak ons soos volg:

    Krat #1, aka garage boks, is vir spaar parte en...
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    Re: Packing pots and pans

    Yes the set comes with 3 glass lids and 3 plastic lids:

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    Packing pots and pans

    Reviving an old thread. We bought this set Berlingerhaus pots and pans from takealot late last year, works very well. The handle is detachable, so uses very little space:

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  26. Sticky: Re: No Nature Shots allowed !! Showcase your other photographic skills

    A couple of photos from my travels in America:

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    Re: DIY Bakkie 'camper' project

    Itís actually the plug from the inverter, luckily it simply clips out. I extended the cables and added a circuit breaker. I also extended the cable from the green/red LEDs and on/off switch, so I...
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    Re: Victron Orion-Tr Smart DC-DC 30amp

    Ja Iím not sure why they havenít brought out a firmware update that enables the orio-tr smart to talk to the rest of the family. The smart solar mppt and bmv712 compliments each well via VE.smart...
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    Sticky: Re: Toyota Pictures

    For a lockdown project Iíve added an inverter and extended the on/off switch, green/red LED indicators and 3point plug into my electrical box:
    (still need to add an additional change over switch to...
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    DIY Bakkie 'camper' project

    A couple of lockdown updates Iíve added:

    1. Added a pure sine inverter and extended the on/off switch, green/red LED indicators and 3point plug into my electrical box: (still need to add an...
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    Re: 12v 7.2ah Batteries

    I use a 12Ah LC battery in my battery box, very happy with it:

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  32. Dual battery system and a good inverter for 2020 Hilux

    I was surprised to see how little (in total) power is consumed to use a Nespresso machine and frother. I used a 2000W pure sine inverter for the test, powered from a 200Ah battery bank. I made 2 cups...
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    Amarok ultimate off roader build

    Die mense was regtig baie vaardig wat hom gehelp het, dit lyk baie netjies. Maar ek kan nie verstaan waar hy beplan om die res van sy kos, klere en brandhout in te pak nie [emoji848] of dalk kamp hy...
  34. Re: Storms River Mouth - sea view vs no view camp sites

    Selfde! Die ergste is dat daar nou nie eers 'n enkele siel is nie, en die weer is naby aan perfek die afgelope 24 dae!
  35. Re: Storms River Mouth - sea view vs no view camp sites

    We pack away the awning each night when we go to bed, so we didnít even buy sides for the awning. If the wind is really that bad, we simply move the bakkie to be our wind breaker.
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