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    Re: KNP Slight dissatisfaction???

    Who stays in Skukuza any way?? I have been going to Kruger annually since 3 months old in 1951 and have never stayed in that Hollywood camp ..Reminds me of Gold Reef City on a public Holia
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    Re: Solar panel brands

    Go to a Company that installs installations on farms , Cool Rooms etc and they will know ..Thats what I did ..They even built me an installation for our old camping system ..Battery in a Wolf Pack...
  3. Re: Best route Pretoria to Orpen Gate (KNP) towing a caravan?

    We used to do the Lydenberg tunnels but now Only Magoebaskloof and Tzaneen..Dont do the South Malalane area anymore either ..Traffic Congestion !!
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    Re: The Land of the Red Sand

    Wow Elsa ..Great Pics
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    Re: What to upgrade to, eventually.

    Toyotas are the only vehicles that get my Blood flowing ..Your List looks like a Tupperware Party catalogue Lol ..Go listen to a Land Cruiser Bakkie V8 idling to get your Blood flowing
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    Re: Tsendze Camp

    We have 3 weeks in Best Bush Month Aug/Sept on Site 14 at Tsendze Been going since the first week end it opened Years before the Roger Era ..also 6 nights at Shingwedzi and 8 nights Punda Maria
  7. Re: Charging battery and running fridge at the same time

    Its not a Schlepp..At Rooiputs there is no power 24/7 ..But with you and SA Camps as you say you have Power most of the day ..If you are worried ..Leave fridge on and Battery being charged during day...
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    Re: Kgalagadi

    Paul its OUTSIDE the Park ..I dont stay out of any Park ..I need the Early light
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    I am a photographer who has to be out early ..Ie as it is 7am at Rooiputs to get early light and 35 mins peace before the Paris Dakar Rally T Rivieren dust cloud arrives ..So they can make the...
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    Re: Vehicle license expired.....

    I got 'Queue For You" to go register my Trailer and get Licence and No Plate ..In PE at the moment you DONT stand in a line
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    Re: "Affordable" foldable solar panels

    Munnika Hi ..I have a Solar Panel set up made for me by a PE (Where I live) outfit 2 x 80W Panels in Book Form with a Brad Harrison Plug that goes into the Battery Pack (Portable made by them in a...
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    Re: Kgalagadi

    It does you good to walk to the Ablutions from Non Electrified sites at Twee Rivieren ..At our age we need to keep moving ..Thats the last place I would stay ..Kalahari Lodge ..Outside the park so...
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    Re: Renault Specialist

    I am surprised people still drive uncommon European cars still in SA ..like Citreon, Renault, and Peaugot etc ..If I had that problem I would take it to the Dealer ..Its not just your ordinary Oil...
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    Re: Cooling when Camping

    We just put our feet in a tub of water and have mist spray bottles if really needed
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    Re: Tug of war...

    Is that Tupperware on the left in Blue??<br><br>
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    Re: Tug of war...

    Is that Tupperware on the left in Blue??
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    Re: D4d hilux wheel bearing

    [QUOTE=goofy50;4523837]Yes ouens,

    Ekt gister agtergekom dat my wheel bearings kapoet is. Gaan vandag vervang, my vraag is, is Midas/Autozone parts alright? Of moet ek Toyota gaan? Dis Saterdag...
  18. Re: Lens for Nikon D40 for wildlife photography

    Agree Pete ..Entry into the Nikon Mirrorless..But I would go Full Frame Z5 instead based on the Nikon Lens Road map for the Z System
  19. Re: Lens for Nikon D40 for wildlife photography

    Yes NiKon Glass is fantastic especially for the new Nikon Mirrorless cameras with their superior largest in class Z Mount. If I were you DSLr's are going off and being replaced by Mirrorless bit by...
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    Re: Kruger North

    The S56 from Shingwedzi to Babalala along the Mhpolongo River = TOPS
    Boyela Windmill ..Largest Pride of Lion in Kruger live thereabouts between Sirheni and Boyela ..Tops for Roan and Eland too...
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    Re: 3.0 d4d Toyota, hoeveel kilos het jy op?

    Got my Hilux 4x2 Double Cab end of Nov 2015 just before new Model...new out the box as my 65 Birthday Present and Retirement Vehicle..I am still working and pay less than 10 000 Km per annum...
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    Re: Kruger North

    Great ideal about the North ..Best Region of Kruger ..Minimal Traffic , More Dirt Roads ..Best Big 5 Area in Kruger ..Around Mopani, Tsendze especially Biggest Buff Herds , Great Lions , Biggest...
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    Re: KNP 8 day itinerary advice

    Spot on Francois ..You do the Real Kruger experience 10 Days one camp ..2 camps = 3 weeks and Balule ..Top camp
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    Re: KNP 8 day itinerary advice

    We go for a month and our following trip in Aug/Sept 2021 is Shingwedzi , Punda Maria and Tsendze..Each 10 days ..I go through my South Gate at Phalaborwa ..I wouldnt touch Skukuza or Lower Sabie or...
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    Re: DWNP Bookings for 2021

    Yes I will only be phoning Gabs in May 2021 for Booking in April 2022..I hate all this confusion and hassle
  26. Re: DISGUSTED! Zambezi Multi-franchise (Renault) STOLE from my vehicle during service

    Not my experience over the last 5 years with the PE Toyota Dealer..still 2 yrs to run on 7 yr / 90 000 km warranty.. They have a reputation to uphold
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    Re: Cape Town to Northern KNP

    Dinogeng Willemsrus 2 weeks ago for 4 nights ..BLISS 596222
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    Re: Most driven bakkie in SA isn't a Hilux

    Nah make mine a Toyota ..Gee where would I service a Fiat in PE Lol
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    Re: Cape Town to Northern KNP

    Sondela is a rip off ..We stopped there for 1 night coming back from Kruger ..R600 for a campsite for 2 people just to sleep Plus Conservation Fee ..If we stayed Sat too (2 nights then ) the Price in...
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    Re: Cape Town to Northern KNP

    Gariep >Forever resort 1st Night
    Dinogeng > Willemsrus 2nd night ..2nd night ..Phalaborwa Gate ..drive up to Punda on day 3
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    Re: Most driven bakkie in SA isn't a Hilux

    Its as stupid as a Mercedes Bakkie ..Never heard of a Fiat Bakkie Lol ..Does it comme in 600 cc engine like their Put Putt little cars
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    Re: Lithium vs Lead Acid

    Just use a Common ol Hi Lid Wolf Pack ..10 % of the cost of an NL Box
  33. Re: DISGUSTED! Zambezi Multi-franchise (Renault) STOLE from my vehicle during service

    I Never leave my Vehicle at a car wash ..I am the only driver so everything is left as is apart from small change in Ashtray..I watch their every move
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    Re: Nossob bookings

    Not wise rather stay at Mata Mata for a week and work the area from Camp to Kamqua each day then move to Nossob for a week. I have been going to the Park annually apart from Covid Year since 1961 as...
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    Re: Nossob bookings

    For the last 2 years Mata Mata was terrible no game due to dry conditions ..2017 was terrific though ..Dalkeith ROCKED every morning..Rooiputs to Melkvlei is my best game viewing area with Kij Kij...
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