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    Re: Shu Shu Hotsprings

    Thank you Chris.
    Ya, this damn Corona virus is ... well ... what it is, I guess.

    We really miss just getting out there.
    Very envious of those like Leeubok who are self isolated in game reserve...
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    Re: Sunday 5th July braai.

    Heinz is only going to finalize this arrangement if there are a few people prepared to commit.

    Please let him know or post here if you can join for a day trip with a (masked and socially distanced...
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    Re: Shu Shu Hotsprings

    Assuming that you did this outing ?
    Any report back ?
    What is the location of this place and what, if any facilities are there ?
    Costs ?
    Road or off-road conditions, etc.?:)
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    Re: Vehicle licence renewal

    Are the Licencing offices open ?
    I need to renew my trailer licence this month but do not want to be in long queues for obvious reasons.
    Maybe some other way to renew it - remotely ?:eek:
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    Re: Sunday 5th July braai.

    If this is on then we can make it.
    Won't even show on the diesel gauge which has been stuck in the full position for the last three months.
    I will need to pump the tires so we can deflate if...
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    Re: Sunday 5th July braai.

    It seems unfortunately that New Germany GR may remain closed during July as per
    https://businesstech.co.za/news/government/411531/6-lockdown-changes-announced-for-south-africa/

    I have not...
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    Re: Do you need to book for CKGR?

    I trust that you have done your homework and are aware of the vast distance between Gonarezhou and CKGR, apart from the fact that they are situated in different countries.
    Not meaning to be critical...
  8. Re: Swiss PTT yearbook collection (consecutive years)

    Looking for alternative investment avenues right now ?

    All the uncertainty caused by our current pandemic makes us look to some alternatives to usual investment avenues.
    I would continue to hold...
  9. Re: Swiss PTT yearbook collection (consecutive years)

    Some pics.
  10. Swiss PTT yearbook collection (consecutive years)

    I have a collection of official mint Swiss PTT yearbooks covering a few consecutive years.
    If interested please PM me.
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    Re: Essential overlanding mods

    I would rather add an auxiliary tank instead of the long range option.
    With a switchable pump to bring fuel from the Aux. to the main tank.

    Yes, preferably remove your spare tyre and relocate it...
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    Series III Re: Mods have gone too far

    Ooops! I think you got it wrong there, maybe a mistake ?

    Anything Isuzu on a Mercedes would double it's value, yes ?

    Eish! We all make mistakes - you are forgiven.

    Sorry, OT ! :-[
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    Series III Re: Mods have gone too far

    It's life, but not as we know it.
    Eish !:confused:
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    Re: Space Station Sightings for June 2020

    AND a LOT less satellites, space junk and Elon's stuff !
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    Re: I am going to go mad! Hydrometer and yeast

    :)
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    Re: I am going to go mad! Hydrometer and yeast

    Just brew beer - easier and does not need any fancy equipment - at least not at a basic level.
    Distilling is a whole different ball game.
    And I don't like spirits.
    Eish!
    Had some very bad...
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    Re: FOR SALE : 1998 Nissan Patrol 4500 GL

    Eish! Sounds like a good deal without going into the details.
    Brings back memories of my Ford Ranchero Outback 1997. (So I am fully aware of the fuel consumption issue!)

    Just as a preliminary...
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    Re: Wendy/Garden Office

    Gemini Huts make various configurations from basic garden huts to small cottages with options of insulation, power etc.
    They will also custom build. 20 Year warranty.

    I have bought their products...
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    Re: Travelling Africa in the seventies

    OK. Very interesting thread !

    So my memory fails me - please forgive. I strongly believe that I may be in very early stages of dementia or whatever.

    We did a trip in the very late (I think...
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    Re: Single camping unit

    Maybe an alternative would be the RTT on the back of the bakkie ? That only weighs about 70 or 80 Kg with bedding.

    The disadvantage, again, would be the issue of transport while at a site.

    We...
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    Re: Single camping unit

    That is the thing I was also wondering about as well as ease of loading / fitting onto, or de-coupling from the bakkie.
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    Re: Single camping unit

    Ernie
    How does he get it off and back onto the bakkie ?

    I assume that he leaves it in "camp" so that he has transport while at a place and then re-loads it for travel to or back after.
    Given the...
  23. Re: Balule satellite camp in Kruger National Park

    Some general info. - Smaller & satellite camping sites in KNP:

    Both Balule and Tzendse are favourite camps for us, we also like Maroela (Near Orpen Gate) and to the north - Punda Maria near to...
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    Re: Stuck

    Eish! 5 DAYS later and I am STILL stuck in the same place !!!! >:D;D
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    Re: Stuck

    Eish and here I am stuck in my tarred driveway in Pinetown.
    I reverse to the gate and come back up again.
    No 4x4 or diff lock or low range needed.
    As I said, EISH !:p>:D
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    Re: Eish! The old Suuz

    Tried to add this as an edit, but could not get it there so ...
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    Re: Eish! The old Suuz

    I just realized that I omitted posting the solution to the driver's window control switch.
    This was solved by a one man auto electrician who operates in the Durban area.
    He brings his panel van...
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    Re: What have you done with your Isuzu today ?

    Tried to start mine today - no go, battery so flat will not even keep the relay open. Dash lights come on only.
    So out comes the battery charger yet again.
    Oh, in use by one of the tenants for his...
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    Re: Dwesa Cwebe Nature Reserve

    A really wonderful place ...

    We have been there at least twice or maybe three times over the years (memory fades).
    Basic, but that is what we like.
    Few people, as above.
    Natural and unspoiled...
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    Re: Vic Falls Current Flow - wow

    That's why we are all virtually trying to see and causing the internet slowdown maybe ?
    Hope you're keeping well and happy Paul. ;D
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    Re: Vic Falls Current Flow - wow

    Eish! VIRTUAL overlanding !

    I have been doing that for more than a year now; and living vicariously through the experiences of others.

    So now - locked-down, I just stare blankly at my VIRTUALLY...
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    AND pissing in the garden helps the plants grow!
    Poo in the compost heap, OK. (Hope you bought EXTRA toilet rolls like the rest of the world apparently did ?
    Eco-efficient, returning nutrients to...
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    Re: Engel 40 as freezer at home

    Yes, we will most likely (If needed due to power cuts) run our NL weekender at about -7 deg C or so having packed it (both fridge and freezer sections) with pre-frozen meat from the usual fridge...
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    Re: KZN GTG Mlalazi/ Ongoye Forest 1-3 May 2020

    Riaan: Given the current situation travel-wise - what is the status regarding the GTG?:eek::-\
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    Re: Simple, but it worked

    Anyone know - What was a "magneto" compared to an alternator or generator?
    I think the very old vehicles had magneto instead.
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