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    Re: INNIBOS - 26-29 JUNIE -- Soek kampplek?

    I think Hippo only has a handful of camping sites? Probably all booked by now for Innibos.
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    Re: INNIBOS - 26-29 JUNIE -- Soek kampplek?

    Mankele IS nice but more of a resort/weekend getaway. Quite a way further out of town. If the OPís main purpose is to camp somewhere close & convenient to Innibos then I reckon (as a Nelspruit...
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    Re: INNIBOS - 26-29 JUNIE -- Soek kampplek?

    Lakeview on the road from Nelspruit to Kaapschehoop is very nice. Good shade. Braai areas with each site having a power point & tap. They have chalets, caravan & camp sites plus a restaurant. A few...
  4. Re: What did you accidentally bring back after a camping trip?

    True story! Had to make sure it had penetrated right through the cheek or not. Whisky worked as a disinfectant as well as a ďtesting fluidĒ!

    Had the penetration gone right through into the mouth...
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    Re: Brad Harrison/Anderson etc plugs/connectors

    Thanks. Yep...I discovered that!
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    Re: Sand tracks which won't break the bank

    The Explorer Maxxtrax rip-offs look more practical though I canít find an indication of their length?

    The problem with getting stuck in sand though is that once you get mobile again usually you...
  7. What did you accidentally bring back after a camping trip?

    A hole through my cheek after the front wheel kicked up a log that smacked me in the face. I tested it for leaks with a mouthful of Scotch, then used raw honey as an antiseptic/antibiotic. Carry a...
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    Re: Auto vs manual in off road conditions...

    https://youtu.be/ab4gpN9hXUU
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    Re: How do you cook prawns?

    Prawns need to be properly cleaned, primarily by removing the ďshit-pipeĒ running through the tail. My wife and I usually break the heads off & slice the prawns halfway through on the underside to...
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    Re: Sand tracks which won't break the bank

    Okay then but in that vehicle I doubt very much you will get stuck anywhere on that route unless you do something silly, and then you will probably get out easily anyway in low range.

    To me sand...
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    80 Series Electric Window Motors

    Iíve been offered a complete set of electric window motors for my 1996 LC 80 for US $75 each front and $50 each rear.

    Mine currently do all work but are getting quite slow.

    Would this be a...
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    Re: Sand tracks which won't break the bank

    If you are worried about the sand tracks through the Maputo Elephant Reserve to Santa Maria...donít.

    I have driven those tracks 3 or 4 times a year for 16 years, usually towing a boat, and have...
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    MediaRelease: Re: All-new Triton tough enough for Nampo 2019

    Now, if Mitsu SA brought out a tray-back version like that one in post 19 perhaps they'd arouse a bit more interest...
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    Re: AGM Battery Recharge Time

    BTW after getting home last night after a five hour drive (excluding a 2-hour lunch stop where the car got really hot in the sun) I removed the battery box from my LC and connected a 24amp MeanWell...
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    MediaRelease: Re: Ford Ranger Raptor - Birth of a New Breed

    Sounds about the right target market!
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    MediaRelease: Re: Ford Ranger Raptor - Birth of a New Breed

    Will hate to see the trade-in/2nd hand value after a couple of years and Ford has discounted these hugely because thereís an upgrade on the way... Or once the warranty has expired.
  17. Re: Special - Discover EV27A Dry Cell AGM 100Ah Deep Cycle

    Mainly because I try to resist buying Chinese wherever possible. Yes, it does cost money but I abhor what they are doing to Africa, and the environment as a whole.

    Discover is a Canadian company,...
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    So who is going camping this weekend?

    Had a great long weekend at Campismo da Cuna near the Maragra sugar mill and plantations in Mozambique. Beautiful beaches and a nice challenge for your 4x4 getting over the dunes on to the beach....
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    AGM Battery Recharge Time

    So, after fitting the Discover 100Ah battery to my NL Solenoid battery box I decided the proper test would be not to take any other auxiliary batteries for the weekend. I packed my NL 80 dual door...
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Departing 6am on the 16th for four days at Maragra in Mozambique. All packed and ready to roll!
  21. camping fridge - keep running or switch off between trips?

    Iíve been using 12/220v camping fridges since I got my first Minus 40 in 1992 and while sometimes they run for a year or more in my vehicle when Iím on a project, other times they sit switched off...
  22. Thread: SADC Assist

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    Re: SADC Assist

    Details saved in my Contacts, but hope I never need them!
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    Re: Brad Harrison/Anderson etc plugs/connectors

    Thanks guys! Appreciate your comments both fast & slow!
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    Re: Brad Harrison/Anderson etc plugs/connectors

    One other question that has arisen from the above. Is there an easy way, a special technique, or a trick, to remove the pins from these plugs without damaging the plastic plugs themselves?

    I...
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    Re: 4x4 Community Stickers

    My 4x4 community sticker fell off recently. Anyone know where I can get a new one. Iím in Nelspruit.
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    Re: Brad Harrison/Anderson etc plugs/connectors

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  27. Excellent YouTube Video for budding electrickery enthusiasts

    https://youtu.be/cX4s-bxn4fs
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    Re: Brad Harrison/Anderson etc plugs/connectors

    That should not be an issue because as I pointed out in my initial post, the different colours are not interchangeable or compatible. So blue fits blue, yellow fits yellow, etc. So as long as you...
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    Re: Brad Harrison/Anderson etc plugs/connectors

    Yep, from Jacque at Bushpower (where I got the solar system from initially) - the importers stopped bringing in the green ones, so like JLK said, I will just change colours. Yellow sounds like a good...
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    Re: Brad Harrison/Anderson etc plugs/connectors

    See...thatís what the forum is for! Such a simple solution!

    Yes thanks, will go grab some plugs in the same colours...
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    Re: Reis verslag - Botswana (Mabua en KTP)

    Dear Justine,
    Iím certainly not blasting all 4x2 drivers - I basically ďgrew upĒ driving 4x2 vehicles off-road and on beaches long before 4x4s became commonplace, so yes, I realize & know from...
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    Brad Harrison/Anderson etc plugs/connectors

    Can anybody tell me the significance of different colours with these plugs please.

    I know that generally one cannot mix and match colours...ie a red does not plug into a blue, etc etc.

    My...
  33. Thread: National Luna

    by DarylB
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    Re: National Luna

    Iíd forgotten the name, thought it was a Peter someone though, and yes, he helped me in my early years as a starving young author...replacing FOC the compressor in a Minus 40 freezer I had just...
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    by DarylB
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    Re: National Luna

    Mine?
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    National Luna

    I will do once Iíve finished & hopefully perfected it.

    As a pro wildlife photographer & author who lived off the grid & out of tents for 17 years straight (usually at least 10 months of each year...
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