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    Re: Most "Comfortable" family road vehicle?

    Double Cab
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    Re: Shower Bucket Thievery

    and a couple of peeps here moan when I get upset seeing the Neanderthals behaving like this
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    Re: Which diesel is best ?

    You even get a Film Star Diesel and a Huge Kruger leopard named Von Diesel;D;D
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    June is a bit late . ie after the 1st frosts Mid May the animals and prey disperse including predators ..so Rooiputs is way better in April when we always go ..Drive down the hill from camp to the...
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    Re: Stolen Nikon equipment

    Do you keep your Nikon stuff in a Rifle Safe. We had a burglary a few years back and they took a lot but my insured Nikon kit was in the Safe untouched
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    Re: Botswana Butchery Recommendations

    Lol a bit off topic. I went on a months long Aug School Hols trip to Bechuanaland in 1965 to the newly proclaimed Moremi Game reserve after Namibia (South West Africa then). We (The Geography Master...
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    Re: A Brief report on a Recent KNP trip.

    Shingwedzi is my fav Big camp in Kruger >> been going to it since I was 5 in 1955 so seen a lot of changes there . We have 10 days there in Aug/Sept and then 10 days in Punda Maria and then 2 weeks...
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    Re: Echo Trailer Tent Awnings - Rain???

    619090619091On our Everest we could never have a pure canvas tent as you would never be able to close the PVC travel cover. The awning comes attached to the tent and all sidewalls are Heavy Velcro to...
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    Re: Echo Trailer Tent Awnings - Rain???

    Lower your poles so there is a tight slope as the storm approaches..and then have someone at intervals push up on the awning to get the pools of water build up off the awning. It happens with all...
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    Sticky: Re: Bird photo's for comment & crit

    Southern Bou Bou Shrike taken in Addo with a Z7 camera and Z 70-200 f2.8 S lens plus Z 1.4 x teleconvertor = 280mm plenty magnification on Full frame618919
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    Re: Which diesel is best ?

    Petrol and Diesel are totally different and fuell doesnt contribute much to Fuel consumption >> you probably just had a major service on your 2.4 >. Petrol you can have anything and its all the same...
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    Re: Which diesel is best ?

    I have that exact Hilux 2.5 D-4D and Toyota says Engen so that figures
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    Re: Which diesel is best ?

    No the Sasol is just closer to us >> less than a Km and Petrol is petrol apparently ;D
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    Re: Which diesel is best ?

    When I told my service advisor that I used Sasol in my Hilux he told me thats the "Worst thing you can do ' and as I said above Engen is recommended for Toyota Diesel engines
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    Re: Which diesel is best ?

    My Dealer in PE Algoa Toyota says Engen only >> and so have to drive to 4km away Humewood to fill up the Hilux and my Wife's Vivo goes up the road to get Petrol in the Vivo at Sasol Garage >> so I...
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    Re: New park/reserve fees

    Yes the only Bots Parks /Camps I have been able to afford the last 10 years is Rooiputs and Polentswa but guess that will soon be out of my reach too >> I remember Fondly in 1965 Bechuanaland had...
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    Re: Kruger North

    I am at Shingwedzi for 6 nights end Aug into Sept , then Punda Maria for 10 nights then Tsendze for 10 nights >> get home end of Sept some time
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    Re: What Camping Shower

    We use the Shower that comes ewith our Summit Everest in the optional extra Shower Cubicle outside. or if we are say at Rooiputs and want to conserve our tank water etc .. we use our old 2 x 2 litre...
  19. Re: What are your non negotiables when buying a 4x4?

    Must have the Toyota Badge on the Steering Wheel and A Towball to tow my Everest Trailer ..Nothing much more than that to keep me happy
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    Re: How do you fill your van's water tank?

    We buy Drinking water but the Tanks are used for showering and wash Dishes etc and the Hose is just fine
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    Re: How do you fill your van's water tank?

    We have a 30 metre Hose and Fill up our 160 litre water Tank on our Everest Trailer anywhere we like >> very easy
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    Re: 5 year tyre life?

    Agree 100%
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    Re: Another Rhino poached in the Afsaal area.

    Poachers are dropped off as normal tourists . Afsaal is in Prime Rhino area so will be targeted ..They hardly ever climb a fence and walk in (Rhino Poachers so a 20 km distant Boundary fence means...
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    Re: 5 year tyre life?

    After reading the initial post I decided I must take action as my tyres are 5 years and 7 months old from show room new purchase. So I went straight to Tiger Wheel and Tyre to get the true story as I...
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    Re: Bush Lapa Canvas

    A few mates of mine have BL's and all love how my non BL trailer bed doesnt get wet in rain and the tent is far cooler than the little compartment of the pull out BL Bed ... one of the reasons we...
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    Re: Malaria meds

    1000 % in agreement >> Rule No 1 = Dont get bitten . Rule No 2 = Take proper Meds in any Malarial area
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    Re: Leopard attack Xakanaka, Moremi NP

    I reckon it had something like Rabies ??
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    Re: Tzendze Rustic Camp

    16 is great , 14 is our best and that too is not on the fence >> I hate looking through a wire fence anyway .. reminds me of the city
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    Re: Camping table

    The Aussies sure could teach Camping equipment Cos here how to make camping equipment like tables as seen here as an example
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    Re: Camping table

    We have many camping tables and Mix and match for each trip depending on length of stay and whether we are taking Sidewalls etc for the trailer awning etc etc
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    Re: Unusual Road in E.C.

    Yip travelled that road to get my current Border Collie
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    Re: 5 year tyre life?

    My Hilux Tyres are 6 years old (48 000 kms and are fine >> Bakkie stays in a garage and I drive short distances every 4-5 days or so and longer ones every 6 weeks or so) >> Of course you can get out...
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    Re: Kgalagadi behaviour

    exactly !!
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    Re: Kgalagadi behaviour

    We always come into camp well before 2pm > The leavers have to get out at 10am >> there is no linen to change etc for the staff at camp sites>> when we go to Rooiputs we stay the previous night at TR...
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    Re: Kgalagadi behaviour

    Its OK its a get out Pick Nic Spot so is Properly Legal. The Leopard will not attack and I bet it just stayed there over 'Our Table' at Melkvlei >. if it did climb down it would run >> at night...
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