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    Canopy kitchen unit ideas

    Something that Iíve recently added to the top shelving is a elastic band/cord to keep the items from falling over while driving rough roads. It works really well and easy to use, just need to...
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    outdoor-fishing-rod-light

    I bought one a few years back already, have served me well so far. Until we left it out in the wind one night next to the ocean. Next day half of the LEDís didnít work anymore. The same happened to a...
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    Re: Canopy kitchen unit ideas

    This is what I did, but I have a single cab with three kitchen units:

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/302920-Camp-bakkie-project
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    12v pressure pump

    Not sure if the price is too high for you, but this one has been working good for me:

    https://www.frontrunneroutfitters.com/en/za/surgeflow-compact-water-system-pump-3-8l-per-min.html

    We run...
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    Kgalagadi pictures thread, NO cat pics allowed!

    Beautiful thread! Some photos of our July 2018 trip:

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190617/025d396dd52f4037e5df193ff8d0d0db.jpg...
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    Re: CTek D to DC charger

    Save yourself a heap of stress and money by installing a battery protect from victron:

    https://www.victronenergy.com/battery_protect/battery-protect
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    CTek D to DC charger

    Yes I have hacked it with a 100W bridge rectifier so that it can work, but it will be better if you buy the correct panel from the start.
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    Re: Bush Lapa folding solar panel

    I have a victron smart solar and a projecta mppt charger connected to the same battery bank. If I connect solar to both of them they play seesaw, one trying to do absorption charge and the other...
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    CTek D to DC charger

    Here is a very practical real world example. I normally used a 150W solar world glass panel with the ctek, and it worked beautifully. This is the specs of the 150w panel:
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    Re: CTek D to DC charger

    The only negative thing I can say about them is the relative low input voltage (23V) they can take on the solar input. That will limit your choice in solar panels.
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

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    Lekker by Stormsriviermond in die...
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    Re: Gas camping shower

    https://www.bundushowers.com - we use this when eskom say goodnight, works like a charm.
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    MediaRelease: Re: Wrap Around Awning

    Yip bundu awn would fit perfectly, best gadget Iíve bought!
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    Re: Maklik opslaan gazebo

    Dit is wat ek ook voorstel!

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    Awning, Yes or No

    Iíve been able to put up and take down all three of my awnings alone, as per my post in #7. The eezi awn was a tad trickier, but doable after a few practice runs
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    Awning, Yes or No

    Iím on my third awning now... first we had the regular awning from eezi awn, but itís too small. Itís also a tad difficult to get it back into the aluminum housing, but it was surprisingly solid in...
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    Re: Ebb and Flow - Wilderness

    P = Power
    V = riverside View
    N = North
    S = South
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    Re: Bundu / Bush shower

    Picked up the bundu shower now and tested it quickly. Iím using a 3L/m pump from frontrunner. The combination is working perfectly!

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    Re: Bundu / Bush shower

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    Currently still R2800. Robert says he can also sell the water pump if needed.
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    Re: Bush shower

    I sent them a price request, will post it as soon as they come back to me
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    Re: Bush shower

    Iíve used the 6 foot paraffin model before, they do work great. But this smaller gas version almost sounds too good to be true. Less bulky and more robust than a conventional gas geyser and spits out...
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    Bundu / Bush shower

    Have anyone seen this shower in person in action:

    https://www.innovativeproducts.co.za/2.The-Bush-Shower-The-Outdoor-Innovation-Company-Gas-Products.htm?prodSubCatID=60&prodCatID=135&prodID=6572
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    Re: Fj cruiser vs land cruiser 200

    Iíve been on a 4 week Botswana trip with my previous FJ and it did a fantastic job.

    You can read it here:...
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    Re: Dual battery System vs Dc to DC

    I personally would install a victron cyrix and victron smart solar controller:

    https://www.4x4direct.co.za/battery-accessories/8532-battery-combiner.html
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    Re: Montana 650

    I had the same happened to my Montana when I loaded T4A. Also uninstalled and reset everything, but three years later I still have the same message but havenít seen any negative effects. So Iíve made...
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    Re: Gardena Water Meter

    Haha you sound just like my wife! 🤣
    The bigger picture:

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    We take the nespresso with when we know there's 220V at the camp...
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    Re: Gardena Water Meter

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    I installed two into our camper, one for each water tank and pump. Working like a charm and surprisingly accurate
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    Re: Water Mist cooling systems

    Thanks but I unfortunately saw your post a bit late. Just bought the similar looking unit from Parasol for R535
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    Re: Water Mist cooling systems

    Yip it's definitely not something Iíll be using that often. BUT when thereís no river to swim in, no shade, itís a nice 40íC outside with a low humidity and you know you have enough water with you...
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    Re: Water Mist cooling systems

    Awesome thanks!! Although I cannot make out what size/volume the tank is? Looks like a handy website!
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    Water Mist cooling systems

    Shureflo is the only one I have found that is small enough for camping, but I cannot find it anywhere in SA 🤦🏼 I wanted to fit it anyway to my pump, will ensure longevity for the pump. It is...
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    Re: Rooihoek ant problem

    There's a couple of sites at rooihoek, how wide was the problem? We were on the site closest to the river on 27 December, had no problems with ants.
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    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MJGPEOU/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_ckmpCbHJTVZ66
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    First visit to Baviaans Kloof

    Doodsklip and Rooihoek are campsites in the reserve. Or am I missing something in your given directions?

    Although be warned the baboons at Rooihoek are nutritious for damaging tents in the pursuit...
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    Re: Connect-IT Project - Death to AmmoCrates!

    Thereís currently very similar ones available at 4x4Direct and furnlock. Only difference are they can lock with a key or padlock
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