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    Sticky: Re: DANGER! energy absorbed on snatching!

    [QUOTE=Apocalypse;3252951]there are no SANS specs for recovery or pulling gear.

    the best you'd get is a maximum line pull rating.

    OHS legislation only covers lifting gear - not pulling gear.
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    Sticky: Re: DANGER! energy absorbed on snatching!

    Cheers
  3. Re: ADORE: Volunteers needed - Mandela Day 2016 - Atlantis Dunes

    Niel Ian did the dogleg with a 2.4 impressive for a sunday drive
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    Re: Tyre Rolling resistance

    and now we get the aspect ratio
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    Defender Re: Overheating - AGAIN

    Try and switch the heater pipes around and put the heater on full heat to bleed the system. The thermostat must be fitted as without it the motor will overheat. Drill a 2-4mm hole on the thermo...
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    Re: South Africa's toughest 4x4 Trails?

    Try doing the Hex in 2 wheel drive and only front wheel drive traction.
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    Re: Atlantis Dunes Permits

    I don't know what the outsource discription of the appointed security is or job description so to blow it out of text we would need a com of oaths or a clerk just a thought remember in the past 15...
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    Re: Atlantis Dunes Permits

    Why please explain
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    Re: Atlantis Dunes Permits

    So if the management authorities appointed the guard thus he would form part of the structure ??????
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    Re: Atlantis Dunes Permits

    The guard could sell permits but then he would need a security guard to guard him in case he got mugged so the risk I assume is too high. But remember if the guard had to sell permits it might...
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    Re: Who did their apprenticeships

    1980 Millwright and Diesel Fitter Reg LMI
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    Re: Western Cape Training?

    What happened to Piet if I got it right
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    Re: Western Cape Training?

    Bruce
  14. Thread: Air jack

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    Re: Air jack

    Take it to a rubber duck or boat workshop same material
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    Re: South Africa's toughest 4x4 Trails?

    The rubicon is the river route not open to the public but on wagon wheels farm before the farm was sold or divided into two. I don't think you would be able to do with a normal 4x4.
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    Re: South Africa's toughest 4x4 Trails?

    Pity the rubicon closed.
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    Re: South Africa's toughest 4x4 Trails?

    All depends on the vehicle. Oops and driver
  18. Re: How long before aftermarket bumpers are illegal?

    Could be valid but what would happen as an assumption if the insurance companies refuse your claims because you modified your vehicle without the manufactures approval.

    Just a thought.
    or as...
  19. Re: How long before aftermarket bumpers are illegal?

    I assume ISO regulations play a part. Is there any difference between the sensors for the air bags on a original or manufactures approved aftermarket bumber versus a non approved aftermarket...
  20. Re: Help needed! Stuck in dunes on Baden Powel Drive

    Thats the way to do Why snatch when you can pull. Note the ground the pulling vehicle is on.

    What i did notice was the Prado in 4x4 as the front wheels where not spinning
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    Re: Weakest link?

    Let's un pack that

    1 you have a 9000kg snatch rope does not have a safety factor I assume

    2. Your shackles 4.75t has a safety factor let's assume say 5.1 thus your rope will break before the...
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    Re: Jumper cables

    Agree
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    Re: OWN BOREHOlE INSTALLATION

    And if it was installed before the date 2010
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    Re: Jumper cables

    If your battery is flat you will need at least 25 to 35 mm cables 200amp is not going to do it
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    Re: FJ Cruiser dune driving

    It depends who you go with point and shoot or point and drive
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    Re: Hooks vs Shackles

    http://www.rasmussenco.com/Catalog/RasmussenCatalog_pg20-26.pdf
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    Re: Hooks vs Shackles

    Refer to manufactures specifications I.e different angles applied to shackles reduces to WLL refer to Crosby shackles
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    Re: Hooks vs Shackles

    I think the problem is that most of us rate a recovery point to the mass of the vehicle but not the force that is exerted when snatching
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    Re: Best tyres for sand driving

    Sorry talking about flat surface
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    Re: Best tyres for sand driving

    Paddles will let you do it slower ie tractor
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    Re: Best tyres for sand driving

    Both I assume straight line is different to angles
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    Re: Best tyres for sand driving

    Paddle tyres for dunes or speed??
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    Re: Best tyres for sand driving

    Thank xj rim size opposed to tyre width plays an important role
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    Re: Best tyres for sand driving

    No to prevent as I assume the wider the sealing part on the rim as the tyre has more flex or movement before de-beading
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    Re: Best tyres for sand driving

    I assume it would depend on the beaded step or width on the rim
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