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  1. Thread: Terramax

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    Re: Terramax

    Strange not to have a nice wide R16” available? I am looking to buy 5 tyres for my project Jeep and I dont want to spend an arm and a leg. Mud terrains.
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    Re: Marloth Park - security

    A friend of mine bought two plots in marloth two years back. Ons of them had services already installed, but no building. Other one an empty plot. Both for R20k on bank auction.

    Like LandyLove...
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    Re: Camping Fridge recommendation

    Yes Outdoor warehouse or Takealot. Just remember the bag also of around R 1000 - R 1300 per bag.
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    Re: Camping Fridge recommendation

    These days there are very good fridge manufacturers in the market. I have a 2010 snomaster and it is still working. Been on couple of trips. Because of this old version, it has limited settings...
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    Re: Camping Shower and Pump

    This thread made me ponder about adding taps to the front of my trailer to use to shower. But I would still carry my spider shower if possible so that i can use river water to shower. I dont want to...
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    Re: Camping Shower and Pump

    My setup works as follows: the tube consists of two stainless pipes welded together to form a tube. The water runs in between the two pipes. The middle is just an open tube where the gass flame heats...
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    Re: Camping Shower and Pump

    Not really a shlep to take around for me. Unscrew the shower head pipe, the legs. Place on roofrack. Worked nice in botswana many years back.
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    Re: Camping Shower and Pump

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    This is my shower setup. Can use a pump or gravity to feed water
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    WS Tyre Table

    I hope this one is just for demo and not for sale, as some of the welding is not very neat.

    But for the rest it seems like a very good idea
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    Re: Echo Chobe ordered

    I dont own an Echo, but I will go with Wittornado’s install. This one of DP will have a negative effect on your departure angle
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    Install ARB or not?

    I installed mine in engine bay, just behind the battery. I have a 4.2 land cruiser and it gets hot and dusty underneath the bonnet. It has been there for about 9 years now without any problems. The...
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    Re: Conqueror Fan Club

    I was not aware that they make a 20A smart charger that connects to the mains? I know about the 20A dc-dc.
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    Re: Conqueror Fan Club

    I bought the Victron blue smart 15A charger about a month back. So far happy with it. I know it is early days. The blue tooth option is lekker. With 15A it assists in charging two batteries better...
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    Re: Solar panels for trailer

    Good morning guys. Just an update. I ended up buying the NL 40A dc-dc charger with MPPT solar input. I also went the route of buying 2x 160w rigid solar panels.

    I bought the 15A victron smart...
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    Re: Conqueror comfort Tent Too 'small'

    When I pitch my tent I need to make sure that the groundsheet is pegged in at the right place in the corners, or my doors also do not open nicely. But when the bottom part is right, then both doors...
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    Re: Cooper STT Pro Muds

    I am using Coopers on my bakkie for the last 12 years now. Started off with STT for two sets and then to ST Maxx. Only one puncture. Been traveling to numerous other African countries. Under load for...
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    Re: Trailer parking "jacks" to preserve tyres

    I did exactly this. But then I decided to make it even easier with the alko legs, and they also assist in leveling the trailer when camping, so two flies with one klap!
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    Re: Trailer parking "jacks" to preserve tyres

    The ones I bought has 1ton lifting rating each. So the two together safely has enough capacity to lift the rear and support it for extended periods. I feel its better to support the trailer in the...
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    Re: Solar system for off grid camping

    Yes, I agree with the above. Just ordered the 40A NL dc-dc with mppt input and I am contemplating to buy 2 x 160w panels. Easier to handle than one 300w panel
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    Re: Trailer parking "jacks" to preserve tyres

    Install Alko lifting legs. I installed that on my trailer at the rear. For the front I just lift by jockey wheel, and then I place small tripod stands beneath so that the jockey wheel is also not...
  21. Re: Tentco Bundu Canopy- please post your pics/ setup/ tips

    [QUOTE=PTG;4406795]So after reading all your very helpful posts, I too acquired a Tentco Bundu Canopy, and despite not being very practical at all, mounted it to the roof rack with relative ease.......
  22. Re: Observations on different solar panel performance / DC-DC charger performance

    Thanks a lot for this. I am contemplating buying the NL 40A controller for my Comfort trailer. I am thinking of going to around 280-320W panels at this stage, with the possibility to expand later on....
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    Re: Conqueror Fan Club

    Okay, I have asked this some time back, but I think there might be some more creative ideas after many days under lockdown.

    I am revisiting a add a room to my comfort’s tent. Not being done at...
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    Re: Mauritius.... Help please

    It did live up to standards as rated, but I felt that Le Preskil was n bit more open and friendly looking compared to La Pirogue
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    Re: a welder who needs a welder

    Did you purchase the argon bottle, or do you rent it?
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    Re: Mauritius.... Help please

    We’ve been there 3 times in last 7 years. Last time was last year Sept. As metioned, deep see fishing at Black River is nice. We caught some nice bonnies, marlin evaded us. There are very nice golf...
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    Re: A tribute to our Pajero

    Baie nice Riaan!
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    Re: Lawnmowers & Weed-eaters

    My Tandem lawnmower going strong. I have the green one, 190cc Briggs and stratton engine. I have it for 8 years now. only replaced blades. Nothing else, not even wheels or wheel bearings. Still good....
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200407/edff660ea1935ccfdf15c13909ce908f.jpg
    Ons het sommer gisteraand in die tuin uitgekamp. Selfs buite gestort....
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    New on Netflix... struggling

    Okay, so a friend of mine gave me access on his Netflix account. When I search for some movies, they will come up on the quick suggestion thingy section on the left of the screen. For instance, if I...
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    Re: Solar panels for trailer

    Thanks for the replies. I will have a look at the dc-dc options with built in solar. Maybe one that can take 40A input solar
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    Re: Solar panels for trailer

    I dont want a box, as the batteries are installed in made -to fit sections in the trailer. We dont currently charge as we drive, as we dont drive that far and the batteries last quite a while. But I...
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    Re: Solar panels for trailer

    I run 2 fridges. One is a split and the other one is one unit. I also run a 12v ice maker. Then the normal LED lights. Do you think that 200w will be sufficient? I originally thought of 200w and a...
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    Solar panels for trailer

    Hallo people,

    I think it is time...as I have time to install it... for solar panels for my trailer. Currently it has the standard older Conqueror DB board installed. It is a 2011 Conqueror...
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    Re: Land Cruiser 4.2 1HZ Double cab speed uphill?

    My 4.2 is almost on 400k km. It is what it is, slow but reliable. I drove 1000km last week in 2 days, and what a pleasure it was to do that again. The sound of that engine, especially if driven like...
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