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    Re: KZN GTG Killarney 8-10 November 2019

    And hopefully at least ONE very old Isuzu .... (I am not sure that my 4WD is still working ... suspicious but too scared to check.)
    The old girl turned 21 now and approx. 485 000 Km.
    So will most...
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    Re: Hardekool hout braai manne

    EISH !!! You cannot BRAAI on a KUIER Fire!

    Two different purposes.

    OK, no offence, but I personally do NOT like briquettes and I am allowed not to like them.

    Charcoal made from invader...
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    Re: Hardekool hout braai manne

    Well I have to admit that I seldom braai with wood anymore, but if I do then Sekelhout is pretty good.
    I buy charcoal made from "invader" species at R 30 -35 per 4kg bag at this time - works like a...
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    Re: KZN GTG Killarney 8-10 November 2019

    ABSOLUTELY Riaan!!
    At least it will not be too far for me (this time) to go back home and get it if forgotten.

    I am sure that SA Jeep will have something interesting planned on the off-road trail...
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    Re: KZN GTG Killarney 8-10 November 2019

    YES!
    Note to self:
    Remember the banner, Remember the banner, Remember the banner, .........................

    If I forget the beer then please understand that i have finally LOST IT altogether and...
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    Re: Die Hel (Gautenger seeking some info)

    THIS place is on my bucket list but I am wondering if I will ever get there ....
    Like soooo many others.

    Some famous person said it correctly a long time ago:
    "So much to do, so little time".
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    Re: KZN GTG Killarney 8-10 November 2019

    Hi
    Planning to go up to Scuba Dive at Jeff's palm resort Mozambique but dates depend on how wifes torn arm muscle heals. In any event at R500 per night for a sea view house will not have the camper...
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    Re: Sanparks wildcard

    If you are going to be visiting various SANPB sites during the next year across the country then it is most certainly in your interest to buy a membership!

    NOTE: Different rates apply to...
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    Re: Hluleka Nature Reserve attacked

    I will support this boycott.
    As much as I really love the Wild Coast and Dwesa Reserve (near to the crime site) and as much as they DO need support - maybe the best result is for the locals to lose...
  10. Re: Trip report: WEST COAST BACK-ROADS TO THE RICHTERSVELD

    I want to know if Pedro found a route less traveled heading back to Cape Town?
    If so, details please .... 8)
  11. Re: Trip report: WEST COAST BACK-ROADS TO THE RICHTERSVELD

    It gets VERY hot in December!!!
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    Re: KZN GTG Killarney 8-10 November 2019

    Is that because rum is inflammable?
    Or ..... well, has potentially dangerous side effects?
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    Re: High mileage isuzu

    So my old Suuz is just starting ... now on 486 000 Km but not without some past problems.
    However i was not the first owner, so in all fairness, we do not know how it was treated before I had her....
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    Re: KZN GTG Killarney 8-10 November 2019

    Way back we just used a wooden match (In the little wooden box with the striker strip on the side).
    I seem to remember it cost one penny for the big box and ha'penny for the smaller one.
    If it got...
  15. Re: Trip report: WEST COAST BACK-ROADS TO THE RICHTERSVELD

    Great report Pedro!
    Thanks for that.
    You make me so jealous - I wish we could have been back there with you guys especially since you approached from a different direction altogether this time.
    I...
  16. Thread: Pig manure

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    Re: Pig manure

    The only problem with chicken manure is that it is very strong and you can very easily apply too much.
    I usually use cattle manure rather. (Moo Poo, or similar)
    Is there any specific advantage to...
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    Re: KZN GTG Killarney 8-10 November 2019

    So if I am correct = R 550 for two adults in a 44 vehicle camping two nights - all trails included.
    Does not sound too bad.
    I will also bring some wood charcoal and may even have some sekelhout...
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    Re: How to move a broken down car

    this
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    Re: Bouncy bounce

    Are both vehicles fairly low km?
    Or could it be worn suspension or shocks?
    I have never experienced this with our Glider Hunter trailer with RTT. etc. loaded.
  20. Re: Go Camp "No Excuses" Camping Gear Rental / Hire

    To add to my response ... would this "work" on a double can where the load bay is much shorter?
  21. Re: Go Camp "No Excuses" Camping Gear Renal / Hire

    PM sent re older vehicle fitment in KZN ... ??
    SWAMBO is starting to struggle with the RTT on the trailer and to a much lesser degree - so am I.
    Looking at alternatives.
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    Re: New tyres wanted - 265/70R16

    I think that OP was asking if any MEMBERS of the forum were selling new tyres - good on him for wanting to support members I say.

    As Dirk pointed out in a different post, the so called...
  23. Re: 10 Reasons Why you should NOT build a Heavy 4WD Tourer

    THAT explains why we broke the rear end of the Isuzu chassis on our last overland trip through Namakwa Eco Trail and Richtersveld and the lightweight Glider trailer was just fine!!!
    Good video and...
  24. Re: Long Term Caravaning with 2010 Isuzu 3,0 LX 4 x4

    We have traveled extensively through Southern Africa with our OLD Suuz. (1998 KB 280 DT D/C) which I bought second hand on 380 000 Km from a non-member in Pretoria about 10 or 11 years ago.
    He was a...
  25. Thread: Pigs

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    Re: Pigs

    I agree with all the above comments about garbage being left behind! ALL natural areas, conservation areas, reserves - whatever you wish to call them - should operate on a "carry in" - "carry" out...
  26. Re: Richtersveld - possible in an Iveco 4x4 motorhome?

    Just do it.
    We have been to many places that we were told we could not do with our small trailer and RTT mounted on it.
    Not without some "adventures" in the process sometimes - however - Just DO...
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    MediaRelease: Re: JHB to DBN on Dirt Roads

    It would be very interesting to do a trip one way or the other on non-main or preferably gravel roads since we have a daughter living in Midrand / Centurion area and it would make a good alternative...
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    Re: Sous vide cooking

    Yes Fluffy i hear you!
    This sounds and probably IS great but why cook for all that time using power (electricity, gas or fire?)

    Just use the Haybox, Haybag, Cooker cushion, Wonder Box or any of...
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    Re: First real camping trip. Advice needed.

    You say that hiring a trailer is too expensive, but I think that a trailer in your case at least would be essential to avoid some of the problems mentioned above.
    Buy a cheapie from Makro or...
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    Re: Braaiwood into KNP

    It is still a threat and we need to keep aware with eyes on it.
    Maybe just part of nature ?

    If human induced - THEN we need to do something about it.
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    Re: Braaiwood into KNP

    This does not bode well.

    I think that more research and specific info. is needed.

    Trying hard to Get back to OT!!!!

    I doubt that bringing into KNP (LOCAL) dry braai wood is going to make...
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    Re: Braaiwood into KNP

    I was NOT aware off these issue at all !
    If that is the case then I FULLY support NOT taking wood into KNP.

    However - you kind of burn it quite soon - I suppose you only need one or (probably...
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    Re: Braaiwood into KNP

    I have never had a problem taking wood into kNP from Komatipoort side - I doubt it would be any different from any other entrance route.
  34. Re: Richtersveld - possible in an Iveco 4x4 motorhome?

    If you including the Community section of Richtersveld (Part of the Namakwa Eco Trail) the I would avoid going down the 4x4 route to (and back the same way) Kamgab on the river bank.
    There is one...
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    Re: Recycling Battalion

    If only DSW (Durban Solid Waste) would join the effort in a meaningful way then I am sure very many people would take the trouble, however at present I very strongly suspect that it all ends up in...
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