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    Re: Upright fridge?

    For overlanding vehicles/vans/rvs/caravans they are really convenient - especially if you can open it from both left and right side. These vehicles are less prone to drive shake their booty.

    I...
  2. Re: Portable Power Pack / Dual Battery System

    I had to make a similar decision recently - do I go for the EcoFlow Delta or do I go for a full installation in my Prado.

    I opted for an installation - Blue Nova and Victron set up (DC/DC, MPPT,...
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    Re: Wys jou brood!

    Mr Cool - your bread makes me drool. I wish I could have a slice. Thick butter..

    I hope the ICE business is doing well (no water could survive this cold weather ;D )
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    Re: Tracking device - which do you use?

    Imagine that...
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    Re: Tracking device - which do you use?

    Current payment R251 per month with Cartrack

    After a year - still not able to get them to put a debit order in place on the right account.

    I get several calls every single month wanting to...
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    Re: Tracking device - which do you use?

    That does sound good - Thank you. Did you have to pay for a "unit" to be installed separately?
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    Tracking device - which do you use?

    Tracking device - which do you use?
    And would you recommend the company you use?

    I have never seen such a bad operation as Cartrack - Their ability to provide a service is on par with the...
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    Sticky: Re: Bird photo's for comment & crit

    ;D;D I knew you were going to say that ;D;D
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    Re: Prado 150 low fuel light on

    Yup. Same problem last October after a Kgalagadi trip. I have a Prado 150

    Apparently each tank has a sensor. One was completely broken off and floating, the other hanging by a thread in my case....
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    Re: Lithium vs Lead Acid

    That looks very neat!
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    Sticky: Re: Bird Identification

    adult male rock jumper would be my opinion.
  12. Thread: Malaria meds

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    Re: Malaria meds

    Pros not using any meds:
    Money - you save by not visiting the pharmacy/doctor
    Side effects of meds - none as you dont take any.


    Cons/risks not using any meds:
    Treatment costs money, Dr,...
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    Re: Camping table

    great idea this
  14. Thread: Friends

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    Re: Friends

    this
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    Re: Camping table

    Any table should be fit for purpose. Too often one acquires something because it is a really good product, highly recommended. Great reviews. Only to discover it doesn't work for you in your set-up.
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    Re: Camping table

    I have a drop down table which I got from Frontrunner - actually made for Jeep vehicles - but installed in my Prado. It is really really nice. Very expensive, but I love using it. quick, easy and you...
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    Re: Camping table

    I use this one - https://www.outdoorwarehouse.co.za/product/natural-instincts-camp-table

    It is cheap, light, easy to open and set up. Cons: it is not as sturdy as the heavy duty tables - and too...
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    Re: Camping table

    Same question but add height consideration - I am also interested in what ppl bought

    To prep food on, the "normal" height is too low (hard on the back) - but you can sit and eat comfortably at the...
  19. Re: Garmin Overlander vs Garmin DriveSmart 65 LTM-S

    My SmartDrive came with Life Time free map upgrades. Check if Overlander is the same. If it is important to you. (not T4A Maps - normal road maps)
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    Re: Vehicle GVM for overlanding

    Thanks for the clarification. I have 100kg on top and find it top heavy.
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    Re: Vehicle GVM for overlanding

    I did a rough calculation to make sure I am not overloaded.

    I am curious - what RTT etc do you have on the roof that weighs 172kg??
  22. Thread: Wheat

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    Re: Wheat

    Emmie - you got me ;D what on earth are you wanting to use it for specifically?
  23. Re: Campsite pricing, where do you draw the line?

    Surely you can't expect any response on such sketchy information.
  24. Re: Campsite pricing, where do you draw the line?

    The same thing irks me, if I, as a sole camper - have to pay R400 per night. not everyone is single - not everyone has 2 teenagers.
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    Sticky: Re: Bird photo's for comment & crit

    https://www.theflacks.co.za/birds/southern-pale-chanting-goshawk/
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    Re: Victron battery mmonitor

    Swart kat - If one has the smart Shunt and battery monitor to monitor the battery - does this mean you can then use the Blue Nova battery which doesn't have the bluetooth app feature? Since there is...
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    Re: Jackery 500 vs Flexpower lithium444

    Thing is this: the beauty boxes have the following shortcoming: no DC to DC charger. Charging via 12V sig lighter at 5 or 6 Amps, is in my humble opinion, not good enough.

    Secondly - if the...
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    Re: Jackery 500 vs Flexpower lithium444

    A year + ago Flexopower sold a 444 paired with a 150W fold up panel as a bundle> Checked the discrepancy with them (120W vs 150W) and they advised at the time that it is perfectly fine -

    If you...
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    Re: Jackery 500 vs Flexpower lithium444

    I have to stress that I am no expert on any of these products. I do own a 444, but do not use if for my fridge.
    I have been looking around myself for a little while - so I am also in for...
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    Re: Jackery 500 vs Flexpower lithium444

    Yes. Big gripe. This is the issue with charing while you drive - you hardly replace what your fridge takes out, which means this is not a viable option for me at 5 A

    A lot has been said about...
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    Re: Jackery 500 vs Flexpower lithium444

    Paul - you need to check each product as they all differ. The Delta 1300 takes 10A for instance
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    Re: Jackery 500 vs Flexpower lithium444

    I havent looked too closely - but how seems only Flexopower can swap that battery for you when it dies. not necessarily a problem - but in 5 years time - that thing might be obsolete and you have to...
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    Re: Lens for Nikon D40 for wildlife photography

    Sheldon - the stove/good cooking is an OLD JOKE.....
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    Re: Lens for Nikon D40 for wildlife photography

    Editing is another kettle of fish - what software are you using?

    adjustments here and there are easy - but when a photo is a challenge - you have to know your onions
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    Re: Lens for Nikon D40 for wildlife photography

    Rubbish - if you cook a good meal, it isnt the good stove... ;D
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