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    Re: Post a Photo of your Camping Setup

    Ah I know Bucklands Farm Used to know the owners 30 yrs ago Have they got formal Sites there or did you just get permission to camp there ?
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    Re: Post a Photo of your Camping Setup

    Wow where is this ?? We are looking for quiet out of the way sites >> just one Campsite etc
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Loved Willemsrus but if you hate ladders have a look at Summit Everest ..2 steps into Bed ..We bought ours in Nov and stayed 4 nights at willemsrus to try out
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    Re: Hilux

    I have owned 2 x Hilux Bakkies over the years and both just needed Tyre Changes as and when needed and thats why I guess folks buy the Brand Fill it up and go
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    Re: Why are Bush Lapa's so popular?

    Thanks for that Good tips for roof mounting >> I have 2 x 80W = 160W Joined in Collapsable Book form that goes into a Neat Canvas cover Wooden Sides inside (for Travelling) that powers my 2 x 105 ah...
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    Re: Why are Bush Lapa's so popular?

    A very nice Outfit your Boskriek all the same >>Yes of course Satara has power so does our fav Central camp Maroela and 2nd Fav Balule No Power in that area Enjoy
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    Re: Why are Bush Lapa's so popular?

    How does that Fixed Roof Mounted Solar Panel FOLLOW the sun during the course of the day with the van being all pegged down during your stay particularly if its in the Shade as in Picture >>To me its...
  8. Re: Kgala Trip availible 27/06/2021 - 02/07/2021

    I am a camper and it is too short in the worst time of the year to visit COLD but thanks New sorry you had to cancel
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    Re: Why are Bush Lapa's so popular?

    Agree Entirely >> My new Summit Everest was the only Off Road Camping Contraption at Pine Creek Caravan Park Groot Brak River the last 2 weeks but as my Camping Neighbour said that his Beautiful...
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    Re: Post a Photo of your Camping Setup

    Taken at Pine Creek , Groot Brak Rivier last week 607160
  11. Re: Recommended Hilux D4D Mechanic in the Helderberg/Western Cape Area

    The nearest Toyota Dealer for Peace of Mind ..No Back Yard oke touches my Hilux
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    Re: Summit Trailers fan club

    Just come back from 10 nights camping at Pine Creek Groot Brak River. We tried out the Sidewalls and used the Geyser and showered at our Everest in the optional extra Shower Tent because of Covid to...
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    Re: Ons nuwe ryhuis in wording.....

    How did the fragile Zinkplaat Roads in Kgalagadi Park stand up to the Heavy truck ?? Looks great for all the other areas you travelled >> well done on the great building Project
  14. Re: National Luna 90 Liter Twin Cooling issues

    My 90 Litre Twin NL is 5 yrs old >> hasnt missed a beat and my 80 Litre Sole Freezer NL 22 yrs old still chugs along ..I will only use their products>>> just back from 3 weeks camping at Groot Brak...
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    Re: New Hilux Mods , What to do?

    I havent a Clue what everyone is talking about ECR /Mapping etc ..I wouldnt mess with My Hilux ..Bog Standard until I get rid of it in 2035 @ 1 Million Kms
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    Re: New Hilux Mods , What to do?

    Get a Cartracker >>Speak to them >> Peace of Mind >> R245 per month I have just retired and I have cut everything from Vitality, Reduced House Value on insurance Gone off Cell phone Contract etc etc...
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    We are off for a bit of Glamping down the Garden Route >. have to see our son and wife who are battened down in Hartenbos so we are going to Pine Creek at Groot Brak nearby for 8 nights from Wed Pics...
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    Re: Dust Dust Dust Dust ( Toyota GD 6 2016)

    I have a Hilux Legend 45 that Leaked dust in the Bak through the Tail Gate ..My honest Toyota Dealer Algoa Toyota >> they are brilliant told me the Best option would be to go to LA Sport and they...
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    Re: Duel battery system lasting 30hrs?

    I run my 90 L Freezer at - 18 Degrees but as the sun sets I switch off ..The Temp over night climbs to about -4-5 I then plug in again and that works for me and never had a Blups even in 3 day over...
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    Re: The Kruger National Park picture thread

    Enjoy Stan >> Lol I see you are camping in our favorite Tsendze No 14 which we always reserve through Mopani camp ..I cant wait until Sept so going on many trips before then Locally in E Cape solo...
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    Re: The Kruger National Park picture thread

    This year anytime before July will be too wet and long grass and rain etc ..We are going in rather in late winter early spring for a month Shingwedzi 10 nights , Punda Maria 8 Nights and Tsendze 10...
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    Re: The Kruger National Park picture thread

    604819 My last trip before Covid > Next trip 1 month N Kruger camping Aug/Sept. Note the Lack of Traffic at sightings off the Beaten Track and up North where this was taken
  23. Re: Looking for a capable everyday 4x4/Softroader

    Rav is a Good bet
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    Re: 20-year old 80 Cruiser -longevity?

    That Tank of fuel is more than my Pension Lol
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    Re: Kuruman van Zylsrus Askham

    When we lived in Janspek we used this route in 1970's and 80's All Dirt VW Beetle and Ventertjie ..No Probs at all Now according to our friends its like a Toll Road by comparison ..Living in PE now...
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    Re: Fridge Question

    The Luna Baskets are much easier to get out and in again >> User Friendly. My Wife is in charge of the NL 90 L Fridge Freezer and she likes the organisation and is VERY organised and uses all 5 Well...
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    Re: Why are Bush Lapa's so popular?

    What a hassle ..I have a slight short slope from street into a Bog standard garage 2.05 metres and that front end of the Awning will hit above the Lintel going in We have tried it ..letting tyres...
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    Re: Why are Bush Lapa's so popular?

    I dont know why they are so popular >> The Owner of Bushlapa gave us a Demo when he camped next to us at Shingwedzi a few years ago>> Very good features BUT

    - They dont fit into /through my garage...
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    Re: Post a Photo of your Camping Setup

    Nice but I am retired at 70 and want to get to places away from the beaten track in the E and W cape and Kgalgadi etc so we went with an off road trailer bought last year >> pictures on this topic...
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    Re: Willems Rus new owners.

    Kruger is Cheap from Klip River >> I live in PE and in Kruger at your age you get 40% off for camping ..Nothing compares to Kruger Willemsrus included
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    Re: Willems Rus new owners.

    Yes exactly ..we were the only campers there during the work week for 4 days beginning Nov in Site 15 ..no stompies around campsite 15 which we pre booked before our arrival on advice. Great camp and...
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    Re: How many kilos on your car?

    Best 4X4 Vehicle I ever owned TDI 110 300 Sold it at 225000 Kms I still havent forgiven myself
  33. Thread: Gariep Dam

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    Re: Gariep Dam

    Its just overflowing No Sluice gates open to flatten the curve downstream
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    Re: Willems Rus new owners.

    We only stayed there in Nov for 4 days to try the Trailer out in a nicer setting than a City based overnighter place . We found it quite expensive and all the Conservation fees etc so we wont be back...
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    Re: Willems Rus new owners.

    The Owners dont live on the Property we were there beginning of Nov (Only people for 4 days ) I am positive no Music is allowed and the person who had to suffer should have told them to switch off or...
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