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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    AND pissing in the garden helps the plants grow!
    Poo in the compost heap, OK. (Hope you bought EXTRA toilet rolls like the rest of the world apparently did ?
    Eco-efficient, returning nutrients to...
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    Re: Engel 40 as freezer at home

    Yes, we will most likely (If needed due to power cuts) run our NL weekender at about -7 deg C or so having packed it (both fridge and freezer sections) with pre-frozen meat from the usual fridge...
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    Re: KZN GTG Mlalazi/ Ongoye Forest 1-3 May 2020

    Riaan: Given the current situation travel-wise - what is the status regarding the GTG?:eek::-\
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    Re: Simple, but it worked

    Anyone know - What was a "magneto" compared to an alternator or generator?
    I think the very old vehicles had magneto instead.
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    Re: Simple, but it worked

    When i first met my SWAMBO (To be at that time) I was still a student at the University of Port Elizabeth (An offshoot of Rhodes in Grahamstown or whatever it has been renamed to since).
    We used to...
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    Re: Ithala Doornkraal Campsite

    Not to worry - you will enjoy three provinces especially if you have not been there before.;D
    Keep Ithala for the next time - a magic little campsite indeed and then there is the game park and the...
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    Re: Marc-Isuzu

    Good luck with this, seriously. :(:eek::-[
    My grandchildren have taught me about all these emoji thingies ....... ok ?

    I have had these problems with the fan and controller for quite a while now....
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    Re: Which Fridge?

    We have traveled very many KM under very different conditions using our National Luna Weekender (50L I think).
    It has been through a tough life mounted in the back of the Old Suuz in extreme heat...
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    Re: Old lurker, new member

    Welcome to the forum.
    If you have lurked for that long then you know what to expect.- The BS in the pub section (I am as guilty at times) BUT most importantly a lot of good (and some poor) advice...
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    Re: Camping in Swaziland( ESWATINI)

    Om in te neem kos n permit van ( R 10) waneer ons laas daar was omtredt 3 of 4 jaar terrug.
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    Re: Turbo Exchange

    Hi Les.

    Which company ?

    Also my experience of turbo's (as a user) are diesel.

    However they do have a limited lifespan and do fail due to high pressures, temperatures, dust issues, etc....
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    Re: Voetspore behaviour

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    THIS !
    I have commented on that before.
    And my other comment, above

    Not my favorite TV program in this genre.

    Have a look on U Tube for something like "Get Out Go" or some other real...
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    Re: Easter Weekend in the Mountains

    Then YOU KNOW how flipping cold it can get in those mountains at that time (and sometimes other times) of the year.
    OK, I guess you are not speaking of camping ... right ? ;D
    PS: The Eastern Free...
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    Re: May 2020 Botswana safari - will it happen?

    Thanks for some sanity Tony.

    And if it was practical and responsible for us personally right now, I would do exactly that: "the next few months are the perfect time to do a Botswana trip as there...
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    Re: May 2020 Botswana safari - will it happen?

    There is only one elaboration for this and THAT is the ubiquitous "EISH !!" which can be interpreted anyway you wish depending on circumstances, mood at the time, and various T & C applicable. :p;D
  16. Re: Trail camera/ camera trap rental (Cape Town)

    Speak to Keith Newnham (Who knows what's Out There thread).
    He lives in the Northern Cape somewhere around Port Nolloth and is known for (among other outdoor activities) his night camera's, reports...
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    Re: May 2020 Botswana safari - will it happen?

    YEBO ! Way to go !

    My only question is WHO pays for the extra enforced stay-days (nights) at the so called place of residence ?
    No, not the World Health Organization!! - I mean who pays for the...
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    Re: Investing I real estate in south Africa

    EWC ! is the biggest threat imho, otherwise I agree.
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    Re: Eish! The old Suuz

    So MIDAS or Autozone etc. are good for thsi - thanks.
    Peter.
    Just hope I don"t set fire to the vehicle in the process of coonecting ....

    Oh, OK, got it !!!

    THAT's why you bought all the...
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    Re: Eish! The old Suuz

    Eish! My late father in law (ex farmer) in" boer maak n plan" - style ALWAYS advocated "PRATLEYS PUTTY".
    But Ok, that is the least of the problem.
    I just want the window operation working - then...
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    Re: Eish! The old Suuz

    Thanks for this.
    I think that this will be my solution as well.
    Who are the suppliers, preferable in KZN area, but wherever and who would know how to connect it correctly?
    If I replace only the...
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    Re: Eish! The old Suuz

    Will do, thanks.
  23. Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    One day Estee (ST), "Sean" aka ?
    Is going to tell me where he gets all his experience and knowledge from.
    Hopefully at a KZN GTG sometime .. ??
  24. Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    @ Stan
    I suspect (maybe Fluffy will contradict) that you may well damage the deep cycle battery since it is not designed to handle the heavy short term current draw to start the vehicle.
    However, I...
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    Re: Eish! The old Suuz

    OK, back to (or follow-up) on one of my questions in the OT.

    Ref.: "Now however, after replacing the driver's side electric window winder motor, the multi-switch controller (For ALL the windows)...
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    Re: Licence discs

    My trailer disk was queried at a road block a while back since it had faded from sunlight exposure and they suspected that it was a printed (edited) copy !! Eish !
    I guess this only happens to...
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    Re: KZN GTG Mlalazi/ Ongoye Forest 1-3 May 2020

    Wow! Thanks for all that info.
    Interesting place indeed. As close to home as it is, we have never been there! (Stupid right?)
    Anyway we are still waiting to see how Erica's health progresses but it...
  28. Re: See how lucky we are in SA, with what we do with our mods

    These kind of issues are why, (as much as I found it a beautiful and well organised place with many amazing "wild" areas in the mountains and small traditional villages, etc.) I could never live...
  29. Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    I sincerely hope that he was not a member of this forum.
    If indeed, he was, then should immediately become and ex-member.
    Just my opinion.
    I have been helped by others and I have helped others on...
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    Re: Licence discs

    I don't have a link but as far as I know it is illegal to make a copy of the disk and display it on the vehicle.
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    Re: Nice cheap product.

    Eish!
    There was a thing we used to do before TV and Internet, etc.

    I mean apart from the "wireless" (radio, OK?). Eish the wireless telephone ... Eish!
    I promise it was not me (this time) that...
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    Re: Zululand Members Day Trip Sunday 1/03/2020

    Obviously the Land Cruisers ? :p:p:p:p

    Eish !!!
    I so wish that we could have joined you guys but - it was just too far for a day trip for us - and SWAMBO had only just returned home after a long...
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    Re: Gonarezhou: Trip report Jul/Aug 2019

    Forgot to mention that our group was one of the first few to be allowed to do the central route through the park from South to North.
    In the past one had to leave the Southern part into Zim proper...
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    Re: Gonarezhou: Trip report Jul/Aug 2019

    We did a trip not too different from this a few years back.
    If you wish refer to my (now somewhat dated) report on that trip.
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    Re: Gonarezhou: Trip report Jul/Aug 2019

    As Les said above:

    A wonderful report indeed.

    WE (SWAMBO and I) are still hoping (desperately) to return there one more time before parking the old Suuz and growing vegetables in it or...
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