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    Re: Escom wants price increase 25%

    This is a follow-up on a previous instance. You can't cut off the electricity to people who HAVE been paying, just because the municipality stopped paying Eskom. I agree with that! I would be...
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    Re: Border crossing with Nam

    The current rules are: You need to have a C-19 test and have the certificate that you are negative with you and it must not be older than 74 hours. Once across, you have to go into 7 day...
  3. Re: Overlanding In Southern Africa With A Large Bakkie (Pickup)

    There are exceptions for vehicles which are not "load carrying vehicles" or "Passenger vehicles" (read bus). On these and specifically on "motor Homes", the weight limitation for EB License is...
  4. Re: Ongeluk, en versekering weier om skade te herstel

    En jy is ernstig as jy dink dat dit jou versekeraar se verantwoordelikheid is om "troubleshooting" op jou voertuig te doen om uit te vind wat fout is? Wow! C
  5. Re: Ongeluk, en versekering weier om skade te herstel

    Ek het my oorspronklike pos gebaseer op JOU begin pos waar jy gese het: "Bakkie is in vir herstel, aircon plek sÍ cutch van aircon is foutief. Hy sien geen bewyse van impak." So daar was geen...
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    Re: Advice needed pls

    We have both the 2.2 and the 3.2 Fords in the fleet. The 3.2 is slightly more expensive, but it basically just accounts for the extras, like leather seats, rear view camera etc. In our...
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    Re: Best wife best gift

    Are you sure you know how a bomb works? :-) C
  8. Re: Ongeluk, en versekering weier om skade te herstel

    OK, die mag dalk nie ,wees wat jy wil hoor nie maar kom ek verduidelik gou vir jou 'n bietjie geskiedenis rondom versekering. Die beginsels van versekering is oor honderde jare gevestig deur 'n...
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    Re: Wire tying tool

    Ok so lets do the sums. To do 50km of fence, it is still going to take 3 or 4 months. Lets be conservative and say that your solution, 3 guys can do the same work as one with the tool. What is...
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    Re: Trailer(s) for a farm in Mozambique

    Most 4x4 trailers are kitted out for Camping. I see Makro still sells the basic trailer and it includes an off-road model. They are not the strongest trailers around, but are priced reasonable, ...
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    Re: Wire tying tool

    Well maybe. We have to put up game fencing and the total length will be more than 50km. There is a dropper every 2 - 3 m. each dropper has to be tied about 10 times.So if you have a machine that...
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    Re: Wire tying tool

    Yes, that is the same tool that they use to tie closed potato bags. You have to buy the pieces of wire with the pre-prepared loops in the end though, and they are quite expensive.C
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    Re: Wire tying tool

    They are also made by brands such as Makita and Ryobi, but can't find them in SA.C
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    Re: Wire tying tool

    No,t one I am talking about has a spool of wire inside it. You hold it against the tying point, push the trigger and it: 1. Takes a trun of wire around the point. 2. Twists it to tie it. 3....
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    Re: Best Bakkie for the farm? Advice needed

    Agreed, we went through 2 and they are %$#^. I like the Mahindra's. For what you are looking at, if comfort is not a requirement (like air conditioning etc), go for the Bolero 4x4, you can...
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    Re: Wire tying tool

    Talking about wire tying, I have found on the Web information about electrical wire tyers. Not for this type of clamp hold, but for tying reinforcing bars when you do concrete work for instance. ...
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    Re: Tyre air compressor

    Lumber City (of all places) has a new brand and they currently have a special at R599.At that price I couldn't say no. Bought 2.I have used mine to pump the rear tire on a tractor from flat to...
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    Re: Namibian Memories Trip Report April 2018

    I add some memories? This was a flying safari in 2008. I concentrated mostly on the aerial pictures as opposed to the "normal" phodies. C
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    Re: Tiger Fishing Kabula Lodge Zambia

    Standard is to fly into Kasane. Most lodges there have transfers from there. Remember you have to go and land where there is customs, so Kasane works well (Vic falls is actually further from the...
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    Re: Interesting Ranger 3.2 vs 2.0 BTdi tow test

    Gerie, daar is mense wat net so sukkel om die verskil te verstaan tussen "Margin" En "Mark-up". 'n 100% "Mark-up" op jou produk, gee jou 'n 50% "Margin". Die punt is, daar was niks verkeerd...
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    Re: Interesting Ranger 3.2 vs 2.0 BTdi tow test

    Standad 2 wiskunde. 4/6!!!C
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    Re: Stop me from buying Unimog

    I know this is going off topic, but the vehicle treads as lightly as the pressure in its tyres. So if you drop the pressure in those big wheels down to 1.5 bar, it will put EXACTLY the same...
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    Re: Amarok ultimate off roader build

    But why???If you want an off-roader, get an off-roader. Why try to convert a platkar into an off-roader?C
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    Re: Swakop Elephant

    7500 acres? For THREE ellies? What are they thinking? In that part of the world you need more than 10 000 HECTARES (about 25 000 acres)for ONE elephant!!!!C
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    Re: Engines have come a long way!

    Francois, doen jouself 'n guns en gaan toetsbestuur 'n BMW M50D. 'n 3l diesel engine wat 300kw uitskop. Ek ry nou al een van 2012 af, en elke keer as ek op die oop pad hom sy kop gee om by ander...
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    Re: Code 10 vs code 8 vehicle

    Ek is bevrees hier is 'n paar mense wat nie hulle wette ken nie.Die PDP en die vereiste vir 'n code C lisensie is slegs van toepassing op "vrag voertuie" en "passassiers" voertuie.Daar is 'n...
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    Grand Cherokee Re: Awesome long distance cruiser.

    Who decided to revive a 2012 fred? For long distance cruising I'll stick with my BMW X! C
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    Re: Gas versus Eksdom.Lets put this one to bed.

    I haven't checked those studies, but I assure you gas works out cheaper. main reasons: 1.) you only heat what you need (i.e. even if you have a small 150l geyser, you have to heat the whole...
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    Re: Air rescue Kgalagadi national park.

    One more thing. There aren't any rescue helicopters stationed close enough to have the range to fly to the park. So if it is going to be an air rescue, it will have to be fixed wing. Doubt very...
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    Re: Air rescue Kgalagadi national park.

    Just a note from personal experience. Air evacuation WILL NOT take off for a rescue unless the patient has been confirmed as critical by medical staff. Not only is it about being sufficiently...
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    Re: Rock and surf Sodwana

    But you can always drive around via Lake Sibaya to 9 mile, and fish there. Just make sure not to leave your vehicle unattended (you can't drive it onto the beach so it is out of sight behind the...
  32. Re: 2008 Cayenne Turbo Offroad Experience & Tyre Advise

    Actually he will have to decrease it. a 255/55/18 will get you to about the same size, but there aren't many tyres in that size.C
  33. Re: 2008 Cayenne Turbo Offroad Experience & Tyre Advise

    From 295/35/21 to 265/65/18 gives you quite a jump in circumference (8.6%). Your speedo will be out, power will be different in different gears and the tyre might rub against the body.C
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    Re: Letís live our dream Camel Trophy

    Daai C mot nie deel van die URL wees nie maar die simple site laat mens nie toe om dit reg te maak nie.
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    Re: Letís live our dream Camel Trophy

    Die defender ouens doen dit elke jaar. Gaan loer bietjie, dit lyk lekker!https://www.facebook.com/DefenderTrophyAfrica/C
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