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    We are 6 guys going on a camping trip through Botswana to the Caprivi and back for 15 days, now, I've heard less is more, but what do we need?

    PS, swambo's are gigling in the back ground. . .
    Gaan daar waar daar nie nog nie 'n pad is nie en los jou eie spoor!

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    Quote Originally Posted by coolhands View Post
    We are 6 guys going on a camping trip through Botswana to the Caprivi and back for 15 days, now, I've heard less is more, but what do we need?
    PS, swambo's are gigling in the back ground. . .
    Vehicle papers
    Passports
    Tool kit - include a hammer
    Spade
    Tyre gauge
    Compressor
    Puncture repair kit
    Jack(s) plus jacking plate
    Tow rope
    Jerry cans for fuel
    Plastic cans for water
    Lots of tie down straps
    Extra rope - thin and thick
    Cable ties
    Blou draad

    Chairs
    Table
    Lights
    Tent
    Bedding
    Torches
    Braai grid
    Kitchen stuff
    Washing up and for clothes
    Food
    Drink
    Cooler box/es (I use one hard shell plus soft bags)

    Binocs
    Cameras
    Reference books
    Maps
    GPS

    Medical kit
    Malaria prophylaxis
    Water purification tablets
    Tabard

    That should do it - keep it as light as possible.

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    hand wipes

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    vaseline / lipstick
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    Sunscreen.

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    Thanks will start with that and see if everything fits in!
    Gaan daar waar daar nie nog nie 'n pad is nie en los jou eie spoor!

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    How many vehicles?
    Kobus

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    Seed Net over your radiator...specially for Bots in Spring !!!

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    Matches or lighter, gas bottle and gas cooker top, batteries for torch, kettle.

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    Add to my list: duct tape

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Weaver View Post
    Add to my list: duct tape
    Hi, Tony,

    You mean "keeping engine fluids inside and water outside" ??

    Depends whether they drive a Landy or not !!

    Cheers.

    Eric

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    Quote Originally Posted by eric60260 View Post
    Hi, Tony,
    You mean "keeping engine fluids inside and water outside" ??
    Depends whether they drive a Landy or not !!
    Cheers.
    Eric
    Hehe... When Mike broke the leaf spring on his HiLux in Zambia in October, we did a bush repair that involved wire, a chain, some tie down straps, a block of wood - and lashings of duct tape. Worked a charm.

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    Ok i dont know if its just me, but i take toilet paper with.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OFFROAD ADDICT View Post
    Ok i dont know if its just me, but i take toilet paper with.
    It's just you, Ian. The rest of us are tuff.

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    Flip Flops for the shower for swambo...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Southerndreams View Post
    Flip Flops for the shower for swambo...
    Bee Tee, they are not taking swambo's with so they do not need to be too elaborate regarding the washing process
    Tyre repair kit and pump and an extra spare wheel is always high on my list. The saying goes if you got it you wii not need it but if you do not have it you have a greased finger.
    Barnie Hickman
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    Silicon tape.

    Perhaps not a second spare wheel and tyre but just a tyre. Excess weight is your enemy when overlanding.

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    We once fixed a cutted rubber boot
    with duct tape and cling wrap,
    lasted from Kgalagadi to CT.

    But as there are no swambos going on th trip,
    clingwrap might be needless?

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    Ratchet straps
    pop rivets and plier (can fix many things)
    extra tire tube (you can do many thing with bits of rubber)
    12V to 220 V converter
    Pierre
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