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by Peter Connan
20 Apr 2019 11:30
Forum: 11. Chassis, Bodywork & Trim
Topic: Left barn door extension
Replies: 52
Views: 3761

Re: Left barn door extension

Gents, I have stock of these brackets.
by Peter Connan
18 Apr 2019 05:49
Forum: 33. Happy Birthday!!!
Topic: Happy birthday Pgreef
Replies: 10
Views: 39

Happy birthday Pgreef

Baie geluk Paul
by Peter Connan
17 Apr 2019 18:07
Forum: 18. Vehicle Accessories
Topic: Winch or sand ladders or both
Replies: 7
Views: 189

Re: Winch or sand ladders or both

I have also been on the end of a winch cable just twice in ten years. One of those times, the winch was just a precaution to stop the car from flipping/rolling over. The other time, a winch on my own car would have been useless, as the recovery had to be done from the side. I heve been on the wrong ...
by Peter Connan
16 Apr 2019 19:24
Forum: 18. Vehicle Accessories
Topic: Winch or sand ladders or both
Replies: 7
Views: 189

Re: Winch or sand ladders or both

I don't think there's a standard answer here.

It depends on where and what.

A winch is close to useless if you thunder into the Makgadigadi pans alone, but sand ladders are useless if you drown the electrical system in the Khwai river...
by Peter Connan
16 Apr 2019 15:09
Forum: 19. Overlanding/Camping Equipment
Topic: Drawer systems for patrols
Replies: 18
Views: 411

Re: Drawer systems for patrols

When conzidering materials of manufacture, weight is but one factor. Strength, cost and manufacturing costs are also important. If I wanted to make the system from Aluminium, I would have needed to go thicker to make the hooks strong enough, which would have reduced the weight advantage quite a lot....
by Peter Connan
16 Apr 2019 05:27
Forum: 19. Overlanding/Camping Equipment
Topic: Drawer systems for patrols
Replies: 18
Views: 411

Re: Drawer systems for patrols

Mine looks rather ugly compared to the others posted above.

It is documented here: https://www.patrol4x4.co.za/viewtopic.p ... lit=Drawer
by Peter Connan
11 Apr 2019 05:33
Forum: 13c. Headlights and Replacement Lights
Topic: Led Hoof ligte
Replies: 43
Views: 7965

Re: Led Hoof ligte

Just a question: does it interfere with the radio, or with the sound system as a whole.

In other words, do CD's etc. play fine?
by Peter Connan
11 Apr 2019 05:26
Forum: 33. Happy Birthday!!!
Topic: Happy birthday Mikethebike, PieterB
Replies: 13
Views: 84

Happy birthday Mikethebike, PieterB

Many happy returns Gents
by Peter Connan
10 Apr 2019 16:34
Forum: 30. Campfire/Kampvuur
Topic: The funny side of a Jeep......
Replies: 3
Views: 93

Re: The funny side of a Jeep......

:rolling: :rolling:

I thought the bottom was the funny side...
by Peter Connan
09 Apr 2019 18:04
Forum: 20. Comms
Topic: Vehicle mobile comms, what do you use?
Replies: 23
Views: 425

Re: Vehicle mobile comms, what do you use?

Bosvark. UHF hand-held, but I use it usually with an external antenna and microphone.

One day I might actually get my finger out my bum and mount the thing somewhere, and as these things go, the next day I will get a built-in radio...

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