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River trip 6 tot 10 aug 2015

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Re: River trip 6 tot 10 aug 2015

Postby JoshJ » 12 Aug 2015 18:27

Just some feedback. Scubbed the Patrol today. Just scraped the tin foils underneath. Nothings bend or broken. Got 5.1km/l in the river. And 6.2 km/liter all round. Must add I was driving between 120 and 140 on the way home and pushing it where I could.
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Re: River trip 6 tot 10 aug 2015

Postby Andre Steyn » 12 Aug 2015 20:19

Manne wanneer laai julle nou bietjie videos op.......????
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Re: River trip 6 tot 10 aug 2015

Postby Peter Connan » 12 Aug 2015 20:37

The last obstacle of the day was another rocky ridge, but not nearly as bad as the previous one.

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The camp was a pleasant place, with good shade and clean, soft sand. Collecting firewood was a nightly affair, greatly assisted by a couple of "boom-scooters" (chainsaws) brought along by Tinus and Phillip.

Here's Rakker bringing a log for cutting.

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Once again, a beautiful evening with lots of stars and almost no wind.

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In the morning, Tinus got warmed up by charging the wall of drift sand just under our campsite.

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He was soon joined by Josh, Michael, Errol and Tony's son.

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Graham's contribution to camping hygiene is this shower made from a "cat fooler".
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Re: River trip 6 tot 10 aug 2015

Postby Peter Connan » 12 Aug 2015 20:51

Michael found a rock to pose on:

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later, we passed under a bridge and Evan asked to be allowed to take some pics as the cars drove past underneath. Seemed like a good idea to me too.

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Then, somebody found an even better rock to pose on.

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Re: River trip 6 tot 10 aug 2015

Postby DEVOLSCHENK » 12 Aug 2015 21:17

Wel wat sal ek nou se. Die limo het vir die hele trip net 2 valve caps, 2 tin foil steps en 2 conrods verloor. My brandstofverbruik was reeds baie goed maar na die conrods was dit fenominaal. Graham en Erol het egter bietjie swaarder geloop met die extra potrol op sleeptou QQQ .

Sodra ek bietjie tyd kry sal ek fotos oplaai.

Vir die petrolheads kan ek net se dat vir die bietjie tyd wat julle opmaak met die drags het die diesels dubbel by gekry toe julle gaan brandstof soek het. Lol.

Ek kan die hele uitstappie net beskryf as WOWWWWW en die ouens is n stunning klomp bymekaar. Dankie vir die aangename ervaring ek is beslis weer by.

Sal net eers die limo bietjie hoogte moet gee en die dti weer aan die draai moet kry.
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Re: River trip 6 tot 10 aug 2015

Postby arnosl001 » 12 Aug 2015 22:13

Hi Gents I have posted a link below with a story book containing all my photo's and video's.

Have a look I have video's of all the 4 star action towards the end.

Hope you can access it and view it.

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Re: River trip 6 tot 10 aug 2015

Postby Michael » 12 Aug 2015 22:51

Baie nice album Arno!!
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Re: River trip 6 tot 10 aug 2015

Postby SJC » 13 Aug 2015 06:12

Ja, baie mooi Arno. Ek sien jy het ook n foto van die muis wat jou braaivleis wou steel :rolling:
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Re: River trip 6 tot 10 aug 2015

Postby Tinus lotz » 13 Aug 2015 06:50

Mooi man arno great video van daai rowwe area... :salute:
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Re: River trip 6 tot 10 aug 2015

Postby Wilkie » 13 Aug 2015 08:03

Great ....Great....Great
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