River trip 7-11 August 2020 provisionally cancelled

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Re: River trip 7-11 August 2020

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So f I do tow and get into difficulty, would the trip companions offer help or go the "I told you so" route
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Re: River trip 7-11 August 2020

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This is the Patrol forum. Not the Cruiser forum.

However, should the trailer be broken to the point where it can't be towed, we may not have the equipment to help. Because we are the Patrol forum, we may not be the world's best bush mechanics.
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My advice after having done 9 of these river trips.... don't take a trailer.
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Dungbeetle wrote:
06 Jun 2020 18:12
So f I do tow and get into difficulty, would the trip companions offer help or go the "I told you so" route
Môre glo darm nie hulle sal so sê nie maar as so trailer vassit wat volgelaai is gaan jy sukkel om die ding uit te kry en nie gepraat hoe jou trokkie gaan juice suip nie jy mag dalk meer gebruik as wat jy kan saamdra. Daai trailer gaan soos n anker wees.

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Best advice is, don't take a trailer on the river trip. It's not like a Botswana or Namibia trip.
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Re: River trip 7-11 August 2020

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If you want to break your trailer take it along . Also remember the pace of moving along in convoy depends on the one infront of you we do both rivers in the time most other guys do the Letaba only .....i think come without and decide for next time 🤔 :mytwocents:

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Agreed, the Rivertrip is not made for a trailer. The Molototsi river especially is very technical in some places.

Just as a side note, which type of trailer is it?

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Pieter B wrote:
07 Jun 2020 20:33
Just as a side note, which type of trailer is it?
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Naand sê kêrels hoop dit gaan goed ek kan ongelukkig nie die jaar die rivertrip bywoon nie julle moet dit geniet dalk volgende jaar leke aand vir julle.
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Re: River trip 7-11 August 2020

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Voorspoed Wiets.

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