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Essential Bush Equipment

In Articles, Technical by Glyn Demmer0 Comments

Other than tools and recovery equipment which are the first items packed there are seven other items that I never go without. To me these are essential and I can not afford to leave them at home. BLADES I don’t go anywhere without my Super-Tool. My SOG is the favourite bush tool it’s robust and has geared jaws for heavy …

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Camp kitchen # 102 because we have done #101

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Well I have a little project , I have over the last few months been using items from my camping trommel and putting them back but it has become a bit messy and needs to be organised, so the picture that accompanies this article is the “ before shot” , I will work on the after shot. My needs may …

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Travelling with a Furry Friend.

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Taking the dog away for some time in the country? Well a few common sense tips will keep you all safe and sound. Firstly no dog should sit in the front on the drivers or passengers lap,in the event of an accident with an air bag deploying the consequence would be disasterous. There are so many pet friendly destinations around …

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Ranger Bands – A Quick Life Hack

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Ranger bands originated in the American armed forces, they  are simply used to hold gear in place when troops are deployed. They are in fact nothing other than heavy duty rubber bands with multiple uses. So I took to Google and found out how simple they are to make, one will need the following; An old bicycle inner tube Scissors …

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An every day carry tip!

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Whatever you need to repair duct tape remains the most versatile item you should be carrying. Sometimes you need a quick fix and because duct tape generally comes in a sizable roll it’s nowhere where you need it! Well I solved two problems at the same time,my security gates have similar locks and all too often I insert the wrong …

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Rhino Park – Adventure Included

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We will soon post pictures of the Inter Club Funday held on the 9th to our Facebook page ,however we visited the trail the other day as we had only previously been exposed to the academic track which is used for training. Rhino Park is situated off the R55 on the Renosterfontein farm approximately 35 km from Pretoria and 11km …

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School Holidays

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Government schools have returned from a well deserved break and now it’s the turn of private schools to go on holiday .We have already seen too many serious crashes in 2017 claiming the lives of hundreds of people. Motorists need to be alert behind the wheel, focus on the road and obey the rules of the road, and be courteous …

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Cross Country partners with Bridgestone

In Adventures, Articles, Competitions, Featured Content, Technical, Vehicles by Glyn Demmer0 Comments

The 4×4 club challenge sponsored by Bridgestone is a 4×4 driving based challenge for all standard production vehicles. This year sees Cross Country on board as a major sponsor,” It’s our business and we are proud to partner with Bridgestone in this prestigious event” says Ian Georgeson , M.D of Cross Country ”These are our people and we are happy …

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Take a Day Off!

In Adventures, Articles, Gallery, Places by Glyn Demmer0 Comments

As you know Cross Country are sponsors of the prestigious Bridgestone Club Challenge, the recent elimination rounds were based at Hanati Chalets in the Dinokeng reserve roughly 35 km north of pretoria in the Hammanskraal / Rust de Winter district. The day was an apetiser for more as Dinokeng is really unexplored terrain and  offers big 5 viewing on our …

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LIUWA PLAINS WESTERN ZAMBIA

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INTRODUCTION Appeal rating 5/5 A safari to Liuwa Plains in Western Zambia is probably one of the more adventurous safaris that Explore Africa Adventures have on offer. Liuwa Plain National Park is situated in Barotseland on the Upper Zambezi Flood Plains, Western Province, Zambia. Co-Ords 40°10’ & 14°48’South and 27°07’& 23°00’ East. The Park covers an area of 3660 sq …

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