The Shocking truth!

Now to clear up a little bit of myth on leaf springs before we go too far, there is a particular aspect of this spring design which is sometimes misunderstood as self-dampening.

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Caravan park or a free camp site?

Councils vary in attitude, some welcome campers and some don’t. Those that do, must consider it a great tourism and economic boost for their communities.

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MEDICATIONS ON THE BIG LAP

Getting prescriptions filled … I have read so much on social media about restrictions Australia wide, I wanted to find out more.

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Petrol v Diesel

This old campfire argument has been going on for years and will probably never let up. Everyone has their own opinions and reasons for choosing what they buy. Well for now they do.

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Series 1 – Ep. 2 – Chicken Or Egg (vehicle or van)?


Do you get the van first or the tow vehicle?

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Bush Welding


Set yourself up with a bush welding kit using the list included, and you’ll never have to buy a beer again once your mates need some trackside repairs.

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4WD Weigh In

It’s time to weigh in on another subject!
A lot is discussed about caravans being overweight, but what about tow vehicles, particularly 4WD’s?
Please read on and listen to our podcast.

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Series 1 – Ep. 1 – Preparation


Our very first show, live in the Adelaide Hills. We were prepared (but nervous) for the show, are you prepared (and nervous) for your 4WD, caravan and camping travels? Maybe we can help!

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Anthony Kittel – Redarc – Campfire Conversation

Anthony Kittel from Redarc … the man, the business and a passion to produce quality Australian made products.

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Have you checked your tyres lately?

On close examination I have discovered a variety of manufacture dates, the oldest being 2007, that’s 9 years old! You can find the age on the side of your tyre in a 4 digit number, e.g. 4907. This means the 49th week of 2007.

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Our Latest Podcasts and Blogs

Are you an Inny or an Outy

Most well presented parks would (and should) provide this service.
A place to prepare, cook and consume meals, or simply gather for deep and meaningful conversation with fellow caravanners and campers.

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Wilcannia

Will ya stop at Wilcannia?
I am catching up on social media and see questions asking if it’s safe to stop?
First impressions of driving in probably count for a lot of the queries.

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Blogs – Browse by Category

Caravan New Year’s Resolutions

Caravan New Year’s Resolutions

It's about time us vans made a few resolutions, throw a few hints to our owners and get Australia On Track!

Caravan Rego & Length

Caravan Rego & Length

I don’t know about you, but I have trouble remembering my vehicle's registration.

Merry Christmas from Australia On Track

it’s Christmas here in Australia, good cheer, that’s what we will share. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/361491272" Read More

Are you an Inny or an Outy

Are you an Inny or an Outy

Most well presented parks would (and should) provide this service. A place to prepare, cook and consume meals, or simply gather for ... Read More

Wilcannia

Wilcannia

Will ya stop at Wilcannia? I am catching up on social media and see questions asking if it’s safe to stop? First impressions of ... Read More

Workshop – Solar

Workshop – Solar

Talking Solar with Steve Moore from Redarc at the 2017 Let's Go Caravan & Camping Show in SA

Inspirational Memories

Inspirational Memories

Not too many kids will remember their best weekend watching TV, but you can bet they’ll tell all their friends about the weekend by a ... Read More

Weight … What about the water?

Weight … What about the water?

Something that can be often overlooked is the water content simply because it is a necessity of life and its importance usually ... Read More

Water Filtration

Water Filtration

We prepped our filter appropriately, hooked up the water supply and walked away happy in the knowledge we would have an endless flow of Read More

New Year’s Resolution

New Year’s Resolution

Refrigerators – Compressor or 3 Way

Refrigerators – Compressor or 3 Way

Refrigerators - Compressor or 3 Way Do you have adequate solar? 3 Way was in your van at time of purchase … why change? Is gas more ... Read More

Towing Mirrors

Towing Mirrors

We spend heaps on a shiny new van, then often scrimp on the extras needed for towing it. Let’s talk mirrors … strap on, magnetic or ... Read More

Understanding Mechanics

Understanding Mechanics

Defender 130 – The Victorian High Country

Defender 130 – The Victorian High Country

Camping and 4WDing in the Victorian High Country. Defender 130.

Dual Batteries – Solar

Dual Batteries – Solar

Solar Power can get so confusing. What do size do I need, what can I run, what about dual batteries, do I use a solid panel or a ... Read More

MEDICATIONS ON THE BIG LAP

MEDICATIONS ON THE BIG LAP

Getting prescriptions filled … I have read so much on social media about restrictions Australia wide, I wanted to find out more.

Roof Racks

Roof Racks

It might be towing your van to your favourite fishing spot for the weekend, or exploring and travel as many miles as possible, maybe ... Read More

Anthony Kittel – Redarc – Campfire Conversation

Anthony Kittel – Redarc – Campfire Conversation

Anthony Kittel from Redarc ... the man, the business and a passion to produce quality Australian made products. [soundcloud ... Read More

4WD Weigh In

4WD Weigh In

It’s time to weigh in on another subject! A lot is discussed about caravans being overweight, but what about tow vehicles, ... Read More

Campfire Conversation – Camp Hosts

Campfire Conversation – Camp Hosts

Pour a glass, press play, sit back and enjoy the next 13 minutes, perhaps like me, it’ll remind you of what an amazing country we ... Read More

Are Caravan & Camping Shows worth it?

Are Caravan & Camping Shows worth it?

Please read more for our opinion. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/276605909" ... Read More

Service

Service

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Pre Trip Checks

Pre Trip Checks

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Bush Welding

Bush Welding

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You Lucky B……. (in a caring sharing way)

You Lucky B……. (in a caring sharing way)

I posted this on another blog site a while ago, but as a good mate and equally good mate-ette (think I just made up a word) are ... Read More

Caravanning With Kids

Caravanning With Kids

We'd like to introduce Adele, Wayne, Ashlee & Kate ... here's their story. We're also happy about them joining us, as we get Australia Read More

Camping with food  & travelling with meat

Camping with food & travelling with meat

From my experience as a butcher and as a camper, it depends on how long you are traveling for. First of all, make sure you have a ... Read More

Petrol v Diesel

Petrol v Diesel

This old campfire argument has been going on for years and will probably never let up. Everyone has their own opinions and reasons for ... Read More

Social Media and Camping

Social Media and Camping

Is social media for you, maybe not, personally I’m up for it, but I’m not addicted (I just check regularly) and remember with ... Read More

Panoramas

Panoramas

A collection of panoramas from Andrew Kennedy. Experimenting with this iPhone camera setting is fun. If you have images to share ... Read More

Five million stars or five stars?

Five million stars or five stars?

So many stars that you could almost touch (they seemed that close), so bright, different shapes and sizes, shooting stars, satellites ... Read More

Caravan Renovation

Caravan Renovation

If you are planning a reno or rebuild, please make sure that everything you add doesn’t take your van over it’s legal limit. If any ... Read More

Mornington in a Maui

Mornington in a Maui

We liked the motorhome, it was surprisingly easy to drive and park and the fuel consumption was pretty good. One of the downfalls was ... Read More

Have you checked your tyres lately?

Have you checked your tyres lately?

On close examination I have discovered a variety of manufacture dates, the oldest being 2007, that’s 9 years old! You can find the age ... Read More

Lake Boga – Drive By – Think Again

Lake Boga – Drive By – Think Again

Normally I would have driven past, but this time we noticed the signs and made that turn in, if we didn’t we wouldn’t have found an ... Read More

Caravan park or a free camp site?

Caravan park or a free camp site?

Councils vary in attitude, some welcome campers and some don’t. Those that do, must consider it a great tourism and economic boost for ... Read More

Compressors

Compressors

This essential item for your 4WD has been flogged to death in the market. There is so much junk around now it’s near impossible to tell Read More

Communications Spectrum

Communications Spectrum

Mobiles phones and Satellite phones do have their place in travel, but each has their drawback. The modern smartphone has taken the ... Read More

Ros Woodham – 2015

Ros Woodham – 2015

Her passion for Land Rovers and overlanding allows her to experience the essence of different places in close contact with the people, ... Read More

Flinders Ranges – October 2015

Flinders Ranges – October 2015

The Flinders Ranges is one of my all time favourite places on this earth. We stayed at Mt Little Homestead, just out of Hawker and ... Read More

Lakeside in SA – Top Spot

Lakeside in SA – Top Spot

As I write this I’m listening to the sound of a plane in the distance, or a boat on the river (about a kilometre away), but that’s ... Read More

Camping in Winter

Camping in Winter

The air is crisp and clean, you can have a camp fire (my favourite part), cook in a camp oven, enjoy some great South Aussie warming ... Read More

Chillin’ Time

Chillin’ Time

The insulation is absolutely critical to any fridge performance and the same applies to the little one shoved in the back of your 4WD ... Read More

Checked your first aid kit lately?

Checked your first aid kit lately?

The good old Aussies attitude of “she’ll be right” probably doesn't count here. A first aid kit is like insurance, you never know when ... Read More

A motorised bicycle pump or a real 4WD compressor?

A motorised bicycle pump or a real 4WD compressor?

There is so much junk on the market now its getting near impossible to tell the rubbish from the reliable. So here’s a few tips on ... Read More

The Shocking truth!

The Shocking truth!

Now to clear up a little bit of myth on leaf springs before we go too far, there is a particular aspect of this spring design which is ... Read More

Series 1 – Ep. 2 – Chicken Or Egg (vehicle or van)?

Series 1 – Ep. 2 – Chicken Or Egg (vehicle or van)?

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/232342984" ... Read More

Series 1 – Ep. 1 – Preparation

Series 1 – Ep. 1 – Preparation

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/231481298" ... Read More