Winch V Lockers

Winch V Lockers

In the 4WD and Touring scene, the same questions seem to circulate often, be it around social media or  a flickering campfire. What’s best; Diesel vs Petrol, Manual vs Auto, Winch vs Lockers, Charred-black vs Soft-melt marshmallows over the campfire. All very...
Workshop – Solar

Workshop – Solar

And now for something completely different … Chris and I on camera (joined by Steve Moore from Redarc). At the 2017 Let’s Go Caravan & Camping Show in SA, we conducted a series of workshops, Steve kindly agreed to join us and the folks at Redarc sent a...
Understanding Mechanics

Understanding Mechanics

It might just save you a bundle and add to some fun on the tracks.   Gday, Chris here again. There’s been a few drinks between yarns, as the wife and I have been busy making some plans to travel a bit more, down the road a little though. I guess you could say...
Dual Batteries – Solar

Dual Batteries – Solar

Solar Power can get so confusing. What size do I need, what can I run, what about dual batteries, how are they connected, do I use a solid panel or a folding panel? The list goes on! I headed down to Redarc and spoke to Steve Moore, he even told me what a BCDC is. A...
Roof Racks

Roof Racks

G’day, Chris here again. I’d like to share my thoughts on Roof Racks, their placement, load and safety. It might be towing your van to your favourite fishing spot for the weekend, or exploring and travel as many miles as possible, maybe heading off into the deep...
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, particularly 4WD’s? You add this and that, a heavy roof rack and throw stuff on top of that, your metal cable on your winch … is there another...
Bush Welding

Bush Welding

Set yourself up a bush welding kit using the list below, and you’ll never have to buy a beer again once your mates need some trackside repairs. Set of heavy duty jumper leads with sturdy battery clamps Connecting cable to link two batteries in series Set of...
Petrol v Diesel

Petrol v Diesel

Petrol v Diesel The never ending argument … the petrol versus diesel debate. 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. That...