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...
The real ol’ Bourke.

The real ol’ Bourke.

When Russell and Tracey Shepherd decided to buy a motel, they weren’t banking on getting the whole town. But that’s what they got when they bought the ageing premises now known as the Bourke Riverside Motel. The property is...
Inspirational Memories

Inspirational Memories

I was recently tinkering with the ‘van set up again and my mind wandered off to some past travels we have enjoyed where this little addition would have been handy. Placing the tools down on the bench for a...
Water Filtration

Water Filtration

Please listen to this short excerpt from a previous podcast, then read the blog below. Since recording this, the filter we talk about has been tested … with some surprising results. Andrew and I recently chatted about water filtration...
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...
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...