Product Review – Shooaway

Everyone hates flies, especially when they are hanging around your BBQ of dinner table.  When traveling around Oz those annoying insects can reach plague proportions at some campsites.  The is nothing worse when trying to enjoy happy hour and someone has to constantly be on food alert.  Enter the Shooaway. The ShooAway is a battery […]

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Product Review – Scrubba Wash Bag

We travel a lot, both around Oz in our 5th wheeler and around the Globe. Whilst we have a fully automatic washing machine in the 5ver, we do not always have access to the 40lts of water required for each load. Whilst backpacking overseas and cruising on ships Jan tends to wash out a few […]

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Caravan Towing Weights Explained

There are some very important weights that you need to be aware of and understand when towing a caravan or trailer. The following definitions need to be considered carefully: Tare Weight or Tare Mass Tare weight or mass this is the net weight of your caravan as delivered from the manufacturer (with no occupants, payload […]

Updated: February 1, 2017 by admin

How to Check Caravan Ball Weight

Ball Weight is the amount of weight the fully laden caravan/trailer imposes vertically on the tow bar of the tow vehicle. Trailer Ball Weight is not a specification defined by the manufacturer, it is the actual weight imposed on the rear of the tow vehicle Unsure how you can measure your caravan’s tow ball weight […]

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UHF Channel Guide

UHF CB or citizen band radio is a 80 channel two-way radio system that uses the 476.4250–477.4125MHz, radio spectrum for short-distance line of sight communications. The Australian Government has legislated that channels 5 & 35 on the UHF CB Band are reserved for emergency use only  As at January 2007 the maximum penalties for the […]

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Mixing old and new AGM batteries

Caravan Batteries (talking AGM here) change their parameters with age and cycling. All being equal, you get optimum performance with matched cells.

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Cape Range National Park Camping

Cape Range National Park is situated on the west side of the North West Cape near Exmouth, WA and includes 50kms of pristine white sandy beaches, turquoise waters and access to the World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef, Please note, kangaroos are often encountered on the roads within the Cape Range National Park, so please drive slowly […]

Updated: April 11, 2017 by admin