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bigguwesty
2nd February 2013, 01:00 PM
Welcome Guys to the lounge.
It's a lounge, so everything and anything SA is allowed..

So how's that oil find up north.. I'm keeping a close eye on that for job prospects...

Kallen Westbrook
Owner of
Westy's Accessories (http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/showthread.php?15134-Westy-s-Accessories.-A-small-back-yard-builder.)

growler2058
2nd February 2013, 01:14 PM
If we're half smart we won't tap into it till the Arabs run out!


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threedogs
2nd February 2013, 01:17 PM
Anything SA eh, has anyone come across even one of the 20,000 odd ostriches wild
in the Maree sort of area.

bigguwesty
2nd February 2013, 01:21 PM
If we're half smart we won't tap into it till the Arabs run out!


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I know.. make some real quick cash...


Anything SA eh, has anyone come across even one of the 20,000 odd ostriches wild
in the Maree sort of area.

Nope

Kallen Westbrook
Owner of
Westy's Accessories (http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/showthread.php?15134-Westy-s-Accessories.-A-small-back-yard-builder.)

growler2058
2nd February 2013, 01:22 PM
I saw a few in mallee scrub over xmas


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Maxhead
2nd February 2013, 01:36 PM
I reckon SA and WA should join, you might get like 6 members then....hahhahaha

bigguwesty
2nd February 2013, 01:53 PM
I reckon SA and WA should join, you might get like 6 members then....hahhahaha

Oy.. go make your own lounge....

Kallen Westbrook
Owner of
Westy's Accessories (http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/showthread.php?15134-Westy-s-Accessories.-A-small-back-yard-builder.)

MudRunnerTD
2nd February 2013, 01:56 PM
Oy.. go make your own lounge....

Kallen Westbrook
Owner of
Westy's Accessories (http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/showthread.php?15134-Westy-s-Accessories.-A-small-back-yard-builder.)

He would but its lonely in a small room. They call it Solitary Confinement for a reason!





*** made this a sticky in the SA section.

Maxhead
2nd February 2013, 02:01 PM
Oy.. go make your own lounge....




He would but its lonely in a small room. They call it Solitary Confinement for a reason!

.


Now I stopped pi55ing myself laughing....Dazz is spot on. Right on the money...hahahhahahah

growler2058
2nd February 2013, 02:14 PM
I reckon SA and WA should join, you might get like 6 members then....hahhahaha

Ohhhhhh yeah look at the huge act contingent pffffft all 1 of ya


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Maxhead
2nd February 2013, 02:18 PM
Ohhhhhh yeah look at the huge act contingent pffffft all 1 of ya



OY! There's 2 of us here.....ummm hold on who's the other guy??? lol

TPC
2nd February 2013, 02:30 PM
Anything SA eh, has anyone come across even one of the 20,000 odd ostriches wild
in the Maree sort of area.

My brother in law had one of those kamikaze feather dusters run between his car and camper while he was driving up near Chowilla on the Murray, blood and guts everyware and split the pvc pipe holding his annex poles.

growler2058
2nd February 2013, 02:40 PM
OY! There's 2 of us here.....ummm hold on who's the other guy??? lol

Probably your imaginary friend hahahahahaha


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bigguwesty
2nd February 2013, 02:41 PM
My brother in law had one of those kamikaze feather dusters run between his car and camper while he was driving up near Chowilla on the Murray, blood and guts everyware and split the pvc pipe holding his annex poles.

They make a hell of a mess for just a bunch of feathers hay.

Kallen Westbrook
Owner of
Westy's Accessories (http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/showthread.php?15134-Westy-s-Accessories.-A-small-back-yard-builder.)

Maxhead
2nd February 2013, 02:47 PM
Probably your imaginary friend hahahahahaha


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Leave him alone...he's a good guy!

growler2058
2nd February 2013, 02:57 PM
Leave him alone...he's a good guy!

That's not what he said about you ;)


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MudRunnerTD
2nd February 2013, 03:06 PM
Leave him alone...he's a good guy!

Yeah I heard that other bloke was Bipolar! Explains allot!

MudRunnerTD
2nd February 2013, 03:07 PM
Kris I was going to make you your own Lounge that we could visit you in but allas! There is No ACT section!! DOH!

Maxhead
2nd February 2013, 03:13 PM
Kris I was going to make you your own Lounge that we could visit you in but allas! There is No ACT section!! DOH!

Yeah I know, ripped off or what! It would be a very quiet lounge mate so I'll harass all the other just like I've done here...hahahha

bigguwesty
4th February 2013, 08:32 AM
So what's new on this fine Monday?

Kallen Westbrook
Owner of
Westy's Accessories (http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/showthread.php?15134-Westy-s-Accessories.-A-small-back-yard-builder.)

dirtygu
21st February 2013, 07:54 PM
yeah im looking out for positions up there hope something happens soon

bigguwesty
21st February 2013, 08:40 PM
yeah im looking out for positions up there hope something happens soon

Same here. There are a few little spots which may happen, but if the grubberment keeps raping them I dought anything will progress...

Kallen Westbrook
Owner of
Westy's Accessories (http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/showthread.php?15134-Westy-s-Accessories.-A-small-back-yard-builder.)

dirtygu
4th March 2013, 06:51 PM
haha as usual the grubberment spoiles our fun :(

bigguwesty
4th March 2013, 07:02 PM
What's new up north? Dry as hell down here.. down 100mm of the average for Feb.. we got 13mm for the month..
Not good

Kallen Westbrook
Owner of
Westy's Accessories (http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/showthread.php?15134-Westy-s-Accessories.-A-small-back-yard-builder.)

growler2058
4th March 2013, 07:06 PM
Not that far nth here inda big smoke but its drrrrryyyyyy

bigguwesty
4th March 2013, 07:47 PM
Yea was there on the weekend... Not nice

Kallen Westbrook
Owner of
Westy's Accessories (http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/showthread.php?15134-Westy-s-Accessories.-A-small-back-yard-builder.)

TPC
4th March 2013, 09:48 PM
Flew into Brisbane today and then drove to Miles and there is flooded fields and roads everyware, be great if a bit of the rain there are getting here headed down to SA.

bigguwesty
4th March 2013, 10:24 PM
Need a big pipeline from north to south, east to west..

Kallen Westbrook
Owner of
Westy's Accessories (http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/showthread.php?15134-Westy-s-Accessories.-A-small-back-yard-builder.)

bigguwesty
20th March 2013, 07:37 AM
How's everyone enjoying the cooler weather?

Kallen Westbrook
Owner of
Westy's Accessories (http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/showthread.php?15134-Westy-s-Accessories.-A-small-back-yard-builder.)

Drewboyaus
23rd March 2013, 12:06 AM
See the Bombers fly up, up.
To win the premiership flag....
Go bombers!


Tip tip tip......tap tap tap....

TPC
23rd March 2013, 12:43 AM
Is there a way of preventing Mexicans posting on this thread?

Drewboyaus
23rd March 2013, 09:48 AM
So if we're Mexican, does that make you blokes Venezuelan?


Tip tip tip......tap tap tap....

growler2058
23rd March 2013, 09:58 AM
So if we're Mexican, does that make you blokes Venezuelan?


Tip tip tip......tap tap tap....

No........

wildgu6
23rd March 2013, 10:30 AM
See the Bombers fly up, up.
To win the premiership flag....
Go bombers!


Tip tip tip......tap tap tap....

Poop I hit the wrong button, long road ahead buddy with a few road blocks.....
GO THE BLUES


TAPPN OUT

Drewboyaus
23rd March 2013, 11:32 AM
No........

Honduran?


Tip tip tip......tap tap tap....

growler2058
23rd March 2013, 12:02 PM
Honduran?


Tip tip tip......tap tap tap....

No........


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Drewboyaus
23rd March 2013, 12:11 PM
No........


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Definitely Costa Rican....


Tip tip tip......tap tap tap....

growler2058
23rd March 2013, 12:15 PM
Definitely Costa Rican....


Tip tip tip......tap tap tap....

NO........

taslucas
23rd March 2013, 12:34 PM
I don't get all this "south of the border" Mexican stuff? If Vic is south, THEN WHAT ARE WE??? (come on, I've just given it to you on a platter!)

FanTapstic!

growler2058
23rd March 2013, 01:29 PM
I don't get all this "south of the border" Mexican stuff? If Vic is south, THEN WHAT ARE WE??? (come on, I've just given it to you on a platter!)

FanTapstic!

Lets not get started on Aliens, illegal or otherwise ;)

Drewboyaus
23rd March 2013, 07:32 PM
Alright, alright, alright......Panamanian for sure!
LMAO


Tip tip tip......tap tap tap....

TPC
23rd March 2013, 07:35 PM
Lets not get started on Aliens, illegal or otherwise ;)
Especially aliens with two heads.

bigguwesty
30th April 2013, 06:11 PM
So sa crew, what's the head count for the meet in the middle trip..?

Kallen Westbrook
Owner of
Westy's Accessories (http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/showthread.php?15134-Westy-s-Accessories.-A-small-back-yard-builder.)

growler2058
30th April 2013, 06:42 PM
Unsure....

Winnie
30th April 2013, 06:49 PM
You going Growler?

taslucas
30th April 2013, 06:59 PM
Especially aliens with two heads.


So sa crew, what's the head count for the meet in the middle trip..?

Kallen Westbrook
Owner of
Westy's Accessories (http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/showthread.php?15134-Westy-s-Accessories.-A-small-back-yard-builder.)

If i was coming then i guess that would put the head count up by two. hahaha

Maxhead
30th April 2013, 06:59 PM
You going Growler?

Its the shemale season around that time for bumgrowler ,isn't it??? LOL

growler2058
30th April 2013, 07:14 PM
MMMMMMmmmmmmmmmmm something like that Chrisso

bigguwesty
1st May 2013, 12:50 AM
You tagging along growler.. I'm keen to try these chillies...


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Owner of
Westy's Accessories (http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/showthread.php?15134-Westy-s-Accessories.-A-small-back-yard-builder.)

growler2058
1st May 2013, 05:11 AM
Not sure yet meant to be going to Vietnam Laos and Thailand so am thinking if I can maybe meet the family over there and possibly do a quick catch up with you lot in Birdsville maybe

AJTich
23rd October 2013, 11:18 PM
He's funny that Nisshead guy... LOL. :) Meanwhile.... Ostriches??? Biiiiiiiig thigh and legs in your KFC if they catch them...
A&J

Bluecrab
19th December 2013, 09:20 PM
Price ULP $1.63.5 in Adel 2day, was cheaper in Wallaroo $1.51
coincidence how it goes up on school holidays, long w,ends.

Chubba
7th August 2015, 09:40 AM
Where'd everybody go?

NEKMNIT
7th August 2015, 01:28 PM
Where'd everybody go?

probably chasing ostriches... Chubba are you or any one keen to organise a group trip within SA?

Chubba
7th August 2015, 09:10 PM
Yeah mate I would be interested in that. What are you thinking, weekend or something a bit longer. I've been thinking of googs track or Gawler rangers lately. We could do either of those in a four day weekend. Or maybe a one or two night jaunt in the mid north somewhere. Times another thing. Weekend of 5th Sep is a long weekend for me. I've got trips planed for Oct and Nov then it's Xmas then we start looking into the new year when tempretures need to be taken into account.

NEKMNIT
8th August 2015, 03:39 PM
yeah mate Gawler ranges sounds good, just a small 4 day get away would be great. I'm a shift worker. I have every second weekend off Thursday to Monday.im rostered on the weekend of the 5th though

threedogs
8th August 2015, 04:09 PM
You guys need a lounge , us Mexicans use a Chaise lol
apparently there are 20K wild ostriches in SA,
I've been outback SA heaps of time and never seen one
Diesel is $1.27 in Melb ATM

Rock Trol
8th August 2015, 07:45 PM
Is it the 5th of Sept for sure? Might check what I am doing then.

my third 256
9th August 2015, 08:39 AM
You guys need a lounge , us Mexicans use a Chaise lol
apparently there are 20K wild ostriches in SA,
I've been outback SA heaps of time and never seen one
Diesel is $1.27 in Melb ATM
dont you mean emus as ostriches are in africa

Chubba
15th August 2015, 06:03 AM
Is it the 5th of Sept for sure? Might check what I am doing then.

We may have missed the 5th of Oct but I am still keen for Gawler Rangers. Let me put a bit of an itinerary together and get back to you. There's a couple of Public Access Routes up that way I wouldn't mine checking out.


and by the way GO YOU CROWS!!

outback
20th August 2015, 01:49 AM
Diesel is $1.27 in Melb ATM

Hope its dropped.
Can buy it at $1.18 - $1.19 in Adelaide at present, 20 Aug.
The country is ripping us off at $1.27 plus depending

Ibbo
20th August 2015, 09:52 PM
We may have missed the 5th of Oct but I am still keen for Gawler Rangers. Let me put a bit of an itinerary together and get back to you. There's a couple of Public Access Routes up that way I wouldn't mine checking out.


and by the way GO YOU CROWS!!

I could be interested in an SA trip depending on when it happens. Not been to the Gawler Ranges so would be keen to have a look. Haven't used that front diff for a while either....
and yes, lets hope the crows can finish of the year playing as well as they have the last couple of weeks!

Chubba
26th August 2015, 08:02 PM
I have also posted this in the members meet up thread. I thought I would put it here as well for us South Aussies.
This is what I'm thinking of guys some time next April, May or June some time after the heat of summer. From what I've seen in other post a firm date is needed or nothing happens. So if I give it a range to start with then firm up a date if I get any feed back, or not in a couple of weeks. At lest that gives people some certainty.
We could meet up in Port Augusta (BP truck stop Hwy 1) Sat afternoon then make our way to Pildappa Rock (about 3 hours west on Eyre Highway) to set up camp for the night. Need to go through Wudinna before 10:00 pm so we can juice up before the servo closes. Day 2 Head towards Gawler Rangers and set up camp in the national park probably Kokodo camp(about 40km) Explore the park for rest of the day. Day 3 head to the east of the park till we get to the boundary (about depending on where we go) and drive along Public Access Route 11(about 85km) This will lead us to Drekurmi Rd. Where we head north to Public Access Route 23(about 40km) This we lead us north east to Nonning. Hear we can follow the Nonnung Rd South East all the way to Iron Knob(about 72km). From Iron Knob it's up to you what you do. Head home or stay at Iron Knob, Whyalla (about 50km) or Port Augusta (about 70km) for the night to head home the next day. A lot of driving in a few days but that's what we do.
Any feed back welcome.

growler2058
26th August 2015, 08:19 PM
Get a poll going mate


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bigguwesty
27th August 2015, 07:39 PM
Just replied. Wife is now working and is required to work weekends.
A pain yes but the extra $$$$ will be wicked.
We'll see how we go

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Chubba
28th August 2015, 05:33 PM
Just a little bit more info for our trip.
Last fuel stop is Wudinna (ULP, LPG and Diesel) closes at 10pm so we will be there in plenty of time this is about 50km from our first camp. Longest distance with out fuel, allowing for park exploring could be up to 550km or with a 40km detour to Kimba (7am - 8pm ULP, LPG, Diesel) that could be brought down to 410km.
What ever people are comfortable with.

growler2058
28th August 2015, 07:51 PM
Mmmmm I'll be needing Jerry's then

TPC
28th August 2015, 08:56 PM
You should be able to do that with what you have in the tanks.

Chubba
28th August 2015, 09:41 PM
Mmmmm I'll be needing Jerry's then
No you won't dingle. You have a Diesel. Remember.

Chubba
30th August 2015, 04:19 PM
This track is only suitable for 4WDs and links a popular route from the
Gawler Ranges Mail Road to Kimba in the south. From Nonning to Kimba is approximately 85kms, with the PAR crossing through a working pastoral lease for 55kms in the southern Gawler Ranges region.
The northern turn-off is 72kms north west of Iron Knob, about 1km past the Nonning Homestead. To access the track from Kimba, travel 8kms along the Buckleboo Road to Drekumi Road, then north for 20kms.
Camping is permitted within 250 metres of the track but not within 500 metres of a stock watering point or within 1km of a building.
Please respect any stock or infrastructure that you may encounter along the route.
This is a remote area ensure you are self-sufficient with adequate water, food, fuel and medical supplies. Also ensure your vehicle has spares and reliable communications.
This is one of the PARs we will be doing on the trip. Sounds good.

Clunk
30th August 2015, 06:43 PM
************ bump**********

growler2058
30th August 2015, 06:49 PM
************ bump**********

Who let you in here?

Clunk
30th August 2015, 06:51 PM
Who let you in here?
I was just trying to help you crow eaters out a wee bit..... coz Im nice like that

Softy
30th August 2015, 06:54 PM
Radelaide Check in.

Chubba
13th September 2015, 09:34 PM
Any more interest in the Gawler Rangers or any other comments?

Chubba
16th September 2015, 04:33 PM
Storms in Adelaide. North Eastern suburbs flash flooding.

Ibbo
16th September 2015, 04:37 PM
Few big dumps of rain in the Adelaide hills and plenty of lightning but no flooding as yet.

TPC
16th September 2015, 06:19 PM
Did not get a drop at Daw Park where I work.

growler2058
16th September 2015, 07:04 PM
Fork all in the city

Clunk
16th September 2015, 07:11 PM
yeah none over here either, just a mild 23deg .................. larrrrrrrrrrvly

Chubba
17th September 2015, 05:06 AM
Fork all in the city
Didn't you see the sky out to the east stupid?

growler2058
17th September 2015, 02:22 PM
Yup but NO rain China
http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/images/imported/2015/09/232.jpg


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Chubba
7th October 2015, 07:34 PM
Yup but NO rain China
http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/images/imported/2015/09/232.jpg


Are you doing your job bro? I see someone with no PPE
Too busy looking at pretty sky.

growler2058
7th October 2015, 11:08 PM
Are you doing your job bro? I see someone with no PPE
Too busy looking at pretty sky.

I'm a foreman again now ol m8! ;)


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bigguwesty
8th October 2015, 07:09 AM
Are you doing your job bro? I see someone with no PPE
Too busy looking at pretty sky.
That's him in the photo. Lol

Chubba
8th October 2015, 07:23 AM
I'm a foreman again now ol m8! ;)

Oh that's right, the words foreman and safety can't be used in the same sentence.

growler2058
8th October 2015, 09:27 AM
Don't worry Chubbs I can't let it go and still hit my safety KPI's by 200%


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Chubba
16th December 2015, 01:23 PM
HOT HOT HOT. Love this weather.
Love this state. Love my patrol.
I'm not at work. Hehe.

bigguwesty
16th December 2015, 01:28 PM
Keen on a southend trip on the 9 or 10th of Jan chubba

NigeP62
16th December 2015, 02:45 PM
A little too warm for me in the Hills. At least the wind hasn't come up.

bigguwesty
16th December 2015, 03:51 PM
37 out here at Tarpeena mill atm. Saturday is gunna be bliss.. thank fark I'm in a cement basement all day..

Chubba
16th December 2015, 04:44 PM
Keen on a southend trip on the 9 or 10th of Jan chubba

Saw that Kallen Not this time mate but I would like to do it though. Maybe a two night jaunt from Adelaide a bit later ion. Get Growler in on it too.

bigguwesty
16th December 2015, 05:53 PM
Shit yea mate. I'm due for a blokes trip. Swag and beers..
What about a Friday night sat night trip say mid March to April?

bigguwesty
16th December 2015, 08:02 PM
Easter is the 27th of march this year..
So that weekend is off..

Chubba
16th December 2015, 10:18 PM
Yeah mate. Should be able to work something out.

bigguwesty
17th December 2015, 08:49 AM
Would be good if we could snag one trip as an SA trip lol..

TPC
17th December 2015, 09:00 AM
................63286

TPC
17th December 2015, 05:41 PM
................
63312

growler2058
17th December 2015, 07:36 PM
I'll be on a new gig by then and will have booked Thailand off jun/jul so i will need to show my hand closer to the date

Chubba
20th December 2015, 09:05 AM
................
63312

Woke up this morning. What a relief!!!
Raining and only 20c

TPC
20th December 2015, 10:02 AM
Woke up this morning. What a relief!!!
Raining and only 20c

Your not wrong, sitting here listening to the rain and enjoying the cool.
We have turned off the aircon for the first time in a week.

growler2058
20th December 2015, 10:07 AM
We have turned off the aircon for the first time in a week.

Same and opened the house right up

bigguwesty
20th December 2015, 10:26 AM
Finally raining. We've had some light sprinkles but that just bummed the humidity up.
Now it's cool and rain..
Wife will want the fire lit now..
I think tonight will be a brew and fire pit night

bigguwesty
21st January 2016, 07:13 AM
Be farked if I can find the thread I did for the weekend salt creek to beachport trip??
Have to much on early this year..

NigeP62
21st January 2016, 10:32 AM
Be farked if I can find the thread I did for the weekend salt creek to beachport trip??
Have to much on early this year..

This one? (http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/showthread.php?36026-Beachport-to-robe-2016)
.............

TPC
21st January 2016, 10:39 AM
Be farked if I can find the thread I did for the weekend salt creek to beachport trip??
Have to much on early this year..

Check under the couch cushions, I always loose things there.

bigguwesty
21st January 2016, 11:01 AM
This one? (http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/showthread.php?36026-Beachport-to-robe-2016)
.............
Na I did that one.
I had a plan up for around April. .
Well I'm pretty sure I did up a thread.

Check under the couch cushions, I always loose things there.
Have looked there..
Found $5!!

TPC
21st January 2016, 11:39 AM
Have looked there..
Found $5!!

I should get half of that. ;)

mudnut
21st January 2016, 12:49 PM
You should, but it'll cost you a hundred or more dollars to do the round trip to pick it up.

bigguwesty
21st January 2016, 06:34 PM
You should, but it'll cost you a hundred or more dollars to do the round trip to pick it up.
And $10 to post it lol

Softy
21st January 2016, 07:01 PM
Anyone going away for the long weekend? I'm off till Wednesday... Tank full of fuel to burn... I was going to head to yorkes to go fishing but the winds gods hate me...

bigguwesty
21st January 2016, 07:25 PM
Come south mate. Were doing the robe beachport again Saturday

Softy
21st January 2016, 07:36 PM
Got some more details? I have a couple of things to do tomorrow before i would be able to pack and head away.

bigguwesty
21st January 2016, 08:30 PM
Ok Juzz8 will be in robe Saturday..
So I'm keen..
Softy it's a pretty basic easy day if you use common sence..
Sand and dunes..
Awesome beaches for the family..
If you make robe Friday night or Saturday morning softy well head from robe about 10 am. .

bigguwesty
21st January 2016, 10:38 PM
Any other takers for Saturday

growler2058
22nd January 2016, 05:03 AM
Loveday Sat-Monday


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bigguwesty
22nd January 2016, 05:43 PM
Ok Juzz8 will be in robe Saturday..
So I'm keen..
Softy it's a pretty basic easy day if you use common sence..
Sand and dunes..
Awesome beaches for the family..
If you make robe Friday night or Saturday morning softy well head from robe about 10 am. .
Ok so this ain't going ahead..
Kids have had a nit very nice gut bug since Wednesday night and still are not the best..

Coxy34
4th June 2016, 09:27 PM
Is anybody in SA doing a trip in the next few weeks for a meet up?
I would be keen to tag along on a weekend trip. I missed out on the Gawler Rangers one. Are any of you guys planning another trip?

bigguwesty
5th June 2016, 05:34 PM
Nothing on the books mate..
Unfortunately the wife is working the long weekend too..

Chubba
6th June 2016, 07:18 AM
Is anybody in SA doing a trip in the next few weeks for a meet up?
I would be keen to tag along on a weekend trip. I missed out on the Gawler Rangers one. Are any of you guys planning another trip?

Interesting question mate. I'd be keen as well.

bigguwesty
6th June 2016, 10:55 AM
Interesting question mate. I'd be keen as well.
Weren't you planning avoca

mudnut
6th June 2016, 11:18 AM
I would still like to go do the tracks on Mt Cole before it gets too cold and wet.

Chubba
6th June 2016, 12:33 PM
Weren't you planning avoca

No. It's been mentioned around the fire but nothing set.
I was thinking something a bit more local.

growler2058
6th June 2016, 02:03 PM
Border track October long weekend???


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Chubba
6th June 2016, 04:15 PM
Border track October long weekend???


I'm in.
Oh mighty trip leader.

Roosim
6th June 2016, 05:40 PM
I'm in.
Oh mighty trip leader.

A plan - count me in !

growler2058
6th June 2016, 09:36 PM
Ok let me get over Thailand first ay! I thought Westy would be the leader it's his neighborhood/backyard


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bigguwesty
6th June 2016, 10:32 PM
Ok let me get over Thailand first ay! I thought Westy would be the leader it's his neighborhood/backyard


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Not sure of our plans yet..
I'm keen. Just not sure yet.

mudnut
6th June 2016, 11:03 PM
I recommend staying at Mundulla. Quiet, and has a great pub.

TPC
7th June 2016, 08:45 AM
Ok let me get over Thailand first ay! I thought Westy would be the leader it's his neighborhood/backyard


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You do know that the start of the Border Track (northern end) is closer to Adelaide than it is to Mt Gambier.

mudnut
7th June 2016, 09:43 AM
When I did the trip, We started on the west side of the reserve near Pertendi hut. We then followed that track to to centre track, and turned north. we then turned east to Nanam Well. Followed that through to near Scorpion Springs, and turned south onto the Border Track.

https://www.southernmallee.sa.gov.au/webdata/resources/files/TRACKS_MALLEE.pdf

We dropped in at Red Bluff, and continued on to home base.

TPC
7th June 2016, 10:35 AM
When I did the trip, We started on the west side of the reserve near Pertendi hut. We then followed that track to to centre track, and turned north. we then turned east to Nanam Well. Followed that through to near Scorpion Springs, and turned south onto the Border Track.

https://www.southernmallee.sa.gov.au/webdata/resources/files/TRACKS_MALLEE.pdf

We dropped in at Red Bluff, and continued on to home base.

We have usually entered from the Mallee Highway and stayed at Pine Hut on a Friday night, stayed half way down on the Saturday and driven out on Sunday to go home.
Had a look around at the other tracks one time but they were like driving on a normal dirt road.

mudnut
7th June 2016, 10:58 AM
The Border track was pretty easy as well when dry. Although we nearly had a Disco roll when its front tyre got caught in a savagely deep rut. Has anyone driven the western part of Gnarkat?

Chubba
7th June 2016, 01:41 PM
Straight down the border
Pinnaroo to Frances.

growler2058
7th June 2016, 05:15 PM
Is it worth while doing a side trip into the little desert?


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Chubba
7th June 2016, 06:47 PM
Is it worth while doing a side trip into the little desert?


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Comes down to time I spose.....

bigguwesty
7th June 2016, 07:05 PM
Is it worth while doing a side trip into the little desert?


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Yes. It's muddy as hell atm!!!!!1

Chubba
8th June 2016, 08:17 AM
Where this fckn rain???????????

bigguwesty
8th June 2016, 08:20 AM
We've got a bit. Vic has gotten more..

bigguwesty
8th June 2016, 08:22 AM
Geeze. I think 12mm yesterday may not be 100% accurate..
http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/images/imported/2016/06/116.jpg

Ibbo
8th June 2016, 10:25 AM
I was in Bordertown on Monday and got soaked to the bone cutting firewood. Those clay flats on the southern end of the track near Frances will be getting pretty slippery and fun.

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Chubba
8th June 2016, 11:46 AM
Are you putting your name down for the trip Ibbo?
Hope so mate.

Ibbo
8th June 2016, 11:55 AM
Are you putting your name down for the trip Ibbo?
Hope so mate.
Yeah love to mate but will need to see what else pops up on the family calendar before then.

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bigguwesty
8th June 2016, 12:43 PM
Are you putting your name down for the trip Ibbo?
Hope so mate.
Awesome to hear..

Chubba
22nd July 2016, 09:43 PM
Anyone know of, been to or anything about a big meet in Whyalla on the Oct long weekend? I think it's called the 4wd invasion of Whyalla. An annual event.

bigguwesty
22nd July 2016, 09:46 PM
Anyone know of, been to or anything about a big meet in Whyalla on the Oct long weekend? I think it's called the 4wd invasion of Whyalla. An annual event.
Never heard of it lol

TPC
22nd July 2016, 09:50 PM
http://www.whyalla4wd.org.au/Flyer_Index.html

Chubba
22nd July 2016, 10:15 PM
Thanks TPC for that.
Looks interesting. Should go as members of the SKS 4wd club. lol

Chubba
28th September 2016, 08:17 PM
How can an entire state be blacked out? I understand that extreme weather events happen and so on but the entire state.
Looks like being out till 5pm tomorrow. Lordy Lordy.

Hodge
28th September 2016, 08:31 PM
How can an entire state be blacked out? I understand that extreme weather events happen and so on but the entire state.
Looks like being out till 5pm tomorrow. Lordy Lordy.

Major backbone / transmission lines knocked out probably. Considering the winds / hail... It can happen.
We've just been put on state of "alert" here in Vic. (I work on powerlines) .

bigguwesty
28th September 2016, 09:27 PM
How can an entire state be blacked out? I understand that extreme weather events happen and so on but the entire state.
Looks like being out till 5pm tomorrow. Lordy Lordy.
Major lightning strike in the port Agusta station has blowing the connections to vic as a safety feature..
So we're out..
It'll take a while to get the connections back..
They should just fire up the gas turbines..
But our gruberment has been rolling back all the infastructure so we have fark all..

Chubba
28th September 2016, 10:24 PM
Power back on. 9:15pm. Not too bad considering. 5 1/2 hours.

my third 256
28th September 2016, 11:56 PM
power back on at10.30 pm
had to use power pack from patrol to watch tv and light

jay see
29th September 2016, 01:35 AM
Major backbone / transmission lines knocked out probably. Considering the winds / hail... It can happen.
We've just been put on state of "alert" here in Vic. (I work on powerlines) .
Looks like you might be in for a long night @Hogde.

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Hodge
29th September 2016, 06:37 AM
Looks like you might be in for a long night @Hogde.

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Absolutely nothing... Storm lost the strength as we came to us.
Will see what happens today.

growler2058
29th September 2016, 09:48 AM
Ours was 11pm

threedogs
29th September 2016, 10:28 AM
Major lightning strike in the port Agusta station has blowing the connections to vic as a safety feature..
So we're out..
It'll take a while to get the connections back..
They should just fire up the gas turbines..
But our gruberment has been rolling back all the infastructure so we have fark all..

They demolished the old power station about 3 weeks ago they showed the brick stack being blown,

bigguwesty
29th September 2016, 12:01 PM
They demolished the old power station about 3 weeks ago they showed the brick stack being blown,
Yea your right..
Some said Lincoln, some said Augusta.
Then it may have simply been all the major lines which are now bent like bananas.....

bigguwesty
29th September 2016, 01:05 PM
http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/images/imported/2016/09/273.jpg

threedogs
29th September 2016, 05:25 PM
bigguwesty raining at your place atm radar shows its close

bigguwesty
29th September 2016, 05:49 PM
It's been on and off threedogs.
The sun has bite so it's more humid than anything..

Hodge
29th September 2016, 07:56 PM
http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/images/imported/2016/09/273.jpg

Those things are built and designed to withstand hurricanes.
For them to go over like that.... either
A/ Lack of maintanance , rusty/snapped bolts. All it would take is one tower to go and then you have domino effect kick in.

B/ The wind must have been absolutely extraordinary ... Which I doubt.

TPC
29th September 2016, 07:58 PM
Those things are built and designed to withstand hurricanes.
For them to go over like that.... either
A/ Lack of maintanance , rusty/snapped bolts. All it would take is one tower to go and then you have domino effect kick in.

B/ The wind must have been absolutely extraordinary ... Which I doubt.

They had 2 tornados go through to cause it.

TrollinAround
12th February 2018, 07:56 AM
Where did everyone go?

bigguwesty
18th June 2018, 11:27 PM
Where did everyone go?Still here.
Been a very busy 12 months for us.