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    Shorted out transfer pump sounds like a...

    Shorted out transfer pump sounds like a possibility. Can thy short out internally? Whilst up on the Tele Track one thing I tried was running 12v direct from battery to pump. It ran, but far more...
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    Spent much of the day under the car trying to...

    Spent much of the day under the car trying to find/fix the cause of my sub tank to main tank fuel transfer system not working,

    It died half way up the Old Telegraph Track. I never did trust it so...
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    Having been out of range for a while & now...

    Having been out of range for a while & now settled in at Moreton Telegraph Station for the wet, with internet, it eas time to start catching up with the blog posts.

    Here the latest published this...
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    Rule-breaking 84566

    Rule-breaking

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    Olympic Swimming84563

    Olympic Swimming84563
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    Rod breaking - who would expect to get a shark...

    Rod breaking - who would expect to get a shark out of fresh water more than 100kms from the river estuary!

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    Seems like plain ignorance & rudeness to me. No...

    Seems like plain ignorance & rudeness to me. No different to meeting someone for the first time & calling their wife/girlfriend ugly. Even if she were, saying so is just not the done thing unless you...
  8. Not often folk get one of these 'birds' landing...

    Not often folk get one of these 'birds' landing in their backyard! Apologies for the Toyota.

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    Browns Creek, Lakefield NP. 84497

    Browns Creek, Lakefield NP.

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    We camped for a few days alongside of the Wenlock...

    We camped for a few days alongside of the Wenlock River at Stones Crossing, north of Weipa.

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    Doesn't sound right to me. My Victron Phoenix...

    Doesn't sound right to me. My Victron Phoenix 350w inverter charges my Makita batteries without problem, one at a time using a Makita fast charger. Initially I had a 30 amp circuit breaker but it...
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    It'll certainly do the job, but if that is it's...

    It'll certainly do the job, but if that is it's main job it's a huge overkill. We carry a Makita Chainsaw & an impact driver which use 18v batteries. I charge them on a rapid charger (admittedly one...
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    Thanks for taking a peek for me Plassy.

    Thanks for taking a peek for me Plassy.
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    Cheers Plassy, that'd be good. I note the $399...

    Cheers Plassy, that'd be good. I note the $399 ebay one has 3 years warranty on it, whereas Total Tools says it has 5 years for $6 more.
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    Fondle it regularly, just as though it were a...

    Fondle it regularly, just as though it were a breadmaker mate. :tongue:

    Thanks, for the advice on country of origin. If I buy, it will be online, so possibly hard to check. Maybe I could get...
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    Toying with the idea of a cordless rattle gun...

    Toying with the idea of a cordless rattle gun again, having seen the Makita I think would suit me for $399. It would be a 'travelling tool' with the aim of simplifying a few things & saving me a...
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    Today was the day for our Patrol's annual wash! ...

    Today was the day for our Patrol's annual wash!

    When you are full time 'on the road' & travelling mainly on dirt roads washing the car seems a little pointless. However we will now be staying in...
  18. Yep mine used to terminate inside the passenger...

    Yep mine used to terminate inside the passenger side front mudguard diffs. IIRC both front & rear. I extended mine to under the bonnet at the bottom of the windscreen.
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    Sticky: Had a lever action, 9 magazine Ruger .22 magnum...

    Had a lever action, 9 magazine Ruger .22 magnum for many years. Sold it when we left Callignee South. Was a lovely little gun. Only thing was that the magnum shells made a loud bang & alerted all the...
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    Sticky: Damn & blast! Seems I have become a victim of...

    Damn & blast! Seems I have become a victim of credit card fraud.

    Noticed a transaction on the bank statement I didn't recognise for the tiny sum of $1.37 for an online purchase I didn't make &...
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    Yeah I hear what you're saying Darren, but when...

    Yeah I hear what you're saying Darren, but when we are this far from anywhere we don't want to find ourselves well out in woop woop & out of range if the diff oil starts spraying the inside of the...
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    Thanks for the reassurance Darren, it helps!...

    Thanks for the reassurance Darren, it helps! After Moreton we may be spending a further year near to Lockhart River, & have much more of the Cape yet to explore, so it made sense to get it done ASAP.
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    Ok, panic has subsided. Spoke to a mechanic down...

    Ok, panic has subsided. Spoke to a mechanic down at Weipa. Advised not to use car in 4wd (unlock hubs) & get it looked at within the next 1000kms max. Almost can’t recall last time the hubs were...
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    Swivel hubs leaking - how urgent?

    Have had a faint whiff of diff oil following me around for the past week or so. Checked diff & shocks for leaks but found nothing. Realisation hit me today that the dampness I can see on both swivel...
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    Double Pfizered, Chili Beach wind, Rastus the...

    Double Pfizered, Chili Beach wind, Rastus the loveable dog & exploring a couple of 4wd tracks & destinations north of Weipa.

    https://cuppa500.com/Blog/coen-to-weipa-with-a-few-diversions/
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