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    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-we...ew-diversions/

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    Again a good read Cuppa. The Pennefather is a great spot too. Fishing the West Coast can be pretty spectacular, even from the beaches and the water life amazing.
    Between Patrols ATM. Had a beaut GU with 6.5 Chev TD. Next is a GU ute with a 4.5 litre Cummins conversion and a camper on the back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cuppa View Post
    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-we...ew-diversions/
    Great read again Cuppa.
    Have to say Chilli Beach is one of the best places I have visited, we ended up changing our plans when we were there so we could extend our stay.

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    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 evening.

    Old Telegraph Track - Its basically a video with notes in the blog to go with it.

    https://cuppa500.com/Blog/the-old-te...ack-cape-york/

    If you just want to watch the video & not bother with what I've read I wont mind, but the writing should add a bit to the video if you can be bothered.

    Video is 35 minutes

    Last edited by Cuppa; 19th November 2021 at 10:10 PM.

    2006 4.2TDi ex-Telstra Remote area Camper. 425w roof mounted solar, 360Ah Aux batts, BCDC1240, Onboard hot & cold pressurised & filtered water, (25 litre hot water calorifier), ARB fridge, ARB freezer, Built in kitchen, heaps of easy access storage, 240v, 3” Genie exhaust + dynotune, 2” lift, Lovells GVM upgrade, second glovebox, ROH Blaktrak steel wheels, Bridgestone D697's (now Toyo RT's), Redarc gauges/pillarpod, Hema HX-1, Icom 450 CB, dual rear view cameras, Onboard 30amp Victron mains charger, second glovebox, dual seat conversion, Tyredog TPMS, Boss PX7 onboard air with 9 litre tank, 350w inverter, Steel bullbar, Harrop Eaton diff lock (front), Warn winch, Snorkel, Dual spares , 160 litre water tank, 180 litre fuel in two tanks (approx 1200km range) 2010 Tvan Tanami. (incl another 70 litre water tank) with matching wheels/tyres (& 3rd spare)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cuppa View Post
    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 evening.

    Old Telegraph Track - Its basically a video with notes in the blog to go with it.

    https://cuppa500.com/Blog/the-old-te...ack-cape-york/

    If you just want to watch the video & not bother with what I've read I wont mind, but the writing should add a bit to the video if you can be bothered.

    Video is 35 minutes

    Hi Cuppa
    Spent a few days on Pennefather a few years ago and was stalked by a croc while fishing from the outer bank on that lagoon near the mouth. Thought it was time to leave.

    Friends on mine John and Diane used to look after the Moreton Telegraph Station for the wet also a few years ago.

    Keep dry over next few months

    Peter
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    Awesome Cuppa & Mrs Tea Mates
    Truly enjoyed thank you both, slow & steady you’ve always proven out there wins the race


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    Here is the link to our latest blog post in which we explore the area known as the NPA at the very top of Cape York. Almost 80 photos included along with my usual writing. I hope you enjoy the ride.
    https://cuppa500.com/Blog/the-npa-cape-york/

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    Do you want to know what it's like to stay up on the Cape as a caretaker for the wet season?
    If so this is the post for you.

    https://cuppa500.com/Blog/wet-season...ing-cape-york/

    cheers
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    As always, an enjoyable read, thanks, Cuppa.
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