Author: Keith

Camp fridges are amazing, but I’ve lost track of the number of times that I’ve gone to pack it up and the power cable gets caught in the slide. There are literally two jobs the cables need to do; supply power and not get stuck and it’s doing both! The best solution to prevent power cable damage by the fridge slide is to invest in a cable saver. These products can be in the form of an antenna, a dragchain, curly cable, or cable conduit. Ultimately this will protect the fragile cable from getting caught in the fridge slide.  …

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So, you’re thinking of beach camping? Great, because you are in for a treat! The beautiful coast of Stockton Beach is the perfect beach camping location that is just north of Newcastle in New South Wales. Before you get too carried away with your thoughts about the sand between your toes, there are several important things you should know about staying on Stockton Beach. Camping on Stockton Beach is permitted but you will need to book a designated site at the Ganyamalbaa Camp Area. Because access to the area is unsealed and via the beach, you will need a…

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After having the AEG 18v Chainsaw for over six months, I can safely say it now has a permanent place in my shed and onboard the Hilux on our camping trips. The development into cordless chainsaws has filled a gap in the market between having to decide between slogging away with a hand saw or overcompensating with a 2-stroke chainsaw. Whilst both also have their place, the AEG 18v Chainsaw has proven itself somewhere in between and worthy for most jobs; displaying a robust but simple design that gets the job done. Quick Article Links What can you cut with…

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Camper trailers are very much the best of both worlds. They combine the portability and easy setup of tent camping with the comfort and convenience of caravanning into a reasonably affordable package. If you cannot deal with another cold, uncomfortable night on a sleeping mat, this is no reason to rush into buying a camper trailer. Camper trailers can weigh anywhere from 450kg up to 1800kg depending on the style and model. There are many factors that contribute to the weight of the camper trailer, including; chassis size, trailer length, kitchen, power set up, brakes, water tanks, spare wheels, tents…

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Not everyone has the strength of Arnold Schwarzenegger or the biceps of Chris Hemsworth to lift a roof top tent successfully onto their car, ute, or canopy. Roof top tents can weigh upwards of 80 kilos, so the thought of lifting a bulky roof top tent without scratching, denting, or smashing my window is enough to just throw the swag on the roof instead. If hoisting and lifting a roof top tent onto your car is your biggest issue, then the Lift and Lock hoist system is right for you. The Lift and Lock is a lightweight, portable, and safe…

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Toasted marshmallows, ghost stories and quiet beers; what do they all have in common? That is right, they are all activities done around a fire! A warm fire crackling at your campsite is a highlight of any trip, but sometimes you can’t have a fire going because there may not be designated pits or it could be too dangerous where you’ve set up camp. Well, that is where a portable fire pit comes in – not only can you cook on it, but you’ve got a fire pit off the ground, not destroying the campsites all whilst keeping you warm…

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