Gear: April Must Haves

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Packed Rack

Off Grid 3-way Roof Rack

Off Grid 3-way Roof Rack

 

 

Adding an extra slot to the outer frame of the Off Grid roof rack has added more versatility to this locally developed product. It enables the fitment of a range of additional accessories – from gas bottle holders, to recovery track brackets and the ever-popular bottle opener. As ever, the rack features a fully welded construction and longitudinal load slats with a carrying capacity of 250kg.

Price: Double Cabs- From R6 995 | SUV & Single Cabs- From R9 500
Website: www.safaricentre.co.za


Extreme Shockers

Rancho Premium Elite RS9000XL shock absorbers

Rancho shock absorbers

 

 

The Rancho name has long been associated with extreme 4×4 gear, and now this premium shock-absorber range is being brought to South Africa by the Monroe agents Tenneco, and sold through a range of auto fitment franchises (Midas, AutoZone, Goldwagen, Supa Quick, Hi-Q, Tyres & More, Tyremart, and others). Designed for heavy-duty off-roading conditions, the RS9000XL dampers feature tri-tube pressurised gas construction, an 18mm piston rod with reinforced mounting welds, and nine-way adjustable polyurethane bushings.

Price: Front- R54 000 | Rear- R3 200
Website: www.gorancho.com


Light my fire

Mystical fire novelty sachets

Mystical fire novelty sachets

 

 

For those who like to brighten up their camping experience, there’s a new way to add some pizazz to the pedestrian old wood-burning camp fire. Just throw up to three sachets of Mystical fire over the flames and watch the colours turn from red to blue to green to violet – for up to two hours of entertainment.

Tel: 072 761 8452Website: www.mysticalfire.co.za


No bull Bull Bar

Land Cruiser 70 Series 2007+ Premium Deluxe bull bar

Deluxe bull bar

 

 

The new Ironman 4×4 Premium Deluxe Bull Bar has been designed with the ultimate in vehicle- and passenger protection in mind. Upgraded with a heavyduty 63mm diameter upper loop tube, these all-steel bull bars look tough and perform in the toughest conditions. They are SRS airbag tested and certified, winch-compatible, and offer a light bar mount on the upper bar and an aerial mount as standard. Full steel construction includes the light pod surround, and they feature a durable black powder-coated finish. This bar is also available for the Land Cruiser 200 Series from 2013/2016.

Price: R17 995 (excluding fitment)
Tel: 011 634 7600website: www.ironman4x4.co.za


Fuss Free Game Drives

Howling Moon roof top tent game drive cover

Howling Moon roof top tent game drive cover

 

 

Roof top tent owners will welcome the arrival of the game drive cover from Howling Moon, designed to slip easily over a closed tent when going on a quick morning or evening game drive. It is light, held in place with bungee cord, and will keep out dust and mild rain. Made from 210D PVC-coated Oxford nylon with reinforcing patches, it’s not designed to replace the heavy-duty standard PVC cover, but is a convenient stop-gap for campers who like to stay mobile. The game drive cover comes in various sizes to fit the Howling Moon RTT range, and is available at all Campworld outlets.

Price: 1.2 RTT cover- R550 | 1.4 RTT cover- R560
1.6 RTT cover- R590 | 1.8 RTT cover- R600
Website: www.campworld.co.za


Solid Hauler

RTS 6 T winch

RTS 6 T winch

 

 

While everyone aspires to have the best-known winch brand on the block, sometimes you have to cut back on cost, hopefully without short-changing on quality – which is where the RTS winch enters the picture. Sold under the Titan brand in the US and as the Tiger in Australia, this 13 000lb (5890kg) single line pull unit is available in a new and improved version with a solid feature set. This includes a 5.2kW (7.2HP) series wound motor, 218:1 gear ratio for a torquey, fast pull, larger brake area for more secure holding power, a wired and wireless remote, IP67 rating on the motor, a gearbox and solenoid good enough to withstand immersion for 30m in water 1 metre deep, and a quality synthetic (polyethylene) 10mmx 26m rope. The mounting bolt pattern is standard and the dimensions a compact 508x156x190mm. It carries a twoyear warranty and delivery is available countrywide.

Price: R9 777
Tel: 086 100 2525
Website: www.rtsradio.co.za


Power Up

Red-E RS40 Solar Powerbank

Red-E RS40 Solar Powerbank

 

 

A cell-phone battery dying during an emergency can spell the difference between life and death when you’re out in the middle of nowhere. The Red-E RS40 Solar Powerbank is a compact mobile charger with two 1A/5V outlets that can charge most 5V devices. The 4000mAh lithium polymer battery can be recharged using the solar panel or via the 1A/5V Micro USB port. It can simultaneously charge two devices – such as a smartphone, GPS or tablet – and is supplied with a 30cm Micro USB cable.

Price: R499
Website: www.trappers.co.za

Prices are subject to change without notice. Items may not be available at all Trappers Stores.


Dining in Style

Campmor dining shelter

Campmor dining shelter

 

 

Known for their quality canvas products, Campmor has introduced dining shelters in two sizes with a lightweight 80% shade net inner which clips to the metal frame of their gazebos and covers the sides and floor. Perfect for keeping out the mozzies and blocking the worst of the wind. Available in the Junior (3.2m x 2.8m x 2.2m) and the Senior (3.3m x 3.8m x 2.2m), the shelters use YKK zips to close the front and rear T-doors, with webbing reinforcement on the top edges. The inner is supplied in a netted carry bag.

Price: Junior -From R2 210 | Senior- R2 530
Website: www.campmoroutdoor.co.za


Flexible Sun Catchers

TBV Solar flexible foldable solar kits

TBV Solar flexible foldable solar kits

 

 

Flexible solar panels are all the rage as they are hardy, easy to set up almost anywhere, and have not only become more effective at turning the sun’s rays into power, but are less expensive than before. The lightweight range offered by TBV Solar boasts a 21.4% energy transfer rate, and covers a range of outputs: 120W, 160W, 200W and 250W, with voltage maximums from 16.5V to 19.8V. The panel kits weigh from 2.5 to 5.0kg, and dimensions (opened) from 1270x565mm for the 120W unit, to 3025mmx565mm for the 250W unit. Closed dimensions are 565x44mm, and panels are supplied with a 600D nylon carry bag.

Price: 120W – R7 025 | 160W – R8 680
200W – R10 335 | 250W – R12 320
Website: www.tbvsolar.co.za

 

The best shade ever

Fiamma F45 S and L awning

Fiamma F45 S and L awning

 

 

When you claim to have the best crank-out awning available in the world today, you surely have confidence in your product. That’s the word on the Fiamma F45 awning, which extends from the vehicle by 250cm and comes in lengths varying from 300 to 550cm to fit your motorhome. Five canvas colour options and three casing colours are on offer for this premium product.

Price: R10 135- R26 250
Tel: 011 395 1020 (JHB) | 021 577 3863 (CPT)
Website: www.fiamma.co.za

 
 
 
 

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