TJM Torq Electric Winch 9500Lb
Whether used for your escapes, or to rescue a friend, a winch is your final line of defence against staying stuck. TJM’s Torq 9500 has a 4.3-ton towing capacity and is perfect for medium-to-large 4x4s. The winch itself is IP67 waterproof-rated, as is the wireless controller. Plastic parts are UV protected, and the 28m synthetic line is both lighter and stronger than its steel equivalent. The 3.6kW serieswound motor and planetary gear system ensure that Australia’s highest standards are met.
Price: R11 995
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Big Country 4×4 Portable Jamp Starter
There’s nothing worse than a flat battery without the option of a push. For this reason, Big Country is stocking a 900A portable jump starter that weighs only 1.25kg. The battery can be charged from a 12V or AC supply and will start a V8 diesel Cruiser up to six times on a single charge. Accessory cables and USB ports add convenience for charging devices, and a red flashing warning light and potent LED torch are a nice touch. As expected in any quality product, a handy carry case is supplied.
Campmor Outdoor Directors Chair
With a hefty load capacity of 200kg, a detachable canvas pocket, and a foldaway rest for your nightly beverage, this compact chair has all the amenities you’ll ever need. It’s no wonder that the Campmor Directors chair is one of the most popular camp chairs in South Africa.
LA Sport Vastrap! Recovery tool
Originating from the minds of resourceful farmers who would strap planks to their tyres in order to escape mud, the Vastrap uses a similar principle. When a vehicle is bogged, strap a Vastrap around the tyre and through the rim, using the integrated strap. Made from rubber, the Vastrap hooks into the ground once the tyre rotates, and lifts the vehicle out of its sticky situation.
Price: R875 for a set of two
Ironman 4×4 Large Recovery Kit
If you’re serious about adventure, you know that you have no choice but to own a recovery kit. This one is one of the best, and is designed to cater for even the most heavily-loaded overland trucks. The kit includes a 9m, 8000kg snatch strap, a 20m, 4500kg winch extension, a 3m, 12 000kg tree-trunk protector, a drag chain, two 4.7 ton-rated bow shackles, a snatch block, leather gloves and a carry bag.
Price: R4 595
Tel: (011) 634 7600
Motorhome World Turbovent
There’s nothing worse than unwanted smells and stale air filling your space when you’re travelling in a motorhome or enclosed camper. The Turbovent fits into the roof of your vehicle and uses a variable-speed 12V motor to pump up to 35 cubic metres of air a minute. At 40cm x 40cm, the fan is small enough to fit the ceilings of most camper/caravan bathrooms or kitchen areas, and doubles as a heater too, with a builtin thermostat.
Price: R4 126
Tel: (011) 395 1020 or 021 577 3863
Atlasware Stainless Steel Flask
Whether it’s hot or cold, a lightweight, stylish flask is vital for any camping trip. The Atlasware range of flasks comes in a huge variety of colours, and are made from durable, doublewalled stainless steel. Liquids stored in them will stay hot for 18 hours, or cold for as long as 24 hours. All Atlasware products are BPA-free, leak proof, shock proof and rust proof, and come in four sizes between 500ml and 2l.
Price:Enquire for price.
Stanley Adventure Insulated Travel Mug
Slake your in-car thirst with the Stanley Adventure Insulated Travel Mug. The 473ml travel mug will keep your favourite soothing liquid hot or cold for up to an hour and a half. Its rustresistant, stainless-steel construction means that it’s naturally BPA-free and dishwasher-safe. Just pop on its leakresistant lid and you’ll be good to go.
Prices are subject to change without notice. Items may not be available at all Trappers Stores.