Outdoors - Gas Burners / BBQ's
What are the different ways to cook outdoors when
camping? Dual-fuel stoves, LPG gas stoves, thermal
cookers, road trip grills, Weber Q, Ozpig, choofers
or ‘gidgee pots’
Blinds or Water Bra/Diff Breathers
All you need to know about vehicle snorkels and
vehicle water crossing blinds. Protect your vehicle
engine from water ingress when crossing creeks and
rivers with a vehicle snorkel or vehicle water bra.
What is a diff breather and why do I need one?
Powering RV's and Power Usage
What do you do to power your RV when you have no
mains power supply? How to calculate the battery
size to run lights and compressor refrigerator in my
Power Sources for RV's
What are the different types of power sources for
camping? Battery types explained. How much can you
discharge a battery before doing damage and what
size cable/wiring size is required for power.
Charging batteries using a vehicle alternator or
generator. 3 stage battery chargers. Three or Four
Stage Chargers and charging times.
Solar power for caravans and RV’s. How to calculate
the battery size to run lights and compressor
refrigerator. What are the benefits of solar panels
and battery power to RV’s? What is an inverter and
what does it do? Solar solutions for people on the
Fishing / Licences
What steps can you take to fish responsibly? Is
there a fee for a fishing licence or are you exempt
from having a fishing licence? Where can you get a
fishing licence? What are a bag sizes and bag limits
for fishing ?
Trailer / Tent Trailer Refrigeration What types of mobile
refrigeration is used in camper trailers, tent
trailers or 4WD vehicles? What is the best
chest type portable refrigerator – Waeco, Engel, ARB,
Trailblaza or National Luna? What is eutectic
Roller Drawer Storage Systems
and station wagon roller storage drawers to hold and
organise your gear. Key lock, cargo, multi drawer,
split drawer, fridge slide, dividers etc.
Why should you have a cargo barrier in your 4WD/SUV?
. What features should you look for in a cargo barrier? Will
a cargo barrier prevent the roof collapsing in the event of
a roll-over of a vehicle? Safety features discussed.
Solutions for your Gear
Vehicle interior and exterior storage solutions.
How can you safely store gear on top of and in the
rear of your vehicle? What is the best roof-rack?
Dual Battery Systems
Easy to understand information on vehicle
dual-battery system, isolators, solenoid, battery
management system, starting battery, auxiliary
battery and different types of batteries.
Best Tow Vehicle
What vehicle do you need to tow with?
Diesel? Petrol? Gas? Manual? Automatic?
Tyre markings, How do you read tyre markings on the
tyre wall? How can you tell the age of a tyre?
& Hitch Receivers
Towing equipment explained including hitches and
adjustable hitch receivers explained. Also
information on pintle hooks, tongue receivers, ball
mount shanks, hitch heads and front mounted hitch /
What is a roof top
camper or roof top tent? Things to note before
purchasing. Can a tent be fitted to the rear
of a truck, ute or sedan ?
What are the different types
of portable toilet systems for camping, under the
bed in a caravan, rv, camper van or camper trailer?
Which toilet paper is best and what chemicals to use
in a portable toilet.
What to look out for. Including things such as
chassis, rims and tyres, suspension, stoneguard,
Bars & Tow Balls The tow bar should
clearly identify its maximum towing weight rating
and its maximum ball mass.
More people than ever before are travelling with
their dogs to pet friendly caravan parks throughout
Slide on / Tray Back
What is a slide-on camper or tray-on camper and
what are the advantages of these over a campervan or
caravan? Can I convert the work ute to take a
slide-on or tray-on camper? Are slide-on campers
First time caravan / rv owners? There are many
things to consider. Make sure you get the right one.
Towing Tips and Towing
Want to gain towing experience, confidence and
tips? Not to mention what to do when the caravan
starts to sway behind your vehicle. It's all here !
Portable Toilet Systems
What are the different types of toilet systems for a
caravan / motorhome and are porta potti chemicals