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Re: The Random Question of the Day Thread...
« Reply #75 on: August 21, 2015, 06:24:19 PM »
Hi guys - happy to supply my $2 worth..

I have recently purchased a LCT AT-11 so that puts me in the "hybrid group"...

I was fortunate that I managed to fluke a near new "pre-loved" AT-11 for $43.5K...    It was fully optioned up and new; would have cost approx $60K...     The 43.5K also came with 3 x new wheels and tyres and new 120a/hr batt; and 12 months rego...

The cheap price for me was not so much because hybrids automatically devalue imho...   The previous owner was flicking it for an AT-12...  so "didn't care"...     Lucky BaseCamp!      ;D

Anyway - I had not even heard of LCT before reading about them on this forum...

For me; I wanted something very robust; that came from a company with great ethics and attitude; SEQ based, a bonus; 'at the right price'; solid bedroom walls and roof; relatively light and easy to tow with a 2.4ltr truck with the driver never having towed before in his life; and of equal importance; would "compact down into a smallish box"...

So - the LCT AT-11 hybrid ticked all those boxes for me...      :cup:










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Re: The Random Question of the Day Thread...
« Reply #76 on: August 21, 2015, 07:05:58 PM »
Agree wholeheartedly.



Does not need to get personal, and just remember that your opinion is correct as it is YOUR opinion.

But lm not allowed to have a Opinion unless SWOMBO tells me what it is  ,  &   270000000001 times lm wrong according to her   .          But she still rotates the map to point to " Her North  "
                                  l ask the question   " & then   "
 SOMETIMES IT GOES WELL FOR ME ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,are you with me      ??? ???   >:D         :cheers:
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Re: The Random Question of the Day Thread...
« Reply #77 on: August 21, 2015, 07:11:09 PM »
I got a new pair of socks, on the feet one says L the other R, seriously their socks and look the same why?

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Re: The Random Question of the Day Thread...
« Reply #78 on: August 21, 2015, 07:22:48 PM »
I got a new pair of socks, on the feet one says L the other R, seriously their socks and look the same why?

Swannie



Swannie  lf you can confuse a pair of socks marked  " left & right  "   then what chance do we have of out smarting you      ??? . Do you have " Left   &  Right  " marked on your feet    ???    lf the socks are wool  , they have come from sheep .  That's not really smart to brag about out smarting sheep by products   , possibly dumber than a  " Hat full of ,,,,,,,,,,)                                               :cheers:
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Re: The Random Question of the Day Thread...
« Reply #79 on: August 21, 2015, 07:34:44 PM »
But lm not allowed to have a Opinion unless SWOMBO tells me what it is  ,  &   270000000001 times lm wrong according to her   .          But she still rotates the map to point to " Her North  "
                                  l ask the question   " & then   "
 SOMETIMES IT GOES WELL FOR ME ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,are you with me      ??? ???   >:D         :cheers:
Solved that problem. Just keep my opinions to myself - that's why I love Myswag so much as it gives me a chance to have my say.
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Re: The Random Question of the Day Thread...
« Reply #80 on: August 22, 2015, 08:09:16 PM »
I got a new pair of socks, on the feet one says L the other R, seriously their socks and look the same why?

Swannie


You really don't know do you  ???

This would take a considerable amount of time around a Camp Fire.
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Re: The Random Question of the Day Thread...
« Reply #81 on: August 23, 2015, 07:30:39 AM »
Hairs   You got the Grog we will make time       :cup:     :cheers:
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Re: The Random Question of the Day Thread...
« Reply #82 on: August 23, 2015, 07:40:12 AM »
Hairs   You got the Grog we will make time       :cup:     :cheers:

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Re: The Random Question of the Day Thread...
« Reply #83 on: August 23, 2015, 09:17:02 PM »
So what is the difference between flammable and highly inflammable - doesn't make any sense, at least not grammatically. Mac
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Re: The Random Question of the Day Thread...
« Reply #85 on: August 23, 2015, 09:46:10 PM »
Why do camper manufacturers put big chunky mud tyres on campers?
Is it to give the appearance of extreme offroadability?


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Re: The Random Question of the Day Thread...
« Reply #86 on: August 23, 2015, 11:00:18 PM »
Why do camper manufacturers put big chunky mud tyres on campers?
Is it to give the appearance of extreme offroadability?


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That could be the only reason as there are of no advantage, however I have All Terrains on my camper which are matched to the Cruiser to be able to rotate or use as additional spares if needed


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Re: The Random Question of the Day Thread...
« Reply #87 on: August 24, 2015, 06:55:47 AM »
.... however I have All Terrains on my camper which are matched to the Cruiser to be able to rotate or use as additional spares if needed


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and that is the reason my camper has muddies on it, same rims and tyres to match my tow rig.
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Re: The Random Question of the Day Thread...
« Reply #88 on: October 15, 2015, 07:16:00 PM »
I'm looking to fit some straps to the bed base of the Customline to keep the cover from billowing. I thought it would be an easy task to find the side release buckle straps on eBay, apparently not. Anybody know of somewhere I can buy these cheap? Plan is to cut off the buckle ends (4) and fit them to the underside of the bed base. Then have one strap that goes over each end.

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Re: The Random Question of the Day Thread...
« Reply #89 on: October 15, 2015, 07:18:11 PM »
Just Straps?

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Re: The Random Question of the Day Thread...
« Reply #90 on: October 15, 2015, 07:21:40 PM »
Just Straps?

I usually buy Just Straps gear, however in this case as I am going to cut them up I don't want to pay diamonds for them...
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The Random Question of the Day Thread...
« Reply #91 on: October 15, 2015, 07:24:19 PM »
I usually buy Just Straps gear, however in this case as I am going to cut them up I don't want to pay diamonds for them...
BCF?
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Re: The Random Question of the Day Thread...
« Reply #92 on: October 15, 2015, 07:27:52 PM »
BCF?

Then I have to sew the webbing up which I am trying to avoid.
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Re: The Random Question of the Day Thread...
« Reply #93 on: October 15, 2015, 07:31:51 PM »

Then I have to sew the webbing up which I am trying to avoid.
rivets and washers instead of sewing


 

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Re: The Random Question of the Day Thread...
« Reply #94 on: October 15, 2015, 07:34:28 PM »
This is what I am trying to achieve

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Re: The Random Question of the Day Thread...
« Reply #95 on: October 15, 2015, 07:56:26 PM »
Brickiematt I think fitted straps when he had the aussiejays for same reason. Not sure how he did it or where he got them. I think we will have to do something with ours too most of the side straps are breaking.

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Re: The Random Question of the Day Thread...
« Reply #96 on: October 15, 2015, 09:10:47 PM »
Ebay for the clips. If you want the webbing let me know how much and I will post some down. I reckon I have about 15 to 20 metres on a roll.

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Re: The Random Question of the Day Thread...
« Reply #97 on: October 16, 2015, 08:11:44 AM »
I thought it would be an easy task to find the side release buckle straps on eBay, apparently not.


Hey D4D

Did you search for luggage straps?

http://www.ebay.com.au/sch/i.html?_odkw=luggage+strap&_osacat=0&_from=R40&_trksid=p2045573.m570.l1313.TR0.TRC0.H0.Xluggage+strap+-lock.TRS0&_nkw=luggage+strap+-lock&_sacat=0

Start from about $2 if you don't mind the Chinese version!
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Re: The Random Question of the Day Thread...
« Reply #99 on: October 17, 2015, 12:21:58 PM »
Why do hairdryers in motels have "Do not immerse in water" labels on them?

Why is it that the tiny little speed camera signs always seem to fall over?

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