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Table Matters

Fold-up Table

Large Folding Table

 

 

Make organisation simple with the medium-sized fold-up table from Campworld. Lay out your Christmas salads and braai meat on this easy-to-transport folding table for everyone to dish up their own. The table is made from sturdy aluminium, and has a melamine top which is easy to clean and not as prone to warping as plywood is. The table measures 53cm x 38cm, and is 64 cm high.

Price: R475
Website: www.campworld.co.za


Sosatie, So Easy

Kabob Grilling Baskets

Kabob Grilling Baskets from Charcoal Companion

 

 

We’ve all had that piece of meat falling off our sosatie… but no more, thanks to the Kabob Grilling Baskets from Charcoal Companion. Simply put in your sosatie, latch the lid shut, and braai – the food will stay in place. The baskets are made from non-stick-coated, heavy-gauge steel, and the handles are rosewood. The Kabob Grilling Basket set comes with four grilling baskets.

Price: R288
Website: www.amazon.com


Lounge Anywhere

AirMate Inflatable Lounge Sofa

AirMate

 

 

An inflatable “lounge sofa” that can be used on land or water? Yes, it’s true. And it folds up into the size of a sleeping bag. Simply find a nice spot to relax, unroll the AirMate, swing it from side to side to fill it with air, roll the one end and secure, and voilà! Made from superior quality 190T material, the “sofa” is anti-tear, anti-leak, and comes with two pockets for holding your beverages, phone or tablet. The AirMate also comes in a handy carry bag.

Price: R1 199
Website: www.airmate.co.za


Organised Travel

Fiamma Pack Organiser

Fiamma pack organiser

 

 

Optimise the space inside your vehicle or caravan with the Fiamma pack organiser for shoes. The pack organiser is made from strong resin polyester and is UV resistant. The organiser has 10 pockets, and can be attached using the rail, the eyelets, or with Fix Organizer.

Price: R816
Tel:011 395 1020 (JHB) | 021 577 3863(CT)
Website: www.fiamma.co.za


In the Spotlight

Hella Valuefit 7” LED Driving Lights

HELLA Value Fit 7-inch LED Driving Light

 

 

Most standard headlights are not enough for proper illumination when you head off the main roads and into the bush. The Hella Valuefit 7” LED Driving Lights will bring light to your otherwise dark surroundings when on the roads less travelled. With 2700 RAW lumens and 1077 Effective Lumens, this 20W driving light (178mm x 106mm x 199mm) will provide you with sufficient light in the outdoors. Contact for price.

Website: www.hella.co.za/offroad


Light & Dry

Sea to Summit DryLite Towel

Sea to Summit DryLite Towel

 

 

The Sea to Summit DryLite Towel is specially designed for campers, hikers and adventurers. This micro-fibre product has an ultra-suede finish and is extremely lightweight, making it remarkably absorbent and very fast-drying. You can easily fold and compress the towel into a tiny space for easy travelling.

Price: R199
Website: www.capeunionmart.co.za


Chill Out in the Shade

Campmor Pop-Up Gazebo

The Campmor Pop-Up Gazebo

 

 

The Campmor Pop Up Gazebo is designed with a dual pushup roof construction. It is available in two large sizes (3m x 3m and 4.5m x 3m), with sidewalls available for both. The galvanised steel poles house a finger-friendly push-button locking system – simply lengthen the poles and lock before attaching the outer canvas. The Campmor Pop Up Gazebo has UV reflective backing.

3m x 3m: R2395
4.5m x 3m: R3300
Website: www.campmoroutdoor.co.za


Its in the bag

OZtrail’s Canvas Tool Bag

OZtrail’s Canvas Tool Bag

 

 

You already have to handle the weight of your tools; you don’t need the weight of a heavy toolbox as well. So, check out OZtrail’s Canvas Tool Bag, made from tough canvas with heavy-duty webbing handles and a continuous strap around the base. This makes it strong enough to carry all your camping supplies such as hammers, ropes, jacks and much more. The bound seams are reinforced for extra strength, and the durable zips will help it last for years to come.

Price: R200
Website: www.seagullindustries.co.za


Light but Tough

Light Bar from Black & Decker

Light Bar from Black & Decker

 

 

The Light Bar from Black & Decker can shine for up to 14 hours on max power and 30 hours on low power. The LE D light is constructed with a handy carry-handle for looking around, or it can stand on its foot; it also has a hook on the top so that you can hang it wherever you see fit… we’re thinking over the braai!

Price: R300
Website: www.outdoorwarehouse.co.za


Christmas Lights

Coleman BatteryLock Flashlights

Coleman BatteryLock Flashlights

 

 

Stock up the stockings this Christmas with torches from Coleman. Coleman has recently introduced its new range of battery lock flashlights. The Divide +200 Flashlight preserves battery life by having a ‘disengage’ lock to stop battery drain – simply engage the flashlight before using it. With 200 lumens of brightness and up to two hours of running time on high, this is a great Christmas gift for anyone in the family who loves life in the outdoors.

Coleman Flashlights From: R258
Available from Campworld, Trappers Trading, Cape Union Mart, takealot.com, Farm City and Packrat.


Lightyears A-Head

Petzl Actik Headlamp

Petzl Actik Headlamp

 

 

The Petzl Actik multi-beam headlamp is designed for proximity lighting, movement, and distance vision. It offers 300-lumen brightness and has a variety of different beams: the red light preserves night vision and prevents blinding other members of the group; and the white light comes with different levels of brightness. A reflective headband also helps you to be seen when a light is shone on it. The band is equipped with an emergency whistle for rescue situations.

Price: R649
Website: www.trappers.co.za

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


Fresh Air

TJM Air Tec Snorkels

TJM Air Tec Snorkels

 

 

The new TJM Air Tec Snorkel from Safari Centre assists with water crossings, and ensures hassle-free air induction when immersed in dust. The air quality at roof level is cleaner and cooler than the air travelling via the bonnet, which means greater fuel efficiency and less clogging of air filters. The TJM snorkel is made to suit most vehicles and is manufactured from high quality, UV -resistant polyethylene. The whole kit includes stainless-steel fitment hardware.

Price from: R6995
Tel: (011) 634 7600
Website: www.safaricentre.co.za


Battery Boost

40A DC to DC Battery Charger

40A DC to DC Battery Charger

 

 

With the new generation of vehicles, it is important to ensure that auxiliary battery charging is managed in a way to maximise the charge. The new Ironman 4×4 DC to DC 40A boost is a 3-stage charger that can cope with bonnet heat and vibration, is enclosed in a weatherproof polymer, and has a unique heat sink to maximise cooling and efficiency. The remote dashmounted LED will indicate charge status. The charger can be used on a variety of batteries, including FLOODED, AGM, GEL and Lithium. The boost technology ensures that the batteries are maintained at 100%, making it better for battery life. It can also sense all low-voltage alternators, camper trailers, long cables – camper trailers’ long cables – that may incur voltage drop, and batteries requiring a high charge.

Price: R3735
Tel: (011) 634 7600
Website: www.ironman4x4.co.za


In Charge

Black & Decker Battery Maintainer

Black & Decker Battery Maintainer

 

 

Keep your 6V and 12V batteries at optimal capacity in the off-season with the Black & Decker Battery Maintainer. The gadget can connect to your battery in three different ways: via 12V/DC outlet, battery clamps, or ring terminals. The unit is designed not to overcharge your battery.

Price: R350
Website: www.capeunionmart.co.za

 

 
 
 
 

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