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  Topic: 2010 20' Bushtracker for sale. $89990
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PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:11 pm   Subject: 2010 20' Bushtracker for sale. $89990
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  Topic: FUN COMPETITION: WHAT BUSHTRACKER HAS DONE THE MOST MILES
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PostForum: SO...WHAT MAKES BUSHTRACKER THE BEST?   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:01 pm   Subject: FUN COMPETITION: WHAT BUSHTRACKER HAS DONE THE MOST MILES
Roaming Rabbits wrote:

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Hello Bushtracker Admin,
Just to clarify.
We had no dust entering the inside of the van, we have a piece of foam between the waterti ...
  Topic: HF Active Frequencies? HAM or Marine SSB Help Please?
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:23 am   Subject: HF Active Frequencies? HAM or Marine SSB Help Please?
Hello again Graeme, Sorry for calling you Dave, I was talking to a Dave on the internet, and was preoccupied lost in this radio... I corrected all the Posts and feel stupid.. Sad

Boy am I rusty.. ...
  Topic: HF Active Frequencies? HAM or Marine SSB Help Please?
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 1:16 pm   Subject: HF Active Frequencies? HAM or Marine SSB Help Please?
Graeme,

I have a listing that 28.390 Megs is a recommended intra VK calling frequency..
Is that correct?

Could you recommend a freq where I just sit and get some VK Ham traffic?
  Topic: HF Active Frequencies? HAM or Marine SSB Help Please?
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:39 pm   Subject: HF Active Frequencies? HAM or Marine SSB Help Please?
Hello Graeme,
Missed that one, but am getting the "Northern High Seas" report now at 12:30..

I need to learn to use the radio, Voice Squelch would probably clean it up, but it is clear w ...
  Topic: HF Active Frequencies? HAM or Marine SSB Help Please?
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Replies: 7
Views: 494

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:59 am   Subject: HF Active Frequencies? HAM or Marine SSB Help Please?
Hello Graeme,

Very kind of you..

I have a printer with me. When I have better reception, I will print those out and give them a try..

Thanks again, stg
  Topic: HF Active Frequencies? HAM or Marine SSB Help Please?
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Replies: 7
Views: 494

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:39 am   Subject: HF Active Frequencies? HAM or Marine SSB Help Please?
Hello Bushtracker Friends,

Any of you HF VK HAM Operators, can you give me some active frequencies please. I am testing an HF installation, and am not sure it is alright. I can get barely get Char ...
  Topic: DODGE RAM 1500, ALTERNATIVE TO THE LANDCRUISER 200 SERIES
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PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:08 pm   Subject: DODGE RAM 1500, ALTERNATIVE TO THE LANDCRUISER 200 SERIES
Maximus,

I did the leg work for you, and here is the latest on the Ram 1500, and the F-150 and why they are really not in the running any more:

ASV are now doing the ram 1500 in PETROL and in pe ...
  Topic: JUST NOW, SADLY NO MORE LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
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Replies: 21
Views: 3835

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 1:01 pm   Subject: JUST NOW, SADLY NO MORE LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
Nifty,

Two things FYI: They are commonly weighing odd vans that look too big for the tow vehicle at the State line with portable weigh scales.. But that portable road side stop is used for the van ...
  Topic: JUST NOW, SADLY NO MORE LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
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Replies: 21
Views: 3835

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 7:58 am   Subject: JUST NOW, SADLY NO MORE LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
Hello Nifty07,

You will not see me on Tuesday, my Staff will take good care of you though. I am on Holiday on a yacht up in the Whitsundays beach combing and all the rest.

Now here is a little ...
  Topic: squeaky springs
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Replies: 14
Views: 988

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 7:06 am   Subject: squeaky springs
"Lets Went" : It is not the Pivot Blocks that squeak ....
The new ones are black graphite impregnated and the poly does not squeak.
The new ones go a long way, probably 100,000 kms or mor ...
  Topic: JUST NOW, SADLY NO MORE LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
Bushtracker

Replies: 21
Views: 3835

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 4:07 pm   Subject: JUST NOW, SADLY NO MORE LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
Short answer for you...

At 20'? You do not need the Ram... Keep your 200 Series!!

We would have maybe 500 20' Bushtrackers travelling with the Stock Standard 200 Series just fine....

20' is ...
  Topic: JUST NOW, SADLY NO MORE LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
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Replies: 21
Views: 3835

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:10 pm   Subject: JUST NOW, SADLY NO MORE LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
Latest Update from Lovells... Courtesy of Bushtracker's notice

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STATEMENT ON GCM REVISION IN QUEENSLAND
On the 21st August 2018, the Queensland Government overturn ...
  Topic: DODGE RAM 1500, ALTERNATIVE TO THE LANDCRUISER 200 SERIES
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Replies: 15
Views: 22515

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 12:43 pm   Subject: DODGE RAM 1500, ALTERNATIVE TO THE LANDCRUISER 200 SERIES
Barrie,

That is out of date now. I cannot remember, but call SCD as there is a lower compromise out on it now. Engine, or what, I cannot remember.

Also note: The Nissan Titan is stronger, Nat ...
  Topic: DODGE RAM 1500, ALTERNATIVE TO THE LANDCRUISER 200 SERIES
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PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:51 am   Subject: DODGE RAM 1500, ALTERNATIVE TO THE LANDCRUISER 200 SERIES
Director of Bushtracker here. I see them all, and have owned ten American Trucks testing them in R&D over the past 16 years, four Fords, two Chevs, and four Dodge Rams...

No to the F-150.... T ...
  Topic: squeaky springs
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Replies: 14
Views: 988

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:38 am   Subject: squeaky springs
Good Morning Guy Redway....

Three things: Four actually, if you want more pointed information, always give the year of your Bushtracker...

First of all please learn to use the SEARCH engine. T ...
  Topic: HAIL RE-SKIN OPTION CHOICE BY OWNER
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PostForum: Upgrading Second Hand Bushtracker Vans   Posted: Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:40 pm   Subject: HAIL RE-SKIN OPTION CHOICE BY OWNER
No, that is it.

The other variations are hard to match up when repaired later, they are just too inconsistent. Further, all of the darker colours are just stupid gimmicks for the Shows, because th ...
  Topic: HAIL RE-SKIN OPTION CHOICE BY OWNER
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PostForum: Upgrading Second Hand Bushtracker Vans   Posted: Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:25 am   Subject: HAIL RE-SKIN OPTION CHOICE BY OWNER
Hello Bushtracker Friends,

Here is a hail re-skin job, and the Owner decided to change the colour of the cladding. It cost an extra $1000 in this particular case, to go from white to silver claddi ...
  Topic: Six wheel conversion on Dmax
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:27 am   Subject: Six wheel conversion on Dmax
The point was we tried to help this Person.

With the new stricter regulations on GCM, the towing capacity could be dramatically reduced, in a 3 litre engine under-powered vehicle, and going the la ...
  Topic: Shower mirror
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 6:41 am   Subject: Shower mirror
Hello Darrell,

That door would be put together with Sika-Flex so it did not leak. We custom build the doors with the mirror insert. You can do an option like Brutus has shown, or you would really ...
  Topic: OLDER BUSHTRACKERS GETTING MAJOR RENOVATIONS...
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PostForum: Upgrading Second Hand Bushtracker Vans   Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2018 3:29 pm   Subject: OLDER BUSHTRACKERS GETTING MAJOR RENOVATIONS...
Well, here She is, nearing finish....

Full ensuite is in, water tight linen and meds lockers..

http://www.bushtrackerforum.com/forum/userpix/5_1_18.jpg http://www.bushtrackerforum.com/forum/use ...
  Topic: Six wheel conversion on Dmax
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Views: 2297

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:29 pm   Subject: Six wheel conversion on Dmax
To be fair Maximus,

From my information: You are one of only about 2 in 250. And you were soured from your reports, by a Chev with a lemon rear end, and Performax the Dealer failed to make it righ ...
  Topic: Six wheel conversion on Dmax
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Views: 2297

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:14 am   Subject: Six wheel conversion on Dmax
I agree....

However, our job is to offer advice on all the options to try and make Peoples plans a success. Making a six wheeler out of a small Japanese ute, could radically handicapp their towing ...
  Topic: Six wheel conversion on Dmax
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:26 pm   Subject: Six wheel conversion on Dmax
All joking aside,
Bushtracker’s Number One tow vehicle is still the Landcruiser 200 Series.
For vans up to 20’, you don’t need anything more.

Larger Bushtrackers like my heavily optioned ...
  Topic: Six wheel conversion on Dmax
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Replies: 24
Views: 2297

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 3:54 pm   Subject: Six wheel conversion on Dmax
Yea Bazza,

No worries, but a lot of Australians some how think the rice grinders are Patriotic and I can assure you they are not... I would not advise to spend money loading up that little engine w ...
  Topic: Six wheel conversion on Dmax
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Replies: 24
Views: 2297

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 6:35 am   Subject: Six wheel conversion on Dmax
Save your money and hassle,
Get a real truck, more power, more control, better fuel economy, less driver fatigue, get a Dodge Ram.... Or a Nissan Titan... Both with Cummins engines.

Putting more t ...
  Topic: OLDER BUSHTRACKERS GETTING MAJOR RENOVATIONS...
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PostForum: Upgrading Second Hand Bushtracker Vans   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:04 am   Subject: OLDER BUSHTRACKERS GETTING MAJOR RENOVATIONS...
So far,
the new Shed across the street for Insurance, is also for the major renovations.
With four Bushtracker Factory buildings, there is a limit to how large we want to go. But if one comes up fo ...
  Topic: OLDER BUSHTRACKERS GETTING MAJOR RENOVATIONS...
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PostForum: Upgrading Second Hand Bushtracker Vans   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:34 am   Subject: OLDER BUSHTRACKERS GETTING MAJOR RENOVATIONS...
Hello Mick,

Yes, I am just stating what is happening, it is becoming quite affordable to upgrade older vans for the People that cannot quite make the new Market so to speak... They can have all th ...
  Topic: OLDER BUSHTRACKERS GETTING MAJOR RENOVATIONS...
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PostForum: Upgrading Second Hand Bushtracker Vans   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:01 am   Subject: OLDER BUSHTRACKERS GETTING MAJOR RENOVATIONS...
Well Thank you for the positive feedback Mick....

Some of the older vans are being bought cheap enough, they can afford to do big renovations and still be half of new costs. I mean add it up: If on ...
  Topic: Is my bushtracker the first they built?
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:03 pm   Subject: Is my bushtracker the first they built?
Yes Rosiebear,
You are close to correct...

They used to just give us random VIN allocations when we applied for a new batch. There was nothing sequential...

Just how it is, in the infinite wis ...
  Topic: OLDER BUSHTRACKERS GETTING MAJOR RENOVATIONS...
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PostForum: Upgrading Second Hand Bushtracker Vans   Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2018 9:27 am   Subject: OLDER BUSHTRACKERS GETTING MAJOR RENOVATIONS...
Hello Bushtracker Friends,

Wow, we are getting older... As the Bushtrackers get older, some of the renovations are getting more cost effective. I mean we seem to be getting requests for larger an ...
  Topic: JUST NOW, SADLY NO MORE LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
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Replies: 21
Views: 3835

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:03 am   Subject: JUST NOW, SADLY NO MORE LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
From Mike Davidson,
Head of Lovells

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Dear Authorised Dealers, Production Facilities, Dealerships and Fleet clients,

Contrary to social media and co ...
  Topic: Testimonials from Owners (please post reply in this topic)
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PostForum: TESTIMONIALS from owners   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:20 am   Subject: Testimonials from Owners (please post reply in this topic)
Mr. Bean wrote:

Good morning,
We have recently sold our Bushtracker after 8 years of travelling. Could you please cancel our forum membership.(Mr & Mrs Bean).

Please pass on our sincere th ...
  Topic: 4000th REGISTRATION, 4000 IN 11 YEARS OF THIS FORUM...
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:20 am   Subject: 4000th REGISTRATION, 4000 IN 11 YEARS OF THIS FORUM...
Ooops

Mr & Mrs Bean just retired from 8 years of travelling with their Bushtracker.
So that takes it down to 3999 again...
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Mr. Bean wrote:

Goo ...
  Topic: 4000th REGISTRATION, 4000 IN 11 YEARS OF THIS FORUM...
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:51 am   Subject: 4000th REGISTRATION, 4000 IN 11 YEARS OF THIS FORUM...
WOOO HOOOOO!! Very Happy

Number 4000 !

WELCOME TO THE FORUM TRAVELLING FISHER ! Number 4000 !
  Topic: Which WDH? New 200 Series
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 2:08 pm   Subject: Which WDH? New 200 Series
Thank you 3-Ways,

But he already has his Bushtracker in Adelaide... Just changing vehicles...

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James, I answered you by email.
This is personal Business, and peopl ...
  Topic: JUST NOW, SADLY NO MORE LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
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Replies: 21
Views: 3835

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:14 am   Subject: JUST NOW, SADLY NO MORE LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
Does this retrospectively apply? and if not how do you verify that?

First part, no Red Dirt, they can almost NEVER make things like this retrospectively apply, as it is "Grandfathered In" ...
  Topic: Bought my Bushtracker!
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Views: 1101

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:28 pm   Subject: Bought my Bushtracker!
I checked your Registration and VIN,
and manually entered you into the Owners Forum..

No worries, should be right, now...

Kind regards, Steven Gibbs, Director
  Topic: Bought my Bushtracker!
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Views: 1101

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:29 am   Subject: Bought my Bushtracker!
Well,
Congratulations!!

You now have a lot of reading to do in the Owners Section, teaching you how to troubleshoot and fix and maintain your Bushtracker!!

Welcome to the Forum, Post Number On ...
  Topic: NEW SUSPENSION ON OFFER AT BUSHTRACKER IN AIR OR COIL
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Views: 35794

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:23 pm   Subject: NEW SUSPENSION ON OFFER AT BUSHTRACKER IN AIR OR COIL
No Mud Slinger,

It may be OK for a military trailer, but it is not attractive to us for Bushtracker. Because of the odd geometry involved, in our view it wrecks the layout and cabinetry and chassis ...
  Topic: JUST NOW, SADLY NO MORE LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
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Replies: 21
Views: 3835

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:12 am   Subject: JUST NOW, SADLY NO MORE LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
I have the best three things I can tell you right now:

1) Go see SCD for the NISSAN TITAN !
2) Go see SCD for the NISSAN TITAN !
3) Go see SCD for the NISSAN TITAN !

They also have a 2016 200 ...
  Topic: JUST NOW, SADLY NO MORE LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
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Replies: 21
Views: 3835

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:46 am   Subject: JUST NOW, SADLY NO MORE LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
WOW, AND BIG NEWS TO ME! JUST HAPPENED THREE HOURS AGO!! THIS HAS THE WHOLE INDUSTRY REELING...

MORE AS I HAVE IT, BUT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS CHANGED THEIR MIND AND THERE WILL BE NO MORE LO ...
  Topic: Ball weight
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Replies: 14
Views: 11971

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 11:53 pm   Subject: Ball weight
That would vary van to van over the years. Some have heavier a-frames and girders under, and limitations on what hitch they were using...

Just as a general rule we would recommend 7-10% ball weigh ...
  Topic: Ball weight
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Replies: 14
Views: 11971

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 1:09 pm   Subject: Ball weight
Hi I read in Caravan magazine that ball weight of unladen 20 foot Bushtracker Caravan was 125kg, & if it’s tare 2550kg then the unladen ball weight is approximately 5%. For your information, che ...
  Topic: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
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Replies: 31
Views: 13982

PostForum: What SIZE OR TYPE OF BUSHTRACKER?   Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 3:04 pm   Subject: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
Actually no,
I thought about it, but decided it could be more of an inconvenience at times than a help...

You are always rearranging things, changing wine glasses, deciding to put them back in the ...
  Topic: Do people like pull out pantry?
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Replies: 7
Views: 1378

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 8:21 am   Subject: Do people like pull out pantry?
Hello Kathy and Ian,

Look, in the design phase we have other options that work better and are more functional for the volume of storage. We would go through that with you in the design stage of d ...
  Topic: Do people like pull out pantry?
Bushtracker

Replies: 7
Views: 1378

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 12:04 pm   Subject: Do people like pull out pantry?
Pull out pantry racks are cute..... Smile
From a household perspective very cute and stylish... Wink

Now the truth from experience: In the Outback on corrugated roads, everything jumbles up and ...
  Topic: 2018 MegaCab Longhorn 3500 Ram, and NEWS from SCD
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PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:01 am   Subject: 2018 MegaCab Longhorn 3500 Ram, and NEWS from SCD
I do not say this lightly, now having run this truck in and done a 2,300 km trip up north towing my 23' Bushtracker, now 3500 kms on it: This IS the nicest best towing machine I have ever owned...
...
  Topic: Newbie Hello from Sydney- Now Found a Bushtracker!
Bushtracker

Replies: 8
Views: 3119

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Apr 07, 2018 8:22 pm   Subject: Newbie Hello from Sydney- Now Found a Bushtracker!
Send Email to Bushtracker,

Sales@bushtracker.com
With your User Name, and I will update your Membership to Owner..
  Topic: Newbie Hello from Sydney- Now Found a Bushtracker!
Bushtracker

Replies: 8
Views: 3119

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:39 am   Subject: Newbie Hello from Sydney- Now Found a Bushtracker!
Well, after much scouring of the usual internet haunts for vans, we found an 18ft Bushtracker bunk van second hand. Took it away for a quick trip at Easter and had some heads turning around the campsi ...
 
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