road trip preparation

Road Trips: Basic Vehicle Preparation Before Hitting the Road

 ROAD TRIP PREPARATION & ESSENTIALS You have made the reservations, you have packed your gear and you can’t wait to get away from it all! Indeed, it seems like you are ready for a road trip! However, before you get ahead of yourself, make sure your vehicle is as ready for the journey as you are. Get your vehicle preparation off to a good start by keeping the following basics in mind: Brakes Considered any ...

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christmas gift ideas for your dad

Five Christmas Gift Ideas Your Dad will Love

We've all been there – one second you’re waving goodbye to winter, then before you know it, it’s Christmas Eve and there’s still one name left on your Christmas shopping list: Dad. There’s nothing else for it but a cheap bottle of wine and, in a moment of Christmas shopping insanity, a pair of novelty socks. Have you prepared your Christmas gift ideas for your dad? Who are we kidding? Dad gets ...

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Weekend warrior

Top 5 Christmas Gift Ideas for Weekend Warriors

Searching for the perfect gift for the DIY weekend warrior? Don’t wait for the Christmas rush, take the stress out of finding a present and spoil them with something they actually want! Whether your hubby is planning on starting that new renovation project in the New Year, or your dad is looking for a new chainsaw to replace the one you borrowed without him knowing, we’ve got the solution for you. ...

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best caravan generator

Mega Portable Generator Comparison – The Results from Caravan & Motorhome Magazine

Okay all you Caravan folk, you'll want to read this; Caravan & Motorhome On Tour Magazine’s Mega Portable Generator Comparison has revealed the ultimate winners when it comes to portable power. Here we share the best caravan generator as judged by one of the most respected Caravan publications in the market... [2020 update note: this content still holds true today with the main Caravan Generator considerations being covered in this article. ...

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Top 6 Rugged Father’s Day Gift Ideas for your Outdoors Dad

Father’s Day – that time of year when your Dad gets a bit of special attention and thanks from us kids! Here are some of Father’s Day Gift Ideas. To help you find the perfect present for your dad, we've rounded up the six best gifts for outdoor types. So, if your father loves getting out in the bush, or just the outside lifestyle around the home, you’re guaranteed to find a ...

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Lectron Generators

Lectron Generators: Why we are discontinuing support for Lectron

Lectron Generators : A couple of years back, we told you how Lectron was the new kid on the generator block. We were excited about these budget generators made in China, especially because they came with some appealing features and were backed by a 1 year warranty. However, 2 years on and we are withdrawing our support for the Lectron generators brand. We like to be open with our customers about why we do and don't stock certain products. ...

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buy a generator online

WARNING: Don’t buy a generator online until you read this

Remember the days when shopping for a petrol generator meant trekking from store to store comparing prices and models? Trying in vain to find an expert who could tell you the difference between this generator and that generator? Those days are long gone. Thanks to this fang-dangled thing called the Internet, today the most convenient way is to buy a generator online. With the internet, you have the biggest range of ...

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Flood safety precautions for electricity every Australian should know

Ever experienced a flood? Let us tell you, it’s not something you want to deal with every day. The problem is, floods are becoming more and more destructive in Australia. In the Queensland floods of January 2013 alone, the Red Cross estimated that more than 7,500 people were affected and 3,000 homes were flooded (Red Cross).  Whether torrential rain is coming your way or the water has started receding, you need ...

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Power up for a Perth adventure: Buyers guide to Portable Generators

Thirty degrees and sunny. Thirty degrees and sunny. Thirty degrees and sunny. With a weather forecast that rarely veers from sunshine and blue skies, it’s little wonder that Perth-siders love the great outdoors. In fact Perth residents are some of the most active in the whole of Australia. They merrily skip off to Bremer Bay or Rottnest Island for a long weekend, hardly aware of the kilometres ticking over as they ...

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