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  20170225 Teewah Beach
Posted by: White Bush Pig - 09-01-2017, 05:51 PM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (5)

Hi Everyone.
Camping trip to Teewah Beach. (either camping directly on the beach in one of the designated camping zones or one of the surrounding areas, ie, Freshwater campground).

Saturday 25th Feb to 26th Feb.

Beach permits will be required as will camping permits.
Check the link below for information on camping at either Teewah Beach or Freshwater.
Please note that camping on the beach provides no facilities, whereas camping at Freshwater has designated camp spots and toilet and shower facilities close by for convenience.
https://www.npsr.qld.gov.au/parks/cooloo...ation_area

For anyone that is still interested in doing this trip, I would suggest a meeting point of the twin BP's at Morayfield at 8am for an 8.30am leave time. 

Club uhf channel 28.

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  20170311 Landcruiser Mountain Park
Posted by: White Bush Pig - 09-01-2017, 05:25 PM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (7)

Hi Everyone!
This will be our 1st club trip out to LCMP since it re-opened in September 2016, looking forward to it!

Saturday 11th Mar to 12th Mar (or longer if you so desire).

Landcruiser Mountain Park, Diaper road, Jimna. Approx 10,000 acres of 4wd fun and camping bliss!
*Please be aware that there are no fuel stops between Kilcoy and LCMP, so ensure you either fill up at Kilcoy or make sure you take extra fuel (if your vehicle is thirsty  Confused )*
Camping is $60 a night per vehicle.
Day trips are $35 per vehicle.
Camp fires are allowed and the park is dog friendly.
Check the website link below for more information.
 www.landcruisermountainpark.com.au/

Meeting point is the twin BP'S Morayfield at 7.30am for an 8am leave.

UHF club channel 28.

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  Hi All
Posted by: Benjam - 07-01-2017, 01:24 PM - Forum: New to the Forum - Please introduce yourself - Replies (3)

Hi everyone.

I'm Ben. Albany Creek.

Just considering getting into 4WD. My son is getting into it and I am doing my research too.

It seems like a fun time and welcoming community.

Kind regards to all.

Smile

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  newbie......
Posted by: Doc - 29-12-2016, 06:04 PM - Forum: New to the Forum - Please introduce yourself - Replies (3)

Well, not new to clubs or 4wding....g'day, I'm doc (Adrian) and partner is Zinta. I've come across from WA where I spent a lot of time in the desert exploring. Previously from Victoria where I cut my teeth 4wding in the high country. I was vice chairman of the WA4WDA and committee member in the western patrol club. Yes I have a patrol. It's a 2005 ST 4.2 which I've owned from new. Extremely modified and now a 4door ute.
Was introduced by troopie pete whom I've known for a while now (originally from the overlander forum). 
More about the truck and us later.

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  2107056-8 May Fraser Island Clean Up
Posted by: sirlezz - 23-12-2016, 12:08 PM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (22)

Hi guys
we will have to fill this form out at next club meeting to get the ball rolling Rolleyes


Four Wheel Drive Queensland Association 17th Annual Fraser Island Clean Up Call for Expressions of Interest – :Returned by 1st Feb 2017

Hello Fellow Clubs
The Annual Fraser Island Clean Up is once again planned and these are the dates
Sat 6h, Sun 7th and Monday 8thMay 2017

Location: Various locations around Fraser Island- Will be advised in finial mailout in Early April 2017
In cooperation with QPWS



.pdf   2017 EOI FICU letter.pdf (Size: 595.78 KB / Downloads: 327)   4WD Qld Letter to clubs


.pdf   2017 FICU EOI form.pdf (Size: 175.37 KB / Downloads: 273) Expression of Interest form

Please let us know your intentions by posting on this Forum if you want to go at this stage

Happy motoring and a glorious Xmas to you all Big Grin

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  20170126 Australia Day long weekend
Posted by: White Bush Pig - 15-11-2016, 08:43 PM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (4)

Hi everyone. 
I was advised today by Paul Burgess that he and his family have made a booking to stay at Borumba Dam for the Australia day long weekend. This is the same location as our Xmas party last year - Imbil.
In 2017 Australia day falls on a Thursday so if you are planning on getting away be sure to book in for the Friday off work.
This is a great location with a creek close by for swimming and some fantastic 4wd tracks to go exploring.
If you are interested in going on this trip be sure to book in early as no doubt it might be a popular choice for the long weekend.

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  4x4 Swap Meet Sunday 27 Nov 2016
Posted by: sirlezz - 12-11-2016, 11:09 AM - Forum: General chat - No Replies

Hi guys got this information from a guy in my radio club and  for those interested there is a 4*4's Swap meet   Big Grin

But googling it I found the following

DDU Annual Swap meet

http://www.dirtydownunder4x4.com/read-me/
530 Pumicestone Road Elimbah which is near Caboolture   Dodgy
Exit 157  on Bruce Hwy
Sunday 27th November 2016
Entry fee $5

should be a nice drive out for the morning Cool

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  About time i introduced myself
Posted by: TRUSTY - 28-10-2016, 10:28 AM - Forum: New to the Forum - Please introduce yourself - Replies (2)

G'day all - TRUSTY ( AKA Paul) here - thought i should post for once 
enjoying getting to know you all and my new SEQ home.

cheers!

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  Sundown 22nd Feb 2014
Posted by: Joe b - 20-10-2016, 09:43 AM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (1)

RC4X4 Sundown National Park Track  maintenance weekend photo's online  https://goo.gl/photos/FBJLWWA3xL1WkiUd8

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  20161106 Hoffman Falls day trip
Posted by: White Bush Pig - 12-10-2016, 06:11 PM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (5)

Hi Everyone. Another day trip to Hoffman Falls, hopefully this time will be warm enough for a swim! Remember to bring your togs!
Sunday 6th November.
Meeting 9am BP Aratula for an 9.30am leave time.
Channel 28.

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  Electrical trickery
Posted by: troopiepete - 11-08-2016, 03:08 AM - Forum: Technical - Replies (2)

Hi

If you have ever wanted to know how to wire up different items but were to shy to ask this is the place for you!

Below is a selection of Wiring diagrams I have put together over the years and some I have collected..

Cteck D250S Wiring
   
Driving lights --
   
   
Headlight upgrade wiring
   
ARB Lockers
   

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  Big Red Bash 3rd to 5Th July 2017
Posted by: troopiepete - 01-08-2016, 10:48 PM - Forum: * NON club trips - Replies (2)

Big Red Bash 3rd to 5Th July 2017

http://www.bigredbash.com.au/bigredbash/tickets-pricing

I am going to try and go next year - possibly Narelle too..
Should find out in a few days if he time if available  Angel 


If you like the outback, music and crowds then this could be the event for you!
I am looking at booking two weeks possibly setting off after work on Friday 30th or very early on the 1st
Clear object is to get to Birdsville early.. stay for the bash then head south to do Innaminka, Camerons and a few places on the way home as Narelle has not seen these..

This is currently listed as a non club trip but could become one if enough members are interested.

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  Synthetic Shackles
Posted by: sirlezz - 01-08-2016, 01:50 PM - Forum: General chat - Replies (1)

Hi guys
just got a look at the Unsealed online mag advertising the use of Synthetic Shackles "Gator Jaw" Idea
American brand
safer than a steel projectile and they float too
around $42 US with postage???   Dodgy

But I found a cheaper and closer to home brand from NZ rated at 14 tons this one is made from dyneema rope
eBay item number: 112071714286  $35 with Free postage Cool


http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Soft-Shackle-...SwyjBW8FuH

There are of course even cheaper Chinese brands of unknown quality Huh

what do you think will you use one instead of steel Big Grin

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  Nice camp site
Posted by: troopiepete - 31-07-2016, 11:33 PM - Forum: * NON club trips - No Replies

Hi

Joe and I went on a bit of a relax trip yesterday and stayed overnight at the Bigriggen Park

http://www.bigriggen.com.au/

If you want somewhere not too far from Brisbane, easy 2WD drive, showers and toilets where you can also take your dog then this park is for you.
I must say i was not expecting much and yes there were a heap of people but mostly we did not hear them and we had a good fire to keep us warm.

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  2016-2017 memberships.
Posted by: White Bush Pig - 25-07-2016, 12:46 PM - Forum: General chat - Replies (2)

Hi everyone. 
A reminder that, as it is now July, 2016-2017 club memberships are now due!

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