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    Headlights

    sorry, 110 defender
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    Headlights

    Anybody got recommendations for headlight upgrades and where to get them from ?
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    Off road camper

    did'nt think it was doable really, just sat here bored thinking about stuff, dedicated offroad camping trailers seen way too expensive for the amount of time I would actually use one , I am getting a bit past crawling out of a tent on my hands and knees so thinking about alternatives
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    Off road camper

    Thought has just occured to me and I would like the opinions of the group, would it be do able to get myself a second hand trailer tent and somehow uprate the suspension and tyres to make it capable of some 'gentle' green laning / wild camping ? Its just a thought while I am sat here at home...
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    Best UK Comms?

    Loads of local clubs about, Google is your freind
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    Best UK Comms?

    Standard PMR radios kick out about half a watt of power, however a dual band 70 cm / 2 meter hand held can be used on the same frequencys as PMR and will kick out 5 watts which is much more useful, however without a ham licence it's sort of illegal but it's unlikely you will get onto trouble, it...
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    Best UK Comms?

    Been looking at midland GB 1 as a PMR addition for the land rover , not sure if it will be useful, use midland Alan 42 for CB as it is hand held but has a car kit where you can use it with an external antenna
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    UK Or Europe based Apps for useful travel info?

    Wikicamps uk on android is pretty good for campsites etc
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    UK 'Trip' - as best we can!!

    sounds good to me, what will the green lane sections be like ( I am a complete noob off road but willing to learn ) and 22nd of pril is my birthday and cant think of anyway better to celebrate it
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    Overland Bound Region - West Europe

    Are we part of Europ now, why has this happened ??
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    Hi lift jack

    Now I have one can anybody pp my me at some resources that show me best practices with using it. I don't want to make stuff worse if I am using it wrong Cheers Pete Sent from my Nexus 6 using OB Talk mobile app
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    UK 'Trip' - as best we can!!

    Sounds perfect for me Sent from my Nexus 6 using OB Talk mobile app
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    UK 'Trip' - as best we can!!

    I could be up for that depending on dates, work, kids etc. sounds like a good idea, are you thinking camping or bed and breakfast (would prefer camping myself but its all good)
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    Northen england meet up

    They have rooms available if your the concerned
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    Northen england meet up

    been up there camping on a moterbike, seemed ok to me, If I can manage it on a 550 hardtail chop I think I'll be alright in the land rover