solar

Dometic’s Light Solar Blanket

Dometic has come out with a new portable solar blanket. Tipping the scales at about one-third of the weight of an equivalent glass solar panel, the PSB150 is made from C60 SunPower monocrystalline cells and...
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Lego Caravan World Record

It’s said that memories of childhood are the dreams that stay with you after you wake. For me, my childhood dreams were of blocks of plastic, each with eight little nobly bits on one...

Kershaw Camping Kiboshed

RV camping at Kershaw Gardens in Rockhampton, Qld, is no longer allowed. On November 15, the Planning and Environment Court ruled against Rockhampton Regional Council, finding that the use of the site for RV camping...
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Review: Oz Cruiser Explorer 1760

Large vans replete with all the gear are appealing, but I usually prefer compact rigs. I’m not opposed to being comfortable, so if that compact van has a bathroom, an internal kitchen and a...
Nullarbor

The Treeless Plain

Well, Yemmy made it to Denmark, WA, and back but has since had a gearbox transplant because he was having a ‘flare’ when changing between second and third. My friend, Eric, used a gearbox...
northern territory

Touring Guide: Northern Territory at its Best!

ALICE: THE HEART OF THE NORTHERN TERRITORY They call it the Alice, and she is the hub of central Australia. Alice offers a number of caravan parks along with the historic Telegraph Station, the Araluen...
motorhome

Now For More Motorhome Trouble

I'm glad I didn't write this yesterday! Everything was good then. As regular readers would know, my motorhome has had major mechanical problems. The repairer in Queensland botched the differential replacement, and I had...
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Major Award for Cruisemaster

Cruisemaster, the company behind the highly regarded Cruisemaster suspension systems and Hitchmaster couplings, has received independent recognition for “consistently achieving high standards in its business operations”. The long-time Caravanning Queensland member has been recognised for...
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Jurgens Jindabyne Pop-Top Review

When we think about family caravans, we often think of 23-plus-footers – and that’s just the body length. These vans typically have a forward bed, a rear bedroom for the kids, a rear bathroom,...
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Hitch-Ezy Coupling Review

An offroad caravan needs an offroad coupling. Obviously. But they’re not all created equally. While the principal characteristics remain the same – 360° articulation on the horizontal and vertical axes – there are key...