A word from…the President | Aug-Sept 2019

G’day everyone, Been a while since I’ve had to write one of these, so here goes. As you should be aware we had our AGM last month and for the most part the previous committee was voted back in. Hopefully this is to the members liking, but one thing that worries me is that we…
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September 30, 2019 0

Coodamurrup / Fish Creek

Attendees: David and Cindy -Toyota Landcruiser 120; Gary, Claire, Dianne and the 2 kids – Toyota Landcruiser 80; Ivo – Toyota Landcruiser 76; Sean and Deb – Mitsubishi Triton MQ; Shane – Mitsubishi Triton MN; Simon and Jacob – Mitsubishi Triton MN; Matt – Mitsubishi (not a Triton), Pajero I’m starting my trip report with…
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September 28, 2019 0

Cape York 2019

Participants: Roger and Karen – 4.2tdi Nissan GU Patrol and Follow Me camper trailer Richard and Catherine – 3.0tdi Toyota Prado and Cub Supermatic camper trailer Don and Jane – 4.2tdi Nissan GU Patrol and Cub Brumby camper trailer Bill and Christal – 4.5tdi Toyota 76 series Landcruiser and Conquer 490 caravan Joel and Bek…
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August 15, 2019 0

Kaarakin Busy Bee 2019 – Part 1

This year’s busy bee was meant to start with a Club camp out on Saturday 22 up at Kaarakin.  Alas with a forecast of freezing temperatures and massive storms that were to include torrential rain, the camp out was (unsurprisingly) cancelled. The weather in no way stopped us turning up on Sunday, albeit a bit…
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June 22, 2019 1

Kaarakin Busy Bee 2019 – Part 2

Read Part 1 of the Kaarakin Busy Bee 2019 here. Meanwhile, back at the ranch… …the raking had finished up…. So we decided it was about time for smoko! Playing with poultry Our next task was to clean out one of several chicken/turkey/geese coops, after traipsing through a lot of mud. I think the blokes…
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June 22, 2019 1

Gliding

Date: 10 February 2019 Front seat passenger list: Dave F Shannon C Sean F Deb B Not the typical outing for an avid group of 4WD enthusiasts. Dave however, has always had an interest in flying small powered aircraft. After some flying he did in New Zealand last December, he put up the idea of…
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March 19, 2019 0

Ladies training day – Part 2

After rescuing the bogged driver, we continued on our way west bound to the sand pit. The track varied from black soft sand to the white softer deeper sand. Gentle pressure on the right pedal got everyone through to the limestone track where we stopped in the shade of the pines and discussed recovery techniques…
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March 19, 2019 1

Ladies training day – Part 1

As to be expected it was a rather hot day, hey it is summer! Participants were: Deb Black in a Patrol with Sean Flanigan riding shotgun Terry Handley in a Explorer, Penny Cookson in the 76series cruiser (with Spence Cookson) Kim Diletti in the Ranger were joined by three club advisors,   Hannah Speldewinde in…
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March 19, 2019 1

A word from…the Editor | Feb-Mar 2019

As always, getting the Triton dirty is essential, although at the moment it seems that the dirt on it is left over from trips last year. As a FIFO the benefit with an even time roster is a lot of time at home, the catch sometimes you have to be at work when you’d rather…
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March 19, 2019 0

A word from…the President | Feb-Mar 2019

G’day Everyone, Happy New Year, I trust that everyone had a good Christmas and had some quality time with family & loved ones. Hopefully you managed to squeeze in some sort of break over the holiday season and got some much needed R&R. It’s hard to believe as I write this that we are already…
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March 19, 2019 0