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The coolest camping gadegets you've got/seen/want

Postby Ozzycamperboy » Tue Aug 08, 2006 5:42 pm

As per the title, whats the coolest camping accessory you have, or want, or have seen?

Stems from the sand spears thread, which i've never heard of, and now think are pretty damn cool :lol:

As for stuff in my possession, the only cool thing I got is an old Army chest, dated 1970 sumthing, from vietnam war 8) . Comes in really handy, its huge so swallows most of my gear, solid as a rock so I can beat it around (its lasted nearly 40 years and a major war... i'm trying to kill it but failing :twisted: ). And it double's as an extra table and can seat 2 people :armsup . Also have a nice hunting knife but everyones got one of them :mrgreen:

Coolest thing I've seen is probly my mates setup. TD 78 Series Cruiser ute, huge alumnium roof rack thingy stretching from the back of the tray to the front of the bullbar. Scaf tubes come out and are clamped to this to make a huge awning. Loads of room for gear and you can sleep prolly 5 people on the roof rack :mrgreen:

And I want a compound bow...and a sand spear :bunny
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Postby freerocketman1 » Wed Aug 09, 2006 12:28 am

the sand spear is cool but just got a old pop top & the misses wont let me buy one.
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Postby bushcamper » Thu Aug 10, 2006 1:31 am

I saw this on another forum and had to make one.

It's turned out to be an amazing bit of gear, will cook a bbq and then a damper on a hat full of timber same for a roast and vegies. Boil a billy or use a fry pan on the high level and you get that great smokey flavor that goes with camp cooking.

Good to sit around on a cold night in places that don't allow fires.

So far have had no failures, I think it will have a permanent place in the CT or roof rack
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Postby Kramer » Thu Aug 10, 2006 9:36 am

Thats pretty cool bushcamper!

The coolest gadget I have is a shower that plumbs into the hotwater of the car with a heatexchanger, its good to have a hot shower no matter where you are :armsup I also made my own cuase the glind version was a bit expensive! Here is a glind version

http://www.glind.com.au/htm/default.asp
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Postby bushcamper » Thu Aug 10, 2006 11:48 am

Kramer, if you want to have look at the oven, come over any time, 4979 4700

I've got a glind, great bit of gear, but it's never looked that good in my photos :)
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Cobb Cooker

Postby nozzee » Mon Oct 23, 2006 10:08 pm

Been travelling and working in remote WA for last 3 years. Left home with camp oven as you do. Had to buy wood for camp fire or no fires allowed. Love campoven the camp fire but not always convient.Meet people down the track with Cobb Cooker baught one. Absolutly love at first use. Half a dozen heat beads you got a roast and veges. Have done pizzas, stews baked bread and smoked fish and roo. Next to my hubby Cobb is the best camp thingo I have.
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Postby Komodo » Tue Oct 24, 2006 3:31 pm

Man those glinds are cool as!

Ive seen others but i think that the glind is the best looking unit.

Best gadget hrmmm i'll have to think about it.
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