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Camper Trailer Australia

Camper Trailer Australia Issue 143

Relaunched in May 2017, and specialising in the world of campers and adventure trips, CAMPER magazine is for those who ‘have a penchant for good banter around the campfire and beer tasting in five-million star locations’. With a bold new design and revitalised content line-up, CAMPER will showcase the best in campers, feature characters, hero destinations, gear and technology, DIY hints and techniques and a celebration of an adventurous lifestyle through Aussie eyes.

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outback splendour

The Outback is where Aussies bid farewell to urban life and greet the world as nature intended. Like sailors who cheer after rounding Cape Horn from the Atlantic into the Pacific, overlanding campers cheer as they transition from the Simpson to the Innamincka. A primal awakening of the senses occurs when bearing witness to legendary locations, like the ocean off Cape Horn or the fabled red dunes of the Simpson desert. Australia is the smallest of the world's continents. It is also the lowest, flattest and, aside from Antarctica, the driest. The highest point on the Australian mainland is Mount Kosciuszko, at 2,228 metres above sea level. The lowest point is the dry bed of Lake Eyre, which is 15 metres below sea level. So across the vast expanse of the…

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camper trailer australia

EDITORIAL Editor Aaron Flanagan Deputy Editor Sam Richards Lead Designer Nicholas Ramsamy Senior Designer Janina Roque Designer Swathi Sankaran Production and Design Manager Danielle Beadman Columnists Kath Heiman, David Cook, Ron and Viv Moon, Steve Cassano Contributors Adam Jane, David Cook, Catherine Lawson, Matt Williams, Tim van Duyl, Ron and Viv Moon PHOTOGRAPHY Contributors David Bristow, Matt Williams, Phil Cerbu, Brett Hemmings, Adam Jane MARKETING Head of Marketing Lauren Grigg 0436 407 493 lgrigg@emprisegroup.com.au Digital Marketing Executive Shubhangi Bhalekar sbhalekar@emprisegroup.com.au Digital Marketing Coordinator Craig Gonsalves cgonsalves@emprisegroup.com.au Marketing Coordinator Rebecca Lamplugh rlamplugh@emprisegroup.com.au Marketing Coordinator Will Hayward whayward@emprisegroup.com.au ADVERTISING ENQUIRIES Head of Partnerships Christopher Jefferson 0477 775 020 cjefferson@emprisegroup.com.au NSW - Serena Prasad 0429 489 615 sprasad@emprisegroup.com.au Danielle Gowan 0435 065 325 dgowan@emprisegroup.com.au Vic - Sarah Woodgate 0498 880 377 swoodgate@emprisegroup.com.au QLD/NT - Heath Parry 0412 957 475 hparry@emprisegroup.com.au WA - Ian Glyde 0447 318 114 iglyde@emprisegroup.com.au EXECUTIVE GROUP Chief Executive Officer Robert Gallagher rgallagher@emprisegroup.com.au Chief Financial…

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how to choose and install aftermarket driving lights

When I bought my first vehicle, there weren’t as many 4WDs running around as there are now. These days, it seems that every second vehicle is an SUV. The only 4WD I fondly remember from the 70s and 80s is the Toyota FJ40 in rustic green with the odd spot of rust. As soon as I saw that FJ with white Sunraysia rims, I knew I wanted to own a 4WD. But being fresh out of school and with little money to my name, I had to wait. My parents suggested a used Holden sedan would be the ‘safer’ choice. Purchasing one of these did little to squash the 4WD bug within me, but after the purchase, other aspects of the automotive world also started to pique my interest. At the time, rally…

11 Min.
a lap of corner country

You gotta be joking, I thought, as Dick stepped across the hole and stood on the rickety wooden stage. But he wasn't! “Step onto the platform and then across to the ladder,” Dick advised, as we looked down into the hole we were about to descend into. “It’s only about 40 feet to the bottom and there’s a light down there,” he continued, before promptly disappearing into the earth. I was left on the edge trying to placate my fears of small, dark, confined places. When I’d finally mustered the courage and headed down into the underground, I found myself on the small jackhammer used to break up the soft clay at the head of the mine. Here, the mouth of what really is a giant vacuum cleaner laid in waiting, whistling…

9 Min.
as the eagle flies

How do you become a camper manufacturer? For some it’s a long, slow and trauma-riddled path from making your first, finding a buyer, then moving on to your second, third and so on, as you build up a name and a reputation — attending shows, watching your bank account evaporate, and wondering where the next dollar is going to come from. Then, very rarely, you’re in the right place at the right time, and you grasp an opportunity and there it is, all finished and pristine and travelling along as fast as you can build your product. “SET-UP TIME REMAINS AT AROUND EIGHT MINUTES WITH PACK-UP AT AROUND TEN MINUTES. PRETTY GOOD BY ANY MEASURE” For Darren Houston, a young electrician from the central NSW coastal city of Newcastle, that’s how he became…

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wedgetail campers wtc

TRAILER Tare710kg ATM N/A SuspensionN/A BrakesN/A Coupling N/A Chassis60 x 40, 40 x 40 and 50 x 25mm RHS aluminium Body Marine grade aluminium and fibreglass Wheel/tyreN/A Style Side-fold slide-on DIMENSIONS Box size 1800mm wide Length 2500mm Height 1200mm Tent size 3400 x 3600mm Annex 3000 x 2200mm ACCESSORIES Gas cylinders 2 x 4kg Water 90L Cooktop Three-in-one barbecue plus two-burner stove top Kitchen Laminated aluminium Battery 200Ah lithium PRICE AS SHOWN $77,990 ENQUIRIES Wedgetail Campers Address 29 Teralba Road, Broadmeadow, NSW 2292 Phone 0458 130 106 Email info@wedgetailcampers.com.au Web www.wedgetailcampers.com.au camper.hemax.com More pictures Specs to compare…