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Bushranger X TRAX II Review

It’s a beautiful morning for a run to Bribie Island, Australia’s closest beachside Drive it’s the only island in Moreton Bay connected to the mainland by a bridge which makes it easy and convenient for weekend warriors to get to for all that boating camping and plenty of fishing. One of the bay’s most beautiful […]

ARB Soft Connect Shackle, Soft Shackle Alternative

Staying safe is paramount in every recovery situation. Having the right gear that is correctly rated should be at the forefront when selecting recovery equipment for your situation. Introducing the ARB Soft Connect Shackle to the recovery line up. The Shackle acts as a fuse in a recovery situation, breaking before any metal components it’s […]

Campr recovery Gordon Country

In this story, we head to the Goomburra Valley in the Main Range National Park west of Brisbane. As part of the Motorama 4x4xmore club weekend escape to Gordon Country, we find out that there are three different types of recovery when you’re bogged. Knowing what to do when this happens can save you a lot […]

How To Catch a Crab

In my experience, round mud crab traps are definitely the way to go. The theory is, the bigger the tide the more activity and a good rule of thumb is to set your pots around the full and new moons. The other thing to look for is a creek or river flush brought on by […]

How To Cook A Crab

There’s an old saying “never send a boy to do a man’s job”, so if you’re serious about cooking crabs then follow this method. Boiling up a batch of crabs can give off a bit of an odour so this is definitely a job for the backyard, not the kitchen. Submerge your catch in an […]

How to get off the Micat at Moreton Island

Firstly while you’re on the barge, lower your tyre pressures to around 18 psi. A longer tyre footprint will keep you out of trouble most of the time. Secondly, engage 4WD. You’d be surprised at how many people forget to do this! Note to self; if the light is flashing, you’re not in 4WD! Disengage […]