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From regular to rugged: A DIY bush trailer!

Bakkies Kruger built his own bush trailer!
Bakkies Kruger built his own bush trailer!

His kids love bush camping, and after they invited him to join them he decided to build his own bush trailer, says Bakkies Kruger of Polokwane. 

Bakkies and his wife, Petro, are no strangers when it comes to camping. They’ve camped several times with their children in a tent at the boat club at the Ebenezer Dam near Tzaneen. 

Bakkies is a qualified electrician and decided it was time for an off-road trailer. He started his search by checking out ads for one. But because he lives a few hours’ drive from Gauteng, he couldn’t get one of those as they’d already been sold by the time he could go to take a look. He therefore decided the time had come to build one himself. 

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