Canning Stock Route Conditions

Submitted: Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012 at 00:45
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Hi All
Has there been any rain on the track and is there anything we need to consider in regard to conditions? Apart from the obvious corro's, sand, rocks, sandhills etc. Any RECENT info would be great. We (Hilux and 79 series ute) are going next week.

Cheers Big Nick
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Reply By: Mudguard - Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012 at 11:33

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012 at 11:33
Hi Nick T2, did it 3wks ago (sigh) if you're going nth-sth easier on the dune assents whereas sth-nth getting very scollept spinifex has had the stalks snapped off by now but still check the running gear tho diesel is $3.40 mate of mine did a back load thru the Gary Hwy dry as. you,ll have a great trip
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Reply By: Peter_n_Margaret - Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012 at 16:19

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012 at 16:19
Tony Lee is travelling north in his OKA right now and is posting pics and reports here......

http://www.oka4wd.com/apps/forums/topics/show/4197452-canning-2012-stage-3-canning-sr-south-to-north?page=last

Cheers,
Peter
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Follow Up By: PJR (NSW) - Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012 at 20:32

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012 at 20:32
Funny how on one forum we are not advised to take trailers etc because of the damage they cause. Yet on the oka forum we read that a bunch of big tractors is going onto the CSR and an interesting comment was:

A quote from the link above;

Judging by the mess this group made during a trip over the Simpson a couple of years ago, anyone wanting an easy trip up the CSR might be aadvised to start out very soon

end quote.

Please this is not a dig at OKA users. It is a dig at the tractor mob. But then it is a free world.
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Reply By: Member - Nick T2 - Thursday, Jul 12, 2012 at 01:57

Thursday, Jul 12, 2012 at 01:57
Thanks for your replies

Cheers Big Nick
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