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Peter Le Roux
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Attended Wits University
Lives in Benoni, South Africa
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Kontiki raft mass calculator
Gauteng KonTiki is coming up next weekend, and the Gauteng Scout Water Activities Advisory  Council , along with Puddle Pirates Rover Crew , has developed this Excel spreadsheet which helps calculate the mass of a raft, and ultimately calculate how deep a r...
Gauteng KonTiki is coming up next weekend, and the Gauteng Scout Water Activities Advisory  Council, along with Puddle Pirates Rover Crew, has developed this Excel spreadsheet which helps calculate the mass of a raft, and ult...
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Raft Barrel Lashings
Kontiki season is picking up here in Southern Africa,
with Windhoek, Namibia hosting their event this weekend, and the Western Cape hosting theirs next weekend. The diagram above shows one way of fastening barrels that worked well for my troop . You can dou...
Kontiki season is picking up here in Southern Africa, with Windhoek, Namibia hosting their event this weekend, and the Western Cape hosting theirs next weekend. The diagram above shows one way of fastening barrels that worked...
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Pizza Social with Bedfordview Rover Crew
After Sunday morning's Remembrance Parade, we went to Bedfordview in the afternoon to test out their new pizza oven and receive the Roving Teacup. The crew  built the oven and braai area as part of Andrew Campbell's Project Award, and once we got the fire g...
After Sunday morning's Remembrance Parade, we went to Bedfordview in the afternoon to test out their new pizza oven and receive the Roving Teacup. The crew  built the oven and braai area as part of Andrew Campbell's Project A...
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Hillbrow and Thunderstorm
 Some photos from Medical School and Parktown Ridge during and after yesterday's storm. Corrected for contrast, no colour correction.
 Some photos from Medical School and Parktown Ridge during and after yesterday's storm. Corrected for contrast, no colour correction.
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Andrew Hall farewell and social
At a formal meeting held on Sunday, we formally thanked Andrew for his two years service as RS, and 'booted' him from the crew, followed by a social with braai and (unsuccessful) fishing. Claire was presented with her Personal bar and Careers award, and Pet...
At a formal meeting held on Sunday, we formally thanked Andrew for his two years service as RS, and 'booted' him from the crew, followed by a social with braai and (unsuccessful) fishing. Claire was presented with her Persona...
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Kim Shield 2014
Koen organised our base for Kim Shield 2014, which was held at Mogale Gate on the first hot weekend of summer. Thanks to Koen, John, Ingrid, Jenna and Ryan for running the base.
Koen organised our base for Kim Shield 2014, which was held at Mogale Gate on the first hot weekend of summer. Thanks to Koen, John, Ingrid, Jenna and Ryan for running the base.
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Dissipate - tensegrity tower at AfrikaBurn 2015 festival
Dissipate is a project being planned by a group of architects and engineers (including a few former Scouts) for the upcoming AfrikaBurn Burning Man regional event near Cape Town, South Africa. The tower consists of an hourglass tower with a tensegrity on to...
Dissipate is a project being planned by a group of architects and engineers (including a few former Scouts) for the upcoming AfrikaBurn Burning Man regional event near Cape Town, South Africa. The tower consists of an hourgla...
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Cape Town Infrared
We spent the weekend in Cape Town for a wedding, and I was able to take my camera to Audacia estate for Root44 parkrun , and up Table Mountain on Sunday. Here are some pics. I'm really happy with how the camera works in the field- it is as easy to use as an...
We spent the weekend in Cape Town for a wedding, and I was able to take my camera to Audacia estate for Root44 parkrun, and up Table Mountain on Sunday. Here are some pics. I'm really happy with how the camera works in the ...
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Sandringham JOTA JOTI 2013 Tower
The largest annual Scouting event in the world, The combined J amboree on the Air and Jamboree on the Internet , starts today. Around 700,000 Scouts and Guides from around the world are participating. Last year, this tower, designed and built by Sandringham...
The largest annual Scouting event in the world, The combined Jamboree on the Air and Jamboree on the Internet, starts today. Around 700,000 Scouts and Guides from around the world are participating. Last year, this tower, d...
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Debugging
Apart from a few more test shots at Arrowe Park this weekend, I worked on a few of the snags I still have, and have made good progress: 1.    Switching
between different camera modes via hardware switch ( TBC 29 September) 2.    Files
to have unique names s...
Apart from a few more test shots at Arrowe Park this weekend, I worked on a few of the snags I still have, and have made good progress: 1.   Switching between different camera modes via hardware switch ( TBC 29 September) 2...
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Scouts Carpe Diem Arendonk in Belgium built this obstacle course structure outside, around and over their Scout hall. This timelapse shows the construction process: While these photos from their Facebook page show the struct...
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A simple treehouse, 6 feet off the ground in a willow with multiple stems. Tree houses are a fun and challenging pioneering project (if the safety rules of your Scout Association allow them) that provide a memorable adventure...
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