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I'm going to Fraser with 3 other adults in a SWB Pajero ( I don't want to get salt water in my Patrol ).

I've got almost every accesory there is in my patrol but we are very limited in space.

What should I bring?

I was thinking just a few shackles, a snatch strap and a long handled shovel. Would anyone bring anything else?

Cheers Gordo'
 

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I usually get it on the mainland, but if your on the island i normally go to eurong. i know there are other places too
 

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Where o you source bait from on Fraser?

Cheers Gordo'
The sand lol... Pippies and worms galore.

The only bait I would buy for Fraser is a packet of pilchards. Flathead love em and you will still get the odd tailor even out of season.
 

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4 adults in SWB Paj - good luck with that :)

If you use a saltwater neutraliser (like Staun Salt Assault or an equivalent from a marine supplier) before you go and when you return, along with lots of washing/flushing, your Patrol will be fine. Any exposed metal will rust straight away but Rust Converter and some paint will take care of that.

The sand is so good over the last few months that it is highly unlikely you will have any problems, the snatch and shackles will be enough.

Whatever you can't take, you will pay a lot more for on the island...
 

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Assume you have most basic knowledge , letting tyres down for sand etc......



Just got back from Fraser a week ago, we went as a "one car" party and went almost everywhere solo, we travelled over a 1000ks (just on the Island) ,unleaded was about $1.85

Take a good Map (Hema one we had was great) and Tide times, around most of the Island ,we found the beach is not too bad even closer to high tide, but Hook point is tight because of fallen trees, if you dont want to dodge salt water waves, plan to pass Hook on low tide.(the by-pass track is bad news, and should be avoided if you can help it)




Make sure you take Insect Repellent, the march flys are killer.(id take a fly swatter also)

We saw a few Blue Bottles, if you plan on going in/near the ocean, a bottle of Vinegar may be a good idea (we keep 2L of it in the car 24/7)


On a trip,I always keep 20L of Water on board for emergency (drinking/radiator etc) remember PH service is very limited on the Island , a working CB radio is a good idea also.







Have Fun !:p
 

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fraser is a very easy place wont need much. there are shops scattered all over the place, can get pretty well most things over there. food, beers, fuel, bait, ice. just a bit dearer, not as dear as i thought it would have been.

you will need dark sunnies if wifes are going to perve on back packers in certain areas.

tracks are easy. still retards seem to make it look worse than they are.
 
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