national meet at Nyngan
Tuesday morning started
with a early session of tai chi with Rob Sanderson. He explained where tai chi had
come from, the different forms around & the basics of tai chi moments & breathing
techniques. After the warm up exercises he moved through shibashi one, a set of
18 exercises that the tai chi form is based on & is taught before learning the 108 moves
of the Khor Style Sun Tai Chi
Bainbridge technologies Queensland sales manager Justin Welsh
could not be with us for his planned workshop, but Jamie jumped into
the spot to explain what a 240volt invertor does & the
different types suitable for the camper trailer owner who
wishes to use 240volt accessories from a 12volt source. An
invertor produces 240volt electricity from a 12volt battery
to run a variety of appliances from TV's, videos or
computers & also battery charges to recharge your camera or
video batteries while out camping.
Jamie also explained how
to size a suitable invertor for your own requirements & the safety aspects of
Sharon Wheatley held
an animal beadies workshop..... what's that I hear you say. Using coloured glass
beads the kids threaded them onto fishing line to make a variety of shapes.
The first annual
softfloor V's hardfloor (tin billycans) camper trailer boles competition was
played at this years Nyngan meet. Kevin presented the hardfloor owners with the
perpetual winners trophy.
Jill Skinner showed how the popular Cobb Cooker can be used in camp as an
alternative for cooking a range of food traditionally cooked in the camp oven.
With the use of heat beads as a heat source the Cobb can be used as an oven, a
barbecue, a smoker or a stove.
Jill was cooking a the evening dinner & went through the steps of what was
needed, lighting the heat beads, placing the saucepan in the Cobb & placing the
lid on top.
One of the funniest
events at a CamperTrailers Group national meet has to be the 'Tame the Toilet
Tent Competition' at happy hour, as you can see by the laughter on the audience
in the photos. Members are timed folding the change tent back to pack away shape
& the fastest to do so is the winner. This years winner as well as last
was Gary Roberson with daughter Allie.
The kids section was
won by Allie Roberson, Jarrod Delatorre & Suzanna Lawler.
Dave & Jan Cook held a trivia night assisted by Dave & Joy Wilkinson. As
you can see by the photos below the event was well attended & a great success.
There was plenty of friendly rivalry between the tables as teams sort the