A helpful piece of advice

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  1. Robert Clark

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    If you could give just one tip, or piece of advice to anyone considering buying a motorhome, what would it be?

    Mine would be.....
    Google the make/model of van you're thinking of buying (and the selling dealers name) and see what people are saying about them.
     
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  2. Tea Bag

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    Hire one,first.
    Tea Bag
     
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  3. movan

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    Don't rush out and buy accessories ... eg crockery ... straight away because once you start going to the shows you will sure as eggs is eggs see something you like better.

    Oh, that should have been second.... firstly, buy a solar panel.
     
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  4. Robert Clark

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    Hang on a minute Joy......
    you're only allowed one piece of advice.
    You'll have to choose one and delete the other
    Sorry, but rules is rules :whistle:
     
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    movan Funster Life Member

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    Oh ok then..... buy a solar panel so that you have enough energy in your battery to see your food when you are eating it off the plates you are using from your house to eat off for the first three months.. :) :) xx
     
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    Make sure that you can sit in the toilet comfortably without having to open the door to pull-up your trousers :whistle2:
     
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    LOL.... Do you have a Burstner by any chance? :)
     
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    Buy a damp testing meter
     
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    Join Motorhome Fun(y)
     
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    No we got a Hymer Exsis now loads of room:)
     
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    Nice one movan, nicely worked!! :LOL:
     
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    Make sure you have enough seat belts for your needs.
     
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    Read all the the stuff on ere ..... then do your own thing... regardless...(y)(y);):)
     
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    Buy in haste, regret at leisure.
     
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    Check payload
     
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    Research and get the right layout - saves you a lot of money!!
     
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    I fully agree - if we had done that when we bought our first MoHo then the make/model would have come up tops and the dealer would have had a "never buy a van here" tag on it!! We would still have bought a Rapido 966M auto (if we could have found one) but from a different dealer!
     
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    Go and view lots of them. Sit in them, lie in them, shut yourself in the bathroom. Just look, look, and look again.
     
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    Make a list of what you want and don't compromise unless it can be added later
     
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    Talk to someone who has had a motorhome for a while.
     
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