A sad day indeed.

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  1. Snowbird

    Snowbird Funster Life Member

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    As some of you will know I have had the RMB 670 for sale on ebay whilst I was gallivanting around Europe the last few weeks. I think I was secretively hoping that because I was away from home it would not sell. I arrived home at 9 am this morning and at 10 am some inconsiderate person was crossing my palm with dirty 20s. This is the second time I have taken a deposit on the old girl as the first buyer had to pull out of the deal as they were having house sale issues. This time it was for real though at full asking price. The new owner did not even try to knock me down, not that I would have come down, as I was not motivated to sell. I will be delivering it up to Morecambe immediately after the Wrenbury bash. It will be a sad day here when it does go, but I do wish I had 10 of em ;).
     
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    Sad but in a nice way............. lovely van
     
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    At least you got the asking price and its hopefully going to a good home so will be on the road for many many more years to come xxxxx
     
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  4. Snowbird

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    The new owner rang me whilst I was in Spain to ask if I would give him first refusal as he had recently had a leg amputated and needed an automatic. How could I refuse him ?. Although there was a great deal of interest from both the UK and Europe am happy that it will stay here in the UK and am sure the new owner will have as much pleasure from it as I had. It will be a huge learning curve for him, but at least he has a native English speaker at the other end of a phone, which is more than I had.
     
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    I'm looking at mine now sat on my drive. I've become incredibly attached to Udo since buying him.

    The 'bank vault' quality of these old tanks gets to me every time.

    Sad day indeed for you, Dave. But surely having two is just being greedy. :LOL:

    Oh, by the way, I'm immensely relieved yours went for the full asking price. It puts some kind of value on Udo.
     
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    Duplicated post. Oops!
     
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    And another! Double oops!
     
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    And even a third! Very oops!!!
     
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    Can you repeat that please Bellini:)
     
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    :rofl:It's not 23 feet 6 inches long by any chance is it?
     
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    I know you love that van but this is getting a bit much. :LOL:
     
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    Thought it was 23' 9"?
     
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    How do you get smilies to appear at the end of a sentence?
     
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    Like this:)
     
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    :)Thanks. It puts mine at the beginning even tho my cursor is at the end.
     
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    Sorry can't help you, because mine appear where I put them:Smile::wink:
     
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    As it says at the bottom of all my posts "Quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten". Those RMBs were made when money was not in the equation of motorhome building. They were built for people that wanted the best and were willing to pay for it. Built without compromise for those with old money as my grandparents would have said. When you consider that van is now 24 years old and still more than capable of doing long distance European tours without problems, and everything working just as it did when it left the factory 24 years ago. Having read some of the woes that owners of much newer motorhomes have I know that those things were built to last more than one lifetime. The build quality would be impossible to replicate in todays market, so they can only go up in value. How many of todays motorhomes can you say will still be worth what you paid several years ago, and to the right buyer, worth more.
     
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    Take it you are using a tablet as I was having the same prob - put your cursor where you want the smiley then scroll up so you can see the smiley button BUT don't 'down' the keyboard on your device.

    Thanks to someone on here - sorry can't remember who it was enlightened me.
     
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    Have you another MH Snowbird ? or you giving up on the camping altogether :(
     
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