advice from experienced motorhome owners please!

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  1. Kch

    Kch Read Only Funster

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    Just looking at buying a motorhome for myself and 3 dogs, didn't realise just how complicated that was going to be! Narrowed it down for the moment to 7m long and less than 2.3m wide (I'm used to driving LWB sprinter with car trailer), rear transverse bed (stop dogs jumping up). Looking at hymer MLT 560 and Dethleff Globebus t8. Also want level floor. Are there any other that people would suggest? At moment pretending money no object. Would greatly appreciate advice from those with experience.
     
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    Your post was very interesting as apart from us only having 2 dogs it's pretty much where we found ourselves in July!

    We went to Lowdhams (Nottingham) with our short list, expecting to buy the MLT 560.

    However, in the end we specced up and negotiated an excellent deal on the MLi 560 instead. Yes, it was dearer than the MLT but the integrated design made it fell much bigger inside and crucially the floor was flat(ie no steps inside) , which seems to be a feature on many Fiat based A classes (certainly the Hymers)

    Good luck with your search
     
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    Dogs are not allowed in motorhomes in my extensive experience! :)
     
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    Wots a dog? (n)
     
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    Why is a Dog?

    Example:- why is a dog set at such a convenient height in relation to the end of my boot?

    doG moves in mysterious ways!
     
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    If it helps, the checklist we used is Here. It won't be exactly what you want but it may be better than starting with a blank sheet of paper.
     
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    Pfffft, no mention of three dogs in that list Graham :p
     
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    Kontiki 679 fit the bill.
     
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    Had to google it ..

    DOG:

    a domesticated carnivorous mammal that typically has a long snout, an acute sense of smell, non-retractile claws, and a barking, howling, or whining voice.

    Wow sounds scary!
     
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    Naturally, that's why it is such a good list :LOL:
     
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