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  1. Salvage1

    Salvage1 Read Only Funster

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    Hi everyone
    Another newbie, arrived via motorbikes and boats and caravans so I thought it was time to get a motor home in the shape of a 2004 Geist Phantom with a rear garage.
    Feel free to tell me the good and not so good points about this model (Sprinter 2.7 engine)
     

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  2. rosalan

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    You have made a good decision....Oh and welcome to the 'Fun'
    A good decision because it has a good garage, which means that you do not have to live with the big awkward things you may wish to carry, like carpets, chairs, table and lounger. A good decision because like many European vans, you can expect a good quality of build, something you realise over time when compared to some other vans. Good decision because it has a Mercedes engine with a good commercial record.
    Alan
     
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    Hello :welc:
     
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    Welcome indeed!

    @rosalan - why the hell would you want to carry a carpet in your Moho?
     
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    Welcome aboard;)
     
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    Possibly he means outside carpet/groundsheet popular abroad for keeping the dust down etc.

    Oops where's mi manners hi @Salvage1 good van, good chassis can't fault it.
     
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    Welcome to Fun

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    Hello Welcome to Fun. :welc:
     
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    Hi and Welcome to Fun. :welc:
     
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    Hi and welcome,( rosalan carries an outdoor carpet. ) we have just changed to a van with a garage so we can carry a motorbike, it's crowded in there with all the other stuff we carry.
     
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    Hi Salvage and welcome to the Fun!:welc::party:

    Nice looking moho too! (y)
     
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    Because I like to step out onto my nice new Moroccan plastic carpet that protects my delicate little feet from cow pats and gravel and I am very rich:cool:::bigsmile:
     
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    Hi funsters
    Thanks for the welcome and it sounds like I have made a decent choice, time will tell. I can't wait to personalise it,extra lights, sockets and gadgets galore
    All the best
     
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    "Personalise it" you mean spend more money:LOL::LOL: welcome to the money pit.

    Great in it.

    Martin
     
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    I was thinking that then I thought, well if it's that big, what about a weights room, physio couch, indoor patio, jacuzzi, casino, yep it will all go in, but nice MH, don't take me seriously :LOL::whistle:(n)
     
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    @whoa - beauty salon and preferably a sports physio - better, more therapeutic massage than from a beautician !

    @rosalan - I agree - except we just use a Tesco's washable mat !
     
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    Hi & :welc:
     
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    Just Leave the"Kitchen Sink" at home(y)
    Welcome to "The Fun":giggle:
     
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