Bailey 740 Motorhome

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  1. rolandrat

    rolandrat Funster

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    Just been on OUT AND ABOUT LIVE Web site and there's a U-Tube video of an owner with his Bailey motorhome that's got a serious water ingress problem. Would you want to buy one after seeing it?
     
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    Bailey58 Funster Life Member

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    I'll get me damp meter out! :Eek!:
     
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    DP_JAY Funster Life Member

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    Damp meter won't help much wiyh this one:Eeek:
     
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    have you got a link?
    to the Youtube vid

    Im banned from over there.
     
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    Here you go [ame="http://youtu.be/kugH8bU_44Y"]http://youtu.be/kugH8bU_44Y[/ame]
     
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    Not quite sure about this?

    Is it roof water coming in down the pod rails, designed to stop water sitting on the roof?

    I would like to see Bailey's response.
     
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    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    Never seen anything like that but surely any buyer in his right mind would take it back to his dealer or Bailey to get it rectified instead off putting a video on Utube

    I cannot for one moment believe that this person has been fobbed off by Bailey


    Peter
     
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    THERE WAS A FISH IN THERE!! Just saw it on the ground!! :Eeek: Thats the trouble with Bailey, very poor quality control at end of production. Talking to peeps with new tugs, terrible stories of water ingress through grab handles, locker doors etc.
     
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    Grey water???:RollEyes:
     
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    Its not uncommon for trims and cappings to be unsealed at the bottom. Allowing water to enter from the top is just pure shoddiness.
    As the complainant rightly says, when that water freezes it will expand and force the trim off.
    I had to reseal the top of our rear trims after skiing last year because of ice damage.
     
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    I rest my case:Eeek::Eeek:
    40 grand:cry:
    And I thought bialy was supposed to be one of the better ones
     
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    I think he has overfilled his fresh water tank...:RollEyes:

    Or could it possibly be rising damp...:thumb::Rofl1:
     
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    Hope is payload covers the weight of the water. Personally we would rather carry our water supply in a designated tank.:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Nigel and Pamala
     
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    Looking on the bright side .......... he doesn't have reverse judder though:thumb:
     
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    Like the guy says Unbelievable:Eeek:
     
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    Well the good news is it doesn't judder.

    Damn Damn Damn - beaten by 22 mins.
     
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    He should have bought a Rapido:BigGrin:

    But it should not happen on any motorhome.

    In the 60s they said Toyota would never sell in the UK

    Now the UK motorhome industrie is waiting to come to an end.

    But is not the workers that build bad motorhomes its the Managment .

    You only have to look at Nissan very well built by British workers.

    Mel
     
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    Makes my Autotrail look good !!:thumb: :Doh:

    Is it just me and my PC because I dont have any sound on this link, either on the PC or ipad ???
     
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    Trouble is Peter it sounds like Bailey have told him its normal and designed to do that, its bloody incredible, Bailey has also got problems with the high tech surface coating on their new hi tech caravans and on the same type of caravans rotting from front floors dur to water leaks through the front exteria grab handles. Right who was saying Swifts were the worst !!
     
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    I saw this post in THAT other place and whilst watching it put my motorcycling head on!
    If I met that camper coming round a bend and saw that mini tidal wave coming across the road at me,my initial thought would be diesel!!!:Eeek:
    I suggested to the poster that although Bailey say it is meant to do that, a member with some legal knowledge could maybe offer advice about that and the consequences to cyclists also.Sudden evasive action could cause a nasty accident.
    :Doh:
     
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