Best £15 I've spent

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Baileysbus, Aug 24, 2016.

  1. Baileysbus

    Baileysbus Funster

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2016
    Messages:
    875
    Likes Received:
    796
    Location:
    Fife
    Thought it's about time I said hello formally after posting on the site a few times now.
    We're new to MH life and to be honest I hadn't thought anything about it until SWBO and I were chatting about getting one on a trip south in April. By early May we'd bought one ...... Swift escape 664, which is perfect for the two of us and the hound.
    Since May, we've been to Oban; toured N Yorkshire; done the Lake District ; done short breaks to Dunbar and Loch Lomond and just come back from a tour of the west highlands and Skye.
    We're absolutely loving it and are gearing up to do some extended touring next year to France and Northern Spain.
    This site has been worth every penny of the £15 membership. We've saved hundreds at VanBitz ...... Looking forward to some goodies getting fitted in October ...... Have managed to get the correct tyre pressures out of Continental tech support following suggestions here. Have managed to sort out whiffy grey water tank per suggested Coca Cola trick plus many other hints and tips all freely given by such an enthusiastic and friendly bunch.
    Think we'll be here a while and we're looking forward to many more great trips in our MH :roflmto:
     
    • Like Like x 24
  2. DuxDeluxe

    DuxDeluxe Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2008
    Messages:
    9,439
    Likes Received:
    25,441
    Location:
    Planet Zog
    Blimey, you move fast! Great decision, though and welcome on board :welcome3:
     
  3. Allan & Loren

    Allan & Loren Funster

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2014
    Messages:
    1,116
    Likes Received:
    1,657
    Location:
    Leyland, Lancashire
    Hello and welcome. Sounds like you've had some great adventures already. Be good to meet you at one of our rallys too. Happy travels
     
  4. Baileysbus

    Baileysbus Funster

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2016
    Messages:
    875
    Likes Received:
    796
    Location:
    Fife
    Well to be honest, I had some fairly major surgery in June so in thinking about getting our MH I was definitely in the "life's too short" mindset. Potentially it could have been but thanks to the amazing skills of surgeons, I'm through it all and feeling brand new. So onward and upward ....... and indeed lots of away in the MH in future whenever we can (y)
     
    • Like Like x 10
  5. jumartoo

    jumartoo Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2015
    Messages:
    1,395
    Likes Received:
    6,550
    Location:
    Totana, Spain
    Suppose it's a belated :pink: then!
     
  6. The Dude

    The Dude Funster

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2013
    Messages:
    2,173
    Likes Received:
    2,344
    Location:
    Near Uttoxeter and Crete
    welcome animated smiley.gif
     
  7. The Wino

    The Wino Funster

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2012
    Messages:
    1,160
    Likes Received:
    2,074
    Location:
    leicester
    Nice doodle
     
  8. Anthea M

    Anthea M Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 18, 2015
    Messages:
    4,810
    Likes Received:
    13,647
    Location:
    Sheffield
    Hello and so glad your op has been a success and you can carry on with this great hobby!
    We love it and even went on our first funster rally at Easter in Chester! It was great to meet so many Funsters and had a great time! Perhaps you can find one to visit too!
    Enjoy!
     
    • Like Like x 1
  9. Hollyberry

    Hollyberry Funster

    Joined:
    Apr 24, 2011
    Messages:
    3,872
    Likes Received:
    7,640
    Location:
    Paignton, Devon.
  10. MH 55 FUN

    MH 55 FUN Funster

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2016
    Messages:
    2,049
    Likes Received:
    3,107
    Location:
    Rural South West Wales.
    :hiya2: & :welcome3::):)
     
  11. kcy

    kcy Funster

    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2013
    Messages:
    725
    Likes Received:
    852
    Location:
    east yorkshire
    :hiya:
     
  12. Bart

    Bart Funster

    Joined:
    Jun 4, 2016
    Messages:
    1,628
    Likes Received:
    474
    Location:
    N.Ireland
    Hi and welcome , glad you are getting well enough to start to enjoy touring in your Mh.. it's so true life is to short. .:)
     
    • Like Like x 1
  13. lorger

    lorger Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2008
    Messages:
    6,238
    Likes Received:
    7,667
    Location:
    Dumfries
    Hi and welcome you will be very pleased with the work carried out at Vanbitz.
     
  14. Madeinengland

    Madeinengland Funster

    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2015
    Messages:
    619
    Likes Received:
    656
    Location:
    Norfolk
  15. Rob and Val

    Rob and Val Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2010
    Messages:
    881
    Likes Received:
    2,137
    Location:
    Lincolnshire
  16. wigster

    wigster Funster

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2016
    Messages:
    1,212
    Likes Received:
    755
    Location:
    Not lost but not far off
    :welcome4:
     
  17. Carol

    Carol Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2007
    Messages:
    10,444
    Likes Received:
    15,113
    Location:
    North Wales.
    Hello Welcome, sounds as if you were made for the Motorhome Life, it gives you a different degree of freedom to explore as you definitely seem to have discovered, nice introduction by the way .

    :welcomesign:
     
  18. Baileysbus

    Baileysbus Funster

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2016
    Messages:
    875
    Likes Received:
    796
    Location:
    Fife
    Cheers wino ...... she's a sproodle :winky:

    Thanks Carol. We're definitely hooked. It's great to just get out and explore (y)

    I'm sure I will lorger. Splashing out on growler alarm, gas low and a solar panel to set us up for some continental travel :happy:
     
    • Like Like x 1
  19. scousebird

    scousebird Funster

    Joined:
    Apr 18, 2012
    Messages:
    14,240
    Likes Received:
    22,719
    Location:
    South East Kent
    :hiya2:
     
  20. The Wino

    The Wino Funster

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2012
    Messages:
    1,160
    Likes Received:
    2,074
    Location:
    leicester
    Doodle in my picture in his natural environment (when theres no food to beg!!!)
     
Loading...

Share This Page