Camper to Caravan

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  1. Lofty

    Lofty Read Only Funster

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    Hi there folks:BigGrin:

    Just to let everyone know that we have exchanged our Camper for a much roomier Caravan..............

    Hope we will still be welcome as we are now Tuggers !!!!!!!:Wink:

    See you at Carmarthen Show

    Jude and Ken (Lofty):thumb:
     
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  2. pappajohn

    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    of course you're still welcome.

    you wont be the only tuggers on motorhomefun.

    :thumb:
     
  3. haganap

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    wooohoooo

    instead of being Champered, we can now be Loftied :thumb:

    Now that you have the space like :Wink:
     
  4. Chris

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    There are plenty of tuggers on here who don't even have a caravan:Wink::BigGrin:
     
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  5. Passing Places

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    Hi

    I'm new to campervans and motorhomes last year and have been asking the question about the difference generally between motorhome folk and caravanners? Obviously a hugely loaded generalisation but would love to hear your thoughts on both?

    Kevin
     
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    Elaine's comment
    It don't mater if you turn up on a push bike with a pop up tent
     
  7. Shuggy68

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    tugger

    i heard meor is a big tugger:Rofl1:
     
  8. pappajohn

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    Frankie (Yodeli) turned up at one meet with a tent....all the way from France :thumb::thumb:
     
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  9. motorhomelover

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    its a bit hard getting them tent pegs in the the concrete at Longmarsdon :Rofl1::Rofl1: and at Rufforth air field
     
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    A few years back we were in a serious financial mire and thought we would have to sell the motorhome before it was repossessed.....bloody recession :Angry:

    i had it all worked out.

    at the time i had a Toyota Hilux pickup and figured if i put up the drive-away awning and reversed up to it i could kip in the back of the pickup and still have a private area in the awning.

    there's always a 'work-around' if your desperate.


    as it happens we didn't have to sell the van at that time....but the pickup had to go instead :cry:
     
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    The caravan is OK Jude and Ken....................................But not being towed by a taxi. :Wink::Rofl1:

    I keep thing on the same, ideal for the winters away, but cant decide on the rest of the year yet. :Rofl1: Bob.
     
  12. Peter & Elaine

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    Next doors sons a joiner and got a hilty gun no problem
     
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    would be a buxxer to get the peg out out:Eeek:
     
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    I bet next door --the other side is a metal worker with a grinder to cut them off afterwards:Rofl1:
     
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    There is no difference, we all love camping whether in a tent, caravan or motorhome.. although the purist would argue that it's not 'camping' unless under canvas..

    Many, including myself have been campers, caravaners and motorhomers.. just what ever suited our circumstances at that particular point in time and what we wanted to do.. at present we are tuggers..

    If you look for differences you will find them.... if you don't ..you won't.
     
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  16. Mel

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    Hi Kevin

    I think the mentality & attitude is more important.

    Than what yuo sleep in.

    After your first meeting you wont rember what you came in.:Rofl1:

    If you ever get to a meeting you are made most welcome.

    I had only been a member a few weeks when i first came over to the UK for a meet.

    Mel
     
  17. g4jnw

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    its funny how life goes, we started off with an ex army tent, then a family tent, then a trailer tent, then a caravan and now an old boxer converted campervan.

    There were reasons for all the changes but the biggest one was from caravan to campervan, mainly due to going nearly 400 miles tugging a van behind to visit our son for the last 2 years.

    We look at it as:
    Caravan
    advantage:
    You can leave on site
    Disadvantage
    tugging it

    Campervan
    advantage
    Just jump in and go
    no tugging
    Disadvantage
    tax and insurance
    mpg

    We bought a secondhand drive away awning and at least we dont loose our parking space on sites

    Who knows where we will go next!
     
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