Don't leave home without......

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  1. Soozywoozy

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    What would you never go on a m/h trip without which is not the blatantly obvious ( fuel, money, mobile, maps etc)? Looking for the obscure which may turn out to be incredibly helpful (especially to the m/h uninitiated amongst us)
     
  2. mike mcglynn

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    dont leave home without ?

    In my case it would mostly be Wife:RollEyes:
     
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    Ahh

    For me as posted elsewhere tonight a watering can (maybe a few beers as well)
     
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    don't you carry 2 like us in case you can't find the first one?? :wine:
     
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    Useful stuff:
    Cable ties
    Gaffer tape (both these will fix loads of stuff!)
    Black sacks (good for wet clothing, boots, etc.)
    Kitchen roll (good for the first wipe of crockery so you don't get smelly grey water)
    Tea towels (apart from wiping up, they cushion noisy items in the cupboards when travelling)

    Essentials:
    Corkscrew

    Steve :Smile:

    Oh, nearly forgot, a copy of Brit Stops!

    [edit: mitzimad beat me to it!]
     
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    Wet wipes and scissors
     
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    ADAC breakdown cover and illness injury insurance:thumb:
     
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    Drain cover lifting handles.

    Duck Tape.

    Multimeter (for testing voltages).

    Spare camera batteries and 12v recharger for them.

    Spare alarm plipper batteries, and TV/Sat remote batteries.

    Solar Shower bag (free hot water in summer)

    A pint glass and a ceramic tea mug - I can't abide drinking out of plastic.
     
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    torch
     
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    My iPad mini with PDF of all the manuals than can go wrong in my van.
    My Bose mini speaker.:BigGrin:
     
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    condoms:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    You mean like vinegar,salt etc?
     
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    Cheap reading glasses.
    Code for radio.
    How to re-programme immobiliser.
    Multi purpose tool, better known as a Swiss Army Wife
     
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    In various sizes and should be in every first aid kit as they can be used for sterile covers for badly cut fingers and hands - keeps the blood off everything else whist you get help.
     
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    And flavoured ones for those that still suck their thumbs !:thumb:
     
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    and nearly forgot,

    Some Marigolds for when the cassette needs emptying or a box of the thin latex gloves.
    Disinfectant spray to use on water outlet as some people tend to splash it when emptying their cassettes:Eeek:
     
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    The dog.
     
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    Flowers for the wife ?....hardly a suitable reward for emptying the cassette:Wink:



     
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