giving up and buying a tent.

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  1. cookie

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    lost all hope now

    walk into dealers with the intention of getting this van which on the phone he tells me is the dogs thingies

    damp has been there but low readings, puzzling ?

    tell him so , so he says are you interested in a mohawk , maybe says I, come with me he says , and i follow him into the workshop and into the said mohawk.

    and i dont really believe what i see.

    front bench seat behind the drivers seat is all removed as is the wall board , all neatly sliced off.

    in front of it is a dehumidifier drying out the interior frame.

    so they are gooing to dry it out . put the board back and pretend the thing is damp free

    by the time its wet again warranty is out and another punter conned .

    lost all faith now .
     
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    Go to another dealer?
     
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    Tents are great. Can be a bit damp, though.
     
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    magic thanks (y)
     
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    Remember. Don't touch the the canvas from the inside when it is raining...

    Just giving a warning.

    JJ :cool:
     
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  6. Sas r us

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    Hmmmm.... It seems you are a walking damp magnet...:cry:








    :)(y)
     
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  7. Speve

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    Do you think he was trying to give you a message!
    Like don't buy here?
     
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  8. Candapack

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    Been pissing down here since last night. Just south of Grenoble.
    Watched a couple take all their bedding out of their tent and carry it over to put in the tumble drier.
    Have you considered a PVC?(y)
     
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    Dealer wearing a Stetson then? ;)
     
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    and wearing chaps and riding a horse ,, the full b locks
     
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    Ahh I thought I could smell bulls**t on this thread,.......

    Or was it damp...(n)
     
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    nope it was the smell of overheating dehumidifiers
     
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    This sounds like a wind up to me
     
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    can you get wind up motorhomes ?
     
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    Noticed you have been viewing this old thread,lots of similarities with your last two threads.
    buying a second hand and just had a phone call about damp
     
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    Sounds like you need a Vango


    Van.......go

    Doho_O
     
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    Refreshingly honest, showing they are doing a proper job, why do you think it won't be damp free ?
     
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    oh it will be damp free , probably just till the warranty runs out, cos that's all they are doing drying it out no sealing, and as the vans are on sale inside no chance of getting wet till sold. the van we viewed had a pre-sale damp check and readings on their sheet were over 60%, yet i checked and it was totally dry , you could just see where the damp had been and it was soft,thing is they were so blatantly open about it as if it was a natural thing to do .
     
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    Well I think they were being very honest but in your position I would just walk away.
     
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