Gone full circle.

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  1. Snowbird

    Snowbird Funster Life Member

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    Having started off my travelling many years ago with a Bedford J type pulling a Westmorland star and finishing up with a Lord Munsterland pulled by a Dodge Ram in 1999. I then started my motorhoming in earnest and changed styles from a tugger to my first serious motorhome, which was a Rockwood Beachwood RV with the Cummins B series diesel. Many motorhomes later I returned to tugging this year with another Dodge Ram and fifth wheel trailer. I must admit, I do like the concept very much and although I will be keeping the fifth wheel outfit for the time being as I hope to tour Norway this summer, I take delivery of a 36ft American travel trailer with 2 slides tomorrow. This will be plumbed in permanently on my winter quarters here in Benidorm to save bringing accommodation with me in the future.
    Looking forward to this new aspect in life, although its nothing new really as things have just gone full circle. Knowing my luck, someone will wait until its all set up and offer a little profit that I cannot refuse and it will be all change again :rolleyes:.
     
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  2. Daz n Tina

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    Once you have sold the 5th wheel. Will you get somthing smaller to tour with? As your new one will permanent.
     
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    We knew you couldn't resist it Dave. Looking forward to having a look at it when we arrive back in Beni come November.
    That is if you haven't sold it by then.
    Brisey & Pamel,aaar.
     
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  4. Snowbird

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    Have not really thought about selling the fifth wheel as yet as its not too big to tour with, but if I do sell it then of course there is the option of a tourer. As a matter of fact I have my eye on a nice little Hymer 534 in Germany at the minute.
     
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  5. SC 05 OUT

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    or you could buy a RMB Ive heard there nice
     
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    The 534 is a great van.
    Works as a left hand drive but not as a right hand drive.
    Is it the red one? Lol
     
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  7. Judge Mental

    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    so you went for it..well done:) what's next spanish residency?:D
     
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  8. Snowbird

    Snowbird Funster Life Member

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    Its
    Its LHD and the last of the crinklys with the blue stripes. I always thought the layout was as good as it gets for 2 people in a small van. Good vision all round and the U shaped lounge is big enough for 2 people to lounge on. Nothing final as yet, its just a thought am playing with.
     
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    Oh no. Am not quite that brave. I have been toying with the idea of a static for some time in Spain, but still wanted something I could move if needs arose. This one was not one of my easiest deals or decisions, but I wore him down in the end :).
     
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    What did you do, nag him into selling it to you? Lol
     
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  11. Snowbird

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    In a word...........yes :D.
     
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  12. Judge Mental

    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    Made them an offer they could not refuse:giggle:

    this new rigs going to take some moving?
     
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    Mr Snowbird has changed his vehicles this season more often than I have changed my bedding!

    I give his twin slides caravan a couple of months at the most...

    Now I better get back to driving my off road buggy around and around Quinta Majay. The person who had the idea of putting a rotary lawn mower blade under a buggy was a genious.

    JJ :cool:
     
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    A bit early to be making all that noise in paradise
    Nigel & Pamala
     
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    so its been mended then,
     
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    Indeed it has been thank you.

    Pottered all over QMJ slashing everything it ran over even with 130 kilos on its back!

    JJ :cool:
     
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    Slashed or squashed ?
     
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  18. Judge Mental

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    Yeah! scaring all the likle birdy's:rolleyes:
     
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  19. JJ

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    Quinta Majay birdies are rufty tufty, off site birds... not woosy tar mac camping ones!

    They are not frightened by the manly roar of an 8 horse power, Briggs and Stratton engine...

    JJ :cool:
     
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    are you using fb pies as ballast?
     
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