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  1. GDumbrell

    GDumbrell Read Only Funster

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    Hi all,

    My name is Gary and I am very new to this campervanning lark. I recently got married to my wonderful wife Hayley and we live near Ripon in North Yorkshire. When we returned from our honeymoon, spontenaity took over and we brought a campervan (well why not).

    Result is a 1989 Mercedes 208D with an Elddis Autocirrus coach built body (we named her matilda). She sleeps four but we have converted the sleeper above the cab to accomodate our 3 cats.:Smile:

    She is very reliable and has been no where in her life, only clocking up 54000 miles!!

    We've used her once on a weekend in scarborough (just to test her out) and were amazed at how comfortable we were.

    Both of us are quite young (me being 28 and my wife being 25) but we are quiet people and love the whole idea of campervanning.

    Thanks for reading

    Gary
     
  2. Brisey

    Brisey Funster Life Member

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    Hi Gary, welcome to MotorhomeFun.
    Exciting times ahead for you both.

    flyingwelcome
     
  3. hilldweller

    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    Yea gods, go away, you're spoiling our image.

    Do you know you've single handedly brought the average age in here below 100.

    When we were your age we made a tent out of bracken and twigs, eeeee it were great. It would 'ave been perfect if wi could 've afforded a Thermos to go wi it. 'appen as our old tandem would've stood the extra weight though.
     
  4. Terry

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    Hi and welcome :thumb: You have got the right idea ENJOY :thumb:
    terry
     
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    Congratulations Gary and Hayley. I'm sure it will last..

    Most people once they buy a motorhome have one for life:BigGrin:
     
  7. Brian and Jo

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    happy

    hi there gary and hayley and a warm welcome to MHF:thumb:Enjoy your travels
    regards brian jo and josh:thumb:
     
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    Hello and welcome to Motorhome Fun, I am sure you have many happy adventures in front of you. :welcomefunster:
     
  9. chrisboyo

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    Welcome to the funsters
    Lots of adventures ahead !

    flyingwelcome

    Happy Daze
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  10. Ralph-n-Bev

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    Hiya , welcome to fun.
    Dont be fooled into thinking that motorhomers are a quiet bunch. Thats what we thought.
    Some of the members on here will surprise you !
    They maybe older than us (and we are in our 40's:Blush: ) but they can party , drink , sing , and stay up later than the best of them :Rofl1:
     
  11. lorger

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    Hi and welcome to fun nice to see a fellow youngster join:Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Hope you have loads of fun in your new toy id have loved a camper at your age we only had a tent but loved it and went camping for our honeymoon thats when Lorraine didnt mind roughing it :Rofl1:

    Gerry
     
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    Hi there and welcome to the Fun:thumb:
     
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    hi and welcome to fun just watch out for the nutters :Eeek: they are a contagious bunch and have infected quite a few with nutterism :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1: :thumb:


    andy:thumb:
     
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    welcome

    HI AND WELCOME TO THE FUN:Smile:
     
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    Hi Gary, :welcome: to motorhome fun. :thumb: You made the right decision Motorhome and Mercedes. :Cool: When we were your age we bought a Caravan.:Doh:

    Happy travels in matilda. :thumb:
    Always good to have young BLOOD on board.:Wink::Rofl1::Rofl1: Bob and Jane.
     
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    hi both and welcome....and the cats too :BigGrin:
     
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    Welcome

    Hi and welcome from just up the road in Co Durham ,we are the same and have just bought a new motorhome and joined this site,but we waited a good 25years plus past your age to buy ours:Eeek::Eeek: enjoy and no doubt we will see you on the road somtime. I'm still trying to find out if we have a regonal meeting night out etc?
    Alan
     
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    Bracken AND twigs? Luxury!
    We'd have been happy wi a paper bag.
     
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    Paper bag....??


    Would 'ave bin a palace to us.....
     
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    Oh Gary.... don't ever take it for granted .... how wonderful to be able to start your travels so young..... Brilliant. Welcome to the Derby and Joan Club with quite a few younger carers along for the ride! You will really enjoy the meets though so look forward to meeting you both.

    Going away to cry in my pillow now..:cry::cry: Joy (old biddy)
     
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