Hello All from Chesterfield

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  1. mikeh71

    mikeh71 Read Only Funster

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    Hi everyone

    Just though I would drop in and introduce myself - we picked up our first motorhome at the weekend (2007 Swift Kontiki 645) and we are just currently trying to get our heads around the operation of it all before our first trip!!

    I will post my questions in the relevant forums but would welcome as much help as possible for complete newbies!!!

    Many thanks
    mikeh71
     
  2. StefAndDi

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    Hi guys,
    Welcome to the forum and enjoy your motorhome adventures.
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  3. Debs

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    Ayup...:)
    We're just over t'other side of the M1 in Notts but have been known to visit Chesterfield :D,we are both Derbys born & bred though(y)
    Enjoy your new mh:)
     
  4. Allan & Loren

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    Hi and welcome. As a newbie i searched through some of the old threads for things i needed to know and if couldnt find started a new one. Youll find loads of help here.
     
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    Many thanks for your comments .....

    I guess one of the first questions is what is the best alarm and who can install in the Chesterfield area??
     
  6. Jim

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    Hi Mike, exciting times :)

    IMO the best alarm you can install is found a lot further South than you at VanBitz in Taunton. Though they have a campsite so you can turn the trip into a nice short break. The Alarm is the best that money can buy and really is worth the trip down (y)
     
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    Hello from Brighton :)
     
  8. mikeh71

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    Thank for the advice, I actually saw Vanbitz Strikeback at The Peterborough show at the weekend - looks very impressive but it is a long way to travel!!! This may be the answer though - just wanted one before we venture to France during Spring Bank week!!
     
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    Hello Mike, welcome, we are just down / up the road, it does seem like a steep learning curve, but really is not too bad, but well worth it

    I am going down alarm options myself mainly for insurance compliance, rather than I feel I need one, done France quite a lot over the years tugging now MHing, no problems at all, a lot of scare stories, just be careful where you park and what you leave on view, it is not rocket science

    Have fun (y)
     
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    Hi Mike &
    welcome to the fun
    :welc:
     
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    Hello :hi:
     
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    You know what they say:
    Derbyshire born and Derbyshire bred
    Strong in t'arm and thick in t'head.

    Welcome to the forum Mikeh71. I was born in Chesterfield but left there 40 years ago.
     
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    Maureen's got relos in UNSTONE

    Welcome to Fun, plenty of advice here, on no matter what, freely given too!
     
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    :welc: From another Swift owner and Spireite. I wonder if that was your van I spotted today with a beautiful decal of the Crooked Spire on the back:clap2: not seen it around before. You will get all your questions answered on here including the ones you didn't ask .:rofl:
     
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    Hi Mike and welcome to FUN and as you will soon find this is the best forum on the net for all and any motorhome questions and a lot that are not but be careful as this site is also very additive. (y)
     
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    Hi & :welc:
     
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    Hi Mike and :welc:
     
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    Hello and welcome to the Fun! :)
     
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    Cheeky;):p!.....
    ......can't imagine much has changed in the intervening years though:D
     
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