Hello from a potential buyer

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  1. tonybassplayer

    tonybassplayer Read Only Funster

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    Hi, I have a couple of small pensions that under the new rules next April will give me a relatively small amount of money to draw.

    I am torn between buying a classic MGB roadster or a camper van and thought I would register with the forum to see if I can find a few answers and must admit that many have been answered already in the last hour or two.

    I work at a farm park visitor centre near Skipton in North Yorkshire that has a small campsite (you may have already spoken to me) so get to see plenty of vans arriving with us and it always looks to be great fun (assuming the weather is fine of course lol)

    We want to start to explore the UK and beyond more and both these options will assist in doing that but obviously in totally different ways.

    Many questions to follow but bye for now.

    Tony
     
  2. Bertie Bassett

    Bertie Bassett Read Only Funster

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    Go for the van option Tony you won't regret it. (y)

    And Welcome!!
     
  3. Badknee

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    You can't fit a bed in an MGB o_O
     
  4. Bertie Bassett

    Bertie Bassett Read Only Funster

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    Or a bog!
     
  5. Vlad The Impaler

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    Welcome Tony.
    A MGB will give you the grin factor,but a camper van will give you the fun factor,no contest you'll go just as far in a van but sleep better than in a car.


    Vlad
     
  6. Debs

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    Ooo difficult decision - the other half had a mgb roadster when we first met - very happy memories of being on the road.

    Can't you do both??:)

    And welcome
     
  7. tonybassplayer

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    Nice thought but we have already committed to a holiday in Florida with 3 of our collective children and pre purchased ( long story ) a new car plus clearing the credit cards down from our wedding and honeymoon earlier this year ( was a cracking time though so worth the cost )
     
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    If you have to take kids into consideration then you're always going to get more use out of the motorhome, they're ideal for families :)
     
  9. tonybassplayer

    tonybassplayer Read Only Funster

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    No I think we would be looking to purchase a smaller van for just us two and keep our trips away to when the kids are with our respective ex's. Think it would be too stressful to holiday in a van with the kids at 13,14,15,17 and 23 lol
     
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    welcome,
    Alan + Diane,
     
  11. Hymie

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    A Hymer motor home has given us the "Fun" factor and we haven't stopped grinning since we bought it, so both bits covered for us.

    There's as much driving thrill chucking a 3.5 Tonne motor home around as there is in driving an MGB at today's speed limits, if not more.

    Hymie
     
  12. makems

    makems Funster Life Member

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    Judging by your forum name you sound like just the sort of chap we need at Fun rallies to fill out the Funster band! Get a Motorhome- you won't be able to get your bass, amp and cab in an MGB!
     
  13. movan

    movan Funster Life Member

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    Tony, if you pm Terry (click on conversations top right), he has a couple of campervans for sale ... not sure if they suitable for what you want. Also, he does conversions if you find a van to your specification.

    Welcome to Fun
     
  14. calion

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    Which one is Terry?
     
  15. movan

    movan Funster Life Member

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    Calion, I will text him and tell him to pm you. You will see a red number appear in Inbox on the top right hand corner.... he will talk vans with you and give you advice.
     
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    hi there and welcome to MHF:cool: having owned both at some point I would take the camper van option:cool::)
    brian and jo
     
  17. scousebird

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    Hello. You come on to a motorhome forum and ask if you should buy one? I'm sure the answer is always going to be YES :LOL:
     
  18. Terry

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    That'd be me TE="calion, post: 1120547, member: 33170"]Which one is Terry?[/QUOTE]
    That would be me:D
    Terry
     
  19. calion

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    Hi Terry, what kind of vans do you have for sale then?
     
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