Hello from Yorkshire

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  1. Blossom

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    Hello Everyone,
    As a newbie I just wanted to say hello. I have not got a motorhome yet but have just started looking for a 2 berth small compact one. So I would be grateful of any advice.
    Blossom x
     
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    Hi & :welc:
     
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    Welcome.
    You've come to the right place.
     
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    Hello from the duck house.

    Compact two berth ? You should be spoilt for choice!

    What sort of budget and would you go for panel van conversion? Do you want a fixed bed?

    Layout and budget will be key I think.
     
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    Hi Blossom and welcome to the best forum on the web :welc:
     
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    Hi Puddleduck,
    Have looked at some panel vans on websites and they don't look to be comfortable as far as seating is and not so much space, but I have not discounted them completely. I have looked at a few Elddis Autoquest 115's and like the look of these. I dont want a fixed bed and would like it to be about 5 years old. Have only looked on the internet up to now but hopefully will take a ride out soon and look at some in the flesh, so to speak.
    Blossom x
     
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    Best to go to a reasonable size dealers and look around. Don't make your mind up in a hurry. Do all your research. Mistakes can be expensive.

    Check if you could imagine living in the space for a week, two weeks, a month or however long you think you would be away on the van. What about on a rainy day? Is the van big enough so you aren't climbing the walls?

    Check the shower / loo is big enough to do what you need to do.

    There are advantages and disadvantages with fixed beds. We've had beds made up from seat cushions, a drop down from over the cab and, now, a fixed bed over garage.

    Love our present motorhome (Chausson Welcome WS) and will hang on to it for a couple more years at least and then will think about a Welcome 610 or similar.

    When we were looking I took a camera and notebook as you see so many vans and it all gets blurred after a while.
     
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    Hello and welcome to the Fun! :)
     
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    Hello Welcome :welc:
     
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    Hi and :welc:

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    Try lowdems at Huddersfield
    Or dick lane in Bradford
    Or go down to brownhills at Newark big selection but I would not buy from them
     
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    Hi from Devon.
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    Hi & welcome :hi:

    Yes, trawl the dealers....we seemed to do hundreds of miles but it was worth it to see lots of layouts/makes & models.

    If you do come down to Newark you could make a day of it and also SMC about a mile away. Then A46 down to Lowdhams, David Fuller which is almost next door. Oaktree just off J26 M1 isn't too far either (y)

    Have fun, it's an exciting time:)
     
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    :drink:Hello from us two too
     
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    hi there and welcome to MHF(y)
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