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  1. Kevin Bull

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    Hi - I'm Kevin and have just joined the forum. I'll apologise in advance for any questions I may ask, that have already been asked by a thousand other newbies.

    Mrs Bull and I are totally new to the world of motorhoming, and after spending the past 2 years procrastinating, it is our intention to go to the NEC show this week and negotiate the purchase of a new vehicle.

    We have a shortlist of coach-built makes and models in the 7 to 7.5m size range, so we're going to take our time and get round each one of them for a good look.

    I'm a firm believer in "You get What you Pay for" so we're probably not going to be looking at the budget end of the market. Any tips or advice regarding build quality and service would be well received. We intend to do most of our touring in the UK so want something that has a reputation for being water-tight and have an excellent warranty

    Thanks in advance for your replies

    Kevin
     
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  2. Anthea M

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    Hello and welcome we are going to the NEC but only looking!
    Good luck with your search but don't pay the going price I'm sure dealers will knock down or add extras!!
    Others will follow and advise!:welcome3:
     
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    :hiya2: & :welcome3::):)
     
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    good luck with your search
     
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    Hello and welcome to the Fun! :)
     
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    From us in East Sussex and
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    Good luck in the search for your new motorhome (y)(y)
     
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    Welcome, just bought a 2016 Apache 634 and got a great part ex deal for a new one with media pack 2 and a second leisure battery (fitted) thrown in.
     
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    Hi Kevin and a big :welcome3:the only thing I would say is don't be swayed by all the glitz and glamour of the show.
    We bought our van last year too quickly,here we are a year on and still thinking about the things we didn't see before purchase that now don't work for us in real life.
    Enjoy the show and hope you find the right van for you!!
    Best of luck.
     
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    Welcome aboard;)
     
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    Hi and Welcome......(y)
     
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  14. Kevin Bull

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    Thanks for all the welcomes - much appreciated. Took the plunge at the NEC show and ordered a new MH. Met loads of people at the show who gave us really useful advice, to the point where we changed our decision to a different layout. One common theme that rang out was that you never get the right MH first time - even the dealer said he expected us back within 2 years. Unfortunately we have wait until April to take delivery. Please be prepared for me asking a million questions!!
     
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    Welcome and congratulations on your new MH. Don't keep us in suspense....What did you go for? ;)
     
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    :hiya:and :WelcomeFlag:to the club and congratulations on the purchase of your new van. Let the fun begin. Mew and Mick
     
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    Thats just cruel, dropping a bombshell like that and not telling us which one.....
     
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  20. Kevin Bull

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    Apologies for the delay in responding. I had to sort our becoming a full member rather than a stalker. :dance2:
    Anyways we bought a Burstner Ixeo Time Sovereign 734 special edition. Decided to upgrade to 150bhp and get auto as well
    Should be delivered in April so cant wait....happy days ahead!!
     
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