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  1. mto

    mto Read Only Funster

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    Hi All

    Am a new member, been caravanning for nearly 30 years , considering changing to a motor home. have seen a 2012 Bailley Approach SE 645 which seems to satisfy all our requirements, any comments.
     
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    jollyrodger Funster Life Member

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    If its what you need and fills your requiments then go for it ,but only after checking out all the
    Competition get a good deal and welcome to the fun:welcomefunster::drink:
     
  3. grasscutter

    grasscutter Funster Life Member

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    Welcome to the Fun :welcome:
    Cannot give any specific advice to the Bailey. Just try and research as many models and layouts as you can to make sure you get the right one. Considering the model you are talking about this is going to be a lot of money. There are often stories of people who purchase a van and then find out its not the model for them.However you will have a lot of experience being tuggers so good luck in your search.:thumb:
     
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    Cant comment on that particular model but we bought a Bailey 760 last year and have been more than happy with it.
     
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    After speaking with other motorhome owners the genral consensus seems to be it the you dont get it right till you 3rd motorhome
    And I am sure its true
    Our first was a total disaster
    Our second the one we have now is very nearly perfect
    Our third will be perfect probably next year

    You should have a advantage over us due to your tugging experience
    Look look and look again
    Most on here have made expensive mistakes some will admit it it others wont mine lost me 5 grand in as many weeks
    Good luck
    Ps I can be found drunk in blue bell most wednesdays or thursdays:Rofl1:
     
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    Hi and :welcome: to the forum :Smile:

    Swapped from the towed caravan to a UK built motorhome in July and now in the process of swapping from that to an American RV without sides.

    The new Baileys look good and seem to have sound reviews in the press. As has already been said do lots of research and look round all different motorhomes before you buy. Unfortunately I guess any motorhome has to be a compromise in some way. I think (on reflection) I'd have gone straight to motorhome missing out the caravan era if I had to start again. :thumb:
     
  7. mto

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    Thanks for your views, just an update. We have bought the Bailey, it is the layout we decided would work for us and it ticked all our must have boxes and most of our nice to haves. We knew we would have to compromise somewhere and having had island beds in our last two caravans, the compromise is the French bed, but price and size ruled out an island.
    We cant wait to get using it now.
     
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    Doesn't stuff fall out when you are driving ? :BigGrin:
     
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    Congratulations. Hope you have many great adventures in it.:thumb:
     
  10. mto

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    Hi again all, just another update.
    We are finally going to pick up our Bailey on Friday, after problems getting warranty work completed on our caravan which we are trading in, and we cant wait to get started. We have a few days booked mid February for our first trip out, and are thinking of booking Chester at Easter if there is any space left.
    I guess I should now move to the beginners section in future.
     
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    Welcome to Fun, and congratulations on your new MH. We did Chester in December, and it was a brilliant meet, lovely people to meet, and lots of things to do/places to visit. :Smile:
     
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