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  1. sealski

    sealski Read Only Funster

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    After years of pondering, do I purchase another caravan, shall I buy a folding camper, we decided that a motorhome was the way to go.
    We purchased a second hand Ci Carioca 644 (2005) in October 2010. We managed one weekend trip in it, before putting it into storage for the winter.

    The motorhome had only 11,500 miles on the clock and had not been used for over a year has the previous owner had become ill and could no longer drive.

    We joined the caravan club and tried out the site at Bognor Regis as this was only 30 miles from home. We also took all our camping equipment (not the tent) in case we could not work out how to use the new luxuries like the on board water tank, Gas cooker etc. This as it turned out was a wise move as on the first night we lost all 12v electrics even though we were on hookup. This we are hoping is only the Leisure battery dying and I have purchased a new one in anticipation of our first trip this year in March. I would like to get an habitation service done before this also, just to make sure the charging facility has not broken. It could of course be a switch that I did not turn on after pitching up, this hopefully will be easily checked going through the owners manual. I really am one for not reading manuals and wasting hours working things out for myself. I will let you all know how I get on. If there is anyone in the Mid-Sussex Area and has used a Caravan/motorhome service engineer by the name of Nigel Wilson , could you please let me knoe your experiences
     
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    welcome to the FUN:welcome::welcome:
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    Hi and a warm welcome to the fun in the sun, in winter a grumpy lot though, hee hee. Look out for the quiz tonight in the chatroom. 8pm don't be late.
     
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    Hi sealski, welcome to MotorhomeFun.:flyingwelcome:
     
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    Warm welcome, sealski, but with that moniker you're probably warm enough!

    Anyway, as a Fffulllly FFlledged FFreezing FFunster myself - well almost, I wished we were down in Sussex by the Sea today!

    Bask on, and have fun

    Cheers

    Tony
     
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    Hi welcome to the fun :welcome:
     
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    Hi & Welcome to MHF, happy travelling:flyingwelcome:
     
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    Hi and welcome to the funsters

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    Hi :welcome: to motorhome fun :thumb: well what can we say a eventful weekend, many people :Laughing: when you say you spent your first night on your drive, but doing that you don't need to pack your camping gear!:Wink: Still you survived it that's the main thing.:Smile:

    We use Mark a member on here for our habitation check and he does it when we go to the Motorhome Shows. :Smile: http://www.central-leisure-services.co.uk/

    Being down the south coast you have: http://www.johnscross.co.uk/pages/Workshop.html

    And Peter may even give you a discount. :Smile:


    Bob and Jane. :thumb:
     
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    Hi and welcome
    Different van but we have a switch at the back door at floor level which if turned off turns all elecs off so might be something the same on yours.

    Gerry
     
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