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  1. ukbill

    ukbill Funster Life Member

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    hi all just come back from the motorhome show at excel while there we visited the brownhill pitch and saw a few good vans we may concider however 1 we was asking about is a hobby but was told by the saleman the problem with the hobby is spare parts which are really hard to purchase i am assuming he meant the engine spares but is this really the case regarding hobby ???:Doh:
     
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    Southampton Funster Life Member

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    He probably meant the spares for the habitation area. The engine spares are not normally a problem, assuming it is a recognised vehicle chassis, (Fiat, Peugot,Mercetc....) they are available in any of the commercial outlets.
     
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    Hobby's are almost always VERY slightly wider than others.. And that is why Hobby caravans are the most popular among 'travellers' ( as in Romany )

    We owned a 1989 6 berth for a couple of years.. Really well appointed and even at that age we had no problem getting a replacement fire ( bottom fell apart at the Newark show.. Wandered round and picked up a replacement there and then ! ) and a replacement cupboard latch/handle that some plonker ( errr.. that would be me then :Wink: ) managed to break while playing silly buggers !
     
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    We have a 1999 Hobby fms and have had it since it was 3 years old and love it . The main reason we have not changed it !!!

    Maybe the new one's are wider but ours is actually narrower than most other vans.

    Our tap has just gone in the kitchen and no problems getting spares.

    Must admit like most vans I think the build quality is less in the interior of the new ones.

    Base is a Fiat so no problems with engine spares.

    I believe the origin of Hobby is also Romany hence the good layouts :Smile:
     
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    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    Your being fed rubbish, interior parts for Hobby will be no better or worse than any other conversion!

    Peter
     
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    Hmmmm! Sounds like the latest version of Brownhills is as customer focused as their past reputation indicated.

    Wouldn't it be nice if this was just one member of the Brownhills team that talks cock.

    Cynic? Moi?:RollEyes:


    John
     
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