Home with new "Toy"....

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  1. old-mo

    old-mo Funster Extra Special Life Member

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    Just got home after a night stop at Briersfield...

    Well pleased with the new M/Home .... pulls like a train even with a toad on an "A" frame...

    Oodles of locker space and an adjustable garage that`s as big as our RV`s was... so storage will not be a problem...

    The Air suspension is superb... all the electronic add on`s we have yet to sort out exactly how they work... they did show us, but there are so many we have forgotten what they told us...

    Got Sky dish with Internet TV and internet.... for got how to work that already... :RollEyes:

    As far as I can tell we are getting approx. 22 - 24 to the gallon... maybe a little more or less... :Cool:

    The 6 speed Manual/Auto box is a treat to drive... and purrs along in 6th with toad on the back at 2,100 rpm & 70 miles an hour...

    Any regrets in such a short time.... NO... except the space to stand up and walk around inside, but we will over come that...

    Just looking forwards to going away when we want and to where we want without holding an inquest with google to see where the LPG stations are, will we get down the lane that leads to the campsite, will the campsite be able to take our size... etc, etc..

    Going to be picking a lot of peoples brains at Shepton... how does this work,,,, how do you switch this on that on..... :RollEyes::BigGrin:
     
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  2. Terry

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    Pray tell Mo what have I missed (you bought) :Wink: Glad you are happy with whatever you bought :thumb: Have you sold the monster yank yet :BigGrin:
    terry
     
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    Youve got me interested now what is it:Wink:
     
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    Brisey Funster Life Member

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    Hi Mo, congratulations on your purchase, we look forward to seeing it soon. Exciting times ahead for you.:thumb:

    Brisey.
     
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    old-mo Funster Extra Special Life Member

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    Yes mate,,,, Sold the gas guzzling yank... and bought one we can get more use out of... without holding an inquisition on if we can get where we want to go...

    Going to miss the yanks..... but we have seen the light...

    Thanks for my Pressie, Terry.. :thumb::thumb:

    Buttons this is what we bought... =

    http://www.motorhomes.co.uk/motorhomes-for-sale/rapido-10001-50th-anniversary/1233/
     
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    Nice one Mo, I look forward to seeing you on a few beaches now :thumb:
     
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  7. Terry

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    Very nice Mo and at 28 foot it's almost as big as the yank though not as wide :Wink::thumb::thumb::thumb: Hope you got a discount :Wink:
    terry
     
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    Looks Great

    nice motorhome :thumb:
     
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    Nice van Mo:thumb: well it is a start. Get rid of a couple of those wheels and 10' off the back and you could be getting close. :Wink: Truthfully, it looks very nice. You are a lucky Old Mo.:thumb:
     
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    :thumb: WOW! That is some motorhome Mo,,,,,, Yahooooooo! :thumb:

    It think it is absolutely gorgeous,,, Oh' for a leather interior and all the mod cons.
    I would be temped to sell the house with that puppy on the drive - I know it would be a struggle to walk passed it on my drive to go to work for sure.

    Enjoy it Mo - "there are no pockets in a shroud mate".:Laughing:

    Regards,

    Trikeman.:Wink:
     
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    grasscutter Funster Life Member

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    Your just making a lot of us jealous.:Rofl1: Hope you enjoy every moment in it.:thumb:
     
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    really nice, enjoy:thumb:
     
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    Wow Mo, judy and Paul you will love it I am sure, it is a real stunner, with the climates you can now travel to easily the slightly less indoor space wont be noticed

    Wishing you lots and lots of happy miles in her ( it has to be a her as she is so pretty :Rofl1:)


    John n Kath x
     
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    Congratulations once again.

    I am sure you will enjoy it .

    Its a realy nice choice I am a little envious { a lot realy}

    Was the towbar factory fitted or after market.

    Mel
     
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    What a beautiful motorhome.:BigGrin:

    You are a very lucky couple.:Smile:

    Enjoy it and get out more:Smile:

    Luv it:Laughing:

     
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    Very nice Mo, see you have a couple of steps to get you into bed :Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Peter
     
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    And a CB radio in the pull down bed!!! How cool is that!?!?! :BigGrin:

    Lovely interior, very nice!
     
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  18. old-mo

    old-mo Funster Extra Special Life Member

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    So I was informed,,,, Factory fitted....

    The unit has towing capacity and recommended either 2,500 KG or 3,000Kg...

    Wont be sure till the log book comes back, but whatever puts me OK for my C1 of E... 7,5 Unladed and 8.25 with trailer... where with the yank I was border line.. :Sad:
     
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    Well what a fabulous looking van,I wish you many happy trips in it!!
    I remember when I had a Winnebago Dayvan,small block 5 ltr engine.
    My god petrol was cheap then and LPG not common,two tanks at £60 each tank.
    Haven't we come a long way since then?
    Luckily most of my trips involved a load of biker mates all chipping in for ferries and fuel,wasn't so bad.
    Buy a cheap dictaphone Mo then when someone explains how something works to you record it and play it back when you need haha.:Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    old-mo Funster Extra Special Life Member

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    I got a Dictaphone...... But she is as thick as two short planks...:RollEyes:

    Like me in one ear and out tother... :Wink::Rofl1:

    But she does iron my shirts and cooks a wicked roast...:Cool::BigGrin:
     
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