I Have Been A Good Motorhomer Today

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by JJ, Jul 23, 2012.

  1. JJ

    JJ Funster

    Joined:
    May 1, 2008
    Messages:
    14,873
    Likes Received:
    26,670
    Location:
    Quinta Majay, Pinheiro Bordalo, Portugal
    Today my fridge gas jet arrived from Leisureshopdirect.com.

    £11.33 for the jet and £9.99 for the post... a joke given that the envelope weighed more than the tiny aluminium jet.

    This got me going and I fitted the jet and fired up the Hymer fridge... seems to be working fine now...

    I then cut and fitted a new piece of rubber "grass" to the step... the old piece had worn out.

    So, as I was on a roll I investigated the cooker extractor fan system... something I have been meaning to do for four years. Three screws removed and the whole panel with the gauges, light and clock hinges down for access. The fan was only sucking air into the van... I swopped the wires over and now it extracts the cooking smells... (I think it is meant to be able to do both.)

    With this "panel" hinged down I could now remove the double strip light fitting above the cooker and sink and replace it with the LED light I have been carrying around for the last three years waiting to be fitted.

    Replaced the old screws with new, slightly longer ones and sat down to admire my labours sipping on a Pepsi which had been reasonably cooled by the fridge (very hot here today.)

    Look what a good boy I am then hey?

     

    Attached Files:

    Last edited: Jul 23, 2012
    • Like it Like it x 7
  2. icantremember

    icantremember Funster

    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2010
    Messages:
    5,383
    Likes Received:
    7,488
    Location:
    Nr Watton in Norfolk
    It's amazing what love can do :Wink:
     
    • Like it Like it x 6
  3. laneside

    laneside Funster

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2009
    Messages:
    3,577
    Likes Received:
    5,595
    Location:
    Oradour sur Vayres
    Anyone would think you were expecting visitors
     
    • Like it Like it x 2
  4. dellwood33

    dellwood33 Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2009
    Messages:
    3,449
    Likes Received:
    887
    Location:
    Newcastle
    Very lush grass in Portugal :BigGrin:
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  5. Wildman

    Wildman Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    May 30, 2008
    Messages:
    15,458
    Likes Received:
    8,604
    Location:
    Ilfracombe, Devon
    well done, so new fridge/freezer now superfluous? Might just try that with mine rather than replace the thermostat.
     
  6. Landy lover

    Landy lover Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2009
    Messages:
    2,066
    Likes Received:
    4,369
    Location:
    Zummerzet
    Undoubtedly Frankie is on her way there then JJ
     
    • Like it Like it x 3
  7. Bluemooner

    Bluemooner Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Mar 30, 2012
    Messages:
    1,264
    Likes Received:
    1,704
    Location:
    Ribble Valley
    You will be washing your curtains next, Pepsi!!!! you run out of beer:Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  8. tofo

    tofo Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2007
    Messages:
    6,665
    Likes Received:
    6,463
    Location:
    Kirby cross further from londin


    all you need know is some dry water for the grass :Eeek::Blush:

    2 fb pies
    chips beans
    and a bit of steak:reel::reel:

    bon appy thingy

    :thumb::thumb:​
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  9. JJ

    JJ Funster

    Joined:
    May 1, 2008
    Messages:
    14,873
    Likes Received:
    26,670
    Location:
    Quinta Majay, Pinheiro Bordalo, Portugal
    I plan for the new Engel fridge freezer to be used in tandem, Roger... so, for example, if we can't get level, we won't lose the milk and vital frozen stuff...

    JJ :Cool:
     
  10. mike mcglynn

    mike mcglynn Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2008
    Messages:
    1,424
    Likes Received:
    5,969
    Location:
    St. Helens MERSEYSIDE
    when a lady is due

    Never has so much been done so quick:Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  11. GJH

    GJH Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2007
    Messages:
    27,349
    Likes Received:
    34,967
    Location:
    Acklam, Teesside, originally Glossop
    Can we have pictures, please, of how you install a fridge freezer in a tandem. Will you power it from the pedals?
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  12. dellwood33

    dellwood33 Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2009
    Messages:
    3,449
    Likes Received:
    887
    Location:
    Newcastle
    Here you go :BigGrin:

    [​IMG]
    I can just see JJ & Frankie pedalling around on this :Rofl1:
     
    • Like it Like it x 2
  13. Gromett

    Gromett Funster

    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2011
    Messages:
    8,171
    Likes Received:
    14,959
    Location:
    UK
    I know what you mean JJ. I have had the parts to make a new control panel for almost a year now and only just got round to doing it last week. I also installed some new lighting, redid some of the vinyl wrapping, fitted the last deadlock, fixed the bit of paneling in the shower and installed a toilet roll holder.

    None of this would have been possible without the threat of a visit by a beautiful young lady.......

    Bugger, she had to go before she saw the van so all the hard work wasted:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
Loading...

Share This Page