Increasing the number of Newbies

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Hellski, Apr 18, 2016.

  1. Hellski

    Hellski Funster

    Joined:
    Mar 28, 2016
    Messages:
    103
    Likes Received:
    64
    Location:
    Cheltenham
    Hello to all funster's,

    My name is Christian. After a brief time holidaying in a tent, hiring campervan's and most recently ownership of a Teardrop T@B 400, My wife and I are soon to be first time motorhome's.

    The reason for us selling the T@B and going the motorhome route, is that we love to tour from place to place and be able to deviate, something we felt wasn't easy when towing. We would often see attractions on route to our site but wouldn't be able to just call in. With us now joining Britstops, already being members of CC with it's extensive list of CL sites and the opportunities open to motorhomes in comparison to caravan's, the possibilities are now endless; I'm excited just typing.

    After spending time looking at what's available considering our extensive wish list of comforts (my wife had many), we have ordered ourselves a Burstner Ixeo 680g finished in silver. Excited is an understatement but with a June build date, I'm going to have to learn the art of patience; something I've never been very good at!! Incidentally the one pictured in my avatar is sadly not ours but one at the dealers that helped us decide on the Burstner.

    This site is helping immensely in passing the time, there's such a wealth of information available via the search function. This site and your contributions are invaluable to us newbies, so a massive thank you to you all(y)
     
    • Like Like x 11
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
  2. MH 55 FUN

    MH 55 FUN Funster

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2016
    Messages:
    1,985
    Likes Received:
    2,925
    Location:
    South West Wales.
    :HelloThere: & :pink: :):)
     
  3. WynandJean

    WynandJean Funster

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2010
    Messages:
    2,366
    Likes Received:
    1,325
    Location:
    West Midlands
    Hello and welcome from West Midlands. If you think it's good here wait till you cross the chanel.



    Wyn
     
    • Like Like x 1
  4. maison

    maison Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2013
    Messages:
    1,432
    Likes Received:
    3,646
    Location:
    South Wales & Burgundy
    :hiya2::WelcomeFlag:

    Welcome to the Forum and the wonderful world of motorhoming:)
     
  5. gus-lopez

    gus-lopez Funster

    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2014
    Messages:
    4,347
    Likes Received:
    7,914
    Location:
    Lorca,Murcia,Spain
    :welc:
     
  6. pandj

    pandj Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2013
    Messages:
    479
    Likes Received:
    1,128
    Location:
    East Sussex
    Hi & :WelcomeFlag:

    That's a cracking van you've picked, we collect ours in 3 weeks time.
     
  7. Brian and Jo

    Brian and Jo Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Sep 24, 2007
    Messages:
    2,053
    Likes Received:
    3,796
    Location:
    oswestry,shropshire
    Hi there and welcome to MHF(y)
    Brian & Jo
     
  8. irnbru

    irnbru Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2013
    Messages:
    5,319
    Likes Received:
    9,647
    Location:
    Glasgow
  9. dave met

    dave met Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2014
    Messages:
    96
    Likes Received:
    54
    Location:
    cheltenham
    Hi and welcome to To the Happy club

    Dave
     
  10. The Dude

    The Dude Funster

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2013
    Messages:
    2,105
    Likes Received:
    2,268
    Location:
    Near Uttoxeter and Crete
    welcome animated smiley.gif
     
  11. John Laidler

    John Laidler Funster

    Joined:
    Jan 9, 2013
    Messages:
    8,564
    Likes Received:
    11,544
    Location:
    Plympton, Devon
    Welcome, and as already mentioned head over the Channel for motorhome friendly Europe. He says about to leave for a week in Cornwall - but we are back to Spain in May. :)
     
  12. FIDGET

    FIDGET Funster

    Joined:
    May 7, 2011
    Messages:
    2,867
    Likes Received:
    5,952
    Location:
    Isle of Wight
    Hi @Hellski , Big Welcome from the Isle of Wight.
    as said before you will love France etc, so motorhome friendly . Nice Van remember relax & enjoy !!!
     
  13. Baldeagle7470

    Baldeagle7470 Funster

    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2013
    Messages:
    2,583
    Likes Received:
    1,220
    Location:
    Charente,France and Alentejo,Portugal
    Hi and a big :welcome3: from France.
     
  14. buttons

    buttons Funster

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2009
    Messages:
    12,873
    Likes Received:
    10,680
    Location:
    Hertfordshire
    Hi and Welcome.........(y)
     
  15. f6c

    f6c Funster

    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2010
    Messages:
    2,872
    Likes Received:
    731
    Location:
    gloucestershire
    Welcome aboard;)
     
  16. Hellski

    Hellski Funster

    Joined:
    Mar 28, 2016
    Messages:
    103
    Likes Received:
    64
    Location:
    Cheltenham
    Thank you all for your warm welcome, very much appreciated.

    @pandj exciting times for you and I bet it's frustrating having to wait 3 weeks for collection. My dealer will be applying for a restraining order once I know it's arrived;)
     
    • Like Like x 1
  17. scousebird

    scousebird Funster

    Joined:
    Apr 18, 2012
    Messages:
    13,562
    Likes Received:
    20,510
    Location:
    South East Kent
    :hiya2:
     
  18. Hyacinth 1

    Hyacinth 1 Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2015
    Messages:
    298
    Likes Received:
    765
    Location:
    West Yorkshire
    Hello and welcome

    Liz
     
  19. pandj

    pandj Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2013
    Messages:
    479
    Likes Received:
    1,128
    Location:
    East Sussex
    Yes it is frustrating, we went to see it yesterday and now all we want to do is get away in it.

    Still we've been waiting nearly 6 months and haven't had a van since End of December so I suppose another 3 weeks won't kill us :D plus we've got work commitments till 1st week of May so it's probably just as well we haven't got it:D.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  20. Carol

    Carol Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2007
    Messages:
    10,347
    Likes Received:
    14,771
    Location:
    North Wales.
    Hello:pink:
     
Loading...

Share This Page