Is anyone going to the Caravan Salon in Dusseldorf this year?

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  1. GAVLAD

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    Are any funsters going to the Caravan Salon in Dusseldorf this year?
    Just interested to see who's going and if you're buying?
     
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    Now there's a good question, ferry booked salon tickets purchased and Father in law very ill in hospital, Brother in law,s turn to look after his Mum next week and do hospital visits so we just might get there.

    Are we buying? Doubt it

    Martin
     
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    We are in Germany with tickets n camping booked ... just waiting for the show to open ..

    Only here to look n see what is new
     
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    It's on my bucket list ! If they ever make a Smove with a decent kitchen and fridge I might even buy !
     
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    We re there early next week. Looking with interest but more likely to buy from mobile.de.

    Jon
     
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    We are going. Booked for the show Monday and Tuesday. Are we buying? Let you know on Wednesday! (y)
     
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    We are going Sunday Monday, only looking as we have just got a new van :whistle:
     
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    Yep, fly out Saturday morning will go Sunday maybe Monday as the boss has a low attention span... Fly back Tuesday.
    Doubt we will be buying just trying to reduce the options, then will surf mobile.de introduced to us by the sadly departed Judgemental (RIP Eddie).
    Carthago/Hymer/Rapido with Rapido looking favourite to meet our needs at the moment.
    Need to wait until we have space to park before buying.
    Weather looks roasting out there - hope they sell beer ;)(y)
     
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    Should arrive 5 - 6 pm Monday, get the dancing shoes on and off to the big marquee. Visiting the show Tue & Wed, then heading south, back home late October.
    Boss has put her foot down about spending on a new van, we will have to see about that.:)
     
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    OK "big question" who is wearing their badge?

    Martin

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    And yes we are going, ferry changed from Month to a week but it looks like we will get there, arrive Monday and show Tues Wed.
     
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    The sticker is on our windscreen.
     
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    Silly quest go to the back of the queue.:)

    There are limits you know, but I will have a Fun sticker in windscreen.
     
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    Well we got there and got back and had a good time in between, made a beeline for hall 14 and didn't see much else. Hall 14 contains Concorde, Morelo, Vario mobil, Volkner, Niesmann+Bischoff and a few more.

    what did anybody else see and fancy/buy.


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    Big Boy's toy

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    Rich man/woman's toys

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    And we even made it onto Concordes Facebook site @KayeB Kaye and Dave and Mrs Funflair with her back to camera, don't know where I was.

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    No that's not me.


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    I liked the vario mobil with the red merc convertible and the volkner.

    We were parked next to a couple with a volkner in the parking area. We got chatting and she invited us in for a good look round her pride and joy. It was fantastic. They had owned it for two years and the leather upholstery still had the new car smell.
     
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    Crazy, you could by a similar sized, higher spec'd American motorhome for a ¼ of the price
     
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    And get two parts of sweet FA when it starts dropping to bits :rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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    And one of those bits would probably still have more room than that overpriced plastic. :)
     
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    PLASTIC reinforced with fibreglass "please" @Jim and real "tree wood".

    Martin
     
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