Is this the real meaning of a motorcaravan

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by lorger, Jan 27, 2010.

  1. lorger

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    certainly looks very tidy for a caravan graft especially the joining panel.:thumb:
     
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    Its a Motortugger :BigGrin:
     
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    Someone is going to get a right bargain there !

    As PJ said, fantastic job and no two ways about it :thumb:
     
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    Made me chuckle!! You definately wouldn't forget where you parked it on the campsite after a few bevvies!!
     
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    I don't think i'd want to get rid of it,it's a work of art.Why dont you buy it gerry and i can come and have a look seen as you're local:Wink:
     
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    I remember back in the 80s you would see quite a few foreign registered outfits which consisted of a caravan body bolted onto a commercial flatbed. I always thought it a good idea when you consider the disparity between a caravan and motorhome. Do you think it is greater wealth or the snob factor that has resulted in these innovations disappearing from the road? I also thought they were a lot more interesting than "off the shelf" motorhomes.
    By the way that one has been on the bay before. If he's a trader you would think he would fix it.

    Jim
     
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    Interesting, have seen similar before. And it's not a million miles away from the original Romahomes which were a pod stuck on a flatbed, many of which are still around having been moved on to newer bases.

    Wouldn't do for me though - part of the attraction of a motorhome over a car/caravan combo is being able to move from driver's seat to lounge/kitchen/bathroom without having to get out and walk round. Especially if it's cold or raining! :Smile:
     
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    A lot of the new motor homes that we looked at before buying ours were like a very basic entry caravan .
    Lots smaller too. Flimsy built units , tiny fridges , supposedly 5/6 birth ( sleeping maybe , but living in it :Eeek: ) which we needed.
    We couldn't see the point in changing over... had a decent budget too.
    We looked at loads and loads and almost gave up.
    Glad we didnt though.:Wink:

    I cant understand why there is the snobbery that there is between MH and caravaner's personally.
    You will find that alot of the caravan/car units far more expensive and better quality than some of the ancient rust buckets that you see on the road
    ( though im sure there loved dearlyhardhat)
    So far we love our MH. Cant ever see us returning to caravans as motohoming suits our way of camping a lot more .
    But , it certainly wouldn't be a hardship if we ever did decide to return to caravans. There are some beautiful top end models out there with 1st class features and fixtures.

    Bev
     
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    Now I may be wrong, forgive me if I am
    But it looks like someones stuck an old caravan on the back of an old truck
     
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    I've seen some great pics [can't remember where] of home made MHs in New Zealand using a variety of ancient trucks. I thought they looked great. I assume they have a different attitude to the touring/camping thing than us.
     
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