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  1. plumbomb

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    Hi all, we have been looking for a MH for just about a year now. We have found just about the prefect one, Apache 634 hi line 2013 model. As this is our first MH (carvaned for 20+years) any info on this model would help also if anyone could recommend a good dealer. We live in Derbyshire, many thanks
     
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    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    I am an Autotrail Main Dealer, most people on Fun know my reputation.

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    autotrail dealer

    I bought my tracker fb from Elite near Banbury and they have been pretty good.
    Can't really fault them at all :thumb:
     
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    Hi Mike, why not tell us about your experience with Elite here >Motorhome Dealer review :thumb:
     
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    I sat in a Apache 634 down at Johns Cross Motorhomes last weekend. Very nice it was too.

    We wanted a dinette as well so went for the slightly longer Scout.

    Good luck.
     
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    We have the 700 which is like the scout, has a front dinette and rear lounge. Love it and the new rear deep lockers are a real bonus for storage.
    Slightly longer than the 634 by about half a meter...

    Leisure kingdom near Derby, used to be Don Amott... Did me a great deal.
    My only critisism is their after sales, I had to chase them on a few phone calls, nothing major only niggles but hate it when they say, will call you back and they dont...

    Happy shopping....

    Note.. I just checked the payload on the 634. = 340kg and to get that you have to be rated over 3500kg PHGV. If you needed to keep under 3500kg for license requirements it's a poor. 190kg..
    Compare that with the 700 at 730kg payload..
     
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    Johns Cross have an excellent reputation never heard a bad report about them.
    We bought our Autotrail from Spinney at Holmes Chapel [it was before JC sold them] they were excellent to deal with did everything they said replaced faulty radio while i waited and dealt with a few very minor faults at the the first hab service they even lent us a car for the day while they did it and we had a glorious day just up the road in Tatton Park just wish they were dealers for the new van we have ordered

    dave e
     
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    Hi Dave, care to say that again here http://www.motorhome-dealer-reviews.com/newused/spinney-motorhomes/ :thumb: Thanks, the more reviews we get the better the resource will be for all of us :thumb:
     
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    As there are no reviews, has anyone got anything to say about Hayes leisure at Darlaston?
     
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    Yes... It right opposite the church where I was christened... :BigGrin:


    Sorry, could not resist.. :Rofl1:

    Had no dealings, visited lots of time but used vans always seem expensive.
    Dealership has been there a long time, connected to their haulage business.
    Offers peanuts on part exchanges ( unless it was me looking like a monkey).

    Someone with experience and knowlege may reply now.. :thumb:
     
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    Bill the owner is a good bloke, fair and honest, recomended:thumb:

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    :thumb:We can vouch for Johns Cross they have been brilliant with us.
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