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  1. Wilky71

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    Hi,
    I'm Steve from Gosport.
    Originally from Cardiff, but did 26 years in the Royal Navy on ships and submarines. Finished my time in Gosport and stayed here.
    My partner Cathy and I have just bought a 1989 Fiat Ducato 2.5 diesel. We do not have a clue how any of it works - but that is the new adventure we are embarking on.
    Hopefully somebody will be able to advise on how I can get a user manual or idiots guide.

    We are looking forward to our first trip out. Not going very far until we get used to it.
    Exciting prospect, and something we have thought about for a long time.
    The idea of taking the motorhome out - anywhere we want - with the dogs and the unlimited freedom of choice of what, when and where we go. Who wouldn't be excited.
    Thanks
    Steve
     
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    Welcome aboard;)
     
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    Hi Steve and welcome, there are plenty of idiots on here if you need any guidance, just ask away. ;)
     
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    Hello and welcome to the house of fun. By doing what you did , goes to prove that you are as mad as the rest of us. So ask away. Merry Christmas .
     
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    Hi and welcome to FUN from another exile. :xThumb:
     
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    Hi from us in East Sussex and :welc:
     
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    :welc: Just down the road in Fareham. Sure we will meet up for a wet sometime. :drink: MH is parked at Collingwood for the time being till I can re-locate it in Sultan where I am at present.

    Highly recommend the New Forest for your first outing. Not far and a great place. Just returned from Setthorns and maybe going back between Xmas and New Year. Welcome.
     
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    Hello Welcome to fun :welc:
     
  12. Wilky71

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    Brilliant - my mate Del Rea is the Base Wo at Collingwood - he's promised me some camping goodies.
    Thought our first trip might be as far as the Kingfisher - but going to be a bit more adventurous
    cheers
     
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    Brilliant - my mate Del Rea is the Base Wo at Collingwood - he's promised me some camping goodies.
    Thought our first trip might be as far as the Kingfisher - but going to be a bit more adventurous
    cheers
     
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    Lee front then:LOL:
     
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    Hello and welcome! Enjoy your van it is exciting learning how it all works! Many happy trips! Seasons greetings and a well travelled 2016:xgrin:
     
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    Hi & BIG Welcome Wilky71, from across the solent on the Isle of Wight.
    Terry & Ann + ASBO our cocker
     
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    Hi Steve from another local, just up the road in Locks Heath. Welcome to Fun, lots of good advice on here.....Derek
     
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    Hi & :welc:
     
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    Finding out how everything works, and having a good laugh when you get it wrong, is half the fun. You won't regret it.

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    Merry Xmas and a Fun New Year.
     
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