Leaving your pitch

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  1. Coopit

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    Just picked up our first M/H today, packing it up for a trip to Wales in the morning.

    Just thinking what's best to leave on a pitch to reserve it whilst out for the day, can you help by telling me what you use?
     
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    empty beer cans works
     
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    It will all depend on what type of site you are on

    Bigger sites will have your pitch number allocated to your name so should not need marking

    Smaller CL type you can leave whatever you like, some have personalised plates, some leave a waste container or electric lead (usually still plugged in :Eeek:)

    but you could always chance it you might get a better pitch when you get back (y)
     
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    I`d leave the wife ...........:whistle:
     
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    I was going to say that but she is sat to close me
     
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    We leave a polite sign attached to the EHU saying that we'll be back, to which is attached a photo of a very large and aggressive looking Alsatian (4 Legged). We have a laugh when we can see people craning their necks to see the non-existent dog leave the van. Seriously we've never had a problem on large or small sites but then we rarely 'travel' in UK in peak season.
     
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    Then the correct answer was "You callous German swine, get thee back to the Fatherland before I teach you a lesson you'll not forget". "Oh hello dear, didn't see you there".
     
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    Having taken on board your advice, a large picture of the wife it is then.

    Thanks for your insight and heart felt responses.
     
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    We leave a pup tent.
     
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    We leave a number plate on a snake stake in the grass. :)
     
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    On club sites your pitch is "booked" so no need to leave anything (although we do have a sign with a spare number plate that we could use). Generally we aren't on a site for more than a day or two before we move on. After we are "pitched up" we either use bikes or public transport to explore the local area.

    It's so easy to move from place to place in a motorhome that sometimes we only go 50 miles (or less) from the previous site...... but everyone uses their motorhome differently, no wrong or right way, whatever suits you.
     
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    We left a hook up lead on a pitch at damage Barton once left the pich for about an hour came back lead gone very rarely leave the pitch these days walk or catch buses if we do leave I leave a number plate on a stake not as usefull as a hookup lead to any one else.
     
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    We just leave a pup since the tent got nicked............:(:(
     
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    I like you!(y) You're a very very brave man!:D
     
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    Apparently it's still leaking:cry:
     
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    why would you need to leave anything? as for making holes in the pitch, wanton vandalism, hee hee
     
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    Last week we were camping at the Rugby club in Leamington and for the first time in 6 years we left our pitch reserved sign plus the EHU cable . When we returned a tent had set up on our pitch with our sign discarded and our cable was being used inside the tent . Life,s too short to get wound up just requested my cable and moved to another pitch
     
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    you mean you left the tent up when you moved to another pitch...........guess you are a lot more tolerant than me,,,,:devil:
     
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