Long term ambition; modestly fulfilled!

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  1. whitegold

    whitegold Read Only Funster

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    Recently emptied the piggy-bank to acquire our fine little Transit Campervan, of 1999 vintage. Over the coming months we plan to visit friends and family in Sussex and Cornwall, then looking to conquer Italy and Portugal in due course. Looking forward to a new chapter of holiday experiences, and will be happy never to see another Airport Check-in desk.
     
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  2. houdini

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  3. Debs

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    Hi & :welc:
    Sounds like a good plan!
     
  4. John Laidler

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    Welcome. We are off to Spain and Portugal next month. See you there!
     
  5. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    When in Sussex come and pay us a visit, plenty of parking

    Peter
     
  6. Carol

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    Hi and welcome to Fun, a brilliant decision you have made, ask any question you need to get the most out of your van, enjoy and have fun. :welc:
     
  7. Beacons

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    Our 1st van was a transit legend 1987
    Great times have fun .
     
  8. Jonkil

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    One of the best transits made that model.
    Have fun, it's all about getting out there.... not the van you have.
    Ooh.... And welcome to MH fun.
     
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    Good luck with your dreams and welcome to FUN. (y)
     
  10. whitegold

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    Thanks Chaps & Chapesses, for your kind words :)
     
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    Hi from East Sussex and :welc:
    Enjoy your new possession (y)
     
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    Welcome Whitegold and the trusty old trannie from :france:
    See you here or Portugal,enjoy!!
     
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    Hello :hi:
     
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    An excellent way to spend your money. Enjoy(y)
     
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    Hello and welcome from Glasgow.
     
  16. PORKSTER

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    Hi enjoy your van especially in Sussex
     
  17. GeriatricWanderer

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    I like modest vans - great fun at a modest cost.

    You want to make some changes, drill some holes, cut some panels? Go ahead - no worries, you won't lose any sleep.

    You'll be able to chuckle when you read threads here about members with spanking new plastic units costing the price of a small house, worrying about drilling holes to mount bike racks/solar panels etc and what polish or wax to use on their GRP skirts - and most of all, almost having a nervous breakdown worrying about someone taking out their door mirror (have you seen what they cost?)........ and I speak from experience.

    Depreciation? :LOL:

    Enjoy your modest travels - I enjoy mine.:)

    Oh, and welcome
     
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  18. IanF

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    Hi and welcome wish you all the very best and have a great time with your new investment. GeriactricWanderer has a very valid point above too
    Ian
     
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    Hi Whitegold and welcome to the Fun!:welc::party:
     
  20. jollyrodger

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    Hi from sunny Devon ,we spent many a day traveling through Europe in a Transit van with the kids growing up ,great days (y)

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