New Motorhome

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by Munchie, Jul 2, 2008.

  1. Munchie

    Munchie Funster Life Member

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    Thinking of getting one of these as a motorhome....coal MUST be cheaper than diesel. Does anyone have any experience of them? Will George be able to service it for me?
     

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  2. stagman

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    Looks good ,only prob no coal mines here anymore all imported from China and our cars soon.
     
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    there are still coal mines in Yorkshire e by gum. :thumb:
     
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    and jam butty mines near liverpool. :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Eeh by gum lad. Tha mey be reyt. :Rofl1:
     
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    Cor that brings back memories.
    When I was a kid we had 2 of those brass Sentinel name plates hanging on a wall.
     
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    Is that the grey water bucket on the front?
     
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    Munchie Funster Life Member

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    It was photographed doing tours around Whitby yesterday. :Laughing:
     
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    Wow I remember those Sentinels belonging to Tate & Lyle working in Liverpool hauling sugar off the docks to the factory on the dock road .....I was about 12 years old at the time ....Feeling really old now :Laughing::Laughing:
     
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    Not so! See here:

    The coal industry is still a very important business in this country.

    The then National Coal Board - which became British Coal - was set up on January 1 1947 to manage a vast coal mining industry on the nation's behalf. In December 1994 UK COAL (formally RJB Mining PLC) successfully acquired the major bulk of the English coalfields upon the privatisation of British Coal, becoming the Europe's largest independently owned mining company.

    You can look ahead to coal tomorrow. We in Britain have enough coal reserves to satisfy our needs for generations at present rates of mining - long after oil and gas supplies have run down. Fortunately almost anything that can be processed from oil can be made from coal and when natural gas from the North Sea runs out, coal can again become the main source of gas supply.

    The industry is well advanced in developing new technology in mining and new processes for coal use, with care for the environment very much in mind.

    Despite the growth in use of other fuels, which has resulted in a reduction in the industry's size in recent years, it remains a very substantial business.

    Coal supplies about one third of the heat and energy we use. Then there are chemicals, plastics, disinfectants, medicines, road surfaces, paints, fertilisers and many other things made with or from coal by-products.
    © UK Coal 2007

    Source: UK COAL : Britain's largest coal mining company - Coal Today and for Tomorrow
     
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