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  1. Theonlysue

    Theonlysue Funster Life Member

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    Hi, pick up first motorhome this Saturday - I must be barking :Rofl1:
    Just a little ol' '94 Autosleeper Trophy - with all instructions I hasten to add!, so lots of reading to do. No previous experience whatsoever !
    Looking forward to first outing after I have had it serviced inside and out. Hope to use all year round.

    Any advice to offer from anyone? So far, I've been told don't forget the tin opener!!! :Doh:
    S.
     
  2. Brisey

    Brisey Funster Life Member

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    Hi Theonlysue and :welcome:to MHFun.:thumb:
    It seems that you have been well advised on the must haves, like a bottle opener and corkscrew, so you have the essentials covered.:BigGrin:
    Any other questions, just ask away,:RollEyes: someone on here will know the answer.:Wink:
    Enjoy your motorhome.:thumb:
     
  3. 6pm Cowboy

    6pm Cowboy Read Only Funster

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    Quick, get in there before Jim pounces :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

    and welcome to FUN theonlysue
     
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    Hello and happy travelling make sure everything works before first trip then enjoy it :BigGrin:
     
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    savantuk Read Only Funster

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    Hi, and welcome!

    Have a great time with your new MH:BigGrin:
     
  6. Jim

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    Hi Sue, it will take a couple of trips for you to get into the routine of making sure that you have everything you need for your trip. New motorhomers tend to do a lot of swapping kit between home and motorhome but this is a disaster waiting to happen, you will forget things.

    Try and get the motorhome packed with kit that stays in it. For example its much better to have an extra pair of wellies that stay in the motorhome, rather than just packing a pair when you think you might need them. This makes it a little more expensive at first, but once you have a van that is loaded and ready to go at any time you will find you use it much more often. When you get to the stage where to go away, all you have to do is grab a bit of fresh food and you are gone; you will then realise why motorhomes are so popular:thumb::thumb:

    Meanwhile, welcome to the fun:BigGrin:
     
  7. Hayleylulu

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    hi and welcome :BigGrin::BigGrin:
     
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    DESCO Read Only Funster

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    :welcome: theonlysue to MH Fun

    Hope you enjoy using your new van follow Jims advice and you won't go far wrong.



    Dave:thumb::thumb:
     
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  9. Dodgey

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    Hi!

    As above good advice from Jim.

    Otherwise just get out there and have fun, even if things go wrong it's fun, well we just went for it clueless and sorted/made it up as we went along:Rofl1:

    Night 1, battery, half hour, kitchen AND vanity tap leaked, loo leaked etc etc etc, old 'van but dispite this we were instantly hooked, and the rest as 'they' say is history, and great memories:thumb:
     
  10. champers

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    Hi and Welcome from us too

    As Jim mentioned above it is the easiest way to go, keeping a list in the m/h of the items that need to be put in just before leaving ie: medicine, phone chargers etc is a saver too:thumb::thumb:
     

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