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  1. Wanttogoroaming

    Wanttogoroaming

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    Hi all, as the title says! I have only been camping a couple of times and a few hols when I was a nipper and thats about it.

    So whats driven me to here? well a link on a forum discussing motor homes and general fun times most people had when they were a kid on van and MH hols. We have been invited on a group holiday for a week with some friends who are all into caravanning and camping and one has a motorhome (a self conversion).
    I dont have the time or inclination to do the conversion myself and so have been looking around for a ready to go S/H one. The market seems to varied and I am unsure of what to avoid, so for now I am gathering information and I thought this may well be the best place to do that I have found! So I have high hopes for the collective knowledge and experience here!

    My name is Bill
     
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    Welcome aboard;)
     
  3. WynandJean

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    Hello and welcome from West Midlands.



    Wyn
     
  4. Brisey

    Brisey Funster Life Member

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    Hello Bill, welcome to the Fun.
     
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    wizzer59 Funster

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    Hi and Welcome Bill(y) plenty of very helpful and experienced folk on here (and then there is me:whistle:) they will probly need a few simple questions answered like budget and so forth, but ask away(y)
     
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    Hello & welcome.
    First thing to decide is how you want to use it, If you want to park up for a week or a fortnight on a site, then get a caravan. If you want to move around every few days, especially abroad, then get a camper/ motorhome.
    If you've decided on a motorhome the 3 most important thing are Damp(or lack of),layout & payload.
     
  7. Dawn B

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    Hi & :welcomesign:
     
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    Hi Bill and welcome to MHF(y)
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    Hi WA and welcome.......(y)
     
  10. Wanttogoroaming

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    Well what a welcome! many thanks feel at home already!

    Thanks for the warm welcome everyone!
     
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    Hello and welcome :WelcomeFlag:
     
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    Hi Bill and welcome to FUN. (y)
     
  13. Zigisla

    Zigisla Funster

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    :HelloThere:And welcome from the south coast. Loads of advice ready and waiting for your questions. Just have to pick them out from all the jokes that will come with them. :LOL:(y)
     
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    Hello Bill :pink: to Fun, a few questions, what berth do you want, do you want a van conversion, or a motorhome, about how much do you want to spend, do you want a fixed bed/ drop down bed / or make the beds up each day. Do you need a bile rack / solar panels / Fiamma awning, have a think what you want then ask as many questions as you want. You have 5 free posts then you need to pay £15 yearly subs then you can ask as many questions and have access to all the information on here.
     
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    Hi Bill and a big welcome from Portugal
     
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    Hi Bill and welcome from a fellow Lancastrian. If you want a panel van conversion I would suggest you speak with fellow Funster @Terry as he does an excellent job at conversions to you specification and often with a quick turn round time, he has a wealth of knowledge. Granted he comes from the wrong side of the Pennines but I wouldn't hold that against him!!!
     
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    :hiya:Hello Bill Perhaps you ought to change your forum name - it's even longer than mine !!!

    because there's lots to read on here and by doing searches you can find out more on specific subjects.

    :welcomesign:
     
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