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  1. Dawnbreak

    Dawnbreak Read Only Funster

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    Thought would say hello as just joined to fin lots of info etc......hubby is due to retire in 15/18 months and a MH beckons. We are taking our time and looking at everything....we know that we would like a rear lounge as hubby is 6'2"...we very quickly found this out when he laid down on different bed layouts:Rofl1:.......head to foot tight sqeeuze. We know we want to buy new and will have about £30/£35,000 to spend.....thus far we lurve:smalllove: the Swift Sundance 580PR...it just feels roomy to us....and the Eldiss autoquest 140......have looked at some others but we have I assume what one calls entry level money:Eeek:...I personally don't call it that but hey I assume thats motorhomes for you. Even after reading lots and lots of articles about the pros and cons..and some of the negatives are enough to put anyone off...but we are still very very keen. Mind you we went to see some friends who were in their MH at the weekend, honestly what with tents and all it looked like a festival, everyone was tripping up over each other. But there again with hubby retiring the world (well U.k mostly) will be there for us out of bank holidays:RollEyes: thank heavens. Anyway nice to say hello and if anybody has any other MH to advise us to look at...that would be lovely. ttfn....
     
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    hello n welcome to the fun .all i can say is look at every m,home you get chance to see .every time you think you know what you like you see a different style n change your mind. have fun cheers alan.
     
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    Hi, and welcome to the fun site. Wish you luck in your search for a m/h, have you thought of hiring first to see what suits you best- could save an expensive mistake, just a suggestion. By the way which part of the country are you?
    Regards, Dave:thumb:
     
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    Hi dawnbreak and :welcome:

    regards
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    hi and welcome :BigGrin:
     
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    Hi Guys, welcome to the fun, happy hunting:thumb:
     
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    Hi and welcome to FUN, enjoy.

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    Hello Dawnbreak happy hunting and happy travels
     
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    :welcome: Dawnbreak to MH Fun

    The idea of hiring first is a good idea, it will give you an idea on motorhoming first hand, to see what you think of it, and if you find a layout like you where thinking of buying will show you how it suits.

    Hope you find something, when you find something you can then ask questions, someone on here is bound to have one, or can give advise better on that van.


    Best of luck.


    Dave:thumb::thumb:
     
  10. staging lady

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    Hi ,Dawnbreak, and welcome. It's very exciting deciding on a MH. Hiring is a good idea, but also coming for the day to a MH show and trying all the models till you see one that works for you.
    How many berths,size of engine,size of your drive,all year round use or just 3 seasons,number of seatbelts for grandchildren-all of these help to make it clearer. Good hunting!
    Lucille
     
  11. Blisters

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    Welcome Dawn daybreak

    We are fairly new to motorhoming (3 Years) we started off with a end lounge/Front dinette but found it didn't work, (2 adults and a child),

    we found two draw backs the first being with the kitchen and bathroom being in the middle of the van, everyone seemed to get in each other way, and second if we had a van full, 3 couples whilst there was plenty of seating room there was no room for their legs in a u shaped rear lounge

    we swapped our first van (mc louis glen) for a Eura Mobil Integra, it is a German van and fully winterised, so we can use it for skiing, it as a rear fixed bed and bathroom mid kitchen and front lounge (front seats swival) this works well for us and we have had 9 in the van with comfort

    we certainly would recommend you look at the German vans as they are generally seen as better build quality, ( and a risk of upsetting those with british vans) they are, albeit not so chintzy, look at Hymer, Eura Mobil, nishman n biscoff, burstner or if you win the lottery Concorde and Carthago, also Adria offer good value for money
     
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    Hi Dawnbreak welcome to the fun, as was said earlier have a good look round and talk to folk at the motorhome shows but talk to the club members before the salesmen :Cool:
     
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