Picking up new to me mh on wednesday.

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  1. wigster

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    Thanks to all for the advice ive picked up on here over a long time (y) ive gone and purchased my first proper motor home.
    Its an oldish Hymer starline b680.
    Im excited and nervous at the same time:).
    I spent a few hours looking over it and everything works solid underneath and couldn't see or smell any sign of damp.
    Took it on long test drive and drives perfect. Hpi checked it, all clear .
    The couple who are selling are lovely they bought it on impulse a year ago have used it and decided a caravan is what they really wanted.
    Think ive covered all of the bases . Its not perfect a few scuffs etc nothing major , gives me something to do :).
    Im ok with the base vehicle but would have been lost with everything else if it wasn't for the advice and knowledge ive picked up from this great place.

    Thank you all and wish me luck .

    Steve (y)
     
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    Good luck! .... but you wont need it.
     
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    Good luck Steve, sounds like a good van, but more importantly it's yours.

    Enjoy.

    Martin
     
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    Enjoy your new toy (y)
     
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    Enjoy Mate.
     
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    Good luck, happy travels ahead (y)
     
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    Good luck and we hope you have lots a great holidays away in your new motorhome
     
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    Enjoy your van mate(y)

    Put some pictures up would be great to see it!
     
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    woohoo, I remember what I was like when I picked ours up
    I'll give you 6 months before you start modifying it
     
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    Enjoy!
     
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    Hope all goes well
     
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    We all know how excited you feel (y)
    Good luck with your new motorhome. I hope it's all you want it to be (y)
     
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    All the best with it !!!!
     
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    Thanks everyone :) .Thats the very one @moho good detective work :)
     
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    Exciting times..... The world is now your oyster....(y)
     
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    Very good work on your part...
    I noticed it come up for sale a few days ago, 680 starline, newer 2.7engine, good condition and bargain price - was always going to sell quickly.
    You've got to move fast for a van like that - well done (y)
     
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    Wow, she's a Beauty, you are going to have some fun times in that! Is that air con I spy in the roof :)
     
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    We've had ours for just 8 days, so know how you feel - enjoy ! :):)
     
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  20. wigster

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    I managed to knock the price down as well . Was looking to import but i saw this one and was on it like a car bonnet.
     
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