Rapido alarms

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  1. Volusia

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    Anyone have the Dragon alarm system fitted. Mine is disconnected and the manuals in French. Would like to reconnect it! Thanks
     
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    As you are in France and the manuals in french, find an english speaking frenchman and ask him to translate.

    Peter
     
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    Thanks for stating the bl.....g obvious! Thought it better to ask supposed like minded people rather than put on French friends to translate a complete flamin manual...:Angry:

    PS Thanks for your, as advertised, free technical advice! Happy boating 'old' chap! Dave
     
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    Johns Cross. posts-7616. thanks-2445
    Volusia. Posts-45 thanks-1
    Hmmmm. Wonder why:Smile:
     
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  6. Volusia

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    Possibly due to being a member for just a couple of weeks.
    Having said that, after thanking you for your comment, I take sarcasm in print from no one. I think you might agree, if you read his comment, my response was more than justified.
     
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    Hmmmmm... methinks you may not get too much more advice on this one. :RollEyes:
     
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    dave newell lvs Trader-Vehicle Services

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    I don't see Peter's response as sarcastic, in fact it seems a perfectly sensible suggestion to me. Having said that I doubt if the manual will prove to be of much help as it will most likely be a user manual rather than an installers manual.

    D.
     
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    Hi, I have never heard of this Dragon alarm you have, would that have been fitted by Rapido from new ?

    Our Rapido Van never came with an alarm, only the factory fitted immobiliser.

    Is you motorhome lhd and registered in france, or do you live there and have exported it.
    just wondered why your instructions are only in french, most things these days have them in loads of languages, and looking at the dragon alarm web site, they are in the uk, or is that not the company that supplies and fits the alarm you have ?

    If your looking at having a new alarm fitted, I would say the Strikeback alarm is the best you can get, had it fitted in two motorhome and never any problems, unlike some that are designed for cars and keep going off for no apparent reason.:Doh:

    http://www.vanbitz.com/product/strikeback-for-class-a-european-motorhomes/

    :thumb: Bob.
     
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    Chris answering this time:Smile: we live in France and bought it here as it is extremely difficult to re-register a motorhome imported from anywhere else :RollEyes: instruction books in France for most things have every language EXCEPT English believe it or not :Eeek: makes me cross and makes Dave even crosser:Angry: but I agree, we had an alarm once that was a complete nightmare, it had a routine that you had to follow in order to start the engine .... If you (and I mean me!) had a memory lapse all hell broke loose:Eeek: either that or it sulked for a while and you had to start again:Angry:

    So if we can't sort it we may well be looking for an alternative so thanks for the link:thumb:
     
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  12. Volusia

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    Thank you for that, I have just had a look at the instruction book and it looks fairly straightforward ...... A few words I don't understand but the dictionary will ate care of that I hope!

    So if anyone living in central France hears a loud screeching noise tomorrow you will know it is me messing about with the alarm remote control:Doh:

    If and when I get stuck I will email the manufacturer as you very wisely suggest:Smile:
     
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    Come on, come on let's stick together!
    Think you are right re the user manual though:Wink:
     
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    "Stick together" against whom? Two of the best and most helpful dealers on this forum (Peter and Dave). You have only got Eddie to go for the hatrick. :Rofl1:

    And, by the way, I am another one who thinks Peter's original post was not sarcastic and your original comment in response was not justified.
     
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    Great stuff. Not scored a hat trick for a long time, and never, ever felt the need to kiss ass to service providers, boatyard proprietors or Motorhome purveyors.
    Have a nice day, Dave
     
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    That's me out!
     
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    Yup, me to, I suspect. Seems to have confused normal civility with kissing ass.

    As I said in my first post "Hmmmmm... methinks you may not get too much more advice on this one".
     
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    Why has this suddenly kicked off again when the last post was november:Doh:
     
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    Just noticed a comment missed earlier!
     
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