Starting our journey to Motorhome ownership

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  1. watkins1952

    watkins1952 Read Only Funster

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    We are just starting out looking at Motorhomes in preparation for our sixty something gap year and beyond. We live in the West Country and would like to explore the rest of the UK first ,and then try Europe. Adventure before Dementia !!!!:Smile:
     
  2. JohnM

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    Welcome to the fun.:flyingwelcome:
     
  3. rangitira

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    YEHAY!!! Another West Country Carrot Cruncher! :welcomefunster: They are all friendly on here, none of them bite, they are all sane and in complete control of their faciltys,


    OH well??? some ov 'em anyway, weeeellll a few perhaps?

    Well maaayybeee???? :helpsos:
     
  4. peter marshall

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    Hi And welcome Pete :thumb: :flyingwelcome:
     
  5. FIDGET

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    Hi and WELCOME:Smile: , you will enjoy this website and get lots of help from everyone, you will also enjoy your motorhome ( you will kick yourselves :Doh:for leaving so long). happy camping - travels etc. Terry :thumb:
     
  6. callumwa

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    Welcome;

    Looking for the "right" van is a big part of the FUN....

    Take your time, getting it right will save you a lot of time and frustration......

    Then hit the road and enjoy.......:thumb::thumb:

    Callum
     
  7. dellwood33

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    Hi Watkins1952 & Welcome to MotorhomeFun :thumb::Smile:
     
  8. Larrynwin

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    Exciting times ahead, welcome :Smile:
     
  9. jonandshell

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    I heard the coastal parts of Dementia were very pretty. It's somewhere near Croatia isn't it?:BigGrin:

    Welcome!
     
  10. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    Your only a youngster in here, welcome to Fun

    Peter
     
  11. RKE

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    'Ello watkins1952 ..... Ow be on?.... Whalecum tu thee vorum! :Smile:
     
  12. geoff1947

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    welcome

    where in Devon do you live??:thumb:
     
  13. Popeye

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    Yo watkins1952 a fine year, Welcome, ignore some of the replys, with the exception of some of the ladies on here most of the funsters are certified loonies.

    Yosser will no doubt introduce himself later (he and ShiftZZ are the leaders).

    Take your time, look at them all. Come up to the Newbury or Shepton show and meet the gang and browse all the stuff you're going to need.:welcomefunster:...Griff
     
  14. slobadoberbob

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    welcome from us also

    a big welcome from us also.

    Took us a couple years to find the rig we wanted, once we got it, then we had all the usual jobs to do to make it the way we wanted it.

    We set a budget for the purchase price.. Sue want to spend £20k I had in my mind £28K .. you can see from the link below what we got for £28K .. yes it is a yank, but a European size yank with all those extra goodies on them which you do not get in the likes of Hymmers etc.,

    We then knew we would have extras to add. We wanted a serious alarm (required by insurance company).. back up camera, entertainment centre, saterlite system,(2 of them) ... an 1500 watt inverter so we could use mains items while away. we changed the TV to a flat screen 26" added a DVD player the list is endless.. but the best thing we added was air suspension on the rear... cost run then to about another £14k but we have it the way we want it. We haul a car on a trailer behind us so we can get off of sites. We have a large dog, a wheelchair so a lot of work went in to finding the right motorhome.. suggest you look long and hard and then have a lot of fun with it.

    Who knows we may see you at a motor home fun meet soon... they are held at the big shows.. great people on here..some a bit off the wall, but you will get use to the banter.

    Bob, Sue and Ezzie the St Bernard:thumb:
     
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    Welcome and have fun choosing a van to suit. This is a great place with lots of helpful advice, to newbies like us. Enjoy :Smile:
     
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    hi and welcome
     
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    Hi and a big welcome

    You are just starting a big adventure, go for it and enjoy

    :welcomefunster:
     
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    we have had Euro motorhomes but finaly got the best for us a 25 foot RV with a 7.4Lr V8 lump to pull it along with LPG so cheap motoring with a home from home :thumb:

     
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