Stupidly excited

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  1. DanielFord

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    Arrived at Cornish Farm Touring Park about an hour ago, tea cooked and relaxing now. Tomorrow @eddievanbitz modifies the van for me :D

    Lovely site by the way!
     
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    Why stupidly excited?

    You have every reason to be, in my opinion. Enjoy!(y)
     
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    they will look after you
     
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    He has, what a lovely man, even our dog likes him, and generally she is very nervous of men :D
    A few jobs to finish off tomorrow, but the solar is on, new aircon is fitted, and most important, the cause of the leak was located and solved. The roof had been punctured by the previous aircon fitters.
    Now sat in the van with a glass of wine, looking forward to a non leaky van from now on :D
     
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    Good man
     
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    >>> Stupidly excited

    Calm down dear, It's only a motorhome.
     
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    No, it's MY motorhome! :D
     
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    I've just seen @jamesvanbitz has seen this. James, you should post the pictures of the old unit on here so that people know how not to fit an aircon unit! :D
     
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    Ah yes but the OP has had a horrid problem for some while and very little assistance to resolve the problem, so I think he meant that he was relieved to get rid of an annoying situation(y)
     
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    Exactly that, VanBitz are Superheros in my books :D
     
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    The black "Dot" in the middle of the picture is a hole that was made by the original Air Conditioning installer

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    Cleaned up a bit. The hole is very visible. This would have been done when the original vent was removed or the Air Conditioning unit installed
    IMG_6938.JPG Subsequent requests and complaints to the original Air Con installers resulted in the whole A/C being sealed in and even a "Dam" attempted to be fabricated to stop the water ingress! You have to ask where the hell they thought the water would go!

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    It was always going to leak!

    So to be fair to the OP if I had put up with a leaky roof for a while and I was dealing with incompetence I would be excited if I thought that my problem was going to be resolved lol

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    One last one! If you Air Conditioning installer or dealer suggests that this is an OK to wire an A/C unit in, be scared, be very scared lol
     
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    Moral of the story people, if you want a job done properly, go to the experts! I would post up the after pictures, but it's dark, and I don't have a ladder. Inside, there is damage caused by the previous installer, but that conduit is long gone!
    The people in the pitch next to me must think I'm a looney, I went outside and stood on a wall to see the roof :D
     
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    What a lovely Puppy! She is beautiful :h:
     
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    No wonder you were excited to get it done properly! What a shoddy job initially and thank goodness Vanbitz could rectify it before water ingress became a major problem.
     
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    I knew it wasn't a great job when I got up on the roof and saw it not long after we bought the van. I just didn't realise how bad it was! I think even Eddie was shocked by how bad it was!
     
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    Thats right i would be the same, wether it was 1000 or 100,000 motorhome
     
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    OK, I have finished my tea, and Con Air on the telly is getting boring, so here is the first 'after' pic. The tear in the roof paper is from removal of the weird conduit, the aircon has been on dehumidify for about 2 hours since this photo was taken, and it is barely noticeable now. This is how a professionally fitted aircon panel looks!
    I am dead happy with how this job has progressed, I am predicting a lot of Britstops in the near future :D
    new aircon.jpg
     
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    When we bought our last van OH asked the dealer if he could look at the roof! They were most surprised but fetched a ladder, after having a previous van that ponded and eventually caused water ingress he wanted to check. Good job he did , the roof was totally green and covered in pine needles obviously when the valet was done they didn't do the roof?! That was rectified before we drove it away. How many of us do check?(n)
     
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    I'm jealous. wish I could transport myself to there .... weather glorious here but dirty old town. :(

     
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    Of course Eddie is more in touch with his feminine side than most, so your dog is bound to like him. :wink: :rofl:

    ...and you do realize that Eddie fitted your original Air Con when he was an apprentice just after the war! his daughter told me so.
     
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