Today, I'm A Beginner

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  1. The Old Man

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    Off to complete the handover of my new toy. So much to learn, learn, so much time.

    It will stay at the dealers until Sunday when I can get a lift over and not stuck with two vehicles the dealers.
     
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    Congratulations, but what have you bought? :)
     
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    What dealer are you using?
    Tomorrow, you'll be old hat at it lol
     
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    Good idea not to be rushed, don't leave till you are sure everything is working as it should be. Here is a page from my book of Checklists that will help (y)

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    irnbru Funster Life Member

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    You have better willpower than me. If I was paying for it today then I would be expecting to sleep in it tonight. I get too excited to wait. :)

    Happy motorhoming when you pick it up.
     
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  6. The Old Man

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    It is a ADRIA CORAL 660.

    Thank you for the check list Jim.

    Many thanks for the other help and advice.
     
  7. The Old Man

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    South Hereford Motorcaravan Centre.

    So far I can't fault the service. Low pressure salesmen, questions answered attention to detail and plenty of time to answer my endless questions.
     
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    Looks very nice enjoy.........(y)
     
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    Willpower varies, I can look at a cream bun for upto 10 seconds before stuffing it into my face :)
     
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    Well after a morning of learning which button to push and what lever to pull, I'm home with more books and manuals to read than I could of imagined!

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    Enjoy your new toy (y)(y)
     
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    Thank you John, I intend to! :D
     
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    Collected today and taken for a drive.

    All went well, motorway driving pretty straightforward, ventured on to A roads where a lot more attention to width was required and rounded off the experience by venturing into the town centre, survived!

    Then sat in it for a couple of hours, pressing buttons and twisting knobs.

    Left with about three things that will require some manual reading.

    Biggest issue! I need a can of WD40 to lube up all external locker locks.
     
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    Noooo.....dont use WD40.
    It makes things move easily but soon dries out leaving things worse....it has no lubricating properties once dry.
    Go to a good old fashioned ironmongers and buy a small 'puffer' bottle of graphite powder.
    Point the nozzle in the lock, give it a quick puff and work the key to distribute the powder....it will last for years.
    If you cant get graphite powder then use a silicon spray.....but never WD40
     
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    Thank you PJ.
     
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