Trees in a motor home

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  1. wiljoy

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    After experiencing some terrific gales in France last week we met a couple who had the full force thrown at them.
    They collected there brand new Carthago AClass from a french dealer three weeks ago and we're on route to Portugal for the winter. During a severe night storm a very large tree decided to enter there van through the roof. It totally trapped them in bed and a tree surgeon had to dismantle the uninvited guest with his chainsaw from inside the van. The roof was on the floor inside the van and the devistation was unbelievable.
     
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    How awful for them. Hope neither of them were badly injured. They must be gutted but hopefully the insurance will sort it quickly.
     
  3. Charlie

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    In our motorhome twos company trees a crowd ..........

    Il get me coat....
     
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    I hope they got out ok ???

    Most of the dents in my previous van were due to trees.... and I note a lot of European campsites have them. First thing I was told in the scouts was dont camp under trees, second thing was make sure you dont get allocated next to the tent flaps......
     
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    I wonder if the tree fellers sleeping in the van were responsible?o_O
     
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    i heard it as twos company threes a result
     
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    take a leaf out of my book take the m/h to the paris branch, they get at the root of the problem, and I'm not barking lol still lol ray xx
     
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    Was it Theresa Green & her Feller (n)
     
  9. Tea Bag

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    It's called.... Logging on
     
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    I woodn't like that to happen to me....
     
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    What, logging on?? :)
     
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    Sounds like they barked in the wrong place!
    Seriously what a terrible experience,hope they are OK although clearly the new van is not.
     
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    Sure you heard the right story. They could have been having a treesome in there new motorhome.
     
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  14. Lenny HB

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    The important thing is they were OK, on the bright side their 2015 Carthago will probably get replaced with a 2016 one.
     
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    Tree fellers ?

    Ash
    Laurel
    And Sessile ????
     
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    So top tip for newbies is to have a chainsaw readily available? Also comes in handy for a Zombie attack too I suppose!!!!
     
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    I've just twigged what all the comments were about.
    Leaf it out fellas.
    Anyway, were they anywhere near the beech.
     
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    They should return it to their dealer and complain of water ingress.
     
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    What a let down, thought this was going to be about the Japanese art of bonsai :)
     
  20. jollyrodger

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    Nothing like branching out on the first trip .
    I hope they kept a log of it all :)
    Still i expect the insurance wood chip in with recovery .to be fir
    Were they French or from Barking ?
    :imoutahere:
     
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