Tugging

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  1. Mi58ck

    Mi58ck Read Only Funster

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    Toying with the idea of tugging,your thoughts please
     
  2. TheBig1

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    makes you go blind, or so i was told
     
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  3. Khizzie

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    So does dogging.... So I am told ...good info saves going out at night . Haha
     
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    I guess you are talking about towing a caravan, nothing wrong with towing I quite enjoyed it. Caravans are a different way of doing essentially the same thing as we do in a motorhome. You have more option of where to stop with a MH but you have a car on hand to get you places if you have a caravan.

    Caravans are a bit more work setting up and then getting packed away and hitched up.

    Personal choice, we changed from a caravan and won't be going back anytime soon.

    Martin
     
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    Would never go back to it.
    Watching folk set up now from the MH, which is ready in 2 mins
    makes me cringe.

    Park up, maybe plug in, open fridge, which leads to opening a can or bottle. JOB DONE, now watch the tubers for an hour or so.
     
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    We've never had a caravan, but our neighbour has & watching him led us to buy our M.H. :)
     
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    Went from a 33ft american rv to a 24ft twin axle caravan.
    No where near as much room and towing fuel consumption cost is about the same as the RV but no real regrets.
    Also save over £800pa on tax and insurance.
     
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    ive been caravaning on and off for about 20 years, it was the setting up in downpours that made me change to a MH,sure there are advantages with both set ups but i thought id give motorhomes ago
     
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    If you like to go to one place for a week at a time caravan if you like to move evey day or two motorhome
     
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    Horses for coursers ,Tugging makes more sense to me than towing a car. You don't have to plan your journey much with a camper/motorhome. Tugged for years but enjoy motorhome much more. BUSBY.
     
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  11. Mikeco

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    No problem with towing a caravan if that suits you, quite a lot of people with motor homes end up towing cars anyway so not much difference. As far as setting up is concerned I have seen people with motor homes take far longer that someone with a caravan. We have done both over the last 40 years so just do what suits you at the time.
     
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    After tugging and getting a MH I have tried towing a small car, carrying a scooter, gave up both and bought an electric bike, best thing I have bought after the motorhome.
    Just could not see myself going back to a caravan.
     
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  13. GJH

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    We chose a motorhome rather than a caravan because neither of us has either towed and neither of us fancied doing so. We wouldn't change voluntarily but if it were a case of needing a car whilst away we would definitely consider a caravan rather than give up or towing a car behind the MH.
     
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    And if you are in need of a car ,just hire one as long as wanted . .. Simples . !!
     
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    Hi.
    Both let you enjoy the great outdoors,as said above in previous posts,we have C/v-m/h-c/v-M/home again now. I have been on sites with a C/v and enjoyed the company of M/h's and we have been in the m/h and had a great time with C/vanners.
    We are lucky in one respect,we have enough room here to have both,if we had a c/v again,but i need a bit more cash........ ARE YOU LISTENING CAMELOT? LOTTO ? HINT!! LOL
    Tea Bag
     
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    Yes, that is another alternative that has become more readily available in recent years (y)
     
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    Its what I did in North Wales last year ..had motorhome at a site at lake Bala and hired a car to tour the mountains ,castles etc ..cant remember how much it cost but wasn't much as only had a little punto.....
     
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  18. TheBig1

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    being serious for a minute, I have got both a motorhome and a caravan currently. we have camped in both types of accommodation and others for many years. also buy and sell motorhomes and caravans occasionally too.

    anyone want to buy a 2008 compass rallye 650 twin axle?
     
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    WE have a Fifth Wheel best of both worlds car on site and built in water and waste tanks
     
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    As said before Caravans are for holidays Motorhomes are a way of life.
     
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