We have found our van

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  1. Lizi

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    After much searching, first for a storage space and then for a suitable length and layout van, we have now found what we want. We put a deposit down on a Rapido 741f today and will collect it in 3 weeks. Many thanks to all of you who have shared your knowledge on various matters. Now I can enjoy planning where to go!
     
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  2. movan

    movan Funster Life Member

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    How brilliant. Something to look forward to in a big way. Look forward to you being at the meets and showing us around.... Happy travels.
     
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  3. Puddleduck

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    Fantastic!
     
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  4. ambulancekidd

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    Excellent. Here's wishing you good health & happiness to enjoy your purchase.
     
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  5. Ali n Tim

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    Great stuff(y) Enjoy!!
     
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  6. Dave and Ginny

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    Three weeks to start planning your first adventure :).

    Good luck and enjoy (y).
     
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  7. Minxy Girl

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    Good choice of van ... enjoy!
     
  8. Spanishsteve

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    Where did you end up re the storage issue ?
     
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    That's great. Bet you will get even more super excited the night before you go to collect it. Better than Santa Claus. :)
     
  10. cranky

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    excellent choice:)
     
  11. Hammie

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    Yaaaay enjoy
     
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    Now the adventure can begin. (y)
     
  14. Minxy Girl

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    Just one thing to check - at the foot end of the bed where the base panel joins the side wall underneath, its a comon fault for it to pull away from the outer wall - make sure you check its still securely attached.
     
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    Good times ahead (y)
     
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    (y)(y)(y)(y)(y)
     
  17. Lizi

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    Thank you everyone for your good wishes. We got the storage sorted at the Gatwick Caravan club site on the proviso the van was under 22ft. They do have some longer spaces but none available at the time.
     
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    Enjoy and welcome to the Rapido crew :)
     
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    Very nice.. excellent use of available space
     
  20. mike mcglynn

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    Good Luck with your new van we used to have the same model it was a great van (y)
     
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