What's been your best or worst MH gadget?

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  1. Robert Clark

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    Motorhome owners spend £ millions a year on accessories and gadgets.

    What are your favourite accessories?

    And what's ended up in the cupboard and never been used?

    Time to 'fess up' on those best buys and those expensive mistakes.
     
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    Worst, An anti mozzie tent......the mozzies were so bad in Finland I couldn't get out to put it up :doh:. Best, my Gasit conversion and 3/4G Aerial.
     
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    Best my sanef toll tag .worst microwave oven..never used it ever in khizzie...
     
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    I'm cheap ! so a fold up colander ( must have colour!!)and a draining tray ! For bathroom Decathlon microfibres towels and loo sachets rather than fluid!
    Hubbie says his is reversing camera and La fuma chairs! image.jpg image.jpg

    What's yours Robert? Levellers?
     
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    We love our hydraulic levellers and air suspension, and Mrs C loves our little onboard washing machine - spin dryer.

    But we ripped out a Fiama fan assisted roof vent when our van was new to fit Air Condtioning - only used it a couple of times.
    Wish we'd kept the fan instead
     
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    Sanef tag is brilliant. We love our Cadac Grillogas bbq and use it a lot. Hated the trolley Cindy purchased for waste fluids disposal runs, way too short for those of us who are of proper adult size, replaced accordingly. We also had a microwave in previous van which we never ever used.
     
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    You edited that after I made my post
    Stop cheating !!!!!!!
     
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  8. Anthea M

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    No I didn't ! Just remembered how you boys waxed lyrical about your levellers in a thread!!
     
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    when i converted the trailer to living van i fitted ehu. other than when i was doing the conversion have never used it . only been there 16yrs .
    its there but never need it .
    solar is the best kit i have fitted .
    use that all winter when away for fridge etc . then at home a lead off inverter to the fridge in the house .
    not so good at moment . short days and i want batteries full when i leave . so house fridge back on mains .
    but solar is fantastic .
     
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    best.. I love the Alden auto sat dish; Gaslow re-fillable bottles; Weber Q gas barbie; Garmin Camper sat nav; Boom arm tables; Inverter;

    all great :D

    worst .. hard to say.. access to the graveyard at the back of my shed is blocked.. :whistle:
     
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    Best has to be the Avtex Snipe 2 satellite dish, brilliant piece of kit. Close second has to be the solar and inverter! Everything else gets used a lot, so none of them are the worst :D
     
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    I'm not a boy I'm a man - a gentleman infact
    I'm going to move hydraulic levellers to my 'hate' list now - just sayin
     
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    Ok I get the message !
     
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    Best: Reversing camera, Gaslow system, Solar panel, Camos sat dome, Garmin Dezl 560, Strikeback alarm
    Worst: 12v Vacuum cleaner (stays at home), 12v Hair dryer (not my selection), Remoska (used twice)
     
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    Great
    Auto gas bulk tank so no more bottle swapping in the rain.
    Solar and inverter also great as we can use everything as normal when wilding.
    Not good
    Aqua roll and pump takes up too much space, now using watering can as light and easier to store
     
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    One of these for making toast, been better off spending on a chocolate kettle
     
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    ours makes lovely toast.. .. (y) but works best on the small picnic stove


    must be the French LPG ;)
     
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    Maybe he forgot to put it on the stove?
    We've got the single slice version (being on a diet) and it works a treat
     
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    My best was my Gasit refillable system.

    My worst and it was a bad one was the Duvalay...
     
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    Best by far
    Raskelf mattress(y)
    2nd Remoska:)
    3rd Cruise Control :)

    Worst by a million miles
    Engine Remap cost over £2k in damage n repairs.:eek:
     
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