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Old 29-11-2012, 10:59   #1 (permalink)
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Talking Hello just bought our 1st motorhome.

We, Patty and Tim have just bought our first m/h. We have started with an older/cheaper model and hopefully will upgrade eventually if we enjoy it as much as we think we will. We have bought a Talbot Express 1989. It's fantastic condition inside and out. We've had a problem with starting it though. The RAC had to come out, he said he thought the engine was good - 'sweet as a nut'. Which was a bit of reassurance! It was the fuel pump, it's being serviced now and getting it checked over to get it up to scratch.

This is Tim and I living the dream, all we need now is a DOG! I'm a retired nurse so looking forward to being a hedonist now. Love the country, nature, simple life, except good food,wine and music. We'll see how the m/h holds up, but with a bit of luck and a good mechanic we may be able to go to Europe in spring. Tootle around for the summer. Sound like old hippies!
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Old 29-11-2012, 11:03   #2 (permalink)
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congratulations on your 1st MH we bought our 1st one in July and have been away most weekends as not yet retired. Im sure you will enjoy the freedom that it brings and welcome to the fun, I have found the forum great for info so do not be scarred to ask about anything.
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Old 29-11-2012, 11:09   #3 (permalink)
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Old 29-11-2012, 14:15   #4 (permalink)
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A very warm to you both
A pretty little CS in Wales
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Old 29-11-2012, 14:22   #5 (permalink)
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Hi and welcome great idea buying an older one to start and I'm sure you will be changing it as soon as you get the bug
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Old 29-11-2012, 14:33   #6 (permalink)
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Hello Patty and Tim, sounds as if you have the right attitude for the motorhome, great way of life, don't forget to find out about the French Aires, Camping Cheque and ASCI, before you set off for Europe, all will save you quite a bit of money, could be worth your first trip without the Dog, get to know the ropes then get the dog if that is a option, whichever way you choose enjoy.
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Old 29-11-2012, 14:36   #7 (permalink)
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hi and frome bill lyn and jay and bobo
every journey starts with the first turn of the wheel
never lost just mis directed
never give up success is just round the corner
proud to have served my country and to ware the poppy with pride in the memory of the fallen heroes who gave me that right
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Old 29-11-2012, 14:43   #8 (permalink)
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Welcome you old hippies, its not what you have, its how you use it enjoy your travels,if your ever up this way, your welcome to drop in , Enjoy
life is a journey travel it well !!!
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