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Old 23-01-2013, 18:30   #1 (permalink)
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Funster No : 24395
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: uk
MH Type: dont own one yet
Years Motorhoming: since 2005
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Hello. My husband died shortly after we completed a 6 month tour of Europe in our LHD Hymer and I sadly sold it because I was convinced I would not be able to reverse it on my own. I bought a VW trooper but that was too small. I am now hoping to return to motor homing after a 7 year break, so expect some dumb questions from me.
Looking forward to getting to know everyone.
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Old 23-01-2013, 18:34   #2 (permalink)
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Funster No : 22011
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Bury St Edmunds
About Me: I've caught the travel bug - so motorhome here I come!
Interests: autosexing poultry breeder
MH Type: Coachbuilt
MH Model: FFB Europa 650
Years Motorhoming: 1 year on and loving it!
Posts: 665
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Welcome back to motorhoming Sue - I'm a newbie, but I suspect that once the bug has bitten you're sunk!
Life is like Jazz - best when it's improvised! (George Gershwin)
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Old 23-01-2013, 18:46   #3 (permalink)
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Funster No : 1134
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: East Sussex 01-580-881288
About Me: AutoTrail Swift AutoCruise Pilote & Hobby Main Dealer. Battle Road(A21)Robertsbridge East Sussex
Interests: Boats
MH Type: Swift
Years Motorhoming: 1995
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Hi Sue,

Ask away, no problem and if we can help

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Old 23-01-2013, 18:56   #4 (permalink)
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Funster No : 10651
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Lancashire
About Me: Rebuilding my life slowly
Interests: Horses and travelling
MH Type: Low profile
MH Model: TEC Freetec 688 TI
Years Motorhoming: 25+ years
Posts: 339
Thanks: 135
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Hi Sue
I have recently lost my husband too.
I have decided to keep the motorhome and see how I get on.
Maybe our paths may cross would be good to talk to someone in the same position.
Carol, haganap, jhorsf and 2 others like this.
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Old 23-01-2013, 19:05   #5 (permalink)
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Funster No : 3262
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Dumfries
Interests: Golf Football Cycling
MH Type: Crossover
MH Model: Adria Matrix 680SP
Years Motorhoming: 2007
Posts: 4,366
Thanks: 609
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Hi and welcome
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Old 23-01-2013, 19:09   #6 (permalink)
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Funster No : 5206
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Mansfield
About Me: Married ,very social ,birthdate 12/04/1949
Interests: travelling walking
MH Type: C Class
MH Model: Buccaneer Clipper
Years Motorhoming: 10 yrs
Posts: 2,510
Thanks: 710
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Hello and welcome, Questions, the dumber the better all will be answered
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Old 23-01-2013, 19:10   #7 (permalink)
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Funster No : 22171
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: A little village in Spain
About Me: I want simple things: Peace, kind words, long life and happiness.
Interests: Living life to the full............
MH Type: Benimar
MH Model: Mileo 290i ( i is for modded )
Years Motorhoming: Not long enough, but a little common sense helps..........
Posts: 530
Thanks: 148
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Ask away, remember there is no such thing as a dumb question, its only dumb when you don't ask.

There are some great people on here ( we meet Mel and Chris in Portugal last month ) to name but one who will gladly help you.



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Old 23-01-2013, 19:12   #8 (permalink)
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Funster No : 23638
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: London
About Me: Community Nurse
Interests: Swimming,walking , motor homing
MH Type: Coach built
MH Model: Swift Bolero
Years Motorhoming: 2007
Posts: 226
Thanks: 94
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Hi Sue, so sorry to hear about the loss of your husband. One thing I can say, you will never be alone coming to back motor homing and in my experience fellow motor homers will be there for you when you want them to be. I'm sure your husband would be so proud of you. With everything it's just practice , good luck and enjoy.
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