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Old 20-06-2013, 21:36   #1 (permalink)
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We are looking to buy a drive away awning in the next week,plenty on fleabay but thought I'd ask if any body has any suggestions ?
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Old 20-06-2013, 22:09   #2 (permalink)
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We are looking to buy a drive away awning in the next week,plenty on fleabay but thought I'd ask if any body has any suggestions ?
Im still new to motor homing so forgive me if this is a stupid question....

I get the drive away part but how do you arrive so that the awning is snuggled against the MH?
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Very impressed with our new awning, a Kyham Motordome Excelsior. Colin can pitch it and bring it down by himself while I doing other things, namely getting the wine open!!
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Im still new to motor homing so forgive me if this is a stupid question....

I get the drive away part but how do you arrive so that the awning is snuggled against the MH?
Simples, put a couple of tent pegs in the ground close up to the front tyres at the side, when you drive or reverse back on to the pitch and you are back level with the pegs, your awning should attach again.
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The Kyham range is probably one of the best makes. They really can be put up by one person, in a short space of time. But they aren't cheap. Here's a vid of someone putting up a campervan version:

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We have the Khyam screenhouse ( http://www.khyam.co.uk/detail.asp?p=342 ) that has surprised us at times, its been up it some really bad weather, as many have seen when we used it as our marshalls tent, great bit of kit and so quick and easy to put up. Bob.
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I have a Khyam Motordome Excelsior for sale. Surplus to my requirements now I have a Fiamma Privacy room. PM me.
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I have a Khyam Motordome Excelsior for sale. Surplus to my requirements now I have a Fiamma Privacy room. PM me.
Just for interest 54mud, I sold my motordome 780 plus a few weeks ago. Got it couriered from N. Wales to the buyer in the Luton area for about 40 including insurance. It was two packages and quite heavy/bulky that weighed 33kg's in total. Yours will be a lot lighter.

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