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  1. Ruth

    Ruth Read Only Funster

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    Hi All,
    You can probably tell I'm new here, so a short introduction before I begin bombarding you with the many,many questions I have.
    I'm 52, I have two grown daughters and one gorgeous grand daughter, also one small Dachshund that thinks she's a Rottweiler, I keep telling her she's not but surprisingly she doesn't listen. Yes I talk to animals, I don't expect them to answer :).
    Anyway, I'm seriously thinking of buying a motorhome, love the outdoors, nature, birds, animals, the idea of making new like minded friends. Joined up to get advice, ideas, anything really that may help me in my decision making. Should I buy one or not.
    Ruth
     
  2. dabhand

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    Welcome to the forum Ruth, get it bought and enjoy your travels.
     
  3. Ruth

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    Thank you for the welcome. I'm busy doing research at the mo, you know the boring stuff like, what sort to buy, how much, and can I drive it without damage to life an property
     
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    It's all about budget, decide that first and you will get loads of advice from the members.
     
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    Hello and welcome.

    Wyn
     
  6. grasscutter

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    Hi Ruth and welcome. Go on, you know you want one. Good luck with your search and don't hesitate to ask for advice.(y)
     
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    Go for it! As mentioned in an earlier post set your budget, get the correct layout for you and decide what is the max size (length/height) you are comfortable with.
     
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    Hi Ruth and welcome to Fun :welc:
    Might be a good idea to hire one first if the budget allows.
    Whatever you do, get behind the wheel and enjoy your new adventure. (y)
     
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    Hello Ruth.... YES YES YES ... even if you can't afford to run it in the future you will have had soooooooooooo much fun in it. Contact Terry (on Inbox top right hand corner) and he may be able to help you re doing a van up to your specification and keeping cost down. He helped a member of my family.

    Welcome, welcome, welcome..... we need loads more single women. :)
     
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    Hi Ruth and welcome to the Fun! (y):welc:
     
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    Hello Ruth and welcome to the Fun!
     
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  13. Ralph-n-Bev

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    Hello from us two too:cheers:
     
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    Hi and welcome :)

    We hired a few motorhomes with different layouts, to get a feel for what we would/could compromise on and to see if we enjoyed it. Took a while to find the right one but it finally came along. It's great fun and our two doglets love it.

    Good luck.
     
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    Buy one !! Not only for yourself, but the rest of your family will love you for it also !!!
     
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  16. Ruth

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    Thank you all for making me feel welcome. I have been searching online after reading all your advice. Am planning a trip to my local dealer to look at all the MH's I liked the look of, I can hardly wait, will be so much fun
     
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    Hello.....
    Visiting a dealer?....wear ear plugs to avoid the BS, then try and pick up a good deal privately, great time of year to buy coming up to Christmas. Just make sure the lifes right for you, have you camped/caravaned at all in the past ( I'm new on her also,dont know why text has gone small)
     
  18. Ruth

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    Yeah, using the dealer and their stock to have a good study of the things on my wish list, then off to buy it cheaper
     
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    Welcome,
    Alan + Diane,
     
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    Hello:welc:
     
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