A sad day indeed.

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As some of you will know I have had the RMB 670 for sale on ebay whilst I was gallivanting around Europe the last few weeks. I think I was secretively hoping that because I was away from home it would not sell. I arrived home at 9 am this morning and at 10 am some inconsiderate person was crossing my palm with dirty 20s. This is the second time I have taken a deposit on the old girl as the first buyer had to pull out of the deal as they were having house sale issues. This time it was for real though at full asking price. The new owner did not even try to knock me down, not that I would have come down, as I was not motivated to sell. I will be delivering it up to Morecambe immediately after the Wrenbury bash. It will be a sad day here when it does go, but I do wish I had 10 of em ;).
 
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The new owner rang me whilst I was in Spain to ask if I would give him first refusal as he had recently had a leg amputated and needed an automatic. How could I refuse him ?. Although there was a great deal of interest from both the UK and Europe am happy that it will stay here in the UK and am sure the new owner will have as much pleasure from it as I had. It will be a huge learning curve for him, but at least he has a native English speaker at the other end of a phone, which is more than I had.
 
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I'm looking at mine now sat on my drive. I've become incredibly attached to Udo since buying him.

The 'bank vault' quality of these old tanks gets to me every time.

Sad day indeed for you, Dave. But surely having two is just being greedy. :LOL:

Oh, by the way, I'm immensely relieved yours went for the full asking price. It puts some kind of value on Udo.
 
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Sorry can't help you, because mine appear where I put them:Smile::wink:
 
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I'm looking at mine now sat on my drive. I've become incredibly attached to Udo since buying him.

The 'bank vault' quality of these old tanks gets to me every time.

Sad day indeed for you, Dave. But surely having two is just being greedy. :LOL:

Oh, by the way, I'm immensely relieved yours went for the full asking price. It puts some kind of value on Udo.
As it says at the bottom of all my posts "Quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten". Those RMBs were made when money was not in the equation of motorhome building. They were built for people that wanted the best and were willing to pay for it. Built without compromise for those with old money as my grandparents would have said. When you consider that van is now 24 years old and still more than capable of doing long distance European tours without problems, and everything working just as it did when it left the factory 24 years ago. Having read some of the woes that owners of much newer motorhomes have I know that those things were built to last more than one lifetime. The build quality would be impossible to replicate in todays market, so they can only go up in value. How many of todays motorhomes can you say will still be worth what you paid several years ago, and to the right buyer, worth more.
 

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How do you get smilies to appear at the end of a sentence?
Take it you are using a tablet as I was having the same prob - put your cursor where you want the smiley then scroll up so you can see the smiley button BUT don't 'down' the keyboard on your device.

Thanks to someone on here - sorry can't remember who it was enlightened me.
 
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Ooooh no, am not dead yet. I do have another RMB which was the reason for selling the 670.
 

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Well thanks a lot mate...

You couldn't wait could you?

You sold "my van" to another...

I told you I was looking for the 25 grand cash I had hidden somewhere but you couldn't give an old pensioner with a faulty memory enough searching time. :(

Bugger...



JJ :cool:

PS. Congratulations. At least you should have enough now for a deposit on a ride on mower...
 
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Well thanks a lot mate...

You couldn't wait could you?

You sold "my van" to another...

I told you I was looking for the 25 grand cash I had hidden somewhere but you couldn't give an old pensioner with a faulty memory enough searching time. :(

Bugger...



JJ :cool:

PS. Congratulations. At least you should have enough now for a deposit on a ride on mower...
So sorry JJ but you know how it is with me and dirty 20s. Anyway I now have a huge problem. I stupidly did not measure the height of the Smarty and the damned thing is 10 cm to tall to go in the RMB trailer. Good excuse to get my hands on something a little sportier, like an Audi TT ragtop.
 

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Have you another MH Snowbird ? or you giving up on the camping altogether :(
I would find it very hard to call the luxury globetrotting Snowbird and his child bride do in their top of the range, hand built, Mercedes based RMB with every conceivable extra known to man on board "camping"!

The closest young Dave has ever been to camping was when he went and saw the Danny La Rue Show.

JJ :cool:
 
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OMG!

Snowbird is going through the male menopause... again.

Brummm brummm brummm.

What about one of these?





JJ :cool:
I would love another Heinkel, but am not prepared to pay the 10 grand plus for what they now fetch. The last one I owned was sold for 25 quid if I remember right.
 
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