Another newbie

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by xtrouble, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. xtrouble

    xtrouble Read Only Funster

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    Hi all,

    I havent bought a van yet, and am trying to soak up as much info as I can before I part with the cash !

    A bit about me - Coming up to 50, and always fancied getting a motorhome or caravan. The more I thought about it the more the appeal of the MH seems greater, especially the idea of getting a LH drive one, and just meandering through France & Spain etc.

    So the plan is to have a good look around and then pick something up in a few months, unless something really attractive comes up earlier. I'm probably going to spend around 10K, which doesn't seem much in the MH world, although it's more than I've ever spent on a car before.

    I must apologise in advance, as no doubt I will be asking stupid questions from time to time, but I am a resonably fast learner for a grandad !
     
  2. Drew

    Drew Funster

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    Hi and welcome.

    :welcomefunster:

    just got back from our first trip in our newly acquired MH and it is everything I hope it would be:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
  3. dylan

    dylan Read Only Funster

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    Hello and welcome :thumb:
     
  4. Parrotspain

    Parrotspain Read Only Funster

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    Welcome,

    I am new to this site although not quite a novice I guess, we started MHing around 4 years ago, although finding time to play, as a working 54 year old is tough. We live in South of Spain, but all too rarely manage to get out and about. I have recently started to follow the forums and found them to be full of good info, but more importantly populated with friendly people, so ask away, everybody has to start somewhere. I learn more everyday

    I hope you can make your dream a reality and enjoy.

    Bon chance.
    P
     
  5. lorger

    lorger Funster

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    Hi and welcome to fun hope you find what your looking for and do feel free to ask loads of stupid questions, better that than spending 10k and then asking stupid questions.:ROFLMAO:
     
  6. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    Hi and welcome, dont worry about age, plenty of old un's in here including me.

    Peter
     
  7. kinsleyboy

    kinsleyboy Read Only Funster

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    Welcome

    Hi & Welcome.
    You'll find some very helpful & knowledgeable FUNsters on here, I have.:thumb:
     
  8. Touchwood

    Touchwood Funster

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    You'll find the kindergarten section round the corner........:ROFLMAO:

    Seriously, welcome from another newcomer,

    Mike
     
  9. Road Runner

    Road Runner Read Only Funster

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    Welcome to the forum.
     
  10. DESCO

    DESCO Read Only Funster

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    Welcome to MH Fun

    Sounds like you are doing the right thing look plenty before parting with cash not so easy the other way round.
     
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