Hello just bought our 1st motorhome.

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  1. Freebird2

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    We, Patty and Tim have just bought our first m/h. We have started with an older/cheaper model and hopefully will upgrade eventually if we enjoy it as much as we think we will. We have bought a Talbot Express 1989. It's fantastic condition inside and out. We've had a problem with starting it though. The RAC had to come out, he said he thought the engine was good - 'sweet as a nut'. Which was a bit of reassurance! It was the fuel pump, it's being serviced now and getting it checked over to get it up to scratch.

    This is Tim and I living the dream, all we need now is a DOG! I'm a retired nurse so looking forward to being a hedonist now. Love the country, nature, simple life, except good food,wine and music. We'll see how the m/h holds up, but with a bit of luck and a good mechanic we may be able to go to Europe in spring. Tootle around for the summer. Sound like old hippies!
     
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    congratulations on your 1st MH we bought our 1st one in July and have been away most weekends as not yet retired. Im sure you will enjoy the freedom that it brings and welcome to the fun, I have found the forum great for info so do not be scarred to ask about anything.
     
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    A very warm :welcome: to you both :thumb:
     
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    Hi and welcome great idea buying an older one to start and I'm sure you will be changing it as soon as you get the bug
     
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    Hello Patty and Tim, sounds as if you have the right attitude for the motorhome, great way of life, don't forget to find out about the French Aires, Camping Cheque and ASCI, before you set off for Europe, all will save you quite a bit of money, could be worth your first trip without the Dog, get to know the ropes then get the dog if that is a option, whichever way you choose enjoy. :welcomefunster:
     
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    hi and :welcomefunster: frome bill lyn and jay and bobo
     
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    Welcome you old hippies, its not what you have, its how you use it enjoy your travels,if your ever up this way, your welcome to drop in , Enjoy:thumb:
     
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    Welcome and have FUN :thumb:
     
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    we just borrow our daughters dog every now and again depending where we are going, dog loves it and best bit is we can hand her back !!!!!
     
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    Hi and welcome, we have only had our Motorhome since August this year and absolutely love it. Managed to get away most weekends and had a 9 day trip to Cornwall in September. We think it is the best thing we have ever done,hopefully you will feel the same. Just in the process of planning our first trip to France in July next year,fantastic!. Any questions you have just post them, someone will have an answer for you.
     
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    Hi

    :thumb: hi and walcome to the fun :thumb: only got our m/h in september we also have a talbot express and love it out most wekends and not far from you in Solihul hope to meet up with you in the new year have fun :thumb::thumb:



    Dave
     
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    Welcome and Happy for you, the first 30 yrs are the worse, after that it's all Downhill..... Don't forget you are always.....
    Roughing it Smoothly.......Best Regards Mac
     
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    welcome to the fun.remember to send for your free mhf sticker.:flyingwelcome:
     
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    1st Moterhome

    Thank you, the comments are great and are making me smile. Looking forward to our adventure and sharing stories with you. Patty And Tim
     
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    Welcome to the band! We're not gonna be far from you either, are we, in beautiful downtown Bed'th? LOL (Still now you know that you can always avoid us, so it is useful to know!)

    If things go as we hope, we shall be at

    http://www.carnifest.com/carnivals/Berck-Sur-Mer-Kite-festival-(Cerfs-Volants).asp

    on the aire down by the beach cos we prefer that end of the beach, but there's another one at the other end inland from the lighthouse anyway.

    It's great fun !
     
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    welcome

    Welcome aboard:winky:
     
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    Hi & Welcome from down south (Isle of Wight)
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    Hi and welcome to fun, you will love it:thumb:
     
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