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  1. Timetraveller

    Timetraveller

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    Me and my better half are both new to motorhoming or camping for that matter but we luv it and get away at every opportunity. We're still on a big learning curve with the MH and hoping to pick up plenty of tips and advice on this great site.::bigsmile:
     
  2. dylan

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    :welcomefunster: from me :thumb:
     
  3. hilldweller

    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    Considering the time of year your biggest problem could be preparing for winter. Use SEARCH above with keyword winter or winterise.

    Or better still, just head south and avoid the winter.
     
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    Thanks, we know a little about 'winterisation' e.g. draining tanks etc but we intend to use it weather permitting through the winter months. Apart from extra insulation around the tanks I don't know what else we can do, or should we drain and fill every time we want to use it?
     
  5. Wildman

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    you could leave a heater on in the van if it is on the driveway, or drain and refill every trip, replacing a burst waterheater jacket is expencive.
     
  6. Timetraveller

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    Leaving a heater on isn't an option, so I guess it's gonna be drain and fill, oh the joy of MHoming:cry:
     
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    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    Our Truma protects itself, it was a shower valve that froze and split on ours.

    Even with heating there are pockets where warm air does not get to but they are exposed to the outside even through insulation.

    I did enjoy taking our shower cubical out, it's German and screwed together, beautiful design. But I've read about UK ones where they just bond lumps together with no regard for servicing.
     
  8. dellwood33

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    Welcome to the forum ::bigsmile:
    We drain the tanks after each use in the winter as the MH is in a storage compund when not in use :Smile:

    flyingwelcome
     
  9. laneside

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    Hi Fellow West Yorkshire To Fun

    You do not tell us if you are retired or stuck with a working regime

    If it is the first ignore em all and shoot of down to Spain for the winter so much better than West Yorkshire just wish I could get my better half to say yes


    Enjoy whatever Alan and Lynda
     
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    Hi, i'm glad we are'nt the only newbies we have only been doing it for a couple of months but love it,we have been away most weekends and everyone is so lovely and helpfull if we get stuck with anything.
    Welcome to the club :thumb:
     
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    :welcomefunster:flyingwelcome
     
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    Hi Timetraveller :welcome: to Motorhomefun :thumb:
     
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