Hi folks - just made the craziest purchase of my life - a 37' Winnebago 3-axle Vectra

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  1. Ju Smith

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    Should I be scared?, or excited?, somebody please help!!:Smile:
     
  2. Madmark62

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    All of the above:winky:

    Welcome to FUN!!

    Enjoy your purchase.:Cool:
     
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    Welcome to the Fun!::bigsmile:

    Congratulations on your purchase! You'll love it, we are sure!:thumb:
     
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    sounds good Ju....hope you have a C category (HGV) licence though.

    thats got to be more than 7500kg

    have a look over on our sister site RVOC...click here

    dedicated to all things American RV
     
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  5. Pikey Pete

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    You didn't mention "committed" in your list.:ROFLMAO:

    Pete:Cool:
     
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    Hi Ju, welcome to Fun, and well done on finding your way to this site, on the very evening that Jim & Karl are setting up a new server for the site.

    You and Fun can set off on a new adventure together, ask any questions you want lots of information and help and most of all you are never alone with funsters around. :welcomefunster:
     
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    life's decisions are not always easy but you will enjoy. Welcome to Fun.
     
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    Scares me and I'm only reading about it.
     
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    Could just find the one entry on Google for a three axle. WOW! Funsters could arrange a rally inside that!

    Welcome to the Forum.

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    blimy, I bet parking that is going to be FRENCH DUCK (think only fools and horses):ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:

    you lucky buXXer welcome
     
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    Thanks guys for the warm welcome. Actually I've got a C+E licence, so next purchase will have to be a Smart car!? lol:roflmto:
     
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    & thats the baby right there! Different colours but same bus! 7.4 litre Chevy V8 petrol, but converted to LPG. £120 to fill her up, for about 400 miles of cruising - not too bad I dont think? PLUS, the wife doesnt dare threaten to kick me out of home any more!......::bigsmile:
     
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    Welcome and happy travels! Nice RV.

    Craig
     
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    if my calcs are correct, and LPG at ~ 80p. that suggests around 12mpg ?

    .. is this in practice, or theory ?

    I ran a 36ft Georgieboy pusher diesel for five years which averaged out at 12mpg

    anyway.. good luck and safe travels ,you may find my map of RV suitable aires and sites useful ..
     
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    Hiya Jim, LPG here in poor-old-Burnley just 61p/litre, & returns approx 9mpg - think my maths are right?, but it is Friday & I cant wait to set off for the weekend!..:Smile:
     
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    sounds more like it ... have a good one :thumb:
     
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    Flipping heck :Eeek:

    Are you going fulltiming then. :thumb:

    Lovely looking bus (sorry RV).

    What's that old C&W song again ?
    Oh yeah, "Give me forty acres and I'll turn this rig around" :ROFLMAO:

    :welcomefunster:
     
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    That's not a motorhome it's a portable village.

    You don't use mpg, you use vehicle lengths per gallon with these. I'd guess about 3.
     
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    For this one he needs the other file "RV suitable countries".

    Just in case he can't find it I'll print it here in full......

    RV suitable countries.
    USA
    Canada
     
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