Hi we are newbies and havent got a clue

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  1. Trevor Howarth

    Trevor Howarth Funster

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    We have always had static caravan where you just turn up on site and everything is ready for you, we have now bought our first motorhome and things don't seem to be as easy!!

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    Trevor
     
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    Weve still got our static in france. Bought a motorhome this time last year and love it. Now going to pick up a newer one !! Stick with it. Its fun !!
     
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    Hello and welcome from West Midlands. Yes there's plenty to find out about and that's part of the fun. At first you feel a lot of pressure not to appear new to it but we're always willing to help if possible.


    Wyn

     
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    Hi and welcome

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    Hello and welcome
    It will get easier with practice , lots of help on here!w2f
     
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    Wait until you've forgotten: pans, underpants, credit cards, water pump and passports. I could go on but my memory isn't what it was.
     
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  8. Trevor Howarth

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    We will stand out like sore thumbs
     
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  9. Trevor Howarth

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    Cheers
     
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    Can you have a practice on your drive ? Try not to worry it will definitely get easier just don’t panic when filling up the water tank and it’s pouring out the bottom because you have forgotten to shut the valve! Or you drive off with the electric lead still attached!!;)

    ( only done once but never again!!):LOL:
    And yes I went on holiday for 3 weeks and for got pants!!
     
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    For about 5 minutes.
    Then you will feel like old hands.
    Most motorhomers are a friendly lot and like nothing more than discussing motorhomes and places to go. There will be lots of willing advice if you need it, just look for the Fun stickers in the window for 'proper' advice. :LOL:

    Richard.
     
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  12. Trevor Howarth

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    Cheers, yes had a practice on the drive it went quite well and everything seemed to work. We are hoping to get away in March for the first time and are looking at booking a serviced pitch at Hawes in Yorkshire, it recommends to bring both 25 meter charging cable and also a 25 meter hose, is the hose really necessary?
     
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    movan Funster Life Member

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    Trevor Welcome. Most of us on here have been 'at it' for years ... and we still don't have a clue .. so you are in good company ...

    No question is too small a topic. Just ask.
     
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    Cheers Richard good to know
     
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    Thank you great to know, are you a Alpaca breeder by the way?
     
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    Hi and welcome, after a couple of trips you wonder what all the worry was about.
     
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    Service pitches have their own water tap so you can fill up without moving.
    I bought a 10 litre watering can after using another funsters on a meet. It does mean walking back and forth a few times to a tap but it’s good excersise and you get to chat to folks on route!
    We haven’t used a serviced pitch before in our Motorhome as we don’t stay more than a few days usually.
     
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    Welcome to FUN.
    "Don't know anything", Eh?
    - you'll be in very good company! ;)
     
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  19. Trevor Howarth

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    Thanks Richard, where would I get the fun stickers from
     
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    Just send @Jim a s.a.e and he'll post them back to you.

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