In For A Penny

Discussion in 'The Beginner' started by Spanda, Aug 19, 2016.

  1. Spanda

    Spanda Funster

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    After thinking about it long and hard, reading endless posts on here, visiting endless dealers so we could sus out our ideal layout and decide on which accessories were essential and which were just pointless 'bells and whistles', we have taken the plunge and bought a second-hand Swift Sundance 590 RS.

    Thanks to the Forumites we learned about the difference between MRO and MTPLA so managed to avoid the dreaded payload pitfall - one MH we were interested in would have left us with 200 kg of payload unless we travelled without water and kept the diesel level down !

    So, onwards and upwards. There will no doubt be lots of questions from us for the Forum, but between you all you got us off to a flying start, so thanks for that folks. It really is appreciated.
     
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  2. hilldweller

    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    So no doubts, best £15 you ever spent !
     
  3. Spanda

    Spanda Funster

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    Without a doubt !
     
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  4. Paul an Jane MK

    Paul an Jane MK Funster

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    Hello and welcome,

    We collected our Swift Sundance 590RL in May and we are loving it.

    Benefitted from loads of useful tips and if you have a question you will normally get a quick and helpful response.

    Paul
     
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    Baldeagle7470 Funster

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    Hi and a big :welcome4: enjoy your new van!
     
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    :pink: to Fum, and congratulation on your new motorhome. Enjoy your travels!
     
  7. Spanda

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    Thank you for the welcome :)
     
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    We bought it ready for my retirement in March 2018. Now we have bought the MH, I wonder if I can afford to retire early lol
     
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  9. beejay

    beejay Read Only Funster

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    Hi, we too have just bought our first motorhome
     
  10. Spanda

    Spanda Funster

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    What did you go for ? Did you find making the final choice as scarey as we did ?
     
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    beejay Read Only Funster

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    We only put deposit down on Friday and collect in a month's time. We getting a 10 year old Chausson with fixed bed. See my earlier post. Feeling very wobbly. Deciding now where to go first just to gain confidence. However we've started buying things ..:eek:.
     
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  12. Paul an Jane MK

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    The fun begins deciding what bits to buy to kit it out.
     
  13. Mickrik

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    Hi there............... and:welcome4:

    We hope you enjoy your first motor home, we picked up our first motor home this week and went straight out to Bridgnorth to try it out and we love it!!

    getting used to it is a steep learning curve, but the forum advice on here is superb

    Mick
     
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