Motorhome Clock

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  1. Wombles

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    I'm struggling to find a couple of small clocks suitable for screw fix mounting (no shelves to put one on) in our motorhome so wandered if anyone has found any good ones preferably using standard batteries please? Having trawled the web only finding that household clocks are too big & all the caravan/motorhome specific clocks have to be recessed in a hole or are mounted on light wood so would look awful against our "dark oak" interior.
     
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    At most of the morothome shows i've been to there has always been a stall selling clocks, thermometers & barometers etc, usually round ones, brass finish etc suitable for wall mounting. Often already mounted on a wooden base.

    Have a look round the next show you go to.

    Peter
     
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    Mine came from Ikea and is held on with self adhesive velcro tape. It takes an AA battery and I can split the vecro to change it.
     
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    Why would you want a clock in a motor home, or any form of leisure vehicle, anyway.?
    There is insufficient time, without a clock to tell you that you have finished enjoying yourself...:Doh:
     
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    Thanks for all the replies - so far bought some strong velcro tape (thanks for the tip!) & this for the kitchen/dining area as it is a clock & kitchen timer http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/...act_title_2?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE
    & now just need a small, wall mountable, radio controlled, digital clock preferably with alarm & temperature function - not much to ask! Liked the Technoline one but too big for the only possible surface where it can be stuck & seen all round & our son loves the cube one which is "cool" & now wants one for his room!
     
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    The only clocks we have are the girls::bigsmile:

    They wake us up when they want breakfast .... we eat when hungry ... drink anytime .... sleep when tired

    van time is chilling time::bigsmile:
     
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    If you're going to the Peterborough Show The Weatherman's stand has what you need, three inch dial mounted on wood, tiny battery which last 12 months approx. Ours is mounted on wall by velcro (no messy holes)
     
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    I use wine & beer bottles, when they're empty it's time for bed! :winky:
     
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    Whoops ! too late again, never mind.
     
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    Aldi have a rather nice clock/weather station in every so often. It has an external sensors so you can see what the temperature and humidity are inside and outside the van.:Smile:
     
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    We have an ordinary battery operated alarm clock beside the bed. It is stuck to the dressing table top with blu-tack and its still the original blu tack after 4 years. The alarm is solely for when we need to get up early for a crossing.
     
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    whilst were on the subject of clocks i want to find a small digital clock that only lights up when you touch it i often wake up at night and want to know the time but cant get up to find a phone without waking she who must not be disturbed
     
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    I have one that I got from Lidl a while ago (3 years??) so I doubt if it's available now. that's no great help to you but it might be worth keeping an eye out on what Lidl or Aldi have to offer.
     
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