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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Peter S, Jul 21, 2009.

  1. Peter S

    Peter S

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    hi,

    Just joined up having spent 7 months (Yes really, 7 months:Doh:) researching which motorhome to get and have bought a Frankia - pick it up Friday. First trip next Monday.

    We looked at RV's, Coachbuilt, A class, then started again. It was a bit like buying clothes for the wife - we looked at a Frankia months ago, then after going round in circles ending buying.........a Frankia.

    Its an I730BD, twin wheel, rear wheel drive, Merc chassis so all in all we are very happy.:thumb:

    Pete
     
  2. bald eagle

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    Hi peter s and :welcome:

    regards
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  3. tucker_j

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    Hi Pete, welcome and congratulations!

    Wow, 7 months researching - I am impressed. It took us 7 days to decide, though the outcome was the same as wife decided she liked the first one we had seen the best ::bigsmile:
     
  4. theresa

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    welcome and hope you enjoy your new toy , have fun:thumb::Blush:
     
  5. carl65

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    Hello we are new here as wll and belive it or not pick our van up on friday and going away next monday for a week heading towards devon way, from newcastle we were looking for a couple of months and bought what we had hired a couple of times.
    so enyoy and look foward to talking agian soon


    Carl & Helen:welcome::drink:
     
  6. DESCO

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    Hi Pete WELCOME:thumb:

    You should have made the corect choice after that long.

    Nows the time to enjoy it on your first trip, hope all goes well let us know.


    Dave:thumb:
     
  7. kickstart

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    You will love it, :welcome:enjoy it,you must deserve it !
     
  8. TerryKathy

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    we can't wait...

    :shout::shout: Hi every one.. terry/ kath ere.. we pick up our 1st MH in one wk's time its a swift royale 630 - 1998.. Can't wait to get in and go...SOMEWHERE don't CARE.. just want to enjoy.. so will let you all know about our 1st ADVENTURE...
     
  9. wildcamper

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    Hi peter s welcome to motorhome fun:thumb:
     
  10. Peter S

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    Thanks for all the welcomes guys.

    Guess i should explain re the 7 months. We wanted something that could be used as a holiday home as well as for towing a racecar trailer hence the deliberations. Pretty amazing taking that long all the same as we bought our current house within 10 mins of seeing it, always buy cars on first look so this is not a trait. The problem is that there is just way to much choice.:whatthe:

    Fixed the insurance today through NFU for a very reasonable price I thought:Smile:

    Hope the other newbies are as excited as we are about picking up our new purchase on Friday
     
  11. hilldweller

    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    Have you paid yet ?

    You must have heard "Marry in haste repent at leisure", same with MHs, personally I think you're rushing into this. Probably the summer heat getting to you. Ask for a cooling off period.
     
  12. Hayleylulu

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    hi and welcome:Smile:
     
  13. joanie

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    welcome

    hi,and welcome:Smile: have a ball:thumb: joanie
     
  14. Peter S

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    ::bigsmile: Yep paid already. To late now.
     
  15. The Wild Ones

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    Welcome one and all!:Smile: Just fledglings ourselves. Took us a year to find one that ticked all the boxes.... even with so much choice we found it incredibly difficult for both of us to get the`wow' factor but happily patience payed off.

    Enjoy!:thumb:
     
  16. peter marshall

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    hi Pete we pick up our second van 1st sept still just as exciting as the first, this ones a chausson 76 so we hope its as reliable as our present bessy. Pete. enjoy your new van and good luck.:thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
  17. Peter S

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    Just back from our first trip in the MH - after a few trips to the local camping centre for bits and pieces, plus some head scratching on various controlwe settled down to a great week.

    The Frankia is everything we hoped it would be - comfortable, roomy and functional. Now busy planning our next trip and making a list of other must haves::bigsmile:
     
  18. DESCO

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    Thats the problem the growing list of must haves:Doh:
    You will be wanting a bigger van soon.:cry:


    Dave:thumb:
     
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