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  1. Chocy boy

    Chocy boy Funster

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    :helpsos: Hi to you all, We are going to the Manchester show on the 20-21th of Jan. We have decided on a Autotrail Dakkota or a Swift Voger 680. If any of you experienced motorhomers could give us any advice we would be gratfull. Thanks John and Carol.
     
  2. Jim

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    We've owned a couple of Auto Trails. A 1990 Pullman and a 2006 Arapaho. Both were great Motorhomes that gave us no problems at all.

    Are you a first time buyer? Check out buyers guide in my signature, you should not buy a motorhome before you have read it:thumb:
     
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    Just had a browse through the sponsored link, first time read looks to be an easy to understand informed read.
    I sound a bit like Del Boys market stooge, but it looks to be a good read if you are buying.:thumb:
     
  4. old-mo

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    Hi and :welcomefunster: from deepest darkest Devon,, We were seriousley thinking of trading in our RV for a Autotrail Cheyanne 850S,,, and still might later this year.. :thumb:

    What ever you decide on,,, enjoy it.. ::bigsmile:
     
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    Hi and Welcome to Fun
    Enjoy the show at manchester,If it was a first purchase into the world of motorhomes, not sure i would buy new though, i would look to buy one a couple of years old as they dont usually have many miles on the clock and are considerably less money
     
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    Have you checked what is in the show, in the past it's been poor for MHs, very much caravan based. It may have changed.
     
  7. robnchris

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    Good point Brian, oh a belated Happy New Year to you.

    A bit too late for us Chris bought the tickets last Wednesday...doooh:Doh:
     
  8. Carol

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    One of the things I would take into consideration is the distance of the Motorhome Dealer you buy from and where you live, it can be a real pain to discover for little things you may have to make a 200 mile or so round trip.
     
  9. staging lady

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    What you can get a feel for at a show is what layout you might like in a warm snow free place. We bought second hand both times as they have usually sorted out problems and have added extra "toys". Good point about dealer location.
    Lucille
     
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