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  1. Dawn B

    Dawn B Funster

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    Hi, I'm Dawn my husband is Mike and we have 2 dogs Brodie 17 and Bandit 13. We are the proud new owners of an Autotrail Scout which we bought (quite by accident) a few weeks ago. We know next to nothing about the whole campering thing.:Smile:
     
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    Hi To You Both :welcomefunster::welcomefunster:

    Enjoy your new van, any questions ask away somebody will know the answer Pete :thumb::thumb:
     
  3. icantremember

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    Hiya Dawn & Mike and :welcome: to the Fun from another Narfook resident .. hope to see you around sometime.
     
  4. Wildman

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    Hi and welcome to the fun, campering is a great hobby that soon becomes a way of life, do check out the rally calendar and chatroom.:thumb::thumb:
     
  5. Carol

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    Hello Dawn Welcome to Motorhome Fun , you have done the best thing finding Motorhome Fun, ask any questions you need, we all started from scratch at some point, :welcomefunster:
     
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    Great choice of van:thumb:
     
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    Hello and welcome Dawn & Mike

    You are on Europe's best motorhome site it realy is Fun

    :welcome:

    Mel & Lieve
     
  8. Dawn B

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    Don't know about 'great choice of van' it's way bigger than I initially wanted - I'm a wuss when it comes to driving it:Sad:
     
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    its a cracking van, you will get used to the size in a few days.:thumb:
     
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    You will soon get used to it and then you will appreciate more the space it gives you.
     
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    Tecnikal Read Only Funster

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    Size of van

    I know what you mean, I have been driving mine a week and it's only a small motorhome. I'm getting used to the size but don't automatically look at bridge heights and haven't had to parallel park it yet.

    But I guess we willl pick it up quickly. Welcome to Motorhome fun. I've been a member for 24 hours and already have receioved tons of help.

    Best £10 I've spent in a long while.

    Brian.
     
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    :party2::welcome::party2:
     
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    Hello and welcome to the Fun :Smile:
    Its the best place to be, apart from in your motorhome! :thumb:
     
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    Welcome. Now I think that's a great introduction, "we bought a motorhome by accident".:ROFLMAO:
     
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    I once bought a skoda by accident... i bought a garage and contents. never drove it though and soon sold it to a [STRIKE]mug[/STRIKE] nice man with no problem. god awful cars at the time and thankfully they never made motorhomes:ROFLMAO:

    welcome to the motorhome madhouse that is fun:thumb:
     
  17. Armytwowheels

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    Welcome to you. You will soon be used to the van and will love the life style.

    :thumb:
     
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    Ahhh.. another Scout owner!

    Oh yes... the master plan is proceeding as planned... another Scout owner joins Motorhome Fun.. we will be launching the takeover any day now!!

    Good choice of van Dawn and Mike.... just how DO you buy a van by accident?

    Simon
     
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    Hello, enjoy your new toy :thumb:
     
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    How to buy a van by accident

    Went out one day to view a much smaller cheaper van - had no intention of buying anything due to family commitments - and saw the Scout on a
    forecourt on the way there. We stopped to have a look on the way back. Although it looked far too big for me to want to drive it, it was perfect for us. But we weren't out to buy so I went to take the keys back, Mike said "see what his best price is" (he was just curious) .... seems I misunderstood and haggled, agreed a good price and now we own a motorhome. Oops!
     
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