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Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by scousebird, Jan 5, 2013.

  1. scousebird

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    Just been out for a few hours in the MH and hubby reversed into a huge wooden bollard - broken trim now to be replaced, he was a bit upset as you can imagine.:cry:
     
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    he isn't the first and wont be the last i caught a tree reversing into a parking space and put a nice scrape about 8 feet up on the side of the van which we had only had 3 weeks from new at the time.
    of course it was out of the reversing camera view point.
    gutted was an understatement to say the least.
     
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  3. hilldweller

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    Sounds beyond Specsavers.

    Get him a white stick.
     
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  4. Wildman

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    you know what the like button is all well and good but we really need a "tough titty" button as well.:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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  5. aba

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    you would have had your fair share of flashing box then wouldn't you :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
  6. teddybard

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    Is the Bollard OK ??

    Teddybard:Smile::winky:
     
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  7. scousebird

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    Yes, that was bl..dy fine!!!!!!
     
  8. DesRes

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    Oh, that's tough Scousebird...:Doh: Is it just the grey trim? If so, it can easily be renewed. I'm really wary about reversing mine, it's a good bit longer than my last van and so hard to judge the distance out to the back, usually call my Missus for help...:Eeek:
    Hope you can get it fixed without too much hassle...
     
  9. aba

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    reversing cameras are a really good investment the only thing you will find is if you hit something it will have been just out of view of the camera and mirrors.
     
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    We have reversing bleeper cost about £70
    fitted by Motobars in leamington Spa


    but that was 4 years ago

    Roger
     
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    HAH!!! Mrs R gets out of the waggon and through various hand signals, of which the like is unbeknown to mankind, Generally a vigorous flapping of the hands, a shuddering, hands over the eyes while turning her back, and! Then, the smile that tells me everything is Ok

    Forget yer Reversing Camera :winky: They can't read a map, cook a meal, give you a cuddle, tell you when you are wrong, and snuggle up on a cold night!:thumb:
     
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    .... and they don't answer back! :imoutahere:
     
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    Mate! this one does Big time!:Doh:
     
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    That's why you oldes sould have to be re tested:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    We've all done it. When out time comes, it will be sold with 'been around the block a bit'. Who cares? It's only superficial and would go to the Antarctic if necessary. ::bigsmile:

    Ivy
     
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    oddly enough when i bought my motorhome and went for the insurance they actually requested that it had a reversing camera fitted (which it did from the factory) and either a tracker or a cat 1 alarm as part of the conditions of the insurance.

    i can only assume that some insurance companies will give a discount if you have one fitted.
     
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    Come on, own up, it was really YOU driving, but you beat him to the pc didnt ya:ROFLMAO:
     
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    Morning

    Yes, luckily just the trim and as it's in 3 pieces we only need 2 of them. Alan rang the dealer & they reckon they can get it in about 2 weeks. Alan's going to temporarily repair it today. Just one of those stupid mistakes. :Blush:
     
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    How are the mighty fallen !

    I used to have a top box !!!!!:Doh::Doh::Doh:
    I religiously took note of all the height notifications until after a long days driving I failed to notice that the campsite had an arch at the entrance :cry::cry::cry:
     
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    So easily done!!

    Many years ago I offered to run my youngest son to the local skateboard park as it meant I could collect my bicycle from the repairers on route........
    You've guessed it, forgot bike was there and sailed under the height barrier:cry:
    Result: one mangled bike lying dead in the road, very red cheeks and an extremely embarrassed 10yr old......."Oh MUM"!!!:Doh: .....All his friends were there to witness it! :ROFLMAO:

    P.s. Bike is still going strong and got me through a sponsored ride from London to Paris!!:Smile:




    Jane
     
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