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  1. ceejayt

    ceejayt Funster Life Member

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    Wow it's going to be amazing!
     
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    exciting times..

    what make/ model is it ?
     
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    ceejayt Funster Life Member

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    RS Elysian A Class - single large slide out kitchen and lounge area. I posted a spec on my blog here. Retirement present to myself - planning more and longer breaks from next year including 9 months Canada and US in 2017.
     
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    Looks like they need to crack on for the 27th.

    Looking good though, liked the RS a lot more at the NEC this year without the high gloss interior, pool ogives if that your favourite.

    Martin
     
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    Lovely vehicle!!
     
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    Well, they are 6 weeks late but it is booked with DVLA for type approval on 25th November and that's not really a moveable feast. I have an interior shot or two - it is quite complete internally - shots are a bit dark though - will put them up. They really are all over it - about 6 guys working on it. I am pretty confident.
    Booked to go to VanBitz for Growler December 10th.
     
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    looks very nice, may you enjoy for a long time
     
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    ceejayt Funster Life Member

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    Plan to hang on to it until at least 70 (9 years) and longer if I can keep my over 3.5ton licence - here's hoping still fit and healthy then :):):)
     
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    Looks fabulous and we are very envious.
    Are you going to export it and then re-import it? We would love to tour USA in a motorhome but health insurance costs now prevent it - unless we can win the lottery.
     
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    Plan to ship it with Seabridge from Antwerp to East Coast - goes on a Ro Ro Ferry (!), they also provide motor insurance and a 110v to 220v transformer - so not an export and import, just straight ship it out and ship it back.
     
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    Looks the business!

    Am considering ordering a new A class next year and RS are high on my list, so will be interested to know how you have found them to date and what things are like for the first few months after you take delivery, so keep on posting and good luck.
    Spud
     
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    Experience of the last one was great in terms of service. They are absolutely rubbish sometimes at getting back to you on email and you have to pick up the phone but always really friendly when you speak to them or go there.

    Definitely worth a visit to the factory and loads of vehicles to take a look at.
    When it comes to choosing a layout it's basically entirely up to you. Start from one of the basic layouts and then choose what you want to change - which can be anything and everything. Unless you want something outrageous the cost doesn't really change as the vehicle already comes kitted out with everything that clicks and whirrs, onboard generator, underslung LPG tanks etc etc.

    I admit I am a fan but then we all have our favourites when we have owned a van.
     
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    looks absolutley fabulous and im very jealous what chassis is it on? and the real question how much
     
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    145k for a 2 year old one with no slide out or solar ....Iveco 4.2 ton odds 3litre

    I wonder if you can get remoulds for it?
     
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    We met a German couple on our travels who had used Seabridge to go to US and recommended it.
     
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    RS motorhomes just up the road ( and round a few corners) from me allways seem friendly when visited, sadly Im too poor to purchase:(

    GOOD LUCK with your van..it looks great
     
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    Your new MH looks like it will be beautiful. Do you get to sleep in the MH onboard the ship or do you need to travel seperately. And can I ask how much it costs to have a mh shipped.?
     
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    Iveco 7ton chassis. This has the new 8 speed gearbox, apparently very smooth to drive. Our last one was a six speed and always had plenty of power but this should be a big improvement.
     
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