The CFL is coming on nicely

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by Jim, Feb 22, 2011.

  1. Jim

    Jim Ringleader

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2007
    Messages:
    28,340
    Location:
    Sutton on Sea
    Ratings:
    +93,066
    Managed to get the springwater piped in, taps mounted on stones dug out of the pitches, once the cutouts are seeded and have a bit of grass, they should look good. The black top looking like tarmac, but its the recycled stuff that they shave of the roads, so essentially its black gravel, Ive used it before and it does not get sticky and makes a good robust surface once rolled.

    Just have to plumb the sewer in the other end now; and then we might organise a "fencing meet" as I have about 200 metres of fencing to do ::bigsmile:

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  2. keith

    keith Funster

    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2007
    Messages:
    3,398
    Location:
    Ecclefechan
    Ratings:
    +1,881
  3. Taran_Las

    Taran_Las Funster

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2009
    Messages:
    6,892
    Location:
    Yr Wyddgrug
    Ratings:
    +7,387
    :thumb:
     
  4. rainbow chasers

    rainbow chasers

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2009
    Messages:
    3,746
    Location:
    Mid Cornwall
    Ratings:
    +1,727
    Looking great. I too like the stone idea - makes it look far more natural and unspoilt! Nice idea.

    Far better that a peice of wood that usually marks a water point.

    That used tarmac makes a great surface - but do keep some spare! It will settle after a time, to make a darn hard surface. Whilst it settles, it may need another layer here and there as it can 'rut' with heavier vehicles for a while.:thumb:
     
  5. lorger

    lorger Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2008
    Messages:
    6,726
    Location:
    Dumfries
    Ratings:
    +10,367
    Looks good Jim dont like the sound of a fencing meet though as i dont have a sword:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
  6. pappajohn

    pappajohn Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2007
    Messages:
    31,249
    Location:
    YO11 2BD
    Ratings:
    +23,537
    i know a good fence.......take owt off yer 'ands for the right money :ROFLMAO:

    only joking. :Doh:

    looks are deceiving Jim....those pitchs look awful small in the photo's.....but i know the size of them :thumb:
     
  7. dellwood33

    dellwood33

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2009
    Messages:
    3,449
    Location:
    Newcastle
    Ratings:
    +888
    Looks good Jim :Smile:
    So when is the fence party ? :thumb:
     
  8. Mixter

    Mixter

    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2009
    Messages:
    254
    Location:
    Keighley, West Yorkshire
    Ratings:
    +0
    And ive no dodgy goods to offload.:ROFLMAO:
     
  9. Addie

    Addie Deleted User

    Ratings:
    +0
    Pitches don't look very deep front to back? Would you get an 8m right on there?

    Maybe it's just the angle of the pic :)
     
  10. Jim

    Jim Ringleader

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2007
    Messages:
    28,340
    Location:
    Sutton on Sea
    Ratings:
    +93,066
    Yes, its because I removed 6ft from each of the banks that seperate the pitches, this is to make it easier to enter and leave the pitches. (Tested with the RV) That is why the road looks so wide, some of it is pitch:thumb:
     

    Attached Files:

  11. Road Runner

    Road Runner

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2007
    Messages:
    14,195
    Location:
    Europe
    Ratings:
    +1,459
    Will you be wanting me to do the pre inspection visit/trip:winky:
     
  12. Jim

    Jim Ringleader

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2007
    Messages:
    28,340
    Location:
    Sutton on Sea
    Ratings:
    +93,066

    Yes it looks deceiving. the smallest pitch is around 24ft, then as you go down the hill each pitch is about 5 or 6 feet longer than the previous, The last one could easily accommodate a 40 foot RV
     
  13. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jul 25, 2007
    Messages:
    29,094
    Location:
    .
    Ratings:
    +28,349
    Looking good Jim, :thumb:
     
  14. AdgeRas

    AdgeRas

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2009
    Messages:
    495
    Location:
    Bristol
    Ratings:
    +10
    I cannot see the swimming pool you were talking about the other week :ROFLMAO:

    Nice job, pool or no pool :thumb:

    Rasmus
     
  15. PenelopePitstop

    PenelopePitstop Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2007
    Messages:
    2,495
    Location:
    Royston Vasey and beyond!
    Ratings:
    +1,441
    Looking good Jim! See you in the summer!! :Smile::Smile::Smile:
     
  16. Wildman

    Wildman

    Joined:
    May 30, 2008
    Messages:
    15,458
    Location:
    Ilfracombe, Devon
    Ratings:
    +8,647
    they don't look to be 6mtrs apart, is the photo deceptive?
     
  17. GJH

    GJH Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2007
    Messages:
    27,343
    Location:
    Acklam, Teesside, originally Glossop
    Ratings:
    +38,552
    I should hope so. You'll need some tips for that field on Dinting Road ::bigsmile:

    I see that the bloke who had the car park by the station has applied for planning permission to build affordable housing. You'll have no problem getting a CFL as an alternative to a Gamesley annexe :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
  18. Jim

    Jim Ringleader

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2007
    Messages:
    28,340
    Location:
    Sutton on Sea
    Ratings:
    +93,066
    It does look decieving, Each pitch is almost 7m wide, all vans will park on the right of the pitch, brit vans drive in, Euros reverse. Picnic tables will ensure that all vans park on the right, the views are downhill so this where people will want to be. A minimum 2.5m between pitch edges means that is well over 6m between vans
     
  19. PenelopePitstop

    PenelopePitstop Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2007
    Messages:
    2,495
    Location:
    Royston Vasey and beyond!
    Ratings:
    +1,441
    At least Gamesley is downhill!! Dinting Rd too steep for me these days!!:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
  20. Jim

    Jim Ringleader

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2007
    Messages:
    28,340
    Location:
    Sutton on Sea
    Ratings:
    +93,066
    Looking forward to it:thumb:
     
Loading...

Share This Page