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    We decided to maintain our current status and...

    We decided to maintain our current status and just take the motorhome on the majority of our trips.
    The set up we had during the last trip suited us during the two weeks. The first week we had...
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    I have heard of two bottles of coke in the waste...

    I have heard of two bottles of coke in the waste tank, but not tried your new improved method.......... yet :)
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    Hi Micky, I did say in my post "The plan was to...

    Hi Micky, I did say in my post "The plan was to see what it was like to park the van on a site and use a car to get us out and about."
    Therefore, it would be silly of me to go to the cost of fitting...
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    Millie, we are not caravan site users, and do not...

    Millie, we are not caravan site users, and do not intend to get into using campsites on a regular basis, thank you. :)
    We have been there and done the tugger bit, and it served us well when the...
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    Something I would have done if I had arrived...

    Something I would have done if I had arrived first.
    Christine, my wife arrived in the car about 15 mins before me, and the pitch had been allocated to us before we got there.
    I did not want to make...
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    Was a superb spot. :( 72539

    Was a superb spot. :(
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    South Wales Aug 2019

    Just got back from a two week holiday with a difference.
    Set off with the motorhome and a car, the car being driven by my good lady.
    We headed for south Wales (where my parents live). The first...
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    We had some dubious tarmackers (is that a word?)...

    We had some dubious tarmackers (is that a word?) but I had spent a day thoroughly wacking down a good base .
    A month later I ordered 6m of concrete for a base for a double garage at the bottom of...
  9. Thread: Bedding

    by Beemer
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    We have a mattress topper, bedding, towels and...

    We have a mattress topper, bedding, towels and duvet that is left in the van all year round. Even during the winter months when we don't use the van so often (we do not lay up the vehicle during the...
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    We recently had a short tour which may help....

    We recently had a short tour which may help.
    https://www.wildcamping.co.uk/forums/motorhome-chat/75992-short-wet-june-scotland-tour.html?highlight=
    It is worth joining to get all the information.
  11. Thread: Perishing Tyres

    by Beemer
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    If I could afford it, I would also fit Michelin...

    If I could afford it, I would also fit Michelin Cross Climate tyres to all 6 wheels. I could rotate the tyres as and when needed.
    I had four of them fitted to a Vauxhall Meriva one winter, at just...
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    Not good if you are considering a new van....

    Not good if you are considering a new van.
    Existing motorhome owners may find their van increase in value, because of it though.
  13. Thread: Germany

    by Beemer
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    Our A class has a Gross weight of 4.5t, coupled...

    Our A class has a Gross weight of 4.5t, coupled with our 2004 Diesel engine allowed us to receive a yellow sticker (3) for Germany, so everyone knows what a smelly van we have :(.
    This did not cause...
  14. Thread: Germany

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    I lived/worked previously in north Germany for...

    I lived/worked previously in north Germany for many years, and travelled the country north to south, and found southern Germany to be my favourite.
    Recently we flew over to Berlin for 5 days and...
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    The statement "if you can afford a new motorhome...

    The statement "if you can afford a new motorhome then you can afford" really makes me angry, we had similar said to us when we went into Tourist Information in Cornwall, after asking if there was...
  16. Thread: Mild Camping

    by Beemer
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    Sometimes it is just nice to use a good camp...

    Sometimes it is just nice to use a good camp site.
    Somewhere, you can put out your chairs n table, do your washing, leave your van in a relatively secure location and travel out for the day.
    We may...
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    I don't know if this is of any help but, I often...

    I don't know if this is of any help but, I often transfer video from my helmet cam (Drift Ghost), using its small HDMI port, with a HDMI to USB cable, connecting the USB to the computer, downloading...
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    I love BMW (bikes) but got to admit, you can't...

    I love BMW (bikes) but got to admit, you can't beat Jap for strong reliable construction.
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    Getting an original GSF Bandit can be done, but...

    Getting an original GSF Bandit can be done, but because there are so many modifications possible for the Bandits, you may be hard pressed to get one in original condition.
    Mine is original (ish), I...
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    I am over 50 (62) and my first bike was a 175cc,...

    I am over 50 (62) and my first bike was a 175cc, but a Honda. Never owned a British bike, I moved from Jap to German, but could settle on a Brit now.
  21. Thread: Bemused !!

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    The indicators on the old Beemer bikes were...

    The indicators on the old Beemer bikes were different, one switch on the left for the left indicator, and one on the right, for the right indicator, makes kinda sense, if you are German, I guess....
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    I understand where you are coming from Oppy :( .....

    I understand where you are coming from Oppy :( .. I have considered the Suzuki Bergmann, they do different engine capacities, but difficult to wrench myself away from my bikes.
    I used to have the...
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    The wash rooms and showers at Ord House Country...

    The wash rooms and showers at Ord House Country Park, were immaculate, family bath rooms supplied baths and showers with hair driers and soap. I should have taken a photo of them with the very...
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    The Short Wet June Scotland Tour

    The Scotland Tour - Just got back from a super week away in the motorhome. We went prepared for rain, and we were not disappointed 😒, but met up with our good friend Audrey, who gave us some Scottish...
  25. Thread: Haven Parks

    by Beemer
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    When we had the kids to tow as well as the...

    When we had the kids to tow as well as the caravan, we used Haven sites, for the kiddies entertainment package, lots to do and see, and at that time it was good value for money.
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