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Down by the river...

Jusr returned from lovely site in Exe Valley, dining by the river bank in a quiet location with pub on doorstep, and oh yes we had rain. First call out for Fiat camper assistance, one of the many warn...
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Battery voltages

Hi anyone checked their domestic battery voltage in the hot sunny days in Spain . We live here & just out of interest I tested the voltage today at about 3 pm & they voltge was 14.6 volts is ...
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Climate Change?

Nothing to do with motorhoming, although the current trend will inevitibly bring an end to independent travel. Reading about climate change I came across this statement. I wonder how much money wa...
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New to France

We are 1st time travellers to France in our VW Hi-top, long wheel base campervan. We are going to Tignes in the French Alps in August. Any help/advice on best way of crossing the channel, cost of tol...
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Buying for the first time?

If you're buying your first motorhome and not sure where to start (let's face it, we've all been there) then there's a useful post i wanted to share; Link removed as it has an error - systemadmin ...
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Canada

Here is a useful link to travel in Canada If anyone is thinking about hiring an RV in Canada and would like some first hand info then just ask. I have done this several times and I just happen to b...
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First Trip.... RAIN/WIND

Well our first trip out, started in rain, set up in rain, got soaked setting up and blown about during the night, like turbulence on a plane. But great site, Brill fish and chips, lovely setting what ...
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Levelling Blocks?

First time Post, about to go out on our first trip in our new motorhome, do you have any suggestions on which levelling blocks are the best to use, I read something about being mindful of whi h surfa...
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Water pump issues/Warranty joke

First post and a relative newcomer after converting from caravans late last year. We went on our first big trip down to France early May and ended up cutting it short by a few days due to a failed wat...
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12V fridge alarm when engine running

I have a Dometric 3 way fridge. Works perfectly on Gas/230v or 12 V when stationary but if i am running on 12v with engine running the fridge alrma. Any ideas please....
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Poor gas performance

As you all know, I'm a bit of a tit, well I have well and truly proved that now. A few months ago we ran out of gas, so I went to change the bottle but realised it wasn't empty, re attached the reg...
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New Feature - Search for Stopovers

As part of an ongoing revamp of our stopover information I've setup a new search feature I've put it into a 'live' testing mode so would appreciate your feedback on using it please.... It's pr...
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Sale of campervan

Sadly having to sell campervan for health reasons. Help please - has anyone used Camperbuyer.com for there sale of campervan? What was your experience?...
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Using the Timeline

Our Timeline is the alternative way to post your input to the more conventional 'forums' (which are HERE by the way). Using the Timeline is intended to be easy - actually a lot easier than trying t...
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2007 0r 2011

Hi everyone, for my first van do I go for a pristine 2007 Autotrail tracker EKS SE that is £5000 less than a 2011 Bailey Approach SE? I dont have loads of money but can just afford the latter. The 200...
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Unidentified leak in the shower tray area!

Until recently, we normally stored the Wastemaster cassette and the water roller tank in the toilet / shower area when on the road. A bit of a hassle if you needed to use the bathroom when on the road...
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Useful bonus from a towbar mounted cycle carrier.

In another post I said that we used to carry a Wastemaster cassette and the water roller tank in the shower/toilet area when on the road. I had had problems with the cycle rack we were using and d...
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Update on work carried out on van

Hi all. Just an update on all the work Iv'e had done on my Rapido, Millie did ask for an update. Glad that I had done work for the garage that carried out all the things needed doing, as he did it ...
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EBS, management not working at times with no speedo

I have a 63 Ducato 2300 Euro 5 Sundance 644DL and the EBS, engine management light comes on intermittently with no speedo. Adams Moray think its a broken wire, but others on line who have had the same...
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Solar Panel wind deflector/fairing

I want to fit a rigid solar panel to the fiber glass roof of my T5 high top camper. Does anyone know of any wind deflectors/fairings to mount in front of the panel to reduce noise?...
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Stopover near Calais

Looking for a good, quiet place to stopover (with good restaurant close by) within an hour from Calais ... as arriving at Calais at 7 pm. Any suggestions?...
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international drivers permit

as we are off to Spain the last week of March for four weeks and mrs hotel only has the old paper only green licence we will both get the international driving permits from the post office, just to ma...
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CIGS solar panels

Hi All I am a new member and thought I would get some advice and veiws. I am thinking of instaslling a solar panel to my Bailey Autgraph M/H. I was intersted in the CIGS type panels and found a websi...
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The Good Morning Thread....

Good morning and what are you up to today? Fabulous weather here at home for the last few days although a cloudy start to the day.... which is handy as we have roofers coming in today to fix ...
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Cheers everyone!

Sending a little sunshine from Sicily .... not a bad little spot, so where are you all? ...
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Newbie

Hi all, Just joined, found the site in an unusual way, (well, unusual for me at least!). I found the site through looking for a TPMS for my 2017 Cathargo C line 55XL-LE. Found a really good review on...
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leisure battery

I park my van up all winter. is it OK to let the leisure battery loose its charge down to zero? I turn over the engine and engine battery regularly...
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Austrian tolls

Can anybody help please with Austrian road toll for motorhomes over 3.5t . As this will be our first trip to Austria we are unsure of how to go about getting toll cover . All web site seam to be for...
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Trip to Greece

Hi CM friends.We are going to Greece next year for a special family birthday gathering . I would love some tips and advice from members as we have not been further than France yet in our motorhome. ...
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My Home Town - Bradford on Avon

My Home Town - Bradford on Avon Bradford on Avon is set at the very southern end of the Cotswold and is an historic woollen town built with mellow sandstone on the banks of the river Avon in Wiltsh...


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