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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-09-2012, 21:10 Thread Starter
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You guys that Imported from Germany

I take it all the plug sockets in the van were 2 pin?? Did you get them all changed or did you just buy a few adapters.

Just wondering as I'm looking to Import rather than run the rat race of UK dealers.

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You can always change them all to UK square pin sockets - no big deal.
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Left mine as they are and just use adapters, no probs.

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Mine were left as German two pins and a couple of UK 13 amp outlets were run from the inverter. These had to be changed to French when we registered it here.

So now all out plugs are two pin with two different earths.

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Likewise left hooker,I just use adapters,works.
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Or just buy and fit a few continental plugs to your devices, that's simpler if you will spend a lot of time in Europe. It means any mains chargers can be plugged in where ever you are, also in the UK if you depress the little protection thing in the earth pin with a pen or the like, Alan.
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Be interesting to see what you buy!

Been looking ourselves at replacements (motorhomes in Germany that is - not Sockets or plugs).

You could always ask the dealer to change them prior to signing the deal. The ones in our Frankia are available as Euro or UK style).

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Be interesting to see what you buy!

Been looking ourselves at replacements (motorhomes in Germany that is - not Sockets or plugs).

You could always ask the dealer to change them prior to signing the deal. The ones in our Frankia are available as Euro or UK style).

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Well, I think our Frankia "may" be going soon.

Looking at maybe a La Strada Regent L, James Cook or Sven Hedin.

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