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    11-10-2017 23:01 - permalink
    Hope174
    Well, we survived. Had a few issues with the van on collection, but managed to get everything satisfactory so we could proceed.
    Had a cautious initial drive of about 40 miles to Smeatons Lakes, near Newark on Trent. Driving an automatic after many years was a challenge in itself, but proved enjoyable after a short while. Arrived at the site, set up and spent the next 4 days fishing and using everything we could on the van.
    Happy campers to say the least. Drive back to Bristol was uneventful, and putting the fulll cover on for the first time was something of a minor challenge. This was after educating my wife that just waving your hand left and right rapidly is no indication to a driver reversing a van with little practise is of no help whatsoever. Having smashed the passenger mirror on a parked Argos delivery van in Birmingham on the way home didn’t help the cause either.
    We are now looking to get a short weekend away somewhere local in a few weeks time.

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  • About Hope174
    Location
    Bristol
    Interests
    Motorhoming, Motorbikes, Tech,
    Occupation
    Commercial manager
    My Motorhome
    I drive...Hobby Premium 70 GE
    Motorhome Year
    2013
  • Signature
    If the front goes through, the back should follow.
    Paul Hope | Bristol, born and bred

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  • Join Date: 30-09-2017
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29-10-2017
07:37 - Hope174 quoted peribro in post Nc500
We did it 3 years ago as par...
12-10-2017
13:38 - Hope174 quoted GMJ in post It’s all new
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13:33 - Hope174 quoted JanHank in post It’s all new
Did you have to buy the whol...
06:48 - Hope174 quoted Pudsey_Bear in post It’s all new
Nice one, your best next purchas...
 
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