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Forum: LPG / Gas   06-05-2012, 16:13
Replies: 2
Views: 1,624
Posted By DavidDredge
Truma C343 Putt-putt Noise On Start-up

I have a Truma C343 heater fitted to my 2002 Hobby 600. Recently, when it starts up, I hear often hear a loud putt-putt sound from the exhaust which lasts about 10 seconds and then the red warning...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   22-04-2012, 21:07
Replies: 6
Views: 1,749
Posted By DavidDredge
Come to nearby Deal for quiet free parking right...

Come to nearby Deal for quiet free parking right by the beach! (The Beach, Walmer). Parking is not free during the day at Marine Parade

David
Forum: Electrical   18-04-2012, 19:50
Replies: 5
Views: 6,097
Posted By DavidDredge
Firstly you may get more response if you post in...

Firstly you may get more response if you post in the right forum (this is for Fiat Ducato!).

If you really did connect mains to the 12v fridge input you could also have blown the heater element in...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   18-04-2012, 19:33
Replies: 17
Views: 3,650
Posted By DavidDredge
I did a post last year where I told how I swapped...

I did a post last year where I told how I swapped the fridge in our 2002 Hobby for a new model and gained huge amounts of fridge space. My old fridge, for no reason, was a wheel arch model which...
Forum: France Touring   12-04-2012, 20:58
Replies: 12
Views: 3,377
Posted By DavidDredge
Calm down MrPlodd (if, in fact, that is your real...

Calm down MrPlodd (if, in fact, that is your real name, which I somehow doubt).

France has a different culture for motorhomes compared to than the UK. Aires are a trade-off between a town or...
Forum: France Touring   12-04-2012, 19:43
Replies: 12
Views: 3,377
Posted By DavidDredge
When Does Charging Start At Calais Aire?

As the title says!

I know it is free in winter and about Ä7 in summer (rip off!). But does anyone know when charging starts in the year?

David
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   12-04-2012, 19:25
Replies: 21
Views: 5,775
Posted By DavidDredge
Any news in when the update will be available? ...

Any news in when the update will be available?

David
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   06-04-2012, 16:53
Replies: 24
Views: 4,736
Posted By DavidDredge
I know Brian. Sorry if I was a bit curt in my...

I know Brian. Sorry if I was a bit curt in my reply

David
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   06-04-2012, 16:42
Replies: 24
Views: 4,736
Posted By DavidDredge
Well mine doesn't project more than 10% (and also...

Well mine doesn't project more than 10% (and also I've been to Spain many times)

David
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   06-04-2012, 15:35
Replies: 21
Views: 6,038
Posted By DavidDredge
I always travel with my fridge on gas. 12V does...

I always travel with my fridge on gas. 12V does not keep things cool enough, particularly the freezer. The safety concerns are, I think, minimal despite what some urban myths would have you beleive....
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   06-04-2012, 15:29
Replies: 24
Views: 4,736
Posted By DavidDredge
My understanding is that if the scooter rack has...

My understanding is that if the scooter rack has repeater lamps right at the back then you don't need this panel. Is really for those that carry bikes on cars where the bike is the rear-most item...
Forum: Fiat Ducato   04-04-2012, 18:54
Replies: 1
Views: 2,093
Posted By DavidDredge
Try posting in the Hobby forum.

Try posting in the Hobby forum.
Forum: Air Conditioning   04-04-2012, 18:50
Replies: 30
Views: 19,042
Posted By DavidDredge
Just to be clear. You would run a generator to...

Just to be clear. You would run a generator to run airconditioning to keep a dog cool?

Are you barking?

Just don't park near me!

David
Forum: Freeview & Freesat   04-04-2012, 13:46
Replies: 0
Views: 2,185
Posted By DavidDredge
Tip On Running Scart Freeview Box On 12v

I have just bought one of those tiny boxes that convert your TV to receive digital TV (ie Freeview). They simply plug into the SCART socket neatly and out the way. Mine cost under £20 on ebay. It...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   01-04-2012, 06:50
Replies: 4
Views: 1,656
Posted By DavidDredge
Fantastic Power (and Money) Saving Idea!

My wife had a great idea this morning!

We have just bought a 500W inverter for our Hobby 600 and wired it permanently to the leisure battery.

She reckons that if I plug my mains battery charger...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   31-03-2012, 15:38
Replies: 9
Views: 2,063
Posted By DavidDredge
No. The design is very robust.

No. The design is very robust.
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   31-03-2012, 15:13
Replies: 9
Views: 2,063
Posted By DavidDredge
The motion of travel will keep the refridgerant...

The motion of travel will keep the refridgerant moving around Ok. And the 12v will continue so even if the flow stopped if you went up a particularly long and/or steep hill it would start again once...
Forum: France Touring   27-03-2012, 09:30
Replies: 11
Views: 3,314
Posted By DavidDredge
Get 'All the Aires - France' book from Vicarious...

Get 'All the Aires - France' book from Vicarious Books. Pretty much essential for finding good free or low cost camping places.
Forum: Hobby Motorhomes   20-03-2012, 13:46
Replies: 10
Views: 6,917
Posted By DavidDredge
No such problem in my 2002 Hobby 600 I'm pleased...

No such problem in my 2002 Hobby 600 I'm pleased to say!
Forum: France Touring   16-03-2012, 13:47
Replies: 13
Views: 5,747
Posted By DavidDredge
Hi Ray I would not disagree with your view....

Hi Ray

I would not disagree with your view. My point really is that it is not just a choice between a toll and a non-toll route. You can strategically use a few bits of toll road and it can make a...
Forum: France Touring   15-03-2012, 23:17
Replies: 13
Views: 5,747
Posted By DavidDredge
Although I can understand your desire to avoid...

Although I can understand your desire to avoid toll roads I have come to the conclusion after many such drives that a few are more than worth it in terms of time, frustration and hold-ups.

I use...
Forum: Communications and Internet Access   07-03-2012, 07:53
Replies: 25
Views: 8,744
Posted By DavidDredge
Remember what the solution to my problem was...

Remember what the solution to my problem was because it may apply to your situation.

The default setting on my Alfa did not cover all the channels that wifi is broadcast on. So I changed to...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   27-02-2012, 08:07
Replies: 19
Views: 7,883
Posted By DavidDredge
Windbreakers - any good?

After a recent fairly windy tour my wife is keen to get a windbreaker. We used to have one of those stripy ones with wooden poles but they are useless.

But I know there are better quality ones out...
Forum: France Touring   21-02-2012, 08:34
Replies: 7
Views: 2,399
Posted By DavidDredge
Thank you everyone. I travel extensively in...

Thank you everyone. I travel extensively in France and keep a close eye on this forum and this was news to me!

David
Forum: France Touring   21-02-2012, 07:52
Replies: 7
Views: 2,399
Posted By DavidDredge
Requirement to carry breatholizer in France. True?

According to the Daily Mail (yes, I know!) a new law will require all drivers in France to carry portable meters to measure alcohol levels in your breath.

Any truth in this. Nothing popped up...
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