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Forum: Newcomers   Yesterday, 22:21
Replies: 6
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Posted By barryd
Good advice from the salty old sea dog above. ...

Good advice from the salty old sea dog above.

Layout is very important although you have asked the fixed bed or rear lounge question which is unanswerable and has been known to create threads...
Forum: Newcomers   Yesterday, 20:32
Replies: 6
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Posted By tugboat
Starting out in MHing is a steep learning curve...

Starting out in MHing is a steep learning curve and full of potential for mistakes.

Research is important and look at lots of vans before you decide. Many people change vehicle after a year...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   21-05-2019, 17:21
Replies: 16
Views: 150
Posted By ChrisandJohn
I started out with a Sony ereader, which was easy...

I started out with a Sony ereader, which was easy to read, but I found the system for downloading to it, via my macbook, to be clunky and inconvenient. Meanwhile I bought John the Kindle that...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   21-05-2019, 13:22
Replies: 16
Views: 150
Posted By rogerblack
Hi Geoff, Amazon Prime is a service where...

Hi Geoff,

Amazon Prime is a service where you pay an annual subscription which has various benefits, the main ones for me being free Same/Next day/2 hour delivery on many items purchased from...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   21-05-2019, 13:21
Replies: 16
Views: 150
Posted By JanHank
If you have an Amazon account Geoff you can join...

If you have an Amazon account Geoff you can join the Prime, cost about 50€ a year ( not sure if the price). You then have free delivery on Amazon products, films to watch and more advantages.
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   21-05-2019, 12:32
Replies: 16
Views: 150
Posted By rogerblack
I have an original Kindle reader which I've had...

I have an original Kindle reader which I've had for ages - over the years I've updated to a Fire 7" and recently a Fire 8" (now trying to persuade Mrs B to use the 7 so that we don't need to lug...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   20-05-2019, 21:22
Replies: 4
Views: 53
Posted By Penquin
We reregistered a Swift back in 2013 and there...

We reregistered a Swift back in 2013 and there were no inspections as we had the Certificate of Conformity from Swift - it took 7 months and a very strong phone call from Paris to Bergerac who were...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   20-05-2019, 20:29
Replies: 4
Views: 53
Posted By raynipper
I did a German Hobby registered in UK. I think...

I did a German Hobby registered in UK. I think things might have changed but had to have two inspections as well as Drire.
All they looked at on the electrics was it had French sockets and on the...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   20-05-2019, 20:22
Replies: 19
Views: 288
Posted By rayc
Is this any help as it shows that removing the...

Is this any help as it shows that removing the red/blue insert in the mixer head could be the place to start. [It is for a Reich tap but the mixer is similar design...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   20-05-2019, 19:47
Replies: 4
Views: 53
Posted By JanHank
I`ll just give you a leg up Steve, your dropping...

I`ll just give you a leg up Steve, your dropping out of sight (too far down the list).
Forum: France Touring   20-05-2019, 17:27
Replies: 4
Views: 90
Posted By Devonboy
Sorry about the link, try this one:...

Sorry about the link, try this one: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/05/17/french-government-waters-unpopular-new-speed-limits-days-european/
Forum: Introductions   20-05-2019, 10:47
Replies: 10
Views: 75
Posted By barryd
Welcome to the forum. Rear lounge motorhomes...

Welcome to the forum. Rear lounge motorhomes tend to be the coachbuilt types I think and are generally a similar width and usually 6m to 7.5m in length so for me I would go for the longer one with...
Forum: Introductions   20-05-2019, 10:38
Replies: 10
Views: 75
Posted By raynipper
Hello Graeme and welcome. Yes having a...

Hello Graeme and welcome.
Yes having a motorhome on an island must be rather limiting. Our friends from the IoM ended up with an apartment in Spain and stored the motorhome there for use in Europe....
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   19-05-2019, 21:45
Replies: 19
Views: 288
Posted By Mrplodd
It has to be the switch. Think about it. Open the...

It has to be the switch. Think about it. Open the shower tap, nothing happens so the switch clearly isn’t telling the pump to pump.

Open the basin tap and it’s switch DOES work and “tells” the...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   19-05-2019, 16:41
Replies: 16
Views: 150
Posted By randonneur
We both use the Sony EReader which we have had...

We both use the Sony EReader which we have had for a number of years, never let us down and you can load EPub files from anywhere and if you have Calibre then you can convert other file types to EPub.
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   19-05-2019, 16:22
Replies: 19
Views: 288
Posted By raynipper
Yes, does sound like the micro switch is faulty...

Yes, does sound like the micro switch is faulty in the shower control. I had same in the Hobby. Ended up taking the whole ceiling down to replace it.

Ray.
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   19-05-2019, 15:02
Replies: 16
Views: 150
Posted By Pudsey_Bear
The basic paperwhite is reliable, later models...

The basic paperwhite is reliable, later models got a bit too clever for the OS I think, I bought a fire 8 recently, I didn't rate it very well, got a refund luckily.

Plenty on eBay UK for £40...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   19-05-2019, 14:53
Replies: 16
Views: 150
Posted By jiwawa
I have the kindle Paperwhite which I find very...

I have the kindle Paperwhite which I find very comfortable to read, inside and outside.

However, I think I've mentioned here before, I had awful issues with the blooming thing rebooting whenever...
Forum: Continental Touring Info   19-05-2019, 12:18
Replies: 12
Views: 151
Posted By mtravel
Mont Blanc and Frejus tunnels (both directions): ...

Mont Blanc and Frejus tunnels (both directions):



If your motorhome is more than three meters high, pay attention to the cost.
I heard that from the first of January 2019 they started using...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   19-05-2019, 12:12
Replies: 16
Views: 150
Posted By dghr272
You can load books, pdfs etc from sources other...

You can load books, pdfs etc from sources other than Amazon, we have several versions of kindles and have done it, see link.
...
Forum: Continental Touring Info   19-05-2019, 12:08
Replies: 12
Views: 151
Posted By barryd
If you need any tips on aires, wild spots etc at...

If you need any tips on aires, wild spots etc at more specific locations once you get down to the nitty gritty I can probably help. Also have a few vids of some places on youtube I think. Definitely...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   19-05-2019, 11:52
Replies: 16
Views: 150
Posted By JanHank
Is he allowed to call Basis his OH ? Is it...

Is he allowed to call Basis his OH ? Is it legal?:grin2:


Everything Kev said regarding the Kindle, have to have internet access to download of course.
As I have the Kindle fire I don't know how...
Forum: Continental Touring Info   19-05-2019, 11:20
Replies: 12
Views: 151
Posted By Pudsey_Bear
Log in to Owners G, we have a new member from...

Log in to Owners G, we have a new member from Italy and he's just posted a load of really good info including what you need.

https://www.motorhomeowners.org/latest
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   19-05-2019, 11:12
Replies: 16
Views: 150
Posted By Pudsey_Bear
Eurajohn got me into Kindles Geoff, he kindly...

Eurajohn got me into Kindles Geoff, he kindly gave me a simple early one which I passed on to Barfy, I now have a Paperwhite just a reader nothing more, it does go online to download the books of...
Forum: Continental Touring Info   19-05-2019, 10:34
Replies: 12
Views: 151
Posted By barryd
Well you could go back via the Aosta valley,...

Well you could go back via the Aosta valley, through the Mont Blanc tunnel which spits you out at Chamonix where you can then do a bit of the French Alps maybe around Annecy area. Check out the...
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