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Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   Today, 09:18
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Posted By Penquin
Raining heavily here in the Lot et Garonne and...

Raining heavily here in the Lot et Garonne and because this is the first rain for months it is running off so not good conditions......
Forum: Parts & Accessories   19-09-2019, 21:11
Replies: 26
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Posted By Penquin
Wel his last post was at 1517 today, so the...

Wel his last post was at 1517 today, so the answer is yes he will have seen the thread, but his last comment was less positive about it working. I think....😢
Forum: Parts & Accessories   19-09-2019, 16:49
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Posted By Penquin
The Dometic engineer who looked at mine used the...

The Dometic engineer who looked at mine used the left hand knob and twisted it further clockwise and that allowed the gas to flow, but when he released it the flow stopped and he immediately said...
Forum: Parts & Accessories   19-09-2019, 11:44
Replies: 26
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Posted By Penquin
Just had the diagnosis for our fridge; the switch...

Just had the diagnosis for our fridge; the switch on the left hand side which controls EHU, 12v or gas operation, there are also the contacts to control the ignition / flame failure safety and ours...
Forum: Hymer Motorhomes   18-09-2019, 22:53
Replies: 7
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Posted By Penquin
Just make totally sure that the cable clamp at...

Just make totally sure that the cable clamp at the bonnet end is as tight as tight can be as that is the likely place for slippage to occur and if it does, the bonnet will stay shut as the cable will...
Forum: Parts & Accessories   16-09-2019, 20:22
Replies: 26
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Posted By Penquin
Bear in mind that the high fees the professionals...

Bear in mind that the high fees the professionals charge is not for the application of said "momentum imparting device" but knowing WHERE to apply it.....

That takes years of practice and inherent...
Forum: LPG / Gas   15-09-2019, 21:10
Replies: 16
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Posted By Penquin
Just found this thread which has some very...

Just found this thread which has some very pertinent information......

It might be time for a number of people to try contacting Gaslow about their terms and conditions.

I also believe the...
Forum: Bessacarr Motorhomes   15-09-2019, 20:07
Replies: 2
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Posted By Penquin
I would hope that you might be able to link it to...

I would hope that you might be able to link it to other sockets as IMO it is unlikely that every socket would be individually fused. Check whether other sockets are non-functional, it is likely to...
Forum: LPG / Gas   14-09-2019, 12:23
Replies: 16
Views: 276
Posted By Penquin
I suspect that ALL will pass the visual and then...

I suspect that ALL will pass the visual and then the hydraulic test as the pressure inside LPG cylinders is very low c/w compressed air cylinders commonly used in diving where the WORKING pressure...
Forum: LPG / Gas   13-09-2019, 17:58
Replies: 16
Views: 276
Posted By Penquin
Agree 15 years for the cylinders but many hoses...

Agree 15 years for the cylinders but many hoses come with a FIVE year life - the steel shrouded hoses are not included, but we used to have to replace ALL gas hose in our ambulances every five years....
Forum: LPG / Gas   12-09-2019, 19:35
Replies: 16
Views: 276
Posted By Penquin
It is, I know EXACTLY where to find it, if it is...

It is, I know EXACTLY where to find it, if it is ever needed, but our LPG system is now 10 years old and we have not needed it....... YET......
Forum: LPG / Gas   12-09-2019, 19:27
Replies: 16
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Posted By Penquin
Agree with Jan, we only ever use the one that she...

Agree with Jan, we only ever use the one that she has shown, we have the other in a drawer but have never used it.
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   12-09-2019, 19:25
Replies: 31
Views: 330
Posted By Penquin
The MH has some spiders - more like old friends...

The MH has some spiders - more like old friends really but they were totally overwhelmed at Lougratte and retreated who knows where - they have nor reappeared, so perhaps the flies ate them.....
Forum: Hymer Motorhomes   12-09-2019, 19:05
Replies: 7
Views: 124
Posted By Penquin
The best way to lubricate them on motorbikes...

The best way to lubricate them on motorbikes (many years ago) was using a pressurised device - the cable + outer was sealed into the lower end of a small cylinder with a rubber grommet to seal, oil...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   11-09-2019, 21:21
Replies: 31
Views: 330
Posted By Penquin
Electric tennis rackets are available in most...

Electric tennis rackets are available in most supermarkets and garden centres but are much cheaper on eBay where they sell for around £4 c/w 10€ in garden centres.....

They are good fun initially...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   11-09-2019, 16:06
Replies: 31
Views: 330
Posted By Penquin
Asian hornets take a really large frying on one...

Asian hornets take a really large frying on one of those -several minutes and still they come back....

Hence my desire (?) for something that does not require any skill at all - a "point and...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   10-09-2019, 17:18
Replies: 31
Views: 330
Posted By Penquin
Thanks for the suggestions, fortunately, the...

Thanks for the suggestions, fortunately, the flies have moved on but the insecticide we used was rubbish. I suspect that they have all been weakened to the state where they cannot be harmful to...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   09-09-2019, 18:44
Replies: 31
Views: 330
Posted By Penquin
Dealing with flies.... any suggestions ?

We have recently been to a local site, we were only one of three units there instead of 100 earlier in the summer.....

BUT, we were suddenly inundated with flies, before we could shut the fly...
Forum: Sat Nav GPS   05-09-2019, 18:07
Replies: 11
Views: 144
Posted By Penquin
TT told us that our GO 1005 is too old to repair...

TT told us that our GO 1005 is too old to repair - they have a limit of around three years before they declare it too old - that is also what they use for their "lifetime maps" three to five years...
Forum: Introductions   04-09-2019, 08:29
Replies: 5
Views: 82
Posted By Penquin
Locating fuses is a nightmare, common places...

Locating fuses is a nightmare, common places include the driver's door footwell, under the dashboard (both sides) and in line to the individual circuits. There may even be isolated ones under the...
Forum: Formula 1   03-09-2019, 21:52
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By Penquin
We were given tickets one year (wow) and stayed...

We were given tickets one year (wow) and stayed in the community operated field - we were the only MH amongst probably 1000+ tents + 50 caravans. Flat field about 15 minutes walk from Silverstone,...
Forum: Off Topic   30-08-2019, 09:41
Replies: 14
Views: 156
Posted By Penquin
Go with what she wants...... It makes life...

Go with what she wants......

It makes life much more pleasant as taps last many years and if she is even slightly miffed, her reminders will be there for years to come.....

You KNOW it makes...
Forum: Off Topic   30-08-2019, 07:31
Replies: 14
Views: 156
Posted By Penquin
Our nearest is in Agen, about 60km from us and we...

Our nearest is in Agen, about 60km from us and we only go there when I have hospital appointments in Agen. Their attitude is worse than the normal French one.....

We bought a new multitool; hedge...
Forum: Off Topic   29-08-2019, 22:35
Replies: 14
Views: 156
Posted By Penquin
Have a look in Castorama, the French B&Q, they...

Have a look in Castorama, the French B&Q, they have a good selection and I THINK I saw such a thing when we needed to buy a new one.

We fitted the quarter turn one in our gite and certainly came...
Forum: Off Topic   26-08-2019, 08:42
Replies: 7
Views: 97
Posted By Penquin
We use Smart Currency who have always been...

We use Smart Currency who have always been reliable and helpful.

As regards rules....

Certainly here in France the Banks will not permit transfers into France unless their origin has been...
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