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Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   11-01-2017, 06:50
Replies: 8
Views: 1,589
Posted By robbosps
I had one of my struts fail last summer with a...

I had one of my struts fail last summer with a small puddle of oil . I replaced both at the same time and kept the undamaged one as a spare.


Mine are made by Stabilus ( something like that )...
Forum: Ferry & Tunnel   11-12-2016, 02:14
Replies: 23
Views: 4,194
Posted By robbosps
I was working for P&O in the late nighties...

I was working for P&O in the late nighties leaving in 2000. I can tell you hat BF did and still do receive a payment from the French Government to continue operating in Brittany.


P&O were doing...
Forum: Greece Touring   22-11-2016, 00:03
Replies: 83
Views: 10,015
Posted By robbosps
Thanks for the thread Peejay. Greece is on my...

Thanks for the thread Peejay. Greece is on my radar, but you've also smashed my ideas into touch. Until I finish work, I cant get sufficient time off to get there, enjoy it and bimble back !
Forum: Online Classifieds   12-11-2016, 06:34
Replies: 9
Views: 1,070
Posted By robbosps
I bought my 907, at my local Calor Depot, and the...

I bought my 907, at my local Calor Depot, and the "cost" for the canister was £30, plus the refill charge.


Well done for selling them. Glad you got a good price.
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   07-10-2016, 16:42
Replies: 17
Views: 1,491
Posted By robbosps
Ive been told of a site called...

Ive been told of a site called http://www.conciergecamping.co.uk/

Lad i work with has used it, and tells me its a 5 star place. Its very close to goodwood, so about 15 mins from Portsmouth docks.
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   03-10-2016, 04:34
Replies: 17
Views: 1,491
Posted By robbosps
Do you still need a site ? There is...

Do you still need a site ?


There is Southsea Caravan Park ( ok for a night but a bit rough )


Drove Lea farm site has been mentioned before. Its in Fareham and a 15 minute drive. ...
Forum: Motorhoming with Children   25-09-2016, 22:32
Replies: 23
Views: 6,781
Posted By robbosps
A little film about my last trip

I made this little film about our last trip in the van.

For anyone who isnt sure, you can go with kids. They love it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmXs4AY7MLc
Forum: Parts & Accessories   23-09-2016, 05:49
Replies: 17
Views: 1,358
Posted By robbosps
Ill dig out the part number that I have bought,...

Ill dig out the part number that I have bought, but from the research I did, the older pumps ( not called trail kings are upto 7 years old, and have a double diaphragm arrangement.


All the trail...
Forum: Off Topic   03-09-2016, 06:26
Replies: 28
Views: 1,118
Posted By robbosps
Have you cured the problem ? When I was...

Have you cured the problem ?


When I was a Gas Engineer ( a few years ago ) we used a product called LSX. Its a silicone based product and can be applied within a joint or outside. On plastic,...
Forum: Electrical   21-04-2016, 23:56
Replies: 23
Views: 1,976
Posted By robbosps
I have no experience in dead leisure batteries...

I have no experience in dead leisure batteries but I kill motorcycle batteries frequently. I use an intelligent charger and the magic green light suggest the battery is ok. I've had batteries that...
Forum: Solar Panels   18-04-2016, 23:40
Replies: 7
Views: 2,022
Posted By robbosps
Hopefully the pictures now work !

Ive now added an album to the site ( didnt realise i could, thanks admins, so if my cheathasnt worked )
...
Forum: Ferry & Tunnel   23-03-2016, 00:35
Replies: 44
Views: 4,104
Posted By robbosps
friends of mine who have an electric cool box for...

friends of mine who have an electric cool box for their tents, fill the box with newspaper, squashed up, it seems to work for them.
Forum: Continental Touring Info   26-02-2016, 06:24
Replies: 15
Views: 2,231
Posted By robbosps
Mike. Ive been looking at Ancona to PAtras...

Mike.

Ive been looking at Ancona to PAtras for another trip. I also tried to " book" a ferry to get the confirmed cost. I have been thwarted throughout, so i think its easier to travel to the port...
Forum: Ferry & Tunnel   21-02-2016, 11:47
Replies: 20
Views: 2,465
Posted By robbosps
Hello Steph and John. If you are arriving...

Hello Steph and John.

If you are arriving for the St Malo crossing, the only other departure from Portsmouth in the afternoon is the 1500 Caen crossing.

Brittany Ferries now have near sole use...
Forum: Introductions   07-02-2016, 03:11
Replies: 213
Views: 16,457
Posted By robbosps
So basically, the phantom poster has...

So basically, the phantom poster has inadvertently helped me find the camp-site data base which i wasn't aware of. And in time a quick link button will arrive to make it easier.

Top effort.
Forum: Parts & Accessories   18-01-2016, 03:03
Replies: 10
Views: 3,362
Posted By robbosps
I fitted a new stereo ( not sure they are called...

I fitted a new stereo ( not sure they are called that anymore) in my transit.

removed the Ford item and put in a Kenwood item.

...
Forum: Ford Chassis   17-01-2016, 06:54
Replies: 14
Views: 4,572
Posted By robbosps
ian On my transit, as i see it. The heat...

ian

On my transit, as i see it. The heat goes to the mirrors all the time, as there is no switch/ They are electrically moveable.

As space runner says, they are very easy to remove.
Forum: Italy Touring   07-01-2016, 06:31
Replies: 0
Views: 2,102
Posted By robbosps
The Kontiki Kid has changed his website

Ive been researching my trip to Italy and used Russels site for help getting there Toll Free.

He has changed his website name to

http://www.motorhomevoyager.co.uk/

Its got the same info and...
Forum: Water / Sanitation / Heating   06-01-2016, 00:01
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By robbosps
Without knowing the costs. If i had my way,...

Without knowing the costs.

If i had my way, i would retro fit the Aldi wet heating system. Ive seen it in action, and think its brilliant.

For your gas use, with 9kg of gas.

Do you WILD...
Forum: Ferry & Tunnel   03-01-2016, 09:08
Replies: 0
Views: 516
Posted By robbosps
Cookies and Booking a ferry

Ive spent the last few weeks looking at my options and times for crossings to France in June.

I looked at P and O last week, eventually coming to my decision on times and dates, but didnt book it...
Forum: Sat Nav GPS   28-12-2015, 04:40
Replies: 55
Views: 7,937
Posted By robbosps
I have a Garmin Camper 760. I bought it for £200...

I have a Garmin Camper 760. I bought it for £200 when on offer. Im very impressed with it, and i have the 7.2gb maps for all of western Europe.

We have only used it on one European trip and it was...
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