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Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   16-06-2020, 16:22
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By scept1c
I have a similar story Keith. Last year after...

I have a similar story Keith.
Last year after 55 years with a spotless driving record a letter arrived to my home. My son notified me and sent a photo of the document. I had been clocked at 86Km/ph...
Forum: LPG / Gas   29-04-2020, 18:57
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By scept1c
Hi, I have just Googled propane gas alarm and...

Hi,
I have just Googled propane gas alarm and came up with some hits.


Here's one of them: https://tinyurl.com/yaqo5msd
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   14-03-2018, 12:06
Replies: 27
Views: 3,130
Posted By scept1c
We made it quite clear to the dealer that we were...

We made it quite clear to the dealer that we were far from happy.
They are trying different approaches to get a quick solution, we hope they are successful and we will be doing anything we can to...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   14-03-2018, 00:48
Replies: 27
Views: 3,130
Posted By scept1c
My story continues. The insurance money was...

My story continues.

The insurance money was paid into my account last week and I went ahead with the purchase of the brand new Tracker. I collected it last Friday afternoon and was happily driving...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   08-03-2018, 22:56
Replies: 27
Views: 3,130
Posted By scept1c
Ok Geoff, I mentioned that we had downsized. We...

Ok Geoff, I mentioned that we had downsized. We are getting a new 2017 model 7.1 metre Auto Trail Tracker FB tomorrow. The one we lost in the fire was the same AT model, 2016 vintage.

It has a...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   08-03-2018, 13:34
Replies: 27
Views: 3,130
Posted By scept1c
I have received full payment for our motorhome...

I have received full payment for our motorhome and we are collecting a new one tomorrow. My insurance company have been excellent so far. All that remains to be recovered are the contents of the van...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   31-01-2018, 14:33
Replies: 27
Views: 3,130
Posted By scept1c
Thanks for the suggestion Pat, I don't think I...

Thanks for the suggestion Pat, I don't think I could afford to pay for all the time we would be away and I doubt if the insurance company would sanction it.
The other half would not be keen if...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   31-01-2018, 12:20
Replies: 27
Views: 3,130
Posted By scept1c
Hi Geoff, many thanks for your detailed and very...

Hi Geoff, many thanks for your detailed and very useful response, I will certainly look to following your advice. Thanks also to Kev, a Loss assessor may be an option if things get difficult.

I...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   31-01-2018, 00:35
Replies: 27
Views: 3,130
Posted By scept1c
Hi Terry, I didn't have time to read other posts...

Hi Terry, I didn't have time to read other posts and missed yours.
I agree with the other postings, it was a big surprise that anyone would have thought of such an attack on a company who have...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   30-01-2018, 23:46
Replies: 27
Views: 3,130
Posted By scept1c
Unhappy Tale of Woe! My van is no more.

I had a shock phone call on Monday morning from the owner of the company that does the maintenance for my van. He told me that my van has been totally destroyed in a fire along with 10 other vans. My...
Forum: Subscriptions Help & News   02-01-2018, 22:21
Replies: 339
Views: 16,986
Posted By scept1c
Thanks Jan and Terry, now I'm really back, I've...

Thanks Jan and Terry, now I'm really back, I've missed you all.
Forum: Subscriptions Help & News   02-01-2018, 19:55
Replies: 339
Views: 16,986
Posted By scept1c
I'm back and I have a daft question. (most of my...

I'm back and I have a daft question. (most of my questions are daft)

I decided to rejoin the forum and followed the link to take out a new subscription via PayPal. The renew link indicated 12.50...
Forum: Off Topic   07-12-2016, 14:19
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By scept1c
This could be a useful tip

Apologies if you've heard this before but it may prove useful to some.

A Useful Tip : A Coin in the Freezer

WHY YOU SHOULD ALWAYS PUT A COIN IN THE FREEZER BEFORE YOU LEAVE HOME.

Have you...
Forum: Off Topic   27-10-2016, 23:20
Replies: 66
Views: 2,831
Posted By scept1c
What happened to the British love of queues, this...

What happened to the British love of queues, this zipper method is more like the Italian way, every man for himself.

As I see it, this would be a queue jumpers charter.

It's OK if people can...
Forum: Off Topic   15-10-2016, 18:34
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By scept1c
I have been using Ghostery on my laptop with...

I have been using Ghostery on my laptop with Chrome.

I recently discovered a free Ghostery app which is a browser that operates in a similar manner as Chrome on my Android phone.
Forum: Communications and Internet Access   24-09-2016, 08:22
Replies: 1
Views: 561
Posted By scept1c
Just looked at feedback on the Google Play...

Just looked at feedback on the Google Play Android app and there are mixed reviews.

It appears that it is necessary to make correct account settings in order to avoid higher costs.
Forum: Communications and Internet Access   24-09-2016, 07:56
Replies: 1
Views: 561
Posted By scept1c
Freedompop

Hi, I spotted this on BBC Click this morning.
http://uk.freedompop.com/

They also have an International SIM covering more than 40 countries.

Interested to hear what others think.
Forum: Off Topic   20-08-2016, 19:27
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By scept1c
This topic raised my interest as we have some old...

This topic raised my interest as we have some old VHS tapes we would like to convert.

I had a look on ebay and entered VHS to DVD. A relatively cheap option might be to get a conversion cable kit....
Forum: Water / Sanitation / Heating   17-08-2016, 07:37
Replies: 21
Views: 2,291
Posted By scept1c
Maybe daft questions but did you have electric...

Maybe daft questions but did you have electric hookup or were you using gas?

If you were on gas, did you remove the outside cover?
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   09-08-2016, 15:18
Replies: 26
Views: 2,539
Posted By scept1c
We have a 9 year old 2.0L VW Golf SDI and had...

We have a 9 year old 2.0L VW Golf SDI and had glow plug problems.

One was definitely seized and broken in the cylinder head. I don't know who was responsible for the breakage. There was no...
Forum: LPG / Gas   04-08-2016, 21:12
Replies: 17
Views: 1,939
Posted By scept1c
Our fridge had been working ok in all modes but...

Our fridge had been working ok in all modes but earlier this year it wouldn't start when switched to gas.

The orange light would flicker continuously and having read posts on this forum and also...
Forum: Water / Sanitation / Heating   21-06-2016, 08:01
Replies: 66
Views: 4,648
Posted By scept1c
If you have time you could try Citric Acid. ...

If you have time you could try Citric Acid.

I bought a kilo of citric acid crystals on ebay a few years ago. I use it a couple of times a year.

After giving the cassette a good rinse out, fill...
Forum: AutoTrail Motorhomes   10-04-2016, 21:09
Replies: 7
Views: 2,931
Posted By scept1c
In my experience the fuse connection resolved the...

In my experience the fuse connection resolved the problem once but on several other occasions the failure was due to the switch on the step.

If you grovel down and look on the left side of the...
Forum: Netherlands Touring   06-04-2016, 20:20
Replies: 47
Views: 10,588
Posted By scept1c
I've just spotted this thread and want to add my...

I've just spotted this thread and want to add my opinion which thankfully is similar to most of the others posting on the topic.

We have found the Dutch people to be extremely friendly at the many...
Forum: Tablet PCs   27-03-2016, 20:41
Replies: 11
Views: 3,591
Posted By scept1c
When you enter your Google id (usually your gmail...

When you enter your Google id (usually your gmail address) and password you should be able to restore all your apps including the paid ones.

If you have more than one Android device and enter your...
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