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Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   02-10-2019, 10:46
Replies: 42
Views: 954
Posted By H1-GBV
Jeton: a token purchased at a local business and...

Jeton: a token purchased at a local business and inserted into a device to allow access to utilities eg water, waste, electricity (not necessarily each nor all of them). Available in a variety of...
Forum: Off Topic   23-09-2019, 14:31
Replies: 31
Views: 466
Posted By H1-GBV
Where do you get the "easy to heat" bit from? ...

Where do you get the "easy to heat" bit from?

We bought a mobile home some years ago for our boys to live in the garden: despite insulation, double glazing and radiator-central-heating it was hot...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   07-09-2019, 18:19
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By H1-GBV
It depends on what you like to do and how much of...

It depends on what you like to do and how much of a rush you are in.

We like to avoid motorways and even major roads if we can, so last year we came from Cordoba, stopping at

Oreliana la Vieja...
Forum: Off Topic   28-08-2019, 14:13
Replies: 39
Views: 852
Posted By H1-GBV
OK guys: hands up time! How many of those...

OK guys: hands up time! How many of those responding so far are black/coloured?

If YOU aren't, there's every chance you would not be personally offended by some of the things mentioned as...
Forum: Electrical   10-07-2019, 10:07
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By H1-GBV
Just a couple of things to be aware of: 1) ...

Just a couple of things to be aware of:

1) The charger works best if it is a "smart" charger: this will go through a number (usually 5) to get the battery into the correct level of charge,...
Forum: Health & Fitness   03-07-2019, 18:12
Replies: 20
  Hearing
Views: 364
Posted By H1-GBV
MiL had an itinerant "audiologist" test her...

MiL had an itinerant "audiologist" test her hearing and she agreed to pay £3k for a pair of "top of the range" aids.

These were fitted and adjusted several times over a period of months: she was...
Forum: Spain & Portugal Touring   01-06-2019, 22:38
Replies: 28
Views: 953
Posted By H1-GBV
SORRY: no info on campsites. However, when...

SORRY: no info on campsites.

However, when we lived in Marbella we visit Gib 3 times, or more accurately, twice, as our friends didn't realise they needed their passport to get in (and out) of the...
Forum: Germany Touring   24-05-2019, 21:00
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By H1-GBV
We travelled to Fussen from Hook of Holland, via...

We travelled to Fussen from Hook of Holland, via a circuitous route involving the Mosel.

However, I can highly recommend the site at Gangelt (€10 + €1.20 for ehu) which is run by a charity to...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   08-05-2019, 12:08
Replies: 74
Views: 2,322
Posted By H1-GBV
I used "Patio Magic" (on the patio!) last year....

I used "Patio Magic" (on the patio!) last year. It was so slow that I forgot what the stones looked like and they were very dirty again so I couldn't decide if it worked or not. Next time I might...
Forum: Introductions   28-02-2019, 12:01
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By H1-GBV
If you are looking to place a scooter into a...

If you are looking to place a scooter into a "garage", make sure that it will take the weight, as some models have "large, easily-accessed cupboards" which look like, and may be called, "garage".
...
Forum: Sat Nav GPS   12-02-2019, 11:49
Replies: 39
Views: 1,514
Posted By H1-GBV
GPS Roll-Over: IMPORTANT

Just had this email from TomTom: it may require YOUR attention!

Your satnav has always been there to guide you, now it needs your help.
On 6 April 2019, the GPS Week Number Rollover may impact...
Forum: Self Build   14-01-2019, 12:16
Replies: 15
Views: 1,027
Posted By H1-GBV
I also found it interesting and, perhaps because...

I also found it interesting and, perhaps because I'm "only" 67, I didn't find the background sounds off-putting :grin2:
Thank you.

I was interested in some of the technicalities:
If the air...
Forum: UK Touring   22-08-2018, 10:01
Replies: 11
Views: 1,192
Posted By H1-GBV
Last year we "did" some of the West Country,...

Last year we "did" some of the West Country, staying on Temporary Holiday Sites (Camping & Caravanning Club) for several nights, including near Burnham-on-Sea where we had EHU etc for only £12pn.
...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   03-06-2018, 21:42
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By H1-GBV
On my 6200 Pro I can do "search" [enter place],...

On my 6200 Pro I can do "search" [enter place], "show on map" then press the 3 vertical dots which produces a menu including "use as starting point".

I can then return to "search", add a...
Forum: Continental Touring Info   01-03-2018, 15:05
Replies: 14
Views: 1,608
Posted By H1-GBV
Sorry, can't help with that. We drove round...

Sorry, can't help with that.

We drove round in a car, as we were on a "fly-drive" holiday 4y ago and that was hard enough. MHs "were" banned along much of the route, but I don't know what the...
Forum: Off Topic   24-01-2018, 22:18
Replies: 37
Views: 1,235
Posted By H1-GBV
KCOuk is a cosmetics firm. KCO is used to...

KCOuk is a cosmetics firm.

KCO is used to measure lung function.

Perhaps there may be other routes for interesting parties to part with their dosh?

Good luck - Gordon
Forum: Off Topic   20-12-2017, 18:16
Replies: 45
  New car
Views: 1,343
Posted By H1-GBV
We were looking to spend £10k on a 2nd-hand car,...

We were looking to spend £10k on a 2nd-hand car, as our SEAT Toledo (1.9diesel, 2003) was showing it's age in little things like electric window winder but the engine was going strong at 130k,...
Forum: Continental Touring Info   30-09-2017, 11:57
Replies: 20
Views: 2,449
Posted By H1-GBV
Family members wanted to tour together in May...

Family members wanted to tour together in May this year, staying on the same sites etc. Neither club could make a joint booking: it was a case of book one MH (pay £75) then book other MH (pay £75)...
Forum: UK Touring   29-09-2017, 17:44
Replies: 2
Views: 1,374
Posted By H1-GBV
Helmsley (N Yorks): free overnight parking

Driving through this delightful market town I spotted a sign saying “Motorhome Parking” just to the north of the town centre on the B1257 to Stokesley (another lovely market town). An abrupt change...
Forum: Belgium Touring   15-09-2017, 15:31
Replies: 15
Views: 2,745
Posted By H1-GBV
In 2015 we stayed at: Gouda (14Oct, €8 inc...

In 2015 we stayed at:
Gouda (14Oct, €8 inc EHU) - lovely town with cheese museum & large proportion of Netherlands stained glass windows,
Abbenes (15Oct, €10+2.50 EHU) Garm site, v quiet,...
Forum: Off Topic   10-08-2017, 20:44
Replies: 23
Views: 924
Posted By H1-GBV
SMARTMETERS: related to electricity supply. 90y...

SMARTMETERS: related to electricity supply. 90y old Dad got one, changed suppliers. Now brother spends time sending readings manually AND it's a pain getting the meter to read in cu.m (required by...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   29-07-2017, 20:54
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By H1-GBV
The warning light came on with my brakes just...

The warning light came on with my brakes just 10miles after a service/MOT. Turned out to be the sliding contact had been nudged and was not performing correctly. I got underneath, pushed the little...
Forum: Motorhome Insurance   11-07-2017, 10:53
Replies: 33
Views: 6,260
Posted By H1-GBV
I'm sure I've posted this previously: NationWide...

I'm sure I've posted this previously: NationWide FlexPlus account covers MHs to 8m/7.5T for European breakdown (Britannia Rescue: several good reports from folk who've used them) and also personal...
Forum: France Touring   17-06-2017, 10:53
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By H1-GBV
Many years ago I took a school party to see WW1...

Many years ago I took a school party to see WW1 graves and had one boy (14y old) in tears: "All of these men from the same family - John Smith Rifleman, Fred Brown Rifleman, Brian Jones Rifleman...
Forum: Spain & Portugal Touring   07-05-2017, 12:10
Replies: 28
Views: 1,943
Posted By H1-GBV
IF you can do the S of France in 14d at Easter,...

IF you can do the S of France in 14d at Easter, why can't you do Barcelona at that time? The weather would be "better" and you would have the joys of Santa Semana celebrations.

Use your summer...
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