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      Please note that the forum is still upgrading will be for most of the night I think,therefore you may find it slow at times, looking different etc etc. This will straighten out (he hopes) as the upgrade continues. One of the big changes is that usernames and display names will change.   At the moment you can have a username and display name for example you can have a username of joeblogsy and a display name of Joe Blogs.   After the upgrade we will only have usernames.   For some this won't make any difference at all but there are a fair few of you that have different display names., many of which I have changed for people for various reasons.   If, after the upgrade you notice your forum name isn't right please just send me a PM with your desired username.   You may also find you have been logged out, if this happens and you cannot remember your original forum details, please email me at mark@touringandtenting or open a support ticket by

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  1. markf added a topic in Say hello to members   

    Welcome Sanjeev Nanda
    Hello Sanjeev Nanda,
    Welcome to Touring and Tenting. Please feel free to browse around and get to know the others. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask.
    Sanjeev Nanda joined on the 10/17/2017.
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  2. markf added a topic in Say hello to members   

    Welcome JaxTailor
    Hello JaxTailor,
    Welcome to Touring and Tenting. Please feel free to browse around and get to know the others. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask.
    JaxTailor joined on the 10/16/2017.
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  3. ianb added a post in a topic 2017 nights away   

    Another 3 to add please.
     
    Scottish Caravan Club AGM rally at Noah’s Ark Caravan Park.
     
    Our total for 2017 - 160.
     
    Ian
     
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  4. greyhound added a post in a topic CAMPERVAN   

    from what i remember of the old Talbot/transit 2ltr petrol engines you will be looking around 18 to 20mpg on a good day maybe 22mpg with the wind behind you and not to heavy a load, cant see it being any diff in a motorhome version to the 'white van' version
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  5. shipbroker added a post in a topic Selling my Abbey Vogue 215 GTS   

    Whatever you do M&M enjoy, we have had a few good holidays in France just doing B&B's,most of them pre-booked,not all. Oddly enough very few were French owned,Brits,Dutch,German and even a Russian...but all good value.
    geoff
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  6. WandrinAndy added a post in a topic Selling my Abbey Vogue 215 GTS   

    Maurice, here's wishing you and Mary all the best in your new holiday ventures!
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  7. DAN@ADRIAN FLUX added a post in a topic Adrian Flux Insurance Services   

    Hi.
    I've spoken to our caravan guy and he thinks we should be able to help on this. Please do feel free to give us a try but if you have no joy then drop me a line.
    Regards,
    Dan
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  8. maurice added a post in a topic Selling my Abbey Vogue 215 GTS   

    ----------------------------THE END ------------------------------------
    Well that's it --- all gone and dusted..
    Sold it back to its original home - White Arches of Rushden.
    Rang Nick White and told him and he fully understood.
    No hesitation of saying he will have it --AND  - collect it!!
    I have had all my vans over the years from them -my first was the second van they sold -- from Peter Sharp when he was setting up -- from is drive way .... it was a Sprite Cadet -- 8cwt with the door at the back.--      
      
    towed with a 850 mini from Lands end to Fort William.
    Great holidays. Never had any problems at all.
    So my friends that is the end of an era for us.... but hopefully the start of something new.
    Mary is talking of touring France staying in a gites or holiday home. Proper beds and toilets etc..
    What has also gone is the beloved Volvo S60 SE 5d that went yesterday ---
    Again SAD
    Today we have been out and bought a brand new Vauxhall Crosland  with all the swings and whistles -- every add on -- we had it. --it will even park itself.
    So although we might have finished with the caravan
    We have NOT finished with France and Spain we still have Ireland
    and many other places --- not doing     Australia    or   Africa  again
     
    might consider   or even 
     
    Maurice and Mary
     
     
     
     
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  9. GaryB added a post in a topic Weather o y   

    The only time we've cancelled a trip was due to snow at Easter, I couldn't get the car out of the road, never mind towing a Caravan! We go away at the end of October most years at half term & get the Christmas shopping done.
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  10. nor added a post in a topic Weather o y   

    we shall be at winchcombe at the end if the month x 
    you have some nice trips planned xx have fun
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  11. indoors added a post in a topic Weather o y   

    Today we're off to Winchcombe C&CC site for a long weekend, next weekend we're up to Thorpe Hall CP, Nr Bridlington, we've booked a weekend at Barnstones CP, Banbury for mid November then it's back to Barnstones for Christmas & New Year ( Unless anything crops up in between.
    Happy caravanning, indoors.
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  12. MONTYSA added a topic in Touring and Tenting   

    CAMPERVAN
    Hi
    Have been looking at cheap Campervan just to go out for days or occasional night away not giving up Caravan. Been looking at Talbot Auto Sleeper with 2LTR petrol engine it is the Luton type.
    What I would like to know is the fuel consumption of these 2LTR petrol. Diesel ones seem to go for more money. Also I have had problems with the 2.5 diesel engine I had in my Ducato van cracking Heads.
    Any feed back would be welcome.
    Looking at spending max £6000
    Happy Caravanning Monty
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  13. Lipton added a post in a topic Weather o y   

    We are also away in a fortnights time then again in mid November. 
    Mid December we will be away to test the NEW caravan for a long,long weekend.
    Bring it on, can't wait.
    Nec on Tuesday to get all the mugs, plates and most important, wine glasses.
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  14. shipbroker added a post in a topic Weather o y   

    That is what stops us from being 12 month a year ralliers now..
     
    geoff
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  15. Predictable Bob added a post in a topic Weather o y   


    We have to stop for the winter now - Jackie's arthritis gives her hell if it's cold and wet ...
     


     
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  16. shipbroker added a post in a topic Weather o y   

    The only time the 'van doesn't move in when a gale is blowing.We have never cancelled a trip because it was/is/will be raining......we have cancelled when snow has arrived and the towing would be unsafe.
    geoff 
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  17. sdrew56 added a post in a topic Weather o y   

    No such thing as bad weather only inappropriate clothing lol, we go all the year round, some of our best walks have been on those very frosty winter days when the sun is out.
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  18. nor added a topic in Touring and Tenting   

    Weather o y
    We will be going away at the end of the month.
    does the weather put any of you off . Would you cancel if the weather s bad or do you just put up with it and still go. 
    We haven't had an amazing summer this year yet we always find lots to do .  This will probably be our last trip until march . I can't cope with sitting in the van after dark all evening . Yet hate the long wait until march . 
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  19. shipbroker added a post in a topic 12v LED Lighting   

    Seen some of their stuff on eBay but here is their own online catalogue:-
     

     
    geoff
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  20. Leonlighting added a topic in Touring and Tenting   

    12v LED Lighting
    Hi Guys,
    just thought I would make everyone aware of our new 12v LED Lighting range here at Leonlighting.  We have had a lot of great feedback from members over the years so we had to let you know about our new Leonlighting Branded 12v LED Cabinet Lights.  We have a huge range of 12v & 24v cabinet lights to suit most motorhome and caravan projects.  Our MR11 12v mini spotlights have been a great seller and we continuously see members making purchases and comments about our products.
    We now have a range of Cabinet Lights with Sweep Sensor on and off Switch.  Sweep your hands past the sensor and they come on.  We have 2 Sweep Sensor Bar Lights available in 6w and 7w and these are brand new items for Autumn 2017.  See image for our 6w LED Bar Light 4000K Day White with Sweep Sensor and also top left is our 3w LED Cabinet Light which can be recessed or surface mounted.  Our 3w Cabinet Lights is available in 2700K Warm White and 6500K Cool White.  Any of these lights are ideal for any motorhome or caravan and are also ideal for your kitchen under cabinet lights at home as well.  Come have a look and feel free to contact us for help or advice at any time.
    Happy Travelling Guys!

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  21. Jbeans added a post in a topic Static Caravans   

    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-50900502.html
     
    This is nice.
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  22. Adamsmith added a topic in Touring and Tenting   

    Best camping tent
    Very informative thread.
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  23. nor added a post in a topic Malvern show   

    I probably wouldn't have gone if we had been going for the day as it wasn't perfect and a bit muddy . But we were staying in the c&mc site malvern hills for 3 days so it was lovely . We spent quite a few hours in the show but avoided a few stands outside because of mud.  So we  went in to Upton on Severn .
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  24. BeBe added a post in a topic Static Caravans   

    As stated above, you do get good sites.  Our friends had a static on a lovely site and they were very happy - until the owners sold the site to one of the larger groups.   Things went downhill and prices went up.  They soon got rid of the caravan - at a loss of course.