Surfer

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  • Birthday 09/02/1949

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  • My outfit Buccaneer Cruiser towed by a Jeep Grand Cherokee CRD Ltd 3.0L auto
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  1. Surfer added a post in a topic Discovery is Tow Car Awards champ   

    They only used the Discovery which is why it came first, second and third!  LOL!
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  2. Surfer added a post in a topic Touring in Spain   

    This is a United Kingdom (Europe) caravan forum so unlikely any of us can help you with camping in the USA. 
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  3. Surfer added a post in a topic Sat nav   

    Do you get lost in a tunnel? 
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  4. Surfer added a post in a topic HAVING TO CUT BACK ON GOING AWAY   

    However it is the fault of the voter who is saying that they want to pay lower taxes so the party that wants to get into power promises to reduce taxes even though the population is increasing as people are living longer.
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  5. Surfer added a post in a topic HAVING TO CUT BACK ON GOING AWAY   

    No wonder pensioners are pulling their pension pots and spending it now.
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  6. Surfer added a post in a topic Calor Lite gas   

    The back up consists of a small pack of 2 x 1.5v AAA batteries.  You simply remove the outside plate which clicks off, undo 4 screws to remove the control panel, then insert the battery pack behind and screw the panel back into place.  Clip back the cover and no more issues with setting up every time the electric trips or is disconnected.
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  7. Surfer added a post in a topic Calor Lite gas   

    Why don't you fit a backup battery to prevent it losing its settings?
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  8. Surfer added a post in a topic Waste master for sale   

    You are in the United States so shipping it from England to there would be very expensive.
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  9. Surfer added a post in a topic Calor Lite gas   

    I have be mistaken but I think your reasoning maybe a bit flawed.  No offence.  Whether you have the heating on 1kw, 2kw 5kw, 10kw the maximum heat set will still be the same.  On 1kw it just takes longer to reach 24C, 2kw a bit quicker, 3kw even more quicker etc.  If the heating is on EHU and combined with gas it will heat up even quicker.  Ideally one should use gas and EHU to bring the caravan up to the set temperature and then switch off the gas.  We were on a 6amp site and managed with the ALDE set to 1kw.  If you do not have an ALDE then the Truma will do the same for you using 1kw. plus gas to do the initial warm up.
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  10. Surfer added a post in a topic Calor Lite gas   

    Even better if you use Flogas cylinders as I think the 13kg cost £20 delivered to your home through Gasdeal.
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  11. Surfer added a post in a topic Private motorhome hire website launched in UK   

    BTW would there be any change in road tax as it is now commercial?  I would think that regular habitation checks will have to made however I think that both the gas and electric would need to be certified annually.
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  12. Surfer added a post in a topic Shifting odour from Garland 165-5   

    Also clean and polish the woodwork.
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  13. Surfer added a post in a topic Private motorhome hire website launched in UK   

    I wonder if the insurance companies will be pleased to know that they can increase the premium significantly.  As many folk who own motorised caravans are retired, any income may affect their pension and also they will be liable for tax.  This may affect those still working as they will have to declare the extra for tax purposes.
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  14. Surfer added a post in a topic Changing diesel to petrol   

    Our diesel has now done over 100,000 miles and is still going strong.  I see no reason to change it as a petrol will not offer the torque, economy or reliability of a diesel.
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  15. Surfer added a post in a topic RIBBED JOCKEY WHEEL   

    We have one however after several years the outer rubber started coming off as it is in the garage at present.  The only issue with it was on soggy ground it would dig in hence the reason why we bought the pneumatic jockey wheel a few weeks ago.  Unfortunately it does not retract fully so have to get the ALKO soft tyre.
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