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Forum: Eric's Caravanning General Q & A 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
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Posted By KerryS
Dave - I am aware of the potential missing feeds...

Dave - I am aware of the potential missing feeds to the caravan. I have raised the issue with the seller and they say it’s compatible with caravan electrics but I am not confident. But I have flagged...
Forum: Eric's Caravanning General Q & A 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By KerryS
Ford towing electrics - new van purchase

We’re heading down a route of replacing my wife’s dogmobile van with a Ford Transit Connect with auto transmission.
In the options list is a “towbar preparation kit” and a “detachable towbar (with...
Forum: The Plough 14th January 2019
Replies: 854
Views: 48,327
Posted By KerryS
I have had to replace the drain hose of the...

I have had to replace the drain hose of the underfloor fresh water tank, it split last time we packed away.
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Forum: The Plough 6th January 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By KerryS
We have booked 6 nights at Port Mor campsite near...

We have booked 6 nights at Port Mor campsite near Port Charlotte. Of the two listed sites, this one has a CDP for the loo. After my illness I need to go around twice a night. I didn’t fancy trogging...
Forum: The Plough 30th December 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By KerryS
Damn nuisance is it not? We may go to European...

Damn nuisance is it not? We may go to European Flyball Champs in Germany but that is August so there may be something sorted by then.
Forum: The Plough 29th December 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By KerryS
The island of Islay

Has anyone on here taken their caravan to Islay? We were going to Britanny but the stupid Brexit May cause us pet passport issues until it’s sorted. We want to go in May which is quite soon after the...
Forum: The Plough 12th December 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By KerryS
That as well. Posted via Mobile Device

That as well.
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Forum: The Plough 11th December 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By KerryS
Now we have moved the boat last year, it’s 65-70...

Now we have moved the boat last year, it’s 65-70 mins drive away and we have used it as a “weekend cottage” type of thing. Stopping on board and making visits.
Forum: The Plough 6th December 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By KerryS
This year we’ve had 59 nights in the caravan and...

This year we’ve had 59 nights in the caravan and 48 nights on the narrowboat.
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Forum: The Plough 4th November 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By KerryS
Haha! But we have a boat too!

Haha! But we have a boat too!
Forum: The Plough 2nd November 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By KerryS
Yes, ever since we started in 1979. Upto end of...

Yes, ever since we started in 1979. Upto end of 2017 we’ve towed roughly 93 000 miles in 7 caravans.
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Forum: The Plough 2nd November 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By KerryS
20 000 miles

This weekend’s trip see us just 6 miles short of having towed this caravan 20 000 miles, that’s in 8 years.
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Forum: The Plough 11th September 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By KerryS
Rally badges/plaques - where from?

When we rallied we used to get a little plastic badge/plaque either engraved or printed with the OC name and the rally location and date on. They’ve all been binned now but can anyone give me a link...
Forum: The Plough 3rd September 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By KerryS
Thanks guys for comments. I was a little worried...

Thanks guys for comments. I was a little worried I might start a tour v MH argument.

The caravan is stored at home under a car(avan)port alongside the garage at the bottom of the drive. This...
Forum: The Plough 2nd September 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By KerryS
Tourer or motorhome

We have been caravan tourers for almost 40 years now and every now and then wwe wonder about changing to a motorhome. At the moment we have a caravan, a Volvo towcar and a dogmobile van that Jan uses...
Forum: The Plough 28th August 2018
Replies: 854
Views: 48,327
Posted By KerryS
I had made a holder in the wardrobe for our...

I had made a holder in the wardrobe for our trekking poles. For some reason that escapes me we have three. Now we’ve taken up Nordic Walking I needed a home for 4 poles. So the 3-way one was removed...
Forum: The Plough 16th August 2018
Replies: 854
Views: 48,327
Posted By KerryS
I have cleaned the inside of the van after its 3...

I have cleaned the inside of the van after its 3 weeks away and noticed those boards that stand off the walls to allow ventilation and, in my case, heat up the walls were loose again.
It really...
Forum: The Plough 16th August 2018
Replies: 118
[STICKY] Nights away 2018
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Posted By KerryS
20 nights to add - Northern Ireland and Anglesey....

20 nights to add - Northern Ireland and Anglesey. All CLs , £12.50/n in NI and £13/n in Anglesey.

New total 524
Forum: Eric's Caravanning General Q & A 30th April 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1,138
Posted By KerryS
Nice car, the Kodiaq! From my...

Nice car, the Kodiaq!

From my investigations, and I find car makers websites difficult to get vehicle weights, not only the Skoda one, the kerb mass is between 1753 and 1902kg. I assume this is to...
Forum: Tow Cars 15th April 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By KerryS
I have towed for many years with...

I have towed for many years with torque-converter/epicyclic gears with great success. These have had torque converter lock-up and have negligible effect on consumption I understand. I read once that...
Forum: The Plough 11th April 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By KerryS
I think I did that in our original caravan in...

I think I did that in our original caravan in 1979!
Forum: The Plough 10th April 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By KerryS
True. I didn’t actually check which of the 42...

True. I didn’t actually check which of the 42 offered ACSI off-peak rates - just counted them.
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Forum: The Plough 9th April 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By KerryS
There are still free standing chemical toilets...

There are still free standing chemical toilets such as those made by Therford. We managed with those for many years when we started caravanning.
To instal a cassette type toilet may be possible....
Forum: The Plough 9th April 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By KerryS
I have just looked at my 2018 handbook and there...

I have just looked at my 2018 handbook and there are about 42 that offer off-season discounts in UK

I think that ACSI do list lots more sites that are not in the off-season discount scheme. Try...
Forum: The Plough 31st March 2018
Replies: 854
Views: 48,327
Posted By KerryS
Good Friday: scrapped out the old filler from the...

Good Friday: scrapped out the old filler from the roof joint and resealed it. Then off to meet up with some friends in a field.

Saturday: wet and muddy and, being first time off grid for ages,...
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