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Forum: The Plough 11th September 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 172
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: 11
Views: 340
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: 11
Views: 340
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: 848
Views: 43,693
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: 848
Views: 43,693
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: 92
[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: 794
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: 693
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: 401
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: 485
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: 401
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: 485
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: 848
Views: 43,693
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,...
Forum: The Plough 23rd March 2018
Replies: 848
Views: 43,693
Posted By KerryS
Today I moved the van out of its carport and...

Today I moved the van out of its carport and washed it. Found a crack in the sealant where the two parts of the GRP roof panels meet. I’ve ordered some Soudan RV61 as recommended by my trusted mobile...
Forum: The Plough 12th March 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By KerryS
Phew! Caravan collected and friend is still a...

Phew! Caravan collected and friend is still a friend! She’s chuffed to bits with it.
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Forum: The Plough 10th March 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By KerryS
We used ACSI book one summer for touring and...

We used ACSI book one summer for touring and found it excellent. The codes for each site take a bit of getting used to though! Each entry has a spot on lat/long location but care is needed with...
Forum: The Plough 8th March 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By KerryS
I checked all paperwork and CRIS. I have told my...

I checked all paperwork and CRIS. I have told my friend that this will need to be transferred. The tyres were a bit old at 5 years do I advised her to consider replacements soonish.
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Forum: The Plough 6th March 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By KerryS
New caravan for a friend

A friend wanted a replacement caravan. She’s divorced, moved to a different county, bought a small cottage and sorted a job. She identified the possibility of storing a caravan at her house IF it was...
Forum: The Plough 17th February 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By KerryS
A few years ago we had a share in a narrowboat -...

A few years ago we had a share in a narrowboat - this was different to a timeshare plan in as much as we had legal title to ownership of a portion of the boat - but the fees included a sinking fund...
Forum: The Plough 12th February 2018
Replies: 92
[STICKY] Nights away 2018
Views: 5,999
Posted By KerryS
A cold trip to a Huntingdon CL to run a dog...

A cold trip to a Huntingdon CL to run a dog Flyball Competition at Wood Green animal centre.

4 nights

New total 12 nights

PS Van was cosy warm!
Forum: The Plough 10th January 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By KerryS
My old MG will no longer need an annual test from...

My old MG will no longer need an annual test from this year. Damn stupid idea in my opinion. So it will still have one.
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Forum: Eric's Caravanning General Q & A 8th December 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By KerryS
I think this may be going back to “proper” ...

I think this may be going back to “proper” Bucaneers before the badged Elddis ones. We certainly looked at a 15EK in the past - great build quality and hence failed.
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Forum: Caravanning Top Tips 5th December 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By KerryS
I have always specified them on new vans though I...

I have always specified them on new vans though I think on the Vanmaster they were standard
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Forum: The Plough 30th November 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By KerryS
We pass a few when we’re boating on the canals ...

We pass a few when we’re boating on the canals
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Forum: The Plough 29th November 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By KerryS
Sorry to hear that. I would estimate that over...

Sorry to hear that. I would estimate that over nearly 40 years of CL usage there are probably only about 5-10% we wouldn't return to.

We used to be happy with a tap, a rubbish bin, and somewhere...
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