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  1. shovelheadrob

    Toad anyone?

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    Bungle bear

    Has anyone spoken to Anthony recently? Someone i know has been trying to call him, left a message but he's not called back.
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    Bit of a long shot

    Has anyone got a flare nut kicking around that fits an RV fridge, when someone removed the fridge from my toy hauler they just cut the pipe, I've acquired a nearly new fridge, but it has no fitting. I have pipe & a flaring tool, but don't mind if it comes on a bit of pipe. TIA
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    Sad news

    Electrical fault caused this at Monkey tree in Cornwall last night, the RV was destroyed, the owner is fine as the smoke detector did it's job.
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    What a bargain!

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    Onan Marquis 5500 generator starting problem

    My toy hauler has a Marquis gold 5500 generator, I've got it running by spraying some fuel directly into the carb. But it won't keep running. The fuel pump is fine, pipe off the carb & fuel flow both on prime & when the motor is running. Once it gets warm (several starts & 5-10 minutes) it will...
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    Spring is round the corner, thanks Amazon!

    Just got some new ramp springs for the toy hauler, Amazon has now achieved top trumps status for wasted packaging & volume for shipping. 3 springs sent in large box, 1 in a Jiffy bag, all from the same supplier, all delivered by same driver, all 4 fit in the Jiffy bag with room to spare. Rant...
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    Shipping smaller stuff from the USA

    I've recently been told about Stackry, it's a forwarding/consolidation service for shipping stuff from the USA. I'm currently getting a few bits and pieces together for the latest aquisition & as usual half the sellers won't ship here & I don't want to wait for one of STS's containers. I should...
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    Got followed home today. ....

    Had a day trip to Barrow in Furness today and got followed all the way home by this. No interior pics until the weekend.
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    Roof repair recommendations

    I've been to look at a toy hauler, it's pretty good apart from the roof, it's not leaking now but has some historical water ingress & will need a section of the roof repairing. If I had somewhere & some time, I'd happily do it myself but I have neither at the moment. Any recommendations...
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    For Sale Hadley air horns

    Not mine & I know nothing other than I've just seen these advertised for sale on Facebook, thought that someone might want them
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    Small diesel pusher anyone?

    Saw this advertised https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/rvs/d/atlanta-2012-tiffin-motorhomes-allegro/7016418015.html Didn't realise you could get a pusher that short!
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    Hollyfast caravan park Coventry

    We're going to an event at the Ricoh Arena next year & this place is quite close, they have a pic of an RV in their gallery, has anyone staid there? Not really worried about facilities just being able to fit! 5th wheel is 36ft.
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    Dash cameras abroad

    I've only just found this out, by chance reading of something on Facebook, dash cam use in some other countries is prohibited & in Austria it's actually illegal to own one! I'm not quite sure how that works when travelling through but it's worth reading & considering your actions. Or how it...
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    Thinking of a change

    Toying with the idea of a new tow truck, whatdya think? 6.7 Cummins & Allison transmission, might need a C+E licence but what's not to like?
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    Petition for changes to licencing

    This is not just about people diagnosed with Parkinsons, it's about time that there was a different licencing category for motorhome/RVs for non commercial use. If enough people sign the petition then something must be done. https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/241254
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    Driving licence (old paper type)

    Who has still got an old paper driving licence? There has been no requirement to update these to a photo card style, so I'm sure that quite a few people who have not changed address in the last decade will still have one. If you do, please check with DVLA that your licence is on file, I've just...
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    For Sale Windbreak Leisure 10 x 20 x 10 for sale (brand new) SOLD!!!

    A good friend of mine has this for sale, it came with a motorhome that he's bought & has never been used. Colour is blue, these are the best windbreak you can buy, I have one myself & I know that a few others on here use them too. Cost new today is £745, can be bought for half of that £375 ovno.
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    Trailer registration..

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