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UK Caravanning (uk.rec.caravanning) A forum for the discussion of caravanning undertaken by residents of the United Kingdom, whether in the UK or abroad. It encourages the interchange of views on the merits of models of caravan, makes of tow car, accessories, caravan sites, caravan clubs, and other related topics. The term caravan is to include trailer vans, motor caravans and trailer tents.

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M6 Toll - charges for disabled drivers by Al Stevenson
Further to an earlier thread I have been on to the toll company who said:: "I can confirm that you are able to tow a caravan with your car and use your mobility exemption pass providing all of the details are correct i.e., you are using the correct car and the person to whom the mobility exemption pass relates to is in the vehicle." So disabled drivers, once registered for the M6 toll, will...
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September 25th 17 06:03 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Water Pump Problems by Mrtheduke
Hi, We just had our first outing in our 2004 lunar quasar (our first caravan) that we recently bought. Got on site to discover that the water pump didn't work. I initially switched the pump electrics on before connecting the pump and the pump running light illuminated even though it wasn't attached. I then switched it off and connected the submersed pump switched it back on, opened the kitchen...
August 8th 17 03:36 PM
by Mrtheduke Go to last post
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WiFi on French campsites by Keith Keith
Just returned from (almost) four weeks touring Nord pas de Calais to Brittany, nine different Camping Card affiliated sites all of which had free WiFi and only two restricted to a hotspot near the reception/restaurant/shop area. CAMC and C&CC please take note if you monitor this Newsgroup. Keith
July 30th 17 06:10 PM
by Keith Keith Go to last post
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2004 Lunar Quasar Bunk Beds by Mrtheduke
Hi, We've just got a Lunar Quasar 524 2004 (It's our first caravan). Hoping someone can help me out with some info on the bunk beds please. I was able to convert the dinette into the bunk beds, but just wondering if there are supposed to be some kind of side guards fo the top bunk to stop you rolling out? There are some white metal rail things in a cupboard that look like they might be for that,...
July 21st 17 08:50 PM
by Mrtheduke Go to last post
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2017 Buccaneer Problems, by Dappa
Just seen this interesting video on youtube about a chap with problems with a 2017 Buccaneer Galera.. bit worrying with the price tag they carry https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yz0Q0skJEU&t=5s
June 15th 17 12:47 PM
by bert Go to last post
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Caravan Storage - Mosel Valley - Germany by Jack[_2_]
Hi All, Have a large dry barn, with power, right next to my farmhouse home, to securely and safely store caravans/motorhomes. Approx 10km from the beautiful Mosel river valley, English couple. Email if interested. Jack
June 5th 17 07:17 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Creighton Binns folding camper by [email protected]
On Thursday, August 15, 2002 9:27:50 PM UTC+1, kinĀ®sole wrote: Hi Has anyone ever heard of a Comfort by Creighton Binns Development Ltd. They are(where) base at Ickornshaw Mill,Cowling,nr Keighley,West Yorks. I have just bought one of these and wondered if I could find a bit more about it. I tried a "google" but with no joy. I believe that the company change its name. TIA for any...
May 16th 17 07:36 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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CaravanGuard by bert
Anyone still in here used Carvanguard insurance? Seem competitive. -- Bert
May 7th 17 08:11 PM
by bert Go to last post
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Warranty - who is meant to protect by [email protected]
I want to raise the issue of warranty because as far as I can see it appears a very tortuous and biased system. Tortuous because everything has to go back to the manufacturer and sometimes takes weeks to resolve and biased because they have the last say on whether an item is covered under warranty or not. I have a Coachman Vision and in March when I came to change the battery out, to keep the...
April 27th 17 03:50 PM
by Harry Stottle[_5_] Go to last post
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Advice on Avondale Caravan Door Seal by Sam
Has anyone had found a supplier of the door seal on the 2007 Avondale 380/2 Dart caravan? The door is unusual as the inside edge has a curve which pushes into the seal as the door closes. This is unlike most doors that have a flat surface that pushes onto the seal. I've found that the Lunar Zenith 5 GTS caravan of the same year has an identical door.
April 1st 17 08:11 PM
by bert Go to last post
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Question
Banner charger instructions needed by Peter Clarke
I've just bought a Land Rover and in the back was a battery charger, a Banner Accugard-Car 1800. Does anyone have instructions for this which they can scan and put on the forum? I think it is the type of charger which you can leave on all the time, ie, over the winter period, but I would like confirmation. Thanks.
March 28th 17 06:07 PM
by Peter Clarke Go to last post
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October 24th 16 04:29 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Foam filled jockey wheels? by Harry Bloomfield[_2_]
I am being driven nuts by pnuematic jockey wheels going flat and wonder if anyone has tried the foam filled type as an alternative? The one I am looking at, has a similar sized tyre to my pnuematic one, but has a plastic centre/ hub with roller bearings. Are the plastic ones strong enough?
August 13th 16 07:11 PM
by bert Go to last post
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Faulty Stable Door by TomSawer
Does anyone know of a supplier for end stops to fit the extrusion on the lower half of a stable door? The ones on our Avondale caravan have split and let water in. Any advice will be helpful. Tom
July 17th 16 03:22 PM
by TomSawer Go to last post
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12v not working by Tony Meredith
Hi I have just bought a Tabbert caravan in Portugal,the dometic MK140 transformer is not putting out any 12v supply the 230v is fine. Because Tabbert dont fit batteries in vans if I get a leisure battery and a small solar charger will that run the lights ok. I've sourced a replacement transformer in Germany at 280euros but the wiring looks way to complicated for me! Regards Tony
July 12th 16 10:42 AM
by Keith[_7_] Go to last post
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MONOLITE TOURING CARAVAN by [email protected]
On Saturday, 19 April 2003 20:13:01 UTC+1, Bob Blagg wrote: Can anyone give me any information on the 'Monolite' touring caravan, 1984, 2 berth? Thanks Bob Blagg -- Posted via Mailgate.ORG Server - http://www.Mailgate.ORG
June 26th 16 05:23 PM
by DavidP[_2_] Go to last post
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Swap - Bradcot full awning for porch by Harry Bloomfield[_2_]
The full awning is a wide Bradcot 925 which we bought SH two years ago for £250. I modified some of the poles to fibre, to make it lighter easier to erect, but with a severally disabled partner, I found it too difficult to erect. Its in generally good condition, just a repaired tear in the mud skirt. We were then given an old porch awning on Freecycle, which we found suited us fine. That...
June 24th 16 09:39 AM
by Harry Bloomfield[_2_] Go to last post
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C&CC's arrival thing (euro trip limit) by Gazz
Anyone know where i can get the truth about the trip limits with rac european cover done through the C&CC to remove the weight restrictions? i've asked RAC, and first someone told me it's 45 days, another said 90 days, another said ask the C&CC as it's them that make the terms up for arrival customers. C&CC tell me to ask the RAC. I cant find any mention of trip length limits in the...
June 20th 16 07:26 AM
by Rubby_William Go to last post
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12 battery in a Hobby? by coupcoup
Hi, new to caravans and bought a hobby, mainly for using at glastonbury once a year. as we are in a field i need a battery to power the light etc and wondered does anyone have any pointers. sorry if this is an old topic but I'm struggling finding up to date information. Thanks
May 22nd 16 09:05 AM
by coupcoup Go to last post
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2016 Coachman Interior by Mr Blueskylight
Have a look at the interior of the new Coachman, I think that it is lovely. Coachman Caravan Interior what do you think?
May 17th 16 07:25 AM
by Rubby_William Go to last post
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