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    anybody into caravaning ? i have been offered a 5 berth coachman caravan for silly money and is mint condition as its been dry stored all its life .going to see it tomorrow . is there anything to watch out for and is it a good way to have a holiday good or bad. any advice would be much appreciated

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    you need a PM chat with SteveH.... he's a caravan expert.. works on them 9-5..

    coachman are top quality vans...as long as it's watertight and been serviced then you should be fine..check for a gas safety cert as well..

    if it's got an internal shower, check for internal damp...vans hate water....

    as for the 'holidays'.. with a well equipped van it's a great break for the family.. when i was young i grew up on caravan holidays..for kids it's great....

    Now, it's short breaks only and with tight storage we use a trailer tent instead..fantastic for the show season..

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    thanks for the info mark new to all this lol

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    i kinda wanted one a few months back - but i get bored very easily - i'd be happy if it had a tv and computer with internet access

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    you don't get much WiFi in a caravan site Tam.....

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    A couple of years ago we re-stocked our farm with clean health pigs this involved me staying away from home for 4 months,I stayed in a 2 berth van in this time i found it very comfy the trouble starts when you have to drive around at 50mph its so fustrating.I would get a tent its more fun and it all goes in the back of the car.

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    oh yes you do wifi being installed on all caravan club site's

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    Quote Originally Posted by taxidriver50005 View Post
    oh yes you do wifi being installed on all caravan club site's
    Can i hear Tam running off to the caravan sales yard??....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gsi3.2 View Post
    Can i hear Tam running off to the caravan sales yard??....
    I want a VXR before i consider a caravan

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    trouble starts when you have to drive around at 50mph

    50 mph! The limit is 60 in this country and up to 70 in Europe...

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