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Old 29-11-10   #51 (permalink)
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Re: Anybody live in a Caravan ?

Hi J.D,

i live in a caravan now, it is 12ft x 34ish. been in it for couple years. its not a bad way to live is saving me money, until we can get a deposit.Ours has shower, 3 'bed rooms', kitchen etc.

I have spent the last 3hours under the thing defrosting water pipes though!

We have got a woodburner, the first winter without it was hellish cold, now it's toastie, the only thing is the heat will escape quickly, we have found thick curtains help a lot.

dont be tempted to cover the air holes, the condensation can be bad.

When buying one get under it and check the metal work, oil it up if you can.

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Lots of positive comments tonight, sounds like great fun, I'm sold ;-)
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Now that spring is getting nearer I'm gonna be looking to get a caravan sorted, hopefully in the next week or 2 and I wondered if anybody has any experience of Tabberts ?

Are they similar to Hobby's as I was recommended earlier in the thread, for insulation quality and also build ?

Oh, and what height is a van, external measurements please, rough estimates will do thanks men.

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Now that spring is getting nearer I'm gonna be looking to get a caravan sorted, hopefully in the next week or 2 and I wondered if anybody has any experience of Tabberts ?

Are they similar to Hobby's as I was recommended earlier in the thread, for insulation quality and also build ?

Oh, and what height is a van, external measurements please, rough estimates will do thanks men.

JD
I lived in caravans for over ten years before buying my bungalow a few years ago. I had three hobbys in that time all bought new and swapped in every three years, they are a good trailer, but if i was to buy another i would go for a Tabbert, they are built better than the hobby(and are alot more expensive new) as for height about 7 foot 6
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Re: Anybody live in a Caravan ?

Cheers for the reply fella.

I thought they looked a decent van, there are a few on fleabay at the minute, but none too local just to have a look around and not buy if you know what I mean.
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Theres only one caravan designed to be lived in permanently and thats a Roma! new ones are about 1200 a foot lol but you can pick them older ones up for under 5,000 on ebay and auto trader

http://gypsytrailercaravans.webeden....oma/4542209248
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Hmmm, caravan, house, caravan, can't quite make my mind up.......was you lot born yesterday, why would anyone want to live in a bloody caravan ?
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Hmmm, caravan, house, caravan, can't quite make my mind up.......was you lot born yesterday, why would anyone want to live in a bloody caravan ?
Don't knock it until you've tried it. I've spent my entire adult life in mobile homes, and now raise a family in one, although it's got a few add-ons now
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