Date   

Re: [MH-list] White spirit on GRP?/ Glass cleaner

peter walker <peter@...>
 

hi I think it's white spirit that bloke in sutton coldfield use to damage
the paint of all those car's
Pete

----- Original Message -----
From: "Voxy" <voxol51@yahoo.co.uk>
To: <motorhome-list@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Tuesday, April 27, 2004 11:45 PM
Subject: [MH-list] White spirit on GRP?/ Glass cleaner



In motorhome-list@yahoogroups.com, "Rich" <rich@r...> wrote:
Does anyone know if white spirit has an adverse effect on GRP? I've
been told it removes black marks, and removes traffic film.
---------------
I recently tried some glass cleaner spray on black streaks, and they
wiped off instantly, including the greasy ones around the fridge
vents, but I wonder if its taking my coat of 'Mer' off as well.
Voxy.




Motorhome List Website: http://www.motorhome-list.org.uk
Files area: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/motorhome-list/files/
For long term travelling/living in a motorhome:
http://uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/motorhome-living/
Yahoo! Groups Links






Re: [MH-list] Re: French Trip

peter walker <peter@...>
 

hi. their's a camping municple at rochelle and voxy's right about that
ferry, worth going on it just for the experince.also their's dune du pila
(think that';s spelt wrong)that's if your fit enough
pete

----- Original Message -----
From: "Voxy" <voxol51@yahoo.co.uk>
To: <motorhome-list@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2004 3:45 AM
Subject: [MH-list] Re: French Trip


--- In motorhome-list@yahoogroups.com, "garwatts" <garry@w...> wrote:
Hi
We are off in mid May for a trip to France and plan to visit La
Rochelle, Bordeaux and hopefully just over the border into Spain. Any
advice on sights,places of interest,routes, aires, camp sites.
---------
Depending which way you are going, St Louvier (or just Louvier) just
south of Rouen is a sleepy picturesque town. The tourist office has a
free leaflet for a walking tour of the town- an hour's dawdle.

The whole of the island of Ile de Re near La Rochelle is a protected
nature haven. The WW2 submarine pens at La Rochelle.

Heading south, the Royan Ferry is an experience in its self; side
loading, and if you are too long, they just leave you overhanging the
side!! Quite cheap to cross, and easiest route to Bordeaux.
On arrival at the southern side of the ferry crossing from Royan,
don't try and walk the length of the beach......because its a few
hundred miles long, all the way to Spain! There are dozens of quiet,
out of the way parking places down to Bordeaux.

We haven't been yet, but we have been told not to miss any oportunity
to visit Andorra on the French/Spanish border. Besides the scenery,
fuel is half the price of anywhere else.
Well, theres a start for you, have a good trip,
Voxy.




Motorhome List Website: http://www.motorhome-list.org.uk
Files area: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/motorhome-list/files/
For long term travelling/living in a motorhome:
http://uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/motorhome-living/
Yahoo! Groups Links






Re: [MH-list] CC site advance bookings

nhrluk
 

daburleigh@ntlworld.com writes:

That's that spontaneous idea up in smoke. Clearly planning a month ahead is
insufficient.
I feel the same: I don't want to book anything; just up and go. However, on
the 'World Tour of England' last year we didn't book anything but had no
trouble getting in sites ( CC and C&CC sites and CL / CSs ). This was often because
of cancellations or no-shows. I have even found that a site who said they had
no vacancies when we telephoned them, were quite happy to give us a pitch
when we turned up a couple of hours later and asked them personally ( they didn't
know we were us...........)

Just go, turn up, and ask.

Nigel L


Re thetford toilet de-scaling

deegod757
 

Hi the latest CC mag just arrived in which thetford have an ad for
thier own brand of tank cleaner descaler the use of which will
guarantee "many years of pleasure from my thetford toilet" ! wow - I
cant wait to try that! rgds deegod


Silver screen material - sourcing.....

Chrislyn2602@...
 

In a message dated 28/04/2004 12:01:33 GMT Standard Time, PB2000@ic24.net
writes:

Also, many thanks to all who replied to my posting a couple of weeks ago
RE: Silver Screen Material (which I have still not
Back again after having gone through the layout for the Peterborough show -
the stand I am thinking of faced onto the "entertainment building" and was
selling made up covers etc... but at the end of their counter was a roll of the
quilted silver screen - which looked as though it was ready for diy... I could
be wrong...From the layout plan I think this is the
company....Taylormade....they have a web site www.taylormade-window-covers.co.uk they seem to do them
to order, but there is a "contact"..... might be of some use to you.

Hope they can help.
Lynne


Re: [MH-list] Water Tank - Level Warning

Simon Whitehead
 

It sounds like you have the resistive type of sensor. It is quite possible that the wire has "dropped off" somewhere. On my old MH it was the earth wire that had parted.
trace both wires to their ends and that could be the cause.
It is also possible that the electronic part has failed but that is less likely as the sort of basic electronic device is normally very reliable.

Simon Whitehead

On 28 Apr 2004, at 12:00, KaraPaul wrote:

Hi Folks
On my control panel, the red light indicating PRIMARY WATER TANK < 1/4
is permanently lit even when the tank is full.
I have "felt around" ! inside the tank and I can feel 2 small nuts and
bolts about an inch apart at the point where 2 wires attach to the outside
of the tank - approx. 1/4 distance up from the bottom. This must be the
sender unit location. Does anyone know how these sender units function ?
Is it some kind of resistance detection (depending on whether or not the
water covers the terminals) or is it usually a kind of float system (which
on mine has possibly been removed)? .... if so, where can I get a
replacement?
Although this is not an essential item, it is niggling me so if anyone has
any idea of what I am waffling about, I would appreciate advice to help me
to get it working correctly.

Also, many thanks to all who replied to my posting a couple of weeks ago
RE: Silver Screen Material (which I have still not been able to source).

Cheers
Paul
LHD 98R Weinsberg Toskana 100 - 2.5Tdi



------------------------ Yahoo! Groups Sponsor ---------------------~-->
Buy Ink Cartridges or Refill Kits for your HP, Epson, Canon or Lexmark
Printer at MyInks.com. Free s/h on orders $50 or more to the US & Canada.
http://www.c1tracking.com/l.asp?cid=5511
http://us.click.yahoo.com/mOAaAA/3exGAA/qnsNAA/ktVolB/TM
---------------------------------------------------------------------
~->

Motorhome List Website: http://www.motorhome-list.org.uk
Files area: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/motorhome-list/files/
For long term travelling/living in a motorhome: http://uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/motorhome-living/
Yahoo! Groups Links







Simon Whitehead
s.whitehead@iee.org


Water Tank - Level Warning

KaraPaul <PB2000@...>
 

Hi Folks
On my control panel, the red light indicating PRIMARY WATER TANK < 1/4
is permanently lit even when the tank is full.
I have "felt around" ! inside the tank and I can feel 2 small nuts and
bolts about an inch apart at the point where 2 wires attach to the outside
of the tank - approx. 1/4 distance up from the bottom. This must be the
sender unit location. Does anyone know how these sender units function ?
Is it some kind of resistance detection (depending on whether or not the
water covers the terminals) or is it usually a kind of float system (which
on mine has possibly been removed)? .... if so, where can I get a
replacement?
Although this is not an essential item, it is niggling me so if anyone has
any idea of what I am waffling about, I would appreciate advice to help me
to get it working correctly.

Also, many thanks to all who replied to my posting a couple of weeks ago
RE: Silver Screen Material (which I have still not been able to source).

Cheers
Paul
LHD 98R Weinsberg Toskana 100 - 2.5Tdi


Re: [MH-list] Tom Tom Question

Pee Dee <pee.dee@...>
 

----- Original Message -----
From: "John Goodman" <john@goodmans.eclipse.co.uk>
To: <motorhome-list@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Tuesday, April 27, 2004 10:35 PM
Subject: [MH-list] Tom Tom Question


In TT2 what is the supposed function of the gps log??

I was hoping it would be an easy way of recording
coordinates - but apparantly not.

--
John Goodman
John,
Thought it was where you could record info about a position but as I have
not used it, I am not hundred percent certain.

Just upgraded mine to version 3.01 and brought version 3 Euro maps. The help
screens state the log function can be used quote 'Whilst navigating you can
record your itinerary. Use the VCR type controls to record and play back
your itinerary.' unquote.



The ability to create way points or an itinerary on version 3 looks good and
for me it is going to prove a very good improvement.

Pete D
www.wheelgotravelling.info


Re: French Trip

Hilary
 

--- In motorhome-list@yahoogroups.com, "garwatts" <garry@w...> wrote:
Hi

We are off in mid May for a trip to France and plan to visit La
Rochelle, Bordeaux and hopefully just over the border into Spain.
Any advice on sights,places of interest,routes, aires, camp sites
etc
will be most welcome. Especially Spain as we haven't ventured that
far before....

TIA

Garry

Hi Garry,

We received a book in the DK 'Eyewitness Travel Guide' series on
France for Christmas. It's a beautifully illustrated book, and gives
a fully comprehensive breakdown of the sights to see in all the areas
of France, along with items on local customs and cuisine.

Having been given some book tokens by my last place of employment, I
bought another book in the same series; 'Europe'. Now, as they do
books about (eg) France, and then Paris, it stands to reason that you
only get a taster of the full-sized book - and the country you want
to look at. If there is a country you particularly like to visit,
it's worth getting the more in-depth book perhaps later on, but as a
general and easily carried guide this one isn't too bad. The only
thing is, it carries no information about campsites and aires...

We've never been to Spain, either, and I hope to persuade Himself
that it might be worth the effort, so I look forward to hearing how
you got on!

Hilary


aires french pushpins to find

Stan Wood <stan@...>
 

Hi
click on address
http://www.campingcar-infos.com/index1.htm
click on
Cliquez to entrer

On the left handside list
Cick on rechercher une aire.

Scroll down to bottom of this page.

Tlchargez
lintgralit des aires de Campingcar-Infos
au format infoclics Autoroute Express 2000 ou 2002
Cliquez ici pour en savoir plus... (CLICK THIS SHORTCUT)

Your now there, select 2000 or 2002 download to desktop
when done, click on icon and it opens in A/R
Stan


Re: [MH-list] Camper Tyres

Myrddin <myrddin@...>
 

Hi

Camping tyres offer more resistance to weathering



Myrddin

www.penllergaer-village.co.uk <http://www.penllergaer-village.co.uk/>

www.gowertonian-society.co.uk <http://www.gowertonian-society.co.uk/>

-----Original Message-----
From: Andy T [mailto:andy@westmidland-internet.co.uk]
Sent: 28 April 2004 09:37
To: motorhome-list@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [MH-list] Camper Tyres



On Tue, 27 Apr 2004 13:06:57 +0100, you wrote:

We have tried to obtain new Michelin camping tyres and have been informed
that it could be six weeks to six months before there are any available in
the U.K. We have been offered Firestone equivalent for our weight of
vehicle (Lunar Roadstar). We would appreciate any advice.
Arnold and Brenda
what size are they?/

I had fitted a michelin agilis 185/75 14 yesterday for 58 quid inc VAT
fitted and balanced. The same tyre was £54.20 via the net inc postage
and VAT but obviously not fitting!

What difference is a "camping tyre" ??
Regards Andy T






[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]


Re: [MH-list] Camper Tyres

Andy T <andy@...>
 

On Tue, 27 Apr 2004 13:06:57 +0100, you wrote:

We have tried to obtain new Michelin camping tyres and have been informed that it could be six weeks to six months before there are any available in the U.K. We have been offered Firestone equivalent for our weight of vehicle (Lunar Roadstar). We would appreciate any advice.
Arnold and Brenda
what size are they?/

I had fitted a michelin agilis 185/75 14 yesterday for 58 quid inc VAT
fitted and balanced. The same tyre was £54.20 via the net inc postage
and VAT but obviously not fitting!

What difference is a "camping tyre" ??
Regards Andy T



--
For users by users - BY-users group
<http://www.by-users.co.uk>


Re: [MH-list] Water Tank - Level Warning

Chrislyn2602@...
 

In a message dated 28/04/2004 12:01:33 GMT Standard Time, PB2000@ic24.net
writes:

Also, many thanks to all who replied to my posting a couple of weeks ago
RE: Silver Screen Material (which I have still not been able to source).

There was a stand at Peterborouigh that had the stuff (quilted ) on a roll -
presumably so you could buy - I'll see if I can dig out the show plan and
work out what the stand was - if anyone else remembers what it was called it was
very near to the entertainment hall entrance -
Lynne in Carlisle


Re: [MH-list] motorhome storage

weatherforcast_nb
 

hi guys, i did find the CaSSOA site last night and have 3 slightly
more local sites to ring up.
martin, thanks for the details for the ingatestone site, although i
was really trying to find something that i could get to in 20 minutes.
the next step is to move house!


Re: [MH-list] "Caution: Left hand drive" stickers

Jenny Wilson <j.wilson@...>
 

If you find a truck stop with a shop attached (there's one in Swindon
so I'm sure there must be others!) they will often have the trinkets
much beloved by some of our knights of the road;

Truckworld (or truckers world) has several branches up and down the
country. The main one is Lakeside West Thourock. Also just outside Dover
in the industrial estate on the A2 near Tesco. This is where our TV
video combo came from. This branch is run by the wife of the owner (who
runs the Lakeside branch).

Jenny


Re: [MH-list] Magic Spray (wd.40)

Ray
 

I have used WD40 for years since I was a kid, used to cycle up to
the Golden Arrow rubbish dump (on A4 near Froxfield) with my mates
taking a few spanners and WD40 and hunt round for bike parts and
basicaly make a bike, and WD40 used to loosen all nuts and bolts, in
later years when we had our dogs after the dogs ran thru the grass
they used to pick up ticks, a quick spray of WD40 on the tick used
to make it fall off with no ill affects to my dogs. Always carry it
both in the motorhome and the car.
Ray and Geri


Re: [MH-list] thetford toilet de-scaling

nhrluk
 

I haven't seen that recommendation, but what do they mean by 'de-scaling'? I
have just cleaned mine and it didn't look much like 'scale' to me............

I used my pressure washer........you need to be *very* careful, doing
that........;>)

Nigel L


Re: [MH-list] thetford toilet de-scaling

nhrluk
 

deegod@ntlworld.com writes:

Thetford recommend citric acid solution for this job. Every time I
ask for this in Brighton I get the same answer -we dont sell it any
more because the druggies use it ,what for I cant imagine dont want
to know really ,however does anybody know of a substitute I can
use? deegod
Lemon Juice? Or nip down t'road to Hove.........;>)

Nigel L


Re: French Trip

Voxy
 

--- In motorhome-list@yahoogroups.com, "garwatts" <garry@w...> wrote:
Hi
We are off in mid May for a trip to France and plan to visit La
Rochelle, Bordeaux and hopefully just over the border into Spain. Any
advice on sights,places of interest,routes, aires, camp sites.
---------
Depending which way you are going, St Louvier (or just Louvier) just
south of Rouen is a sleepy picturesque town. The tourist office has a
free leaflet for a walking tour of the town- an hour's dawdle.

The whole of the island of Ile de Re near La Rochelle is a protected
nature haven. The WW2 submarine pens at La Rochelle.

Heading south, the Royan Ferry is an experience in its self; side
loading, and if you are too long, they just leave you overhanging the
side!! Quite cheap to cross, and easiest route to Bordeaux.
On arrival at the southern side of the ferry crossing from Royan,
don't try and walk the length of the beach......because its a few
hundred miles long, all the way to Spain! There are dozens of quiet,
out of the way parking places down to Bordeaux.

We haven't been yet, but we have been told not to miss any oportunity
to visit Andorra on the French/Spanish border. Besides the scenery,
fuel is half the price of anywhere else.
Well, theres a start for you, have a good trip,
Voxy.


Re: [MH-list] Caution: Left hand drive" stickers

Alan Morris <alan@...>
 

"Rich" <rich@ricksweb.co.uk> wrote:-

Does anyone know where you can buy one of these? I've
searched the net high and low without success!
Rich, my Carol typed one in Word and had it embossed. It's on yellow card and has weathered well for over a year. Stuck on the rear bumper with double sided tape.


--
Alan R Morris, G4ENS.
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, UK.
Using a Psion netBook & Nokia 6210e.

89141 - 89160 of 102504