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Hymer

Postby claymore » Fri Feb 19, 2010 11:58 pm

Thinking of weighing in the auld tub and buying a rather spectacular Hymermobile
Of course, I would need an assurance that there will be some decent causeways built....
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Re: Hymer

Postby Gardenshed » Sat Feb 20, 2010 3:21 pm

well, is would seriously increase the number of anchorages you could visit. They're often marked by a white "P" on a blue background and an attractive wheelie bin nearby.
A collapsable table, pair of deckchairs and a tartan tablecloth would complete the ensemble.

you'd miss the debates about anchors, how to clean wee bits of teak and the avoidance of collisions.

would it contribute the the warming of the globe upon which it travels?

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Re: Hymer

Postby Alcyone » Sat Feb 20, 2010 4:04 pm

If you can afford a Hymer, can you not just get a Chinook to lift it to where you want to go?

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Re: Hymer

Postby bosun higgs » Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:38 pm

claymore wrote:Thinking of weighing in the auld tub and buying a rather spectacular Hymermobile
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Never! Doesnt matter how old you are, you're too young for a campoer van.

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Re: Hymer

Postby ljs » Sat Feb 20, 2010 7:12 pm

bosun higgs wrote:
claymore wrote:Thinking of weighing in the auld tub and buying a rather spectacular Hymermobile
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Never! Doesnt matter how old you are, you're too young for a campoer van.


Old sailors never die.
They just get camper.

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Re: Hymer

Postby Arghiro » Sun Feb 21, 2010 12:31 am

It always worries me slightly that those things don't have a door on the driver's side. Are Hymerdrivers to stupid to be allowed their own door in case they fall out or step into the path of a juggernaut?

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Re: Hymer

Postby Alcyone » Sun Feb 21, 2010 11:58 am

bosun higgs wrote:
claymore wrote:Thinking of weighing in the auld tub and buying a rather spectacular Hymermobile
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Never! Doesnt matter how old you are, you're too young for a campoer van.


What? Why? We've had camper vans for the last 12 years. Towed our Rib all over Britain with it. Much better than canvas.

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Re: Hymer

Postby tcm » Sun Feb 21, 2010 7:14 pm

Hymer the right choice. Odds of Claymore being in Scotland have suddenly lengthened tho...

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Re: Hymer

Postby bosun higgs » Wed Feb 24, 2010 10:05 am

Alcyone wrote:
bosun higgs wrote:
claymore wrote:Thinking of weighing in the auld tub and buying a rather spectacular Hymermobile
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Never! Doesnt matter how old you are, you're too young for a campoer van.


What? Why? We've had camper vans for the last 12 years. Towed our Rib all over Britain with it. Much better than canvas.


Good Lord - the voice of the Margaret Becket tendency! :lol: At a guess you dont approve of Clarkson one of whose best TV shows involved playing conkers with caravans dangling from cranes.

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Re: Hymer

Postby Arghiro » Fri Feb 26, 2010 12:07 am

bosun higgs wrote:[snip]
Good Lord - the voice of the Margaret Becket tendency! :lol: At a guess you dont approve of Clarkson one of whose best TV shows involved playing conkers with caravans dangling from cranes.


You've lost the plot, haven't you? There is a world of difference between caravans & campervans or motorhomes.

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Re: Hymer

Postby MrMcP » Fri Feb 26, 2010 10:37 am

Arghiro wrote:You've lost the plot, haven't you? There is a world of difference between caravans & campervans or motorhomes.

Indeed. I would rather scrape my eyeballs out with a rusty spoon than go caravanning - personal preference, not a dig at caravanning in general;. But one of my best ever holidays was a 3 week tour of Norway with the boys in our (t)rusty 1976 VW Type II Devon conversion. Orange/white, affectionately known as the Big Orange Love Bus. Norwegian speed limits played to it's (slow) strengths, and loaded up with kayaks, beer and good mates it was just the best way to travel. :)


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