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Just starting out

Post by Mike1953 on Tue Jun 07, 2016 2:08 pm

biggrin I bought my first Motorhome a very nice 1994 Ford Transit Duetto.

My wife and I have been out in the Duetto for the past 4 weekends and are really enjoying things. The Duetto is a great starter as it is so easy to handle and use.
I am finding out what we need and what to do and its been a great new experience. I did not get a handbook when I bought it, so its been trial and error when using things.

We are looking forward to seeing the UK as we haven't travelled at all to this point. Looking forward to a good season:drinksallround



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Re: Just starting out

Post by Ramblers on Tue Jun 07, 2016 2:59 pm

Hi Mike and welcome to the forum from Leicestershire .

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Re: Just starting out

Post by Paulmold on Tue Jun 07, 2016 3:47 pm

Welcome from N.E Wales    handshake    (if you want to use Emoticons, just press space bar a couple of times before clicking on the Emoticon and it will appear)

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Re: Just starting out

Post by burlingtonboaby on Tue Jun 07, 2016 4:39 pm

Hi Mike
Welcome to the forum from   sun  Bridlington 
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Re: Just starting out

Post by roli on Tue Jun 07, 2016 6:15 pm

asof_welcome2
From N.Ireland

If you have a look in the Factsheets you should find parts of the Duettos handbooks for that era
If what you need is not there pm me and I will search the manuals I have at home
Don't expect a quick response though as we still have 3 weeks away

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Re: Just starting out

Post by daisy mae on Tue Jun 07, 2016 6:20 pm

Hello and asof_welcome2 from Leicestershire, enjoy your van many adventures to look forward to. allthumbz allthumbz
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Re: Just starting out

Post by Mayfield on Tue Jun 07, 2016 9:06 pm

Welcome from Durham.  wave
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Re: Just starting out

Post by Mike1953 on Wed Jun 08, 2016 9:08 am

roli wrote:asof_welcome2
From N.Ireland

If you have a look in the Factsheets you should find parts of the Duettos handbooks for that era
If what you need is not there pm me and I will search the manuals I have at home
Don't expect a quick response though as we still have 3 weeks away
Hi Roger

Thank you for your kind offer.

I got a handbook from Autosleeper for a 1996>on Duetto which unveiled some of the mysteries but was surprised when the handbook spoke of the over the over cabin bed?  I cannot see even when looking in a 1996 model online it has an over cabin bed space up!.

We are really enjoying our first Motorhome now called "The Gazelle" We are out this weekend to Cromer area and are planning a one week trip to the Yorkshire Dales in a few weeks time. Getting our priorities right and basing our lives around our leisure time has changed our lives. We bought the van as a starter to see if we would like the idea, wow we took to it like ducks to water and have really started to chill out.  When we arrive at our destination we just love being in and around the van, eating and relaxing with the occasional walk it's been marvellous.

Enjoy your 3 weeks away.

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Re: Just starting out

Post by Mike1953 on Wed Jun 08, 2016 9:11 am

Paulmold wrote:Welcome from N.E Wales    handshake    (if you want to use Emoticons, just press space bar a couple of times before clicking on the Emoticon and it will appear)
Thanks Paul    allthumbz    Good tip I did wonder what happened to one of my confused3  came out as words.

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Re: Just starting out

Post by Jaytee on Wed Jun 08, 2016 11:42 am

Hi Mike and a big welcome to the forum from Filey

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Re: Just starting out

Post by roli on Wed Jun 08, 2016 7:35 pm

Some of our Duetto owners may tell us there was a 4 berth version

Whilst I love Fords not well up on the AS bit

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Re: Just starting out

Post by groundhog on Wed Jun 08, 2016 7:44 pm

Welcome from sunny Poldarkland up!
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Re: Just starting out

Post by crisp on Thu Jun 09, 2016 11:37 am

Welcome enjoy your times away
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Re: Just starting out

Post by modelman on Mon Jun 20, 2016 4:32 pm

Hello & welcome from S/Yorks. 

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