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Post by fortygreen Fri 8 Mar 2019 - 21:27

Hello All

I'm another new member and recent motorhomer.  My partner loved her 2010 Symbol, and after our relationship survived several UK trips in it I have found myself becoming a convert to the cause, to the extent that we have recently "upgraded" to a Kemerton XL. She feels it's too long, while I love the extra space, especially the bathroom, so we will see if this particular van is a keeper. I've found the forum so valuable for advice about repairs and maintenance for both vans, and it's uncanny how the teething troubles we've had on the Kemerton XL are so similar to what others have reported.  So I thought I should join properly and contribute some of our own experiences. It seems that the ownership of a motorhome is a guarantee of many hours of tinkering between trips, and it's great to have a forum to share our trials and tribulations.
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Post by Paramedic Fri 8 Mar 2019 - 22:13

Hello and welcome to this most friendly and informative forum.
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Post by groundhog Fri 8 Mar 2019 - 22:26

Welcome from...near Falmouth! Shall be looking out for  a Kemerton XL now wave
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Post by burlingtonboaby Sat 9 Mar 2019 - 5:29

Hi 
Welcome to the forum from breezy Bridlington.
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Post by Askit Sat 9 Mar 2019 - 8:18

Welcome to the forum allthumbz from Scotland where we're being reminded that winter is not done with us yet cold

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Post by roli Sat 9 Mar 2019 - 8:52

Welcome to ASOF from Warrngton
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Post by Lorfal Sat 9 Mar 2019 - 9:31

Hello, it won’t feel too long once you’ve driven it a few times, you won’t even notice the length after a while. I use my fairford as daily vehicle and I feel like I’m just driving a big car. I’ve never had any parking issues either.

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Post by Tinwheeler Sat 9 Mar 2019 - 13:42

Hello and welcome

(or dynnargh dhis in Kernewek).
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Post by paul bullock Sat 9 Mar 2019 - 14:28

Hello, from a windy Saltash, what part of Cornwall are you from ? there are a few on the forum from what I can gather!   Kind regards        Paul    wave
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Post by paul bullock Sat 9 Mar 2019 - 14:30

Hello, from a windy Saltash, what part of Cornwall are you from ? there are a few on the forum from what I can gather!   Kind regards        Paul    wave
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Post by fortygreen Sat 9 Mar 2019 - 16:16

Hi, I'm down in St Kew, still regarded as a blow-in after 7 years!  Very happy to hear from other Cornish members. I find the XL fine to drive and don't notice the extra length, though parking needs a little more planning than in the Symbol, which just about fits in a regular space.  It's my partner who has the slight phobia, and I'm hoping she'll find it fine once she's used to driving it.  In fact, it feels rock solid on the XL chassis and big 16" wheels, whereas I found the Symbol with its raised floor and roof a wee bit roly-poly in the bends.
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Post by Tinwheeler Sat 9 Mar 2019 - 16:23

Not far away, then. I’m near St Austell.
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