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by kernowjon
April 26th, 2020, 1:49 pm
Forum: Self builders & projects please
Topic: WHAT PROJECTS DO PEOPLE HAVE ON THE GO DURING LOCKDOWN?
Replies: 3
Views: 117

WHAT PROJECTS DO PEOPLE HAVE ON THE GO DURING LOCKDOWN?

Since the Lockdown began we have been "upgrading and freshening up" our old Sunseeker. The 1990s window has been replaced with a Seitz window - the same size. So externally it looks more modern :) Internal work has been painting the white surfaces - we did not want glaring white the answer someone w...
by kernowjon
April 26th, 2020, 1:37 pm
Forum: Popular Q's & buyers guides
Topic: Grey water
Replies: 4
Views: 307

Re: Grey water

The Suntrekker is a very small camper so we do not have available storage space onboard for waste tanks, so we have a compact solution. I did not install the system the original owner did. Our sink unit waste is piped to the rear of the unit on the external rear corner is a down pipe at the bottom i...
by kernowjon
March 8th, 2020, 7:37 pm
Forum: New members, say hello
Topic: Greetings from Somerset
Replies: 13
Views: 567

Re: Greetings from Somerset

Not a bad idea actually, I'd like something like that Here is one place that produces them https://www.tradersupplies.co.uk/market-stalls-equipment/market-stalls-frames-only.html - if you can weld and have a mig welder it is easy to fabricate the sections, usually using 25mm square box section and ...
by kernowjon
March 8th, 2020, 1:56 pm
Forum: New members, say hello
Topic: Greetings from Somerset
Replies: 13
Views: 567

Re: Greetings from Somerset

Kath, Surely the solution is to be flexible. When you are working on the outside and require cover erect your tent, when you do not need the cover dismantle the tent. One answer might be to get some box section steel and make a frame like a walk in market-stall frame (you could buy one and extend th...
by kernowjon
January 31st, 2020, 9:57 pm
Forum: New members, say hello
Topic: Greetings from Somerset
Replies: 13
Views: 567

Re: Greetings from Somerset

Kath, Re working place - did you realise a carport does not need planning permission - OK open to the elements from the side but you could probably cope with that. The other alternative might be a caravan cover with a temporary frame lifting it clear of the demountable. When we had a tugger the brea...
by kernowjon
January 27th, 2020, 4:34 pm
Forum: New members, say hello
Topic: Greetings from Somerset
Replies: 13
Views: 567

Re: Greetings from Somerset

Hi Kath in Somerset - damp meters are cheap https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Pro-Damp-Meter-Digital-LCD-Moisture-Detector-Wood-Brick-Humidity-Caravan-Tester/392596309291?epid=2163347865&hash=item5b6890452b:g:E~wAAOSwTZ9d-ynz This is a guide to fixing damp - it is for caravans, but the construction is simi...
by kernowjon
December 27th, 2019, 8:51 pm
Forum: Chitter chatter happens here
Topic: Will these changes to VED and the Type Approval Requirement mean more demountables in the UK
Replies: 0
Views: 128

Will these changes to VED and the Type Approval Requirement mean more demountables in the UK

Sorry if that was a somewhat long-winded title, but this legislation and the possible consequences appear to have slipped through without being taken on board. Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) for new motorhomes Currently, most newly registered motorhomes pay Light goods vehicles (TC39) Vehicle Excise Duty...
by kernowjon
December 27th, 2019, 12:14 pm
Forum: Chitter chatter happens here
Topic: Greetings...
Replies: 1
Views: 99

Re: Greetings...

Great video :D
Jon
by kernowjon
December 27th, 2019, 11:17 am
Forum: Chitter chatter happens here
Topic: Walter King - the original demountable
Replies: 4
Views: 341

Re: Walter King - the original demountable

Now i know nothing of the history of demountables but seeing this advert & reading Martin's reply & coincidentally reading an article on facebook that mention's "and eventually bought a vintage 1978 GMC Kingsley." https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-48405631?fbclid=IwAR1cdOKxfGdZNDMktHy_NJvQ...
by kernowjon
November 16th, 2019, 1:14 pm
Forum: 80's campers
Topic: 80'sTischer & Tandy (and other) campers
Replies: 21
Views: 16779

Re: 80'sTischer & Tandy (and other) campers

Re the Starcraft here is a picture of one stripped down, (body off) showing the twin axle rear chassis.
istarcraft chassis.jpg
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Jon