Winter Living in Arctic Sweden

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Re: Winter Living in Arctic Sweden

Postby sabconsulting » September 19th, 2016, 8:53 pm

OK, I've put a question on this thread - let's see who answers:

http://forums.woodalls.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/29043262/p/1.cfm

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Re: Winter Living in Arctic Sweden

Postby sabconsulting » September 20th, 2016, 10:23 pm

OK, lots of answer and further questions in the above rv.net link.

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Please take a look.

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Re: Winter Living in Arctic Sweden

Postby David Fellowes » September 21st, 2016, 12:25 pm

Two schools of thought on this one definitely, certainly got the guys over there talking at least
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Re: Winter Living in Arctic Sweden

Postby mjb666 » September 21st, 2016, 4:09 pm

Rather them than me! The comments on the Forum make very interesting reading & as someone suggested, it will make a good blog. Can't wait to read it.
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Re: Winter Living in Arctic Sweden

Postby sabconsulting » September 21st, 2016, 8:05 pm

There was a link in the rv.net thread to insp1505's arctic preparations. Most won't be able to see the link because rv.net is blocked to those outside the US. Here is the same thread via a different portal:

http://forums.woodalls.com//forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/24714539.cfm

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Re: Winter Living in Arctic Sweden

Postby sabconsulting » September 21st, 2016, 8:14 pm

PS - worth picking up the points Silversand raises. He (Derek) is a friend of mine who lives on a mountain outside Montreal where it is -20c and lower for a good chunk of the year. He is also a weather specialist. You may recall we did a camping tour of New England with him last year. He has a lot of specialist knowledge about rain forest survival and gets employed as a consultant for such - not that that really helps Chris much :mrgreen:

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Re: Winter Living in Arctic Sweden

Postby cthodgson » October 18th, 2016, 2:28 pm

I've finally had time to catch up with this - it makes a really interesting read, especially all the US 'you're going to die' answers.

There's a lot of food for thought, and I'll have a good think about some of the suggestions. I seem to be running out of time and too many jobs still to do. And still no truck. Tis all getting a bit fraught :lol:
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Re: Winter Living in Arctic Sweden

Postby Alexd » October 20th, 2016, 6:53 pm

Well it sounds an interesting trip/job you're embarking on whats the latest on the ranger, I had heard they have cooling issues on (some models)
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Re: Winter Living in Arctic Sweden

Postby derestrictor » October 24th, 2016, 9:02 pm

Don't listen to (them) they probably don't know where Swedeland is anyway :D

any news on the ford yet, they're normally quite good aren't they?
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Re: Winter Living in Arctic Sweden

Postby wonkywheel » June 12th, 2017, 7:32 pm

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