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    Talking Got my Caravan!

    Got my Caravan and will need to go and test it the end of this month on a camping trip

    Just wanted to share a few pic's.

    It's a 1981 Sprite Sprint

    Cheers
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    Chris

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    Caravaning is a great lifestyle! Enjoy!


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    She looks great. Enjoy her. Many happy camping trips.
    Your dog posing there. Wheels wetted yet?
    Remember not towing over 100km/ph.
    You young cowboys with V8s

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    Thanks Family D

    I will post some pic's of the inside as soon as I get them of my dad's camera.

    She was really well looked after and Comet Caravans did a full service on her, also got a new ground sheet and a few little extra's we'll need for camping.

    Will be going to Malonjeni for her maiden voyage
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    Quote Originally Posted by theunsb View Post
    She looks great. Enjoy her. Many happy camping trips.
    Your dog posing there. Wheels wetted yet?
    Remember not towing over 100km/ph.
    You young cowboys with V8s
    Thanks Theuns

    Yes it's my dog, Wollie.
    He likes posing for the camera.
    He's been "fixed" so he never really got to the lifting the leg stage
    Being a pekingese even if he does it still goes straight down

    Yes with the V8 it didn't even feel like I was towing something!
    Chris

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    Welcome to the caravan brigade. Now for the modifications to suit your needs. Like this:
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    Very nice.
    No more Jeeps for me for a while.
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    Congrats! Enjoy the trip!
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    VERY NICE. That "old" van is in pretty good shape. I am sure you will enjoy it!!!

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    Welcome and enjoy the lifestyle ! Don't forget the blankets for Maljenny !! BBBrrrrrrr
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    GELUK, en veilige myle. Lekker kamp.

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    PLEASE take some more pics of the caravan inside and out and give more specs on it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jdjoubert View Post
    PLEASE take some more pics of the caravan inside and out and give more specs on it?
    Hi JD

    Sal more aand foto's opsit van binne.
    Watse tiepe spec's soek jy? Hopelik help die

    Dit weeg 520kg leeg en kan hom laai tot met 670kg as ek reg onthou.
    Dit het een dubel bed en 'n enkel bed aan die ander kant met 'n hangmat bo.
    Die yskas werk op 12v, 220v en gas.

    Hier is 'n paar wat ek gesien het op 'n google search:

    http://www.bidorbuy.co.za/item/15361...t_Caravan.html
    http://capetown.gumtree.co.za/c-Cars...AdIdZ223138092
    http://www.junkmail.co.za/v-pretoria...34QYEdQX201017


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    LEKKER. Geniet die karavaan en hoop jy het baie veilige kms.

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    As promised, here are some pic's of the inside.
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    Chris

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    WOW! Whoever the previous owner was, they took really good care of the caravan.

    Who made the new seat covers and curtains?

    And is that a A/C temp control in pic 2? Where is the AC hidden?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jdjoubert View Post
    WOW! Whoever the previous owner was, they took really good care of the caravan.

    Who made the new seat covers and curtains?

    And is that a A/C temp control in pic 2? Where is the AC hidden?
    Hi JD

    The seat covers are still the original seat covers.
    The bedding (pic 4) me and Swambo bought at Sheet Street I think.
    I guess the previous owners did the curtians,
    when looking at everything I'm under the impresion it was a "older" coupels caravan.

    It's a "eye" for a alarm, haven't figured out how it works yet
    Chris

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    Congrats on your "home away from home" ! She looks excellent ! It's great to see that some younger folks are still interested in the outdoor lifestyle. Just remember , caravanning is an addiction , once you start , theres just no way you'll want to give it up ! Enjoy your travels , and keep in mind that the holiday starts the moment you leave your driveway , so take it easy. Towing her is as much fun as "living" in her.

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    Oy! Clint not so much of the 'younger folks!' stuff. I am 34 and still firmly consider myself to be in that bracket....
    Jeez that 'van is in beautiful condition though. I am pretty sure the interior has been re-done. I seem to remember the finish on those van being quite a dark wood look.
    Then again, it is Monday morning and I have only had 1 cup of coffee so far...

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    Quote Originally Posted by clint hodge View Post
    Congrats on your "home away from home" ! She looks excellent ! It's great to see that some younger folks are still interested in the outdoor lifestyle. Just remember , caravanning is an addiction , once you start , theres just no way you'll want to give it up ! Enjoy your travels , and keep in mind that the holiday starts the moment you leave your driveway , so take it easy. Towing her is as much fun as "living" in her.
    Thanks Clint

    I've been camping since I can remember
    Swambo started when we met, she just had to

    Cheers
    Chris

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