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  1. ozpatrick
    Is there anywhere I could get the EU spec's for trailers? Pat
  2. paulb33
    07-05-2012 09:53 AM
    paulb33
    Hi Dave. Your Overlander looks amazing....and is just what I'm hoping to achieve for my young family. So, I'm just embarking on this journey and would love to ask a few questions. Are you available to connect? My email is paul.bridges@parexel.com.
    Cheers,
    Paul (Penarth, UK)
  3. Mulligan
    08-07-2010 01:33 AM
    Mulligan
    Hi Dave, thanks for quick response, The one i'm keen on is down near Newquay, a Guy called duncan is selling it, its got new floors, cleaned and painted chassis, new insulation, original working windows, etc etc ... we saw a 25ft one the other day and felt it was too small, for a family of 4 and large dog !!! and it needed lots of work as it stood the guy wanted 19k (btw the Ambassador is totally clear inside, ie blank canvas ) 1 thing i'm unsure about it the electric brakes, i keep getting conflicting views, 1 saying keep it and get brake controller fitted to tow car, the other says go for full EU conversion ?? whar are you doing ? let me know when you're back and i'll send link to the AS i'm considering. my email is tmulligan@ukf.net best reagard and have good week Tim
  4. Mulligan
    08-06-2010 11:13 AM
    Mulligan
    Hi Dave, See your busy with your AS, if you've time ? i'm looking for advice on buying a ambassador 29ft, what bad point should i look for ? regards Tim Kettering Uk
  5. NorCal Bambi
    Howdy Dave, Thanks for the look at the SketchUp instruction. I'd love to see some of your work. Also like more info on tour trailer.
  6. 1956Safari
    Dave, Is that a 22 footer?
  7. cruiser54
    Hi Dave
    see my new floorplan in "Registry"....

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Posted 04-14-2011 at 04:21 AM by dave f Comments 0
Due to take her out this weekend for our first family weekend. Fingers crossed for warmer weather. Think we'll be staying close to home if we can find a friendly site nearby... perhaps on the Mendips. Left it late to sort out - typically.
Still waiting for curtains to be made, they won't be ready for the weekend so we'll rig up something temporary for a little privacy. I have to say she looks great even without touching her outer skin. People keep asking if I'm going to buff up the mirror...

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Posted 01-31-2011 at 02:56 PM by dave f Comments 0
A couple of answer to questions:

Flooring - 100% natural rubber tiles.
In the UK there are certainly quite a few suppliers online. Lead times for delivery can be really tiresome (no pun intended). I got plenty of samples, shopped around and found someone with stock. I've laid rubber floor myself and quite enjoyed it. Once laid and sealed, it can be buffed to a high shine and is very very durable. I love it.

Door edging - aluminium edge strip!
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Posted 01-17-2011 at 02:38 PM by dave f Comments 6
Just received these lovely pics from ARC. We're just missing a few finishing touches, retro curtains and a few cushions to make it feel cosy.

Bunk beds work really well, really happy with all the details. Great to see the old stove back in again too.

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Posted 01-09-2011 at 10:32 AM by dave f Comments 1
Just returned from month in New Zealand with my wife and daughters, including a very successful 10 days in a camper van so feeling much more confident about the prospect of using our trailer with all 6 of us crammed in there. Also now much happier about the camping-in-a-trailer regime. Although it definitely makes a difference having warm weather - North Island NZ was into a summer drought but when the rains came we were stuck in our camping a little more. But the kids still enjoyed it.
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Posted 05-13-2011 at 05:27 AM by dave f dave f is offline
Hi Dave
Looks...
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That is NICE!!!
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Incredible. I too want...
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