Dogmobile 3 The Camper

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Dogmobile 3 The Camper

Post by Doggy » Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:29 am

Finally stopped dithering and bought one, picking it up this Thursday. This here's a Concorde Charisma 2 890M

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In a perfect world it would be LHD, manual and have a drop down bed over the front seats, (none of which boxes it ticks). but it's taken an age to locate one in good nick at a sensible* price. It's currently only a 2 berth, but does have a 5.5m awning and safari room, (tent wot attaches to the awning).
Underpinnings are Iveco 3.0 170bhp 6-speed semi-auto, twin rear axle with diff lock/air suspension, 31k miles.

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Post by steve_earwig » Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:45 pm

My heavens, that looks plush :shock:
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Re: Dogmobile 3 The Camper

Post by GingerMagic » Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:18 pm

That does look rather lovely inside - although I would advise you to use the shower once you are stationary...
Enjoy it, go exploring 8)
I'm sure the tractor drivers will appreciate someone else causing queues of traffic for a change....
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Re: Dogmobile 3 The Camper

Post by Welly » Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:05 am

Bejesus, look at the size of it! which begs the question, where will you keep it?

I approve btw, I can see why you've gone for that one and how cool are those Captain's Chairs I don't think I'd ever tire of spinning them round :oops:
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Re: Dogmobile 3 The Camper

Post by Doggy » Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:45 pm

It's 'only' 9m /29'6" long. Some of the Yank RV's I tried to fall in love with were around 35'
Nearest storage site with space / adequate security is at Deeping St James. :roll:
Hoping next year I can moor it in central France and do the first/final 500 miles each way in the car, saving on fuel and ferry costs.
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Re: Dogmobile 3 The Camper

Post by mjb » Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:07 pm

Doggy wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:45 pm
Hoping next year I can moor it in central France and do the first/final 500 miles each way in the car, saving on fuel and ferry costs.
Presumably you'd need to bring it back to the UK once a year for an MOT?
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Re: Dogmobile 3 The Camper

Post by dirtydirtydiesel » Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:25 pm

That looks sweet pal 8)
Guess it won't just be me causing a queue then :lol:

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Re: Dogmobile 3 The Camper

Post by Doggy » Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:42 pm

mjb wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:07 pm
Presumably you'd need to bring it back to the UK once a year for an MOT?
Yes - MOT, service and perhaps the odd trip in the UK
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Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:25 pm
That looks sweet pal 8)
Guess it won't just be me causing a queue then :lol:
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Re: Dogmobile 3 The Camper

Post by jasper5 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:21 pm

Looks fabulous :)

I have one of those pull out awnings that fit onto the side of a caravan/motor home for sale if anyone needs one :cheesy:

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