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6 years ago
BBQ, charcoal or gas?
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Sorry guys, but if it's gas its a grill, not a barbecue. I have a gas thing and it is quick, easy and convenient. It is also the only option in French sites where they are worried about bush fires. BUT, it grills the food and you don't get that proper woody flavour. However, I'm with ao680271…

6 years ago
Flag Poles
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There are probably a zillion rules regarding flag poles all saying '"No You Can't." That's the beauty of caravanning, a chance to get away all the petty bureaucracy of everyday life. However, the flag poles you see most are usually telescopic poles originally intended for people who t…

6 years ago
Aerial
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I live on the south coast and reception can be a bit variable, especially in Summer and despite the shift to digital. It depends where you are, but in Sussex the best option is the transmitter on the Isle of Wight and even at home we need an amplifier that wouldn't look out of place at an ELO conc…

6 years ago
Satellite TV
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The satellite for caravans site is very good. It makes a change for someone, who seems to know what they are talking about, to write in an understandable manner. I use a Manhattan satellite finder that I bought from RoadPro a year or two back and it never fails me. This has the advantage of b…

6 years ago
electric tariffs
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Going back to Billy's post, yes, that is a good point. Especially when a fairly small solar panel can provide the same amount of electricity. To follow on Bessy's post, the difference is whether or not it is metered. Even the caravan storage yard where I was keeping our caravan had to charge…