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ayjay13

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Post by ayjay13 on Tue 26 Jun 2012, 10:20 pm

hi -newbie here-- ive had a dandy for about a year its a 1982 brown one , well due to moving to a new place i never got to go out in it Embarassed
well i have now-- ive just returned from a 2 day stay in portland /weymouth, all i can say is, the dandy was brilliant Very Happy the wind was a-blowin- but it was warm and cosy inside! cooked some food too
hope to talk with you folks about various things--ohh btw i tow my dandy in mt citreon 2cv
andy Smile
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Post by jake001 on Tue 26 Jun 2012, 10:35 pm

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Now that you have made your firrst trip I am sure you are raring to get into PVC again as quickly as possible lol!

Any questions/problems you may have there is always someone here with an answer, mostly right scratch
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Location : north east lincs

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Post by mike on Wed 27 Jun 2012, 6:05 am

hello everyone 1217042266 andy short one as camping with poor connection
Eilis
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Location : Lowestoft, Suffolk

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Post by Eilis on Wed 27 Jun 2012, 6:53 am

welcome Andy hello everyone 1066248140

always lots of information and advice available here, they are a knowledgeable bunch

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Post by Helen on Wed 27 Jun 2012, 7:29 am

Hi Andy hello everyone 1066248140 This year hasn't been a very good one for most campers but Dandy's stand up so well with bad weather conditions hello everyone 184121345
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Post by Owd Lad on Wed 27 Jun 2012, 9:07 am

hello everyone 1217042266 hello everyone 1066248140 Now you've experienced the benefits of Dandy v canvas tenting, bet you can't wait to get back out there. You can't beat a good blow and some rain to emphasise the good points of Dandying in the average British summer. After all, anyone can camp in glorious sunshine.

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ayjay13

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Post by ayjay13 on Wed 27 Jun 2012, 11:48 am

thanks for the welcome messages everyone Smile
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Post by MrsG on Wed 27 Jun 2012, 6:48 pm

Hi Ayjay & welcome to the forum!

What Dandy have you got? Interesting to hear you tow it with a little car!
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ayjay13

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Post by ayjay13 on Wed 27 Jun 2012, 7:59 pm

hi , its a brown one ,made in 1982, when i bought it last year it hadn,t been used for a long time
i erected it and found that it had all the pots and pans /cutlery-even a full bottle of gas&2 spare wheels Smile the dandy has been well maintained too theres some loose screws here&there but thats no problem i can do any jobs on it myself
i tow it in my 2cv it struggles a bit up hill tho!
i just leave the car in 3rd gear mostly
i,ll post some pics soon when i find out how Embarassed
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ayjay13

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Post by ayjay13 on Wed 27 Jun 2012, 8:06 pm

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ive removed the metal box as it weighed a ton!!
Helen
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Post by Helen on Wed 27 Jun 2012, 8:27 pm

I love the car ayjay hello everyone 184121345
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Post by Phoenix on Wed 27 Jun 2012, 10:10 pm

Hello and hello everyone 936075699 ayjay hello everyone 1066248140

We haven't been to Dorset for a while, we must put it on our to do list.

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zedcred

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Location : Bromham, Bedfordshire

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Post by zedcred on Wed 27 Jun 2012, 10:32 pm

That's fantastic, always wanted a 2CV. Making me smile Very Happy

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ayjay13

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Post by ayjay13 on Wed 27 Jun 2012, 11:09 pm

i tryed to post a link and a message but apparently i have to wait for 7 days to post a link- so 7 days it is Sad

ahh a thought Idea -- go to youtube
tap in "jeff hudspith steam bicycle"
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Post by Tow Itch on Thu 28 Jun 2012, 1:10 am

Well obviously the bicycle is the star, but look in at around about 33 seconds or so and it is to be seen that this man owns a Dandy also.
We need a Dandy equivalent to the Blue Peter Badge and one wants sending to Mr Hudspith immediately if not sooner.

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Post by Eilis on Thu 28 Jun 2012, 7:04 am

i quite agree

lovely vid to watch too Smile
Helen
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Post by Helen on Thu 28 Jun 2012, 8:06 am

Thanks for letting us know about the video it's excellent hello everyone 1710857839
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ayjay13

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Post by ayjay13 on Thu 28 Jun 2012, 10:49 am

thanks folks, jeff has just come back from europe he covered over 2500 miles in his citreon van, he exibits the bike and the steam gramaphone at different rallys there
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Post by Cazz on Mon 02 Jul 2012, 11:35 pm

Hello and hello everyone 1217042266 I love the car, a cool setup. hello everyone 1066248140
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