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Brockett goes west (again)!
« on: April 21, 2019, 14:33:59 »
Always a pleasure Dave  :thumb:

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Re: Brockett goes west (again)!
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2019, 14:37:43 »
is that a C3 Picasso ?? if not what is it ?

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Re: Brockett goes west (again)!
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2019, 16:10:27 »
Fix It Again Tomorrow Doblo or Duplo.

It runs on celery chips likes it's keeper apparently...
To be happy, I don't need private helicopters,a Florida house or a yacht. I'm fine with my motorcycle,a trip to a forest in Bavaria and some lunch money.

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Re: Brockett goes west (again)!
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2019, 16:50:21 »
hmm,,  I'm liking the set up. I'm guessing the car is the bedroom.?? Brockett is the awning designed and bought for the car ? or is it just a camping aid you have used for your purpose

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Re: Brockett goes west (again)!
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2019, 19:05:30 »
Hello Dave, you got bloody lucky with the weather :thumb:
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Re: Brockett goes west (again)!
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2019, 20:33:50 »
Brockett organises the weather. Luck has nothing to do with it...
Old enough to know better, but still too young to care...

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Re: Brockett goes west (again)!
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2019, 21:23:49 »
Too right I don't, nice to see my sir name starting with a capital as it should, and for once I'm exonerated..

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Re: Brockett goes west (again)!
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2019, 22:14:59 »
The weather has been great.
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Re: Brockett goes west (again)!
« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2019, 22:58:10 »
That's a fine looking bike park, I must get over to your campsite, though my weekends are taken up running around after my lass who competes in ultra running.

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Re: Brockett goes west (again)!
« Reply #9 on: April 22, 2019, 23:29:46 »
@Tusker. The Car is a FIAT DOBLO . Rear seats removed. I made a platform with a hinged flap. Move the passenger seat forward and drop the flap for a 6ft6 bed. I have not fitted it out as a camper. So it is just a metal tent. The Awning is a SWIFT VAN 260 CANOPY. Look for them on Ebay. Cost around £85. I used box section alloy tube bolted onto the roof bat fixtures and then pop riveted the awning rail onto it. There is still some tweaks that could be done but it's enough for a table and chair to sit out of the sun or rain and cook on a little stove.
This doesn't last forever, so do it while you can.

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Re: Brockett goes west (again)!
« Reply #10 on: April 23, 2019, 06:16:32 »
@Brocket, excellant solution for when tents just don't do it anymore  :old: :old:.  ingenious.

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Re: Brockett goes west (again)!
« Reply #11 on: April 23, 2019, 09:58:14 »
As inspired by another forum member "650XT Pete"
This doesn't last forever, so do it while you can.

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Re: Brockett goes west (again)!
« Reply #12 on: April 23, 2019, 18:44:48 »
:vanping:
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