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Can I expect a dry van for £2k?

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Fizzy81 Thu 17-Mar-16 21:46:11

Just that really?

We're looking for our first van.

loubielou31 Tue 22-Mar-16 16:53:44


Soapmaker34 Fri 25-Mar-16 18:21:34

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honeyroar Mon 28-Mar-16 03:13:26

Yes. Our first caravan cost £1000 and did 4yrs dry, our latest one was £1750 and is dry too. It's survived a very wet pennine winter outdoors without problems.

We have friends with much newer, more expensive vans that have had more damp. I think older things were better made sometimes.

But you do need to have a good look before buying.

gingeroots Mon 28-Mar-16 10:00:17

Of course you can .We bought a very old ( 1970's ) Sprite for £70 and it's still dry .

jaketweeneyistooadvancedfor2 Tue 29-Mar-16 14:42:51

Of course you can - ours is an old '98 5 berth, originally priced at 2.2k and I beat him down to 1.8k. First thing we did was get it serviced (as we're new to all this) and it got a completely dry bill of health. I'm not brilliant at this but I'd say trust your nose and prod around windows, in cupboards etc to feel for soft spots.

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