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About David Burley

David lives & breathes motorhomes, an ex Fulltimer who has years of experience living in a motorhome and now drawing on his Royal Navy Technical engineering background for installation work.
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Smartphones are here to stay and most customers in our workshop nowadays have a smartphone of sorts. Alongside these are the tablets which lots of motorhomers have tucked away inside their vans. We use a selection of smartphone apps to assist us in our role as fitters and many motorhome owners also have their favourite … Continue reading Best iPhone Apps for Motorhomers

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This seems to be a growing market with more and more enquiries about dash cams for motorhomes coming in, so we have updated our dash cams category with what we consider the optimal systems currently available. We have also added filters to our dash cams so you can easily filter relevant products. What are Dash … Continue reading Dash Cams for Motorhomes

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We have used this popular quick check of remote controls for years, but recently swapped to an iPhone 6 and suddenly it wouldn’t work/ After a bit of research, ok a LOT of research we realised that Apple removed the functionality for the rear lens to be able to detect IR beams a few models … Continue reading Using your mobile phone to check a remote control is transmitting

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Well it’s that time of year approaching, what gift can you buy for xmas for that special person in your life ? If they are a motorhome / caravan owner then we have the answer with our Motorhome Christmas Gifts section With plenty of pressies available to suit all budgets it’s one small thing towards … Continue reading Motorhome Christmas Gifts

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We had a customer in last week, he wanted us to run a new 12v supply to his television as his old one was “burnt out”. When the van arrived this is what we removed:- His mate, who was apparently an electrician had wired it into the light fitting for him using really thin cable, … Continue reading Don’t trust a mate to do it !

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In the workshop we have adopted a process that I took from my navy experience. On a ship losing a tool can mean much more than a simple inconvenience. Where it went becomes a huge issue if the system you are working on is a helicopter or a massive high power radar system with 1000s … Continue reading How organised are you ?