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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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We often have customers who have old none working satellite systems on their roofs who are wanting to upgrade to something new / operational. This is possible and if done correctly has no issues. Firstly you unscrew / unbolt the main system. You then carefully try and separate the sealant holding the waterproof gland and … Continue reading Now you see it, Now you don’t – Removing a satellite system from a Motorhome

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We finally got around to mounting some of our certifications & accreditations on the wall this morning. HNC Engineering Truma Trained Alde Trained City & Guilds ACoPs Gas Competent Teleco Trained Telair Trained BPW Chassis Trained Dometic Trained If you intend to have someone work on your pride and joy, check to

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We are now selling the brand new RV1 Satellite Dome from KVH. This very neat and compact dome is in motion capable so allows watching TV whilst on the move (if not in tunnels and with clear line of sight to the satellite) Its ultra compact size will allow us to install on vans where

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It isn’t only motorhomes and caravans we work on here at Outdoorbits, we also sometimes get called upon to work on the real Biggies, This particular customer we met on our recent mapping trip into Europe. He had a problem with his KVH dome and after finding the were fairly close to our location they … Continue reading Big or small, we work on them all!

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Halogen lights have been around in the motorhome / caravan industry for decades and work well but their lifespan is limited as anyone who has had to replace them periodically knows whereas Led lights can last an amazing 60,000 hours. Halogen bulbs are also energy thirsty and use far more battery power than their led … Continue reading Out go the halogens and in come the Leds