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Tech talk

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The Technical Team at the Club holds a wealth of information and much of it is distilled in these pages.

If you’re looking for the right tyre for your motorhome or need to find a gas cylinder to use on the Continent, the chances are you will find the answer here.

Team members Ian Hewlett and Iain Geddes have both been active campers and caravanners since childhood. Now they regularly test cars and are involved in the Club’s annual Tow Car Awards. They also try out tents, trailer tents, caravans and motorhomes for the magazine’s On Test section and in their own time enjoy their own camping holidays.

Whether your question is about matching a tow car and caravan, how to use an electric hook-up or finding spares to repair your tent, you are likely to find the answer in these pages. But if not, you can ask the team by clicking below.

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  • I store my caravan at home. Can I leave its heater on?

    You could, but you’ll be surprised just how much your electricity bill will go up through the winter. Read more »

  • I want to add an external locker door. Is this something I can do myself?

    Practical people can undertake tasks such as this with care. However, if your caravan or motorhome has a current body integrity warranty then seek advice from your dealer. Read more »

  • Why are the gas spanners sold in camping shops so short?

    Thankfully most gas fittings for domestic use are clip-on. However the popular propane bottles found in camping retailers have a left-hand screw thread. Read more »