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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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  • Is it better to have a bike rack on the front or the back of a caravan?

    Generally we’d prefer to see cycle racks on the front A-frame structure of a caravan. Read more »

  • Can I use a domestic microwave on a normal electric hook-up?

    Normally you should have enough power available as most of the Club’s site network has 16A connections. Read more »

  • Can the 12V DC part of my three-way fridge run on a battery?

    In theory it could, but it will drain a typical auxiliary or leisure battery very quickly. Read more »