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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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  • What is the electric hook-up rating on Club Sites?

    Most electric hook-ups are rated at 16A. There are a few with lower ratings and this is now highlighted in the campsite’s SiteSeeker listing, in the ‘worth noting’ section. Read more »

  • I am used to towing a caravan but have just bought a motorhome. Are the weight distribution principles the same?

    Broadly yes, ideally you keep heavier items lower down where possible and over or in between the axles. Read more »

  • There seem to be several types of awning on the market. Which is best?

    There isn’t really a best type, though there are many variations to suit different needs and budgets. Read more »