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Old 02-17-2014, 01:14 AM   #1
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Hi from sunny South Africa

Hi there,
My name is Johann and I'm from South Africa.
Just bought a 1963 Roamer Rand Fibreglass caravan:



These are becoming quite rare in SA, so I'm glad I got it.
Cheers,
Johann
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Old 02-17-2014, 06:17 AM   #2
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Hi Johann, very nice unit. Would love to see interior pics. What kind of vechicle do you use to tow it.

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Old 02-17-2014, 07:01 AM   #3
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Hi Rick,

Thanks, I will tow it with my Nissan Juke, but from time to time, also tow it with my 1975 VW Bus, almost restored (about 2 to 3 weeks TO GO) the VW Bus is the reason I bought it, it's period applicable, and light enough to tow with the 2.0 Aircooled engine.
I will take some interior pictures over the weekend, and post, here's one more from the outside:

It is small, only weighing in at 520kg

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Old 02-17-2014, 07:43 AM   #4
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-It is small, only weighing in at 520kg
Welcome to FGRV Johann,

How small is it?
Actual measurements would help us on the other side of the world understand it better. How big is the "add a room" or attached tent.

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Old 02-17-2014, 08:07 AM   #5
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Welcome Johann. Great looking unit.
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Old 02-17-2014, 08:19 AM   #6
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And some pix of it being towed by the VW. We tow our Uhaul with a Eurovan but hope someday to show it in VW shows with a '68 VW pickup.

Very cool and welcome!

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Old 02-17-2014, 09:44 AM   #7
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Hi all,
Thanks for the kind words and welcome-ing.
I bought it unseen, and will fetch it on Friday, from Johannesburg, which is about 200miles from me.
Once this is done, I will take some measurements as well as pictures of the interior.
Thanks,
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Old 02-17-2014, 11:00 AM   #8
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Lekker!
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Old 02-17-2014, 11:24 AM   #9
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That is lovely - I can't wait to see more photos.
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Old 02-18-2014, 12:36 AM   #10
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Lekker!
Lekker man, LEKKER!!!!!
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welcome, johann. sure looks to be in great shape! can't wait to see the interior photos. we had a VW vanagon many years ago and really enjoyed camping in it. i bet you'll have some wonderful adventures to share with us.
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Old 02-18-2014, 09:19 AM   #12
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Love these overseas rigs!! The lines are so graceful to me.
Yes, please do post us some interior pics!
I am envious!!
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Old 02-25-2014, 06:07 AM   #13
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Fetching my new Caravan

As stated before, went to fetch the caravan on Friday, and it is NEAT!!!!!

Will take some interior pics in due course, and will post with some detailed measurements and info, as well as keep you updated on the redo of the interior.
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Old 03-02-2014, 11:43 PM   #14
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Interior pics - some...

Hi all,

Just a couple of interior pics to get you all back on my case:
The double bed arrangement:

The full lenght cupboard:

A interior gas lamp light.... as it is not connected anymore and converted to AC, I'm thinking of moving it to the outside as a porch light:

That's all for now.
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