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#1 MEG55

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Posted 17 February 2010 - 10:21 PM

Please advise me on what extra's are required if we book onto a super pitch?? We normaly would use standard pitch.

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Posted 17 February 2010 - 11:42 PM

super pitch usualy has
TV ariel socket,need a TV cable extension
grey waste water drain.make sure you have about 5-6 meters of waste pipe as it is not very often the grids for grey waste are next to the van.
fresh water tap.you will need the aqua roll extension hose with auto fill to fully appreciate a super pitch,about 30/35.00 ,
I have heard some super sites also have an elsan for the loo.yet to see one my self.
hope this helps

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Posted 18 February 2010 - 02:57 AM

not that many super or serviced pitches around in this country unless i have been to the wrong sites.Seem more poular on some of the french sites where they are sometimes called grand comfort.As slim says waste pipe & a mains adapter, the float type you put in a 40ltr aquaroll cost about £15 on ebay

Edited by stuey, 18 February 2010 - 03:01 AM.


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Posted 18 February 2010 - 08:46 AM

All the pitches on our CL are super pitches, with hardstandings, and we also supply a length of hose to connect to your van for the grey water. We have satellite hook up and Wi-Fi included.
As we are not far from you, why not come and have a look around for yourself?

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Posted 18 February 2010 - 10:12 AM

not that many super or serviced pitches around in this country unless i have been to the wrong sites.Seem more poular on some of the french sites where they are sometimes called grand comfort.As slim says waste pipe & a mains adapter, the float type you put in a 40ltr aquaroll cost about £15 on ebay



My OH was only saying last night she has booked us in on a site not sure which one as going to quite a few but the whole site is super pitches and in this country .



Dave

Edited by CommanderDave, 18 February 2010 - 10:13 AM.


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Posted 18 February 2010 - 01:37 PM

not that many super or serviced pitches around in this country unless i have been to the wrong sites.Seem more poular on some of the french sites where they are sometimes called grand comfort.As slim says waste pipe & a mains adapter, the float type you put in a 40ltr aquaroll cost about 15 on ebay


A Torbeck float valve is about 6 from Screwfix. Drill the cap the accept the valve

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Posted 18 February 2010 - 02:08 PM

My OH was only saying last night she has booked us in on a site not sure which one as going to quite a few but the whole site is super pitches and in this country .



Dave


they are around then

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Posted 23 July 2010 - 07:45 AM

they are around then


I have used serviced sites at Damage Barton but these are only waste water and mains water. 3x 2mtr. sections are dependant on where your waste outlets are fitted. My outlets are to the rear.
I made up 1-1/4" pipes with flexible caravan drain links to pushfit black rubber waste reducers (1-1/4"x 3/4") which allows it all to be folded up, this connects then to a three swept tee manifold (1-1/4")and caravan waste pipe plugs into the caravan waste. All it needs now is a big 5" tube with screw on caps to be mounted transversly under the van to make transporting easier.

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Posted 23 July 2010 - 03:07 PM

The C. C. site at Chatsworth as some serviced pitches, TV hook up, waste waterdrain, freshwater connection elsan empting point
Used them a few times, but get booked up quick

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Posted 23 July 2010 - 03:20 PM

Please advise me on what extra's are required if we book onto a super pitch??

Wearing your pants on the outside & using the telephone box for getting changed :D

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Posted 23 July 2010 - 09:00 PM

Just finished two weeks touring Northern Ireland. using five sites where all the pitches were super (or serviced) pitches as standard. According to the N.I. Tourist Board's camp sites list virtually every site has 100% serviced pitches.
Stopped at the CC Low Park Wood site in Cumbria on the way back. Had reserved a standard pitch as the serviced pitches were all booked. Arrived on site and obtained a serviced pitch because of cancellations/no shows.

I have three 2m lengths and several 300mm/450mm lengths of 30mm black plastic waste pipe with selection of push on 45 and 90 bends for the grey water disposal. It is surprisingly light and easier to clean than flexi hose. Made a rack in the front locker with 30mm pipe clips so all retained tidily and out of the way.

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Posted 24 July 2010 - 01:04 PM

Just finished two weeks touring Northern Ireland. using five sites where all the pitches were super (or serviced) pitches as standard. According to the N.I. Tourist Board's camp sites list virtually every site has 100% serviced pitches.
Stopped at the CC Low Park Wood site in Cumbria on the way back. Had reserved a standard pitch as the serviced pitches were all booked. Arrived on site and obtained a serviced pitch because of cancellations/no shows.

I have three 2m lengths and several 300mm/450mm lengths of 30mm black plastic waste pipe with selection of push on 45 and 90 bends for the grey water disposal. It is surprisingly light and easier to clean than flexi hose. Made a rack in the front locker with 30mm pipe clips so all retained tidily and out of the way.



I like that idea Beejay. Nice job.

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Posted 24 July 2010 - 05:52 PM

fresh water tap.you will need the aqua roll extension hose with auto fill to fully appreciate a super pitch,about 30/35.00 ,
I have heard some super sites also have an elsan for the loo.yet to see one my self.
hope this helps


Aqua roll valves on fleabay for 16.00

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Posted 24 July 2010 - 06:47 PM

We have a superpitch hose, with pressure reducer. Just plug in and no need for pump to work. It's made by the same company who make the fixing on the van.

EDIT It is Truma Ultraflo

Edited by discoverydriver, 24 July 2010 - 06:49 PM.


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Posted 24 July 2010 - 08:07 PM

Aqua roll valves on fleabay for £16.00


deleted: wrong post

Edited by beejay, 24 July 2010 - 08:08 PM.


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Posted 24 July 2010 - 08:10 PM

I have heard some super sites also have an elsan for the loo



Used a site near Perpignan, France which had brick built toilet "cabins" with own water, waste and toilet on each pitch.

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Posted 24 July 2010 - 08:30 PM

We have a superpitch hose, with pressure reducer. Just plug in and no need for pump to work. It's made by the same company who make the fixing on the van.

EDIT It is Truma Ultraflo


you can really lose water pressure using hose with a pressure reducer. Far cheaper and retain your water pressure to use the aqua roll valve

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Posted 25 July 2010 - 07:30 AM

It does have less pressure but seems to work ok.

Edited by discoverydriver, 25 July 2010 - 07:48 AM.


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Posted 25 July 2010 - 01:11 PM

A site near me used to deliver a newspaper on their service pitches free of charge every morning .


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Posted 28 July 2010 - 10:05 AM

I have used serviced sites at Damage Barton but these are only waste water and mains water. 3x 2mtr. sections are dependant on where your waste outlets are fitted. My outlets are to the rear.
I made up 1-1/4" pipes with flexible caravan drain links to pushfit black rubber waste reducers (1-1/4"x 3/4") which allows it all to be folded up, this connects then to a three swept tee manifold (1-1/4")and caravan waste pipe plugs into the caravan waste. All it needs now is a big 5" tube with screw on caps to be mounted transversly under the van to make transporting easier.

I have made the pipe connections much easier using a 1-1/4" Magiflex pushfit flexible connector. Pipe lengths are now 1mtr.
long with a flexible in between. A 6 mtr. length now fits, folded in a zigzag, on the back wall of my front locker easily

Edited by gumdrop, 28 July 2010 - 10:06 AM.





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