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    Birdwatching, travelling.
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    Volvo XC60
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    Bailey Unicorn 4 Cabrera

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  1. Bobsandy

    Unicorn 4 Handbrake Lever

    It does. But I’d ring the supplier first just in case! Just had a look on the Alko site that Silverback posted and I’d give them a call so you can confirm it’s correct.
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    Unicorn 4 Handbrake Lever

    Our 2018 Cabrera has a button. And is red and black.
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    Unicorn 4 Vigo

    We had a U3 Valencia and couldn’t decide between U4 Vigo and Cabrera. In the end chose Cabrera because a (small) weight upgrade was available. Over 9 weeks away in it so far and are still very pleased with it. No issues with build quality. Obviously things aren’t the same as the U3 but that’s the same whenever you change. Alde heating seems more efficient, pull out bed works for us. Pushed back during the day. Some find small knobs on kitchen drawers difficult, you can add handles if you want. Miss the front shelf but you soon adapt.
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    Bailey caravans - absence of front locker

    Ajgalaxy I don’t know why you keep going on about additional radiator. This was Unicorn 2 and I’d say the majority of owners found the washroom warm enough. Adding the radiator was in addition to the heated towel rail and subsequent Unicorns had the radiator fitted. Personally, I’d never buy a van without Alde heating having had it, it’s quiet, efficient and heats the whole van evenly. We caravan all year round and last year went to Nordkapp. Even in June we woke to 2” snow but didn’t realise until we opened the blinds as we were warm inside.
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    Bailey caravans - absence of front locker

    You can reach both cylinders to switch them on or off easily. You do need to remove the left cyl if you want to remove the right one. I have a changeover valve and use the left cyl as the primary then when it’s empty it can be removed for refill/exchange. I use Safefill cyls by the way as we rally off grid a lot.
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    Bailey caravans - absence of front locker

    Ajgalaxy your senator Wyoming is a twin axle. All unicorn twin axles have a large fridge freezer but that is too large and heavy for a single axle. A single axle senator had a smaller fridge than the tall thin fridge you refer to.
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    Bailey caravans - absence of front locker

    Agree with Mr Plodd. Our Unicorn has the “tall,thin fridge” which has a higher capacity than any other single axle Uk van and makes better use of the capacity. Other uk manufacturers and also some German vans fit it. We love the big window, especially in winter.
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    Bailey Pursuit Series II Safety Recall

    Has anyone contacted a car manufacturer? I’m sure even if you could you’d be referred to a retail garage. Bailey is no different.
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    Baileys ARE now “one piece chassis”

    No, just grp
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    SDA I think you’ll find there is no allowance for a battery unless you are referring to the payload not miro. Mover is probably 32kg in fact.
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    Switching lights on/off

    There are individual switches for all the main lights. Try by the door for your front lights. Our Cabrera has a double light switch near the tv point.
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    Bailey Service Record

    Benwickrambler, was the van new or secondhand? Our U4 came with an A5 manual with service record part at the back.
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    Noisy thetford toilet pump

    On our first outing we became aware that the flush pump on our U4 Cabrera seemed very loud. As we were on a rally we compared with other U4’s which were much quieter. We’ve had the pump replaced but wondered if anyone else has experienced this issue.
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    2018 Unicorn 4 Cartagena

    We’ve just had our two square roof light blinds in our U4 dealt with by our dealer as they were tight. The plastic cross bar that you push/pull can be marginally too long and a slight chamfer cures it. Tested ok but not had van out since. They said they’d had this on other vans.
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    Bailey caravans - absence of front locker

    Agree with Daveat92, just different. We had concerns when we were changing but haven’t found it a problem. Baileys are pre wired for a mover by the way. Every time you change your van things have to go in different places, inside and out.