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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:12 am 
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I've been thinking of this ever since I got my Sprinter back in 2006. The sprinter was just a tad tall for parking garages, however, but it introduced me to the wonders of a diesel drivetrain. A fine van, right up until I got rearended , pushed up a steep embankment, and rolled over. It seemed like the Dream was dead at that point.
My life really took a turn for the crapper.

But now another vehicle is along and with it a company that converts them to accommodate 2-3 and bikes pretty easily. Seems pretty thrifty, too.
What are your guys thoughts on this?
Link; https://www.reconcampers.com/package-options

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:42 am 
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Impressive.

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The work stand in the rear door is a fantastic idea!

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 5:15 pm 
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Love it, buy it Ray, buy it.


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Welp, I think I will, as soon as the Recon folks start taking orders again. They're upgrading their production capacity DT being swamped with orders.
Time to wait it out.
They don't seem to even have a waiting list.

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Looks sweet Ray!
Don't know enough about the Nissan vans to comment.
After two biking/camping weekends became washouts, and everything I owned got soaked, I too have been enviously eyeing these van conversions. :oops:
https://www.aluminess.com/
To avoid parking garage height encounters - this would be a second vehicle.
Best of luck, and please keep us posted.


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I didn't end up buying one on account of it would cost about 15-20% of my retirement money. Now it will cost more the 20% of that money. But I think I'm gonna get it anyway. Life is too short, guys, and I don't have enough dough to last us anyway, so why not just do something that's gonna make me happy? Her, not so much. But I could be dead in five years, maybe her too. So, why not?
If worse comes to worse, which it might, at least we will have a tiny space to call our own and sleep in.

I been thinking this, and tonight I was collecting what travel bags I have that are not destroyed by mold, when another omen popped up. I'd divested myself of all my coyote pelts but one, and it was such a fine specimen that I put it away in a safe place. Too safe. I just found it tonight. I have always intended to make it a wind pennant, like my ancestors did with their wolf pelts. So Im gonna do that with this one, taken from a fine male that I actually had to finish of with my knife as the.22 pellet didn't do the job instantly, like it should have.

And right after that, I saw a box that looks a lot like a cremains cardboard box. I thought, "whose ashes could those be"? I had them all accounted for or scattered. Turned out to be the brand new Crank Bros. Mallet Enduro pedals, that I though I lost. Fine fine pedals. Puttin' them on tomorrow before I load up for the drive to Mt. Laguna.
I have a strong feeling tonight that the "nature of things" are about to reveal themselves to me. Magical Thinking at its' finest!
Stay tuned to Uncle Ray's Magical Mystery Tour!

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By that train of logic, you need to hump her more, ride your bike more, and go get that RV ASAP.


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As always, wise advice, Mr. Magura. Now, if I could only get her to touch other than with a punch.

I still rue the day when I taught her how to make a proper fist.

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Make sure you post pictures....... ;)

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I'm still counting the nickels, Norton.......

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Norton refered to the punching......


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I like to focus on the non-violence, unless I'm teaching someone or something how to fight.
And I told my current teacher that I ain't like that anymore...............

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:clap: :D

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Well, I did just break a guys' knee. He'd thrown a straight right right at my forehead, no warning. So his knee got busted up in more than one place. It ain't my fault.
gotta go tode stoh......

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