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Old 09-14-2013, 04:30 PM   #3076
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I saw Scott Redding the Moto2 rider has one of these. I love this layout http://www.scsporthomes.com/sporttourer.php
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Old 09-14-2013, 08:03 PM   #3077
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So, are you not taking the bike then?
Kris: correct. As the trip got bumped to so late in the season the van is going to be much more comfortable. We'll be camping close to 10,000 feet so there is a good chance it'll get below freezing overnight this time of year.

The Sprinter's Espar heater keeps it whatever temp we want :gettingold:

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Old 09-14-2013, 11:12 PM   #3078
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Kris: correct. As the trip got bumped to so late in the season the van is going to be much more comfortable. We'll be camping close to 10,000 feet so there is a good chance it'll get below freezing overnight this time of year.

The Sprinter's Espar heater keeps it whatever temp we want :gettingold:



(I meant the bicycle...You said the van was loaded, but the bike was left out...I was being a smartass....apparently with no success.)
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Old 09-14-2013, 11:19 PM   #3079
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(I meant the bicycle...You said the van was loaded, but the bike was left out...I was being a smartass....apparently with no success.)
that was so bad I can see a hammer coming in the other place...
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Old 09-16-2013, 11:36 AM   #3080
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Last nights campsite was a tight fit :-)




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Old 09-16-2013, 07:28 PM   #3081
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Old 09-16-2013, 08:22 PM   #3082
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Wow! That's frickin awesome!

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Old 09-16-2013, 09:40 PM   #3083
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Wow! That's frickin awesome!
No, it's not awesome.

Geek, you suck.
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Old 09-17-2013, 12:28 PM   #3084
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Nice! You need to start thinking about an epic trip (Denver to Tierra del fuego?) with your bride, bikes, Yeti and Sprinter.

Do it as a photo/video blog expedition with private sat-chats for hard core arm chair travelers, funded through kickstarter!

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Old 09-17-2013, 12:30 PM   #3085
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Nice! You need to start thinking about an epic trip (Denver to Tierra del fuego?) with your bride, bikes, Yeti and Sprinter.

Do it as a photo/video expedition with sat-chats for hard core arm chair travelers, funded through kickstarter!

I volunteer to be your photographer. I've seen your photographs, Ed, you need a photographer along if the kickstarter backers are going to be pleased.

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Old 09-17-2013, 12:46 PM   #3086
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I volunteer to be your photographer. I've seen your photographs, Ed, you need a photographer along if the kickstarter backers are going to be pleased.


I'll be along as the pilot.


I'm fully aware that this expedition does not have any aircraft, so my duties will be primarily the drinking variety.

Get on it Ed.
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Old 09-17-2013, 07:04 PM   #3087
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With friends like you guys... do I get to come along on my adventure?



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Old 09-17-2013, 08:39 PM   #3088
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With friends like you guys... do I get to come along on my adventure?



We'll think about it, but only if you are good.
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Old 09-19-2013, 12:53 AM   #3089
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With friends like you guys... do I get to come along on my adventure?



I'm not going to take a picture of myself while pissing.

Plus, it's a well known fact that a drunk photographer is a good photographer.
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Old 09-27-2013, 08:00 AM   #3090
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Great van.

Hunting around the internet for Econoline swivel seat bases, I found my way to this thread. A lot of planning and work went into this project, and it shows. The thing looks great!

It's a pretty long thread to shift through, but discovering the existence of a Rivet-Nut tool, and the 8020 railing system alone was worth sorting through it. Especially the Rivet-Nut tool. That is a perfect, and elegant solution to building out or customizing vehicles.

With respect to interior lighting, you were considering installing recessed LED lamps. It's too late for this now because those cabinets look great, but an alternative for future builders considering a similar path, would be to use a translucent privacy screen similar to what's in this picture:



The advantage of going this route is it would probably make the interior feel more spacious, but also those LED strings could be installed inside of the cabinets as the general house lights. I've got a string in my cargo van, and let me tell you, they are VERY bright.

Anyways, like I said, great job on this project. I, like many I'm sure, am curious to know the final tally for all the modifications.
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