From van to camper van

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  1. Charlie - Minton

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    image.jpg Thought it might be better to post a few photos in sequence of our van conversion
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  2. Charlie - Minton

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    Looks to be a brilliant conversion.

    What previous experience did you have?
     
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    Thanks maison (y)
    I got a company called SK Motorhomes to do it for us.
    Sam & Kevin do everything in house we picked them after meeting up at the Harrogate show their attention to detail is brilliant(y)
     
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    Brilliant van, thanks for the photographs, enjoy (y)
     
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    You are going to enjoy that.

    We would. ( Envy)!!!(y)
     
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    :clap:nice one. looks like you picked the right people. we hope to see it at a meet.:envy:
     
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    That looks like a brilliant job, used to have a bay window type 2 VW transported with the same layout many many moons ago. You will get years of fun out of it.
     
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    That's a lovely conversion. They did a great job (y)
     
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    That is really nice mate.
    Beautiful conversion.
    Here's to wishing you many happy days (and nights !) travelling in it.
     
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    very bling:) quality looks good...
     
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    I love the glossy wood. The conversion looks great. They did a fab job. Bet you can't wait to get out on a trip in it. Is that a sparkly work surface too. I want one of those.
    Ralphs hard at it in Pug as I type. Dead jealous your all finished!
     
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    Nice van enjoy
     
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    Very nice. Many happy travels in it... :)
     
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    Really great conversion, enjoy your travels
     
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    Thanks for all the positive comments it's been a few months in the planning stages but it's all coming together now :cool:
     
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    Still got loads of stuff to fit & a few things to make but it's all a pleasure to do now:)
     
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    Extremely snazzy! :clap:
     
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    Very nice - we have a Vauxhall badged SWB but must admit the craftsmanship of yours looks superior
    Very interested in your awning, was it fitted by he original converters? - we have exterior silver screens as we tend to do Spring and Autumn tours so would may fitting them could be a problem with awning
    I have pasted a few pics for comparison - we tend to sleep 'upstairs' as this leaves all facilities accessible including the Porta which slides out over drop-down door and has SOG fitted - modified a cheapo ali ladder for climbing + have are removable centre pole to add extra support to the bed
    Also a nice big rear box for the light stuff
    Happy travels
     

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    Yes the awning was fitted by SK Motorhomes it's 2.6 x 2m I'll get a few photos
    with it extended for you.
    Its booked in for an alarm in the morning but should come back in time to take the photos.

    We were unsure on the back box idea tho we did buy a Thule backup box to mount on the tow bar then decided that we wanted a bike rack for the
    rear door:love: couldn't have both:LOL:

    Do you fInd the top boxes useful ?

    Like the idea of the ladder but we will probably use up there for storage .
     
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