Hello from a newbie - but daughter of funster

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by ajwagonette, Aug 13, 2009.

  1. ajwagonette

    ajwagonette Deleted User

    Hi all!

    My dad (jjwagon) introduced me to the forum.

    Having spent half my life trekking round in his vehicles as a child, I always knew that I wanted my own vehicle one day. Years and years later and I am finally in a position to start thinking about my own wagon...

    I have pretty much decided that I want to buy a van as a base vehicle to convert myself, just deciding now what type to go for. Early thoughts veered towards library vans but although these had a lot of scope/space, they are (realistically) probably a bit big for my first project. I need something I can drive about fairly easily.

    I won't be moving into the vehicle permanently at this stage but will want something to use for the whole festival season as well as for other travels. I also have a yurt and am getting a tipi so will have the option of carrying these as well for some extra partying space.

    I'm looking forward to asking for lots of suggestions as to the vehicle itself and then loads of ideas about the conversion. Have found land for parking and a place to work on the van over the Autumn/Winter so am nearly ready to go...

    I'm already a bit of a forum-addict on various festival related boards so be doubtless become just as hooked on this. :Smile:

    ajwagonette
     
  2. Brisey

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    Hi ajwagonette and :welcome:to MHFun.:thumb:
     
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    :RollEyes: Hi thought i would say hello, fairly new to this forum allthough i have had my van now for 5years,its a 1986 talbot talisman old but does the job, have a good day Alan:thumb:
     
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    Hi ajwagonette Welcome to the Fun:thumb:
     
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    Hi Ajwagonete WELCOME to MH Fun:thumb::thumb:


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    Hi and welcome to the funsters, will you be joining Dad at Shepton Mallet show in Sept, if So I look forward to meeting you.
     
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    Hello AJWagonette welcome and happy hunting
     
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    hi sounds like fun to convert yourself brave to do that but best of luck with your project


    carl & helen :welcome:
     
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    :welcome: ajwagonette! to the fun site, you will settle in well here as they are so friendly and helpful here , look forward to meeting you soon!
     
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    Hi ajwagonette, :welcome: to motorhome fun, good luck with your van conversion, I would be one of the many that has had the pleasure of having a few :drink::beerchug: with JJ, I would say, :Eek!: having seen the craftsman at work in his Black beast ( with a big thumb print on it ) :Doh: making a wardrobe door, :BigGrin: He has past on some of his wisdom.:Rofl1::Rofl1: Im sure if you can get him to stay still long enough, he will give you a hand.:Wink: Bob. :thumb:
     
  12. JJ

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    Welcome, my dear Amy, to the Funster's site. It will brilliant when you get your own van! If we can get your brother to learn to drive we could have a family festival (and invite everyone from the forum!)

    JJ
     
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    Hello and welcome to Carlsburg site. Heard a few stories from jj whilst sitting in the door way of his black tongo'd van. Hope you can make shepton. Welcome again.
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    Hi Amy & WECOME :thumb:
    The first obstacle you are coming up against is insurance,--assuming you are under 25---:Wink:This may well factor in your choice of van to convert :Eeek::thumb:Feel free to ask for any advise that you may need on your conversion :BigGrin:
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    Hi ajwagonette and:welcome:

    regards
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    Welcome :) you sound cool

    Festival planned in Sept

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    Hi and welcome. Lucille:BigGrin:
     
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    Thanks Terry... you've taken years off my age!! ;-)

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    A big welcome from me and good luck with your build.
     
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    Hi Amy and WELCOME to MH Fun! :welcome:

    WoW! a girl with abit of spirit!! How about a BIG ol' yanky van? :thumb:

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