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  1. Predictable Bob

    Predictable Bob Read Only Funster

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    We seem to be struggling to find the van we want - so much so that I'm beginning to think it may not exist !

    We're looking at new (but that may change if the only options cost megabucks !)

    Important points:

    Low profile i.e. no overcab bed
    Full bathroom i.e. a proper shower, toilet with some space & no tilting/sliding sinks
    Useable seating area while bed in use with with access to all facilities

    The rest we may compromise on (Unless somebody changes her mind)

    Any suggestions ?

    PS
    Is it my eyes or are the layouts pics on some manufacturers websites virtually useless ?

    Thanks all !

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  2. sb8263

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    We bought new in 2011,,,,Autoquest 155 but changed it for a 08 Autotrail last year,,as the 155 with the fixed bed wasnt for us,,,so i would say look at used vans too, as you might just drop on the right one ,,,,,:)
     
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    it appears you want a panel van conversion rather than a coach build and there are loads out there to match your needs. As a first van however maybe a secondhand one will not lose as much money when you decide the layout is not quite what you thought it should be.
     
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    What about the Burstner range? Seems a very similar layout to our 11 year t625 Harmony.
     
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    I presumed that the panel vans would be a bit short on space ? I've been mainly looking at Coachbuilt and A class but most of the ones I've seen have been fixed beds which is a definite no-no - our current caravan is a fixed bed and it's pretty much wasted space !


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    Don't dismiss the fixed bed, but you haven't set a budget, its always a compromise but, I personally believe after extensive research that the Hymer b654 layout takes a lot of beating. "other brands are available".
     
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    I've just fallen for a very nice Hymer B584 which seems to fit your bill. But I got there first :rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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