My Luton Van Conversion :)

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  1. BeyondTheVan

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    Hey Funsters!

    So the inside of my LDV Luton conversion is all done now. Thought we'd head to Wales wild camping over Christmas and New year, before we head to Europe in Feb!

    All is going great, I've even managed to create a Blog and a couple of posts! http://www.beyondthevan.com

    A quick write-up about the conversion with photos - http://www.beyondthevan.com/about

    The outside looks a right mess still, but that'll all change in January! I have some plans for that!

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    Plenty more photos on the blog. Hope it's ok to link to an external site, I'm not too sure how to upload photos directly to the forum, but if the external link isn't allowed, I'll work it out :)

    Happy New Year to all.

    Rich.
    BeyondTheVan.com
     
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  2. Anthea M

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    Wow that looks like it will be very cosy! You have done a fantastic job. :)
     
  3. big bertha

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    Looks like my log cabin but with wheels, love it .:xThumb:
     
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    Tasty(y)
     
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    Lovely job.:xThumb:
     
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    Great photos, many thanks, enjoy your travels.
     
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    Looks great inside, you have put a lot of hard work in but it will pay off.:xThumb:
     
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    Looks like nice quality work and a very cosy design.
    It must have been quite touch and go on the weighbridge though!
     
  9. BeyondTheVan

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    Thanks everyone! Really pleased with the inside now.

    The van has been uprated to 4.5 Tonne. I weighed it before we left (and before fuel) and it was 4220Kg. So with us fat buggers and the fuel, it's just under the 4.5T. Phew!
     
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    Looking good. We hope it turns out well.
     
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    Great job,looks fab.Enjoy your leisure you have earned it :)
     
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    Very nicely put together but my experience of wood burning stoves is when you get that thing going and it starts belting out the therms you will be sitting outside! The inside of the MH doing an even better impression of a sauna. :) But great for the winter in the snow - assuming the tanks are insulated and have heaters.
     
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    Just looked at your blog - your conversion is fantastic. It looks so cozy - it has a ski chalet look about it... Really lovely!
     
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    im a bit confused you dont like mobile phones but have satelite tv and a phone plus internet?
     
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    I really like your van set up, and totally enjoyed reading your blog, it does sound like lots of hassle with the satellite though, i will lookforward to reading more on your adventures
    pete
     
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    I had never heard of EHS before reading your blog must be a nightmare for you as pretty much everywhere is wifi or mobile etc..... other than keeping away from all the things that affect you is there anykind of treatment
     
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    Awesome van, LDV's are tough vans in the main, noisy but tough. Like the tail lift, can see your thinking in keeping it.
     
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    That looks really good, keep the thread going. (y)
     
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    Wow. It looks like a log cabin on wheels. Are you full timing in it. Guessing you must be . You look like you'll be very comfortable in your cosy home on wheels.
     
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