Third Elysian

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  1. ceejayt

    ceejayt Funster Life Member

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    Must be crazy but have part X'd my second Elysian for the new model.

    Major changes are raised chassis giving flat floor throughout with underfloor heating (like the Morello). Plus no wood used anywhere in the construction and again, because of the raised chassis more external lockers and more external locker space, some winterised and some not.
     
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    You must have a lot of faith in the company considering thier trading history.
     
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    They certainly haven’t had an easy past but they have never let me down and service staff are excellent. They really need to improve the accuracy of their delivery forecasts especially when bringing out a new model.

    Been to the factory three times in the last three months and clearly very busy. They downsized the facility and have standardised the range - you can still have custom if you want but I think they are pushing hard for people to take one of the standard offered layouts - which is what I have done this time.
     
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    Have you gone for the slide out one
     
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    Well it certainly looks a nice van.
    Anything on build quality, insulation, is it the same system as hymer etc, PU foam?
    Do they use fixings, metal etc or is it bonded together?
    GRP or aluminium exterior, what is the inside skin made of?
    Structural strength, is it a frame on the body.
    waste and fresh, are they both in a double floor?
    any exposed water pipes under exterior floor
    Cab side Windows-Glass double glazed?
    windscreen shutter insulated? Heated between the shutter and the windscreen when the shutter is closed down?
    Alde heating throughout?
    I presume you must think the build quality is great to be on your third, wonder how they hold up after ten years etc?


    Update, I have answered some of my points as I've just had a peek at the spec although it just says insulated GRP construction, insulated with what?
     
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  7. ceejayt

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    Yes
     
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    Wow, that’s a lot of questions. Here goes as best I can...

    There is no wood used in the frame construction so no chance of damp rotting the frame.

    It’s a double floor with underfloor heating as well as Alde heating radiators like the Morello

    Waste, fresh and black in the double floor

    Raised body allows for completely flat floor front to back and means the dash is further forward giving an extra half a metre internal length.

    Raised body also allows for more and deeper lockers some of which are winterised.

    No exposed pipes

    Cab windows single glazed I think

    Windscreen shutter is electric aluminium blind as per the previous model - good insulation. Not sure about heating in between shutter and windscreen, don’t think so.

    Hope that helps
     
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    As to how it holds up...

    Took it to the US and did 15000 miles on some pretty poor roads in 6 months with the only damage being self inflicted so pretty good
     
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    Sorry, but I can’t find any info on “Elysian”.

    Any links available?
     
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    @Dilwyn
    Thanks for the link.

    This time last year we “downsized” to our present PVC. I reckon it would probable fit in the washroom of that one.:rolleyes::)
     
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    Lovely RV , too heavy for me now :(
     

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