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and Freightliner Sprinter versions.

Mark



> On Oct 17, 2016, at 4:37 PM, Josh Luthman <j...@imaginenetworksllc.com> wrote:
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> I'll have to see some examples before I decide.  I like the safety part of 
> it, but I'd rather be able to go from driver seat to the back without walking 
> around the entire vehicle.  I also like the idea of dual sliding doors for 
> the same reason.
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> Josh Luthman
> Office: 937-552-2340
> Direct: 937-552-2343
> 1100 Wayne St
> Suite 1337
> Troy, OH 45373
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> On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 4:33 PM, Ken Hohhof <af...@kwisp.com 
> <mailto:af...@kwisp.com>> wrote:
> Also whether to add a partition along with those shelves.  (so you can make 
> extra money transporting prisoners on weekends)  (or picking up stray dogs)
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> From: Af [mailto:af-boun...@afmug.com <mailto:af-boun...@afmug.com>] On 
> Behalf Of Josh Luthman
> Sent: Monday, October 17, 2016 3:16 PM
> To: af@afmug.com <mailto:af@afmug.com>
> Subject: Re: [AFMUG] Suggestions for work vans
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> So it sounds like everyone is pretty happy with Ford work vans (excluding the 
> chinsey Connect).  Just need Ranger shelves and Prime Design ladder racks for 
> stuff and job's done?
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> Josh Luthman
> Office: 937-552-2340 <tel:937-552-2340>
> Direct: 937-552-2343 <tel:937-552-2343>
> 1100 Wayne St
> Suite 1337
> Troy, OH 45373
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> On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 5:37 PM, George Skorup <geo...@cbcast.com 
> <mailto:geo...@cbcast.com>> wrote:
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> We have the Prime Design on our 2010 E150. It has the permanently attached 
> collapsible handles. Not sure exactly which model. That's the only rack I'd 
> put on any new truck.
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> On 10/15/2016 4:20 PM, Mark Radabaugh wrote:
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> Prime Design is the one with the ladders centered over the van.
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> On Oct 15, 2016, at 4:54 PM, Josh Luthman <j...@imaginenetworksllc.com 
> <mailto:j...@imaginenetworksllc.com>> wrote:
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> Who makes the good one?
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> Josh Luthman
> Office: 937-552-2340 <tel:937-552-2340>
> Direct: 937-552-2343 <tel:937-552-2343>
> 1100 Wayne St
> Suite 1337
> Troy, OH 45373
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> On Oct 15, 2016 4:48 PM, "Mark Radabaugh" <m...@amplex.net 
> <mailto:m...@amplex.net>> wrote:
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> All of the Prime Design ones I have seen have the removable handle.    I 
> think some of the WeatherGuard ones for the lower vans have the flip down 
> handle.
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> Horrible ladder rack… Ladder hanging over the side, handle sticking out even 
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> Good design:
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> On Oct 15, 2016, at 4:15 PM, Ken Hohhof <af...@kwisp.com 
> <mailto:af...@kwisp.com>> wrote:
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> I’ve seen vans with the Prime Design racks with the handle folded and stowed 
> like you say.  I don’t know if that’s a newer design or maybe just for low 
> roof vans or something, but yes there seems to be a discrepancy.  Sounds like 
> Mark has them, maybe he can chime in?
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> From: Af [mailto:af-boun...@afmug.com <mailto:af-boun...@afmug.com>] On 
> Behalf Of Josh Reynolds
> Sent: Saturday, October 15, 2016 1:37 PM
> To: af@afmug.com <mailto:af@afmug.com>
> Subject: Re: [AFMUG] Suggestions for work vans
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> Basically that, but the ones I'm familiar with the pole is always connected, 
> and once the ladder is in place the pole folds against the side of the 
> vehicle up top and has a spot for a padlock.
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> On Oct 15, 2016 11:37 AM, "Ken Hohhof" <af...@kwisp.com 
> <mailto:af...@kwisp.com>> wrote:
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> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDkx87s6FmA 
> <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDkx87s6FmA>
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> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YqkK856WRI&feature=youtu.be 
> <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YqkK856WRI&feature=youtu.be>
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> From: Af [mailto:af-boun...@afmug.com <mailto:af-boun...@afmug.com>] On 
> Behalf Of Josh Reynolds
> Sent: Saturday, October 15, 2016 10:55 AM
> To: af@afmug.com <mailto:af@afmug.com>
> Subject: Re: [AFMUG] Suggestions for work vans
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> Good ladder kits mount the ladders on top. There is a level that pulls the 
> ladder down to the side of the vehicle, then you just pull it off the 
> hangers. They also have locks.
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> On Oct 15, 2016 1:36 AM, "Paul McCall" <pa...@pdmnet.net 
> <mailto:pa...@pdmnet.net>> wrote:
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> For those with the higher roof vans, two questions.
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> Can you go through a fast food drive through?
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> How do you get ladders on /off?  Do they make a ladder kit that flips over 
> the side or something?
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> From: Af [mailto:af-boun...@afmug.com <mailto:af-boun...@afmug.com>] On 
> Behalf Of Joe Falaschi
> Sent: Friday, October 7, 2016 11:26 AM
> To: af@afmug.com <mailto:af@afmug.com>
> Subject: Re: [AFMUG] Suggestions for work vans
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> We like the dual sliding doors.  We install shelving on the driver side door 
> entry way for easy access to tools.  The Transit connects are decent.  The 
> full size transits are too large for us - mileage is too big of a hit.  I’m 
> sure they will last longer but by the time they are 5 or 6 years old the wrap 
> is tired and it’s worth nothing, new stuff is out, might as well just plan on 
> a 4 year replacement cycle and have something that always works.  We’ve had 
> some issues with the older transit connects as they get into the 100k mileage 
> range.  Our new vans are Promaster Cities.  They get better mileage than our 
> Transit Connects and are hopefully a little tougher.  There are some great 
> incentives on the Ram Promaster City vans right now.
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> Joe Falaschi
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> On Oct 4, 2016, at 11:32 AM, Ken Hohhof <af...@kwisp.com 
> <mailto:af...@kwisp.com>> wrote:
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> I am also looking at Ford Transit, medium roof 130” wheelbase 3.5L Ecoboost.  
> Trying to decide if the dual sliding doors option is brilliant or stupid.
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> A dealer near me bought up a bunch of 2016 Transits with hail damage, I 
> decided to pass on that.  I think that means a salvage title.
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> From: Af [mailto:af-boun...@afmug.com <mailto:af-boun...@afmug.com>] On 
> Behalf Of Josh Luthman
> Sent: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 11:10 AM
> To: af@afmug.com <mailto:af@afmug.com>
> Subject: [AFMUG] Suggestions for work vans
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> I already have a Tacoma which is great, but I'm looking for a second vehicle 
> for a second driver.  I'd like to try a work van to keep everything inside.  
> Maybe even warm parts for the winter.
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> I'm looking at the Ford Transit and would love to hear of any additional 
> suggestions/experiences.
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> Josh Luthman
> Office: 937-552-2340 <tel:937-552-2340>
> Direct: 937-552-2343 <tel:937-552-2343>
> 1100 Wayne St
> Suite 1337
> Troy, OH 45373
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