You have all three?!?!  I'm looking at the Transit, NV and Sprinter.  I'd
love to visit if you could spare some of your time.


Josh Luthman
Office: 937-552-2340
Direct: 937-552-2343
1100 Wayne St
Suite 1337
Troy, OH 45373

On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 4:42 PM, Mark Radabaugh <m...@amplex.net> wrote:

> Come visit - you can check out the Ford Transit, Nissan NV, Chrysler
> Promaster, and Freightliner Sprinter versions.
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> Mark
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> 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.
>
>
> Josh Luthman
> Office: 937-552-2340
> Direct: 937-552-2343
> 1100 Wayne St
> Suite 1337
> Troy, OH 45373
>
> On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 4:33 PM, Ken Hohhof <af...@kwisp.com> wrote:
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>> 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] *On Behalf Of *Josh Luthman
>> *Sent:* Monday, October 17, 2016 3:16 PM
>> *To:* 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
>> Direct: 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> 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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>> Mark
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>> On Oct 15, 2016, at 4:54 PM, Josh Luthman <j...@imaginenetworksllc.com>
>> wrote:
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>> Who makes the good one?
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>> Josh Luthman
>> Office: 937-552-2340
>> Direct: 937-552-2343
>> 1100 Wayne St
>> Suite 1337
>> Troy, OH 45373
>>
>>
>>
>> On Oct 15, 2016 4:48 PM, "Mark Radabaugh" <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 farther:
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>> <IMG_0464.jpeg>
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>> Good design:
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>> <IMG_0465.jpeg>
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>> Mark
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>> On Oct 15, 2016, at 4:15 PM, Ken Hohhof <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 <af-boun...@afmug.com>] *On
>> Behalf Of *Josh Reynolds
>> *Sent:* Saturday, October 15, 2016 1:37 PM
>> *To:* 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> wrote:
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>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDkx87s6FmA
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>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YqkK856WRI&feature=youtu.be
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>> *From:* Af [mailto:af-boun...@afmug.com] *On Behalf Of *Josh Reynolds
>> *Sent:* Saturday, October 15, 2016 10:55 AM
>> *To:* 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> 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] *On Behalf Of *Joe Falaschi
>> *Sent:* Friday, October 7, 2016 11:26 AM
>> *To:* 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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>> e-vergent
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>> On Oct 4, 2016, at 11:32 AM, Ken Hohhof <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 <af-boun...@afmug.com>] *On
>> Behalf Of *Josh Luthman
>> *Sent:* Tuesday, October 4, 2016 11:10 AM
>> *To:* af@afmug.com
>> *Subject:* [AFMUG] Suggestions for work vans
>>
>>
>>
>> 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
>> Direct: 937-552-2343
>> 1100 Wayne St
>> Suite 1337
>> Troy, OH 45373
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