Why can't you write off that?

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

On Oct 17, 2016 8:17 PM, "Rory Conaway" <r...@triadwireless.net> wrote:

> If you aren’t taking the writeoff on leasing or purchasing, a far better
> value is getting an E-150 with 60-100K miles for $15K fully loaded with
> shelves, ladder racks, inverters, and other things we normally have to
> add.  eBay has them all the time.  Considering the drive train should last
> 300-500K miles (mines at 393K miles and runs like a top), it’s a massive
> savings.
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> Rory
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> *From:* Af [mailto:af-boun...@afmug.com] *On Behalf Of *Josh Luthman
> *Sent:* Monday, October 17, 2016 4:37 PM
> *To:* af@afmug.com
> *Subject:* Re: [AFMUG] Suggestions for work vans
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> That sure sounds like Transit wins in your book =)
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> I'll get with you someday soon to figure out a time if that works for you.
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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 6:13 PM, Mark Radabaugh <m...@amplex.net> wrote:
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> Yep - all 4 styles.   One of these days I’ll find one I like :-)     Your
> more than welcome to come visit.
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> Transit - good van, only thing I don’t like is the weird masking on the
> windshield for the (nonexistent) rear view mirror.
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> Nissan has been very reliable but loses a lot of storage area to the
> ‘truck’ front end.
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> Promasters are roomier than the Ford.  So far so good - but they are all
> pretty new.
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> Sprinter - were nice to drive when new, not so much now.  Reliability has
> been poor, maintenance extremely expensive, and not even the Mercedes
> dealer can figure out how to fix them when they break.   I don’t believe we
> will ever buy another Sprinter.
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> Mark
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> On Oct 17, 2016, at 4:49 PM, Josh Luthman <j...@imaginenetworksllc.com>
> wrote:
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> 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.
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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 4:42 PM, Mark Radabaugh <m...@amplex.net> wrote:
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> 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.
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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> 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>
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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
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> 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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> 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
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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
> Direct: 937-552-2343
> 1100 Wayne St
> Suite 1337
> Troy, OH 45373
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