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Old 09-06-2012, 12:42 PM   #21
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Re: My new Sprinter

Very nice...I like the sink and stove by the back of the sliding door. Can you use it from the outside the van?

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Old 09-06-2012, 01:35 PM   #22
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Love the ladder hanging off your PH bed. Where did you get it? Is it collapsible? Did you attach 2nd handle or have SMB do it for you.
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Old 09-09-2012, 11:51 PM   #23
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Spenard: I have considered some sort of trailer but have tried to avoid crossing that line. I looked at the Malone trailer and it looks like something that would work should I cave and buy a trailer to keep from falling off the roof. I see that there are 78 inch bars available for the MAlone. I like the idea of vertical storage. I have also looked at some of the trailers in Canoe and Kayak Mag. We have a trailer used to haul a Laser sailboat that I might be able to make work if I decide to go that way. When I have the canoe and rocket box on top the milage is reduced by 1.5 to 2 mpg. The wind has not affected handling much as far as I can tell. Alaska scheduled for summer 2014.

Ultrasport12: The stove and sink are too high to be used easily from the outside and the stove cover opens towards the outside blocking access to it. There is also a table that folds down outside in the sliding doorway that is one of the most used features. I do wish that I had installed a propane fixture to cook outside with a portable stove as well as the one inside.

Rionapo: The ladder to the penthouse was installed by SMB Texas and does not collapse. I store it behind the gaucho cushion and it works well. All attachments by SMB.
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Old 09-18-2012, 01:40 PM   #24
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Re: My new Sprinter

Originally Posted by bluesprinter
For what it's worth, I, too, did not want any more height, so I opted for a Danhard interior a/c unit most of which is under the floor. Inside, it takes up about 15 inches of a cabinet that is about 20 inches wide.
How much room underneath does it take? Is there a link for information on this?


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Old 02-09-2013, 07:01 PM   #25
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Thanks for the picks and posts. Months later and possibly years we can learn from you.

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