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Old 04-11-2016, 12:06 PM   #1
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Smile Noobee finally got my own SMB!

Hi all, I've been watching this forum for a long, long time in anticipation of one day having my very own SMB. About one month ago, I finally got one! Absolutely zip zero zilch no regrets, loving it!

I bought a 2009 E-350 with 6.0 PSD. With only 18k miles, it's practically new! It was in storage for a long time, so I've had to make a few repairs, but after a little TLC for the engine and such, it's ready for adventure. Now, if only I had the time...

Really enjoying all the info you guys share on this forum, learning more and using it as a great resource for information. And looking forward to contributing!

A few pictures of my van are in my profile folder. She's big and tall and has all the most awesome toys. I'm not sure which aftermarket feature I like the most yet; the air horn is definitely a favorite.

I can't wait to meet more of my fellow adventuresome souls. This one is dedicated to climbing, skiing, hunting, and ROAD TRIPS!
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Old 04-11-2016, 12:24 PM   #2
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Congrats! That rig is georgious, what a great score.

Checked out your gallery, would love to see some more pics like side shots.

I noticed that you have an upper bed, whats it like with that voyager top? I've heard it can be tight.
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Old 04-11-2016, 12:27 PM   #3
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Old 04-11-2016, 12:31 PM   #4
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Nice looking van!
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Old 04-11-2016, 12:34 PM   #5
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Congratulations! That's a good looking SMB. Enjoy your adventures.

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Old 04-11-2016, 12:57 PM   #6
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Congrats! That rig is georgious, what a great score.

Checked out your gallery, would love to see some more pics like side shots.

I noticed that you have an upper bed, whats it like with that voyager top? I've heard it can be tight.
It's certainly cozy in the loft. I'm a slender guy, so I can comfortably climb in, roll over, and move freely, including with my girl (no, not my dog) up there with me. I like having a dedicated bed space; noteworthy that the couch folds down to a bed, too. The loft is most definitely not for everyone, and I was hesitant at first. Now, I really really like the fixed top for convenince and warmth. Bear in mind: I'm a climber, and I'm comfortable sleeping in bivouac bags, tiny tents, small ledges, porta-ledges, etc.

I'll post up more pics soon.
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Old 04-14-2016, 10:43 AM   #7
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I always thought your van was white, i was looking at your gallery again this morning and it's Baja Tan isn't it!? I love that color!
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Old 04-14-2016, 12:29 PM   #8
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Wow! What a score! Congrats... that is an amazing rig!
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That sure is a mighty fine beast!
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Great looking van.

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