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Old 04-05-2009, 09:34 PM   #201
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Hey Leaky,
I'd watch that helper if I were you. He looks like he would chew that nail bag up in a heartbeat. Nice level holders. I think I'll steal that idea.
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Old 04-06-2009, 12:23 AM   #202
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The van and my helper ,he's the only help I can afford right now .
hahhaa... my helper is a 16 yr old.
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I will guarantee he is probably the most dependable help you will ever find.
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Old 04-07-2009, 06:52 PM   #204
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Not a good truck, '99 Ram. Soon to be replaced with a Chevy Express cutaway
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The Ram sure looks good. What's wrong with it?
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The Ram sure looks good. What's wrong with it?
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She is a pig in sheep's clothing, my biggest gripe is it will not start in the snow nor will it stop. I had a '95 Ram with the standard wheelbase, did not look as pretty but was better a better truck all around.

Want to buy it?
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Nah, my business would suffer greatly without a van. Plus, I would only buy a truck in Wisconsin if it were loaded to the hilt with cheese.
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hahhaa... my helper is a 16 yr old.


your helper is very cute
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My new truck
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That is one nice looking work van/rig. How's the gas mileage and parking considerations? I work in the inner city/urban enviroment so my choice is a E150 stock, F250 with camper or Toyota Minivan with minimal roof attachments to make the 7'" clearance.
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That is one nice looking work van/rig. How's the gas mileage and parking considerations? I work in the inner city/urban enviroment so my choice is a E150 stock, F250 with camper or Toyota Minivan with minimal roof attachments to make the 7'" clearance.
Thanks! I picked it up in Detroit Thursday, 12 mpg at 70 mph coming home, haven't checked everyday driving yet but I'm guessing 10. I figure to cut down on trips for supplies/tools by 50%, so it shouldn't be too uneconomical. Parking in the big box parking lot has already proven to be a problem with the hinged rear doors, friggin idiots park as close as they can even if you take up two spaces; makes it so you can't open the doors to load, or the doors swing and hit the car next to it. But that's Ok I have lots of insurance
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I'm driving my 2006 GMC 2500HD. Will try to post some pictures here when I'm able to attach files.
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Here's my new System One rack & tool boxes system. So far so good. I like them.

I'm working on the signage. Should be done in a week or two.

If I have some design, I'll post them up for you to get help with opions.
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Here's my new System One rack & tool boxes system. So far so good. I like them.

I'm working on the signage. Should be done in a week or two.

If I have some design, I'll post them up for you to get help with opions.
Nhi ,
Great looking truck too.
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Thanks Steve.

The only think I regret is the color. Should have done white. Gray makes it really hard for me to do signage right now. My logo doesn't stand out. It's also hard to design stripes and whatnot. I now have to make another background for the logo, or similar to that sort.

Speaking of which, with my rack & boxes add-ons, I can literally feel its gas thirst. I think it's probably 10-11 MPG max now (used to be 13-14 MPG).

Let there be ... more jobs!!! haha.

Nhi
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Just a striaght six but it pulls the tools to the job. the tool box
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That's a very nice truck MetalBender.

Here's one of my tool boxes opened. Expect to have them organized & stocked with common used parts tools.

And here's my dump trailer. I think it's 6x12. My life saver Wish to have those tool trailers many of you have up here but: no $$$, no parking space, & security around here sucks.
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That is a nice truck and nice lifted dump trailer. I've considered buying a dump trailer. Only draw back right now is in a urban enviroment, your truck bed and dump trailer is fair game for people wanting to dump trash! Are there any options to put a lid on it somehow? How much did that cost? I noticed your in the bay area.
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Here is the new set-up. A 2009 Ford F-350 and a 2009 Haulmark 7 x 16. Replaces a Ford E-250 and many trips to and from the garage for tools and materials.
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Old 06-14-2009, 07:59 PM   #220
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'05 Chev 3/4 ton, 6x12 Haulmark trailer. The "I brake hard for wildlife" is because I do, and keeps the tailgaters off. Weathergaurd pull out drawers in van both side and rear, inverter, etc, etc.
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