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    greetings all, after lurking the forums for several years and building a plan, i figured its about time to actually register! im in so-cal (orange county area) and my plan is to find an old deuce in need of some TLC and a good home, and do a full conversion to a proper 'home on wheels' for retirement. the manuals here have been a godsend for educating myself and deciding on what i need for a base deuce to start from!

    looking forward to posting the plan and getting community feedback from people that live with their baby's every day!

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    Quote Originally Posted by erojiji69 View Post
    greetings all, after lurking the forums for several years and building a plan, i figured its about time to actually register! im in so-cal (orange county area) and my plan is to find an old deuce in need of some TLC and a good home, and do a full conversion to a proper 'home on wheels' for retirement. the manuals here have been a godsend for educating myself and deciding on what i need for a base deuce to start from!

    looking forward to posting the plan and getting community feedback from people that live with their baby's every day!
    Welcome aboard Find a bunk, stow your gear, and prepare to get underway

    Sounds like you've been doing a lot of "home schooling" on the MV topic. Good Job

    Now it's time to get yourself some real "seat time" by getting a truck of your own.

    Keep us posted on your exploits, Sir!

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    Welcome to the site, the hobby, friendships, and events to come. I hope you succeed in your quest to find an 'alternate home'. These trucks can be SO modified and tweaked to suit ones 'needs'.
    (and) something great to tinker with in retirement. (retirement = 'new found leisure' (fun time)).
    You can bet you WILL enjoy it.

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    Welcome partner!! Where in Orange County? I used to live, (about an eon ago) in Yorba Linda, Fullerton and Placentia.

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    guyfang: im right at the edge of anahiem/fullerton the 57/91 interchange is practically spitting distance, and have 80 acres out in yucca valley
    dmetalmiki: very similar to what i have planned! and yes, it will be a long term 'tinker toy' that i can enjoy driving around the back roads of the country at a brisk 45mph! not like im gonna ever be in a rush to get somewhere haha

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    Quote Originally Posted by erojiji69 View Post
    guyfang: im right at the edge of anahiem/fullerton the 57/91 interchange is practically spitting distance, and have 80 acres out in yucca valley
    dmetalmiki: very similar to what i have planned! and yes, it will be a long term 'tinker toy' that i can enjoy driving around the back roads of the country at a brisk 45mph! not like im gonna ever be in a rush to get somewhere haha
    Welcome from a former Southern Californian now in Nevada. I used to live in the Huntington Beach area, and owned a weekender cabin out on Ghost Road in the Johnson Valley (Landers area).
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