Rent a van/truck?

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Ozzy3421
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Rent a van/truck?

Postby Ozzy3421 » Wed Mar 03, 2010 12:25 pm

Hey All,

I"m looking for companies that ppl have used in the past to rent a van/truck to load our goods and cruise to BM. I'm from PA and driving over yonder with some friends. Does anyone know or can suggest a company that provides descent prices?

or suggest whats better to rent (van or truck) There are 3 of us piling in for the shift driving... 38hrs straight BABY!

Thanks for any input!
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Re: Rent a van/truck?

Postby epic_elite » Wed Mar 03, 2010 12:32 pm

Ozzy3421 wrote:Hey All,

I"m looking for companies that ppl have used in the past to rent a van/truck to load our goods and cruise to BM. I'm from PA and driving over yonder with some friends. Does anyone know or can suggest a company that provides descent prices?

or suggest whats better to rent (van or truck) There are 3 of us piling in for the shift driving... 38hrs straight BABY!

Thanks for any input!


see this nifty thread i found using the nifty search option.

nifty eh!?

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Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Mar 03, 2010 12:36 pm

Consider buying a cheap vehicle, then sell it when you get back.

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Postby Ozzy3421 » Wed Mar 03, 2010 1:04 pm

Thanks! I'll check out the thread or see if I can find a beater!

Do you know if there's going to be a tranportation board started? I'm also trying to see if other burners wanted to caravan out to BM.
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Postby trystanthegypsy » Wed Mar 03, 2010 1:07 pm

uggh don't drive straight back. I did it both ways with 2 people and it was horrible.

Also don't drive at dusk if you can avoid it, I almost hit like 5 deer.

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Postby Ozzy3421 » Wed Mar 03, 2010 1:45 pm

Thanks for the advise!

My dad and I drove straight to colorado last year and that was an "adventure". we were driving behind a semi saw deer getting slaughtered... we pulled off the highway for a bit needless to say.


Where were you drivin from?
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Mar 03, 2010 3:53 pm

trystanthegypsy wrote:I did it both ways with 2 people and it was horrible.


You're a bad little gypsy! ;)

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Postby phil » Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:18 pm

> There are 3 of us piling in for the shift driving.

Check and see how many seats your van has. Commercial vans seat only 2 persons.

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Postby Jmeier » Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:26 pm

phil wrote:> There are 3 of us piling in for the shift driving.

Check and see how many seats your van has. Commercial vans seat only 2 persons.


50 if you are crossing the US/Mexico border ;)


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