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  1. tench0771

    tench0771 Grand Master
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    im looking to get a cheep runaround for fishing ect and wrk if my vivaro is down again lol what do u think is cheeper to inshore extate car or small van:confused:
     
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  2. Jake

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    Defo car tench, always cheaper to insure
     
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    gutted i was looking at a escort 55 van:rolleyes:
     
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    Don't do it lol
    What's your budget pal
     
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    Escort van in good nic or estate maybe mondeo are good options I reckon in the sub £800 category - insurance would be low I reckon about £150-200 with no claims
     
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    Il make few calls mate
    If u want
     
  7. steve garwood

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    I like the motto, a van is easy to use as a car, but a car is hard to use as a van
     
  8. Jake

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    Van is always the best for work, but in terms of insurance, car is cheaper,

    I'd never go back to a car though, well I literally couldn't being wfp anyway!
     
  9. steve garwood

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    Agree. I've got a 500 l tank with 2 mounted reels either Side, trolley system with 3 barrels, backpack, homemade rack holding four poles, hot water system, battery and pump etc. Try getting that lot in a car! :eek:
     
  10. Jake

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    Exactly that, impossible!

    Plus, personally

    (and I know this will offend some, BUT, I'm entitled to my opinion)

    having a car and turning up to some of my commercial jobs would be detrimental to my business, I know for a fact a few of my commercial customers would have never took me on if they seen me turn up in a car, it just looks a bit unprofessional, and I'm sorry if that offends, but it's just how people view businesses...

    I had a car for years and years, and it was fine, but it didn't help me get come commercial work, because I looked like a pikey lol

    Had lots of people comment on how nice the sign written van looks and many people come up and ask me about jobs when seeing it, whereas that hardly ever happened with a car, (even with magnetic signs)

    No offence car people, just a fact of life, people are judgemental and they will always view a smart van as a safer more pro window cleaner, sad fact of life, cos ultimately, we're all equal, but we live in a world of snobs and material judgements...
     
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