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Howdy from Mayberry
#769551 January 11th 2021 2:21 am
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I live in Mount Airy, NC AKA Mayberry. I have had a long history with vans, and finally decided to check out a forum dedicated to them. I had a VW bus in high school, and after graduating I lived in a 80 Chevy van. After about a year, I sold it to buy another VW and lived in that for about a year. I have had several VW's since, as well as an 84 Econoline extended van. Now I have a 69 Econoline to tinker on. Hopefully I will be able to contribute in some way on here and look forward to learning from the van gurus here.

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ozzmonaut #769552 January 11th 2021 9:07 am
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welcome to the site from Pittsburgh!


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ozzmonaut #769565 January 11th 2021 8:50 pm
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Welcome! Glad to have you.


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Welcome from San Diego. Love that body style. Pics are always appreciated.

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ozzmonaut #769665 January 14th 2021 12:52 pm
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Welcome.

I've had a few VW vans myself.
Only one that was ever a daily driver, though.
They were all love/hate relationships. LOL

Your username is cool.


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I will get some pics this weekend. Super solid van. I found myself needlessly impressed with the side step actuated by the door linkage. Cool touch.

As for the name, thank you. That is my name on all forums that I participate on. It was a nickname that stuck many years ago when I was at an Ozzfest in Charlotte. 2001, and the show happened to fall on Geezer's birthday. I made friends with some of the festival employees and was invited to go on the tour as an employee. I called my job and requested an extended vacation, and left town the next night. I was not quite as rough as most of the workers, but was perhaps a bit more "spacey", and wound up being described as an Ozzfest cosmonaut. And was Ozzmonaut to most of the festies for the months I remained with the tour.

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Cool story.
I use mine everywhere too.
I've been Rusty Pancelode since '98. LOL


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Before that a lot of folks called me Farley, because I lived in a van down by the river. James River in Richmond, VA. LOL

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