The End Of An Era - Getting The Truck (My Home) Ready To Sell! (Photos Included)

I just realized, that when I sell my truck, I will no longer be @trucklife-family, unless I buy another truck. But I don't really see that happening. Okay, so I can't change my name on here, but it will mean the end of an era for me!


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Today I spend a few hours treating the outside wood, with stain ( I didn't take any photos of it, unfortunately, but it now looks great). I have had to do this every year, as the sun is super intense here and when it does decide to rain it pours, so I need to look after the exterior wood.


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Whilst I was doing it, it hit me that this will be the last time, that I do it. I have mixed emotions really, on the one hand it will be nice not to have to, but on the other hand, I am going to miss living in my mobile palace.

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I recently took some pictures of the inside, I spend the morning tidying it up, with some help from two of my friends. I took some stuff out, as it can look a bit crammed in here, when the girls have all their stuff in.

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My friend felt like it was a good idea to try and add some white in, to make the interior seem more spacious. I would never have a white interior, so in the end we just covered the end wall with some off white material, it's usually covered in red or orange material, which I prefer a lot more, but hey, I do want it to appeal to lots of people.

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When we took some of the stuff out, my girls were very impressed with the extra space and it motivated them to get rid of more stuff, which I must say was great! I am not sure what I will do with all the things I have, keep downsizing I guess.

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Books however, I find them real hard to let go, so perhaps I can find someone to look after them for me, for a while. You can see in some of the photos the amount of books that I have, there are 4 shelves in total, with one shelf belonging to my girls.

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Ever since I have been on here, I have had people ask to see the inside of my truck, and finally I got round to showing you all. Even if it is as I prepare myself to say goodbye to it. I next want to make a video of the truck starting and the engine running.

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Along with some videos of the tyres and a walk around, showing the whole outside of the truck. I am a little sad, but mostly I am excited, as it means a new beginning for me and my girls. A new chapter, where we get to create a new home together.

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I remember writing a post, when I built the above couch with my girls. For anyone who is interested in the design of the walls, I ripped up some brown paper and then painted them. I had seen it done on earthen floors, but I used it on the walls instead. The floor is bamboo and super durable and water proof.

It's kind of hard to imagine myself living in something else, but I am kind of looking forward to getting to design something with my girls, something we can really make our own. So here's to new adventures and new beginnings.

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I can understand that selling this beast will be emotional. It's been a home. Whatever comes next will be different but just as good I would hope for you. Cheers to the trucklife - family which you will always be ;).

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Man, It's like a snail without its shell, the day you sell it.

Did you manage to repair what was broken?

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Hey Ed, I am having it looked at soon, hope to at least get it diagnosed xxx

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Thank you for sharing all of these pictures 💚 Looks very nice and I understand it must be emotional to let go of this home. I'm sure what comes next will be the perfect next step for you and your girls though 🙂 I wish you good luck and a smooth transition ❤️

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Oh wow... It's hard to imagine ever selling a truck like yours!!! We just left our little "homestead in the making" for a real house, it's sad for me... But like you say it's a new beginning. And we're staying close to the land so we can build still.

Looks great inside that truck, good luck on your next adventure!

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Yeah, It is hard for me to imagine not being in it, but it is also time to move on. New beginnings just as you said, it's in the air my friend xxxx

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Uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!! Are you feeling good about it though? The world has changed so we must adapt as you know.. Mexico??

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Gosh, we finally get a peek inside, a proper one at that. It looks very clean and tidy - if I know truck life, it's rarely that ahah! I love the pattern on the walls, it looks gorgeous. Can't believe I'll never get a cuppa inside that beautiful home. You'll always miss it but it'll also be awesome to move onto new things as well.

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I know, I was kind of hoping you would get to come hang out in it.
I really had to take a lot of stuff out to make it this tidy looking lol, mopped the floors and all haha xxx

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The truck is class!! So different and original. I'd say you and the girls had many happy days between those 4 walls.

So here's to new adventures and new beginnings.

Change is not always easy, but it's always necessary I believe. Wishing you the best of luck with your next chapter and I hope the final truck days are filled with smiles, laughs and frolics 😊

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Thanks @ablaze, yes we have had so many great memories in her, but also some sad ones, so feels good to be moving on. Thanks for the wishes xxxx

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Hopefully all of the memories in the new place will be happy and positive for as long as possible, life is series of ups and downs, that's for sure. We have to enjoy the high and endure the lows.

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The greatest of blessings in this new phase of your life! The space looks great and the energy that you've put into it will surely resonate with many people. May you get a fair price for it!

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just saw this on moving mans blog... and just wanted to say thank you again for letting me visit this beautiful truck home, i loved it

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Ah thank you, I wish I was in a better space at the time and in full health, as I was not really able to be very present when you were there. Those weeks were very full on for me, thank you though for helping me out in that time. It really knocked me, my whole body needed a reboot xxxx

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