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UNIMOG FOR ARBORICULTURAL WORK

Jon Welfare of All Seasons Tree Care had spent a number of hours researching different commercials in the UK. After finding Atkinson Vos he felt like he was in good hands. We then set about finding the perfect Unimog for Jon!

THE RESULT

The build was completed on the original budget and within our quoted timescale.

Jon was extremely pleased with the end result and as soon as it left our yard it was put straight to work.

Jon is over the moon with the amount of space in the body for chip & logs.

He is receiving lots of feedback from customers and passersby that are impressed by the "green machine"

Find Out How We Did It

THE FINISHED UNIMOG

THE STARTING POINT

After several visits and discussing several Unimogs with Jon we finally found the perfect Unimog for him.

A U2150L38 which had been used as a site vehicle and had a Vacuum excavation unit mounted on the back.

The selling factor for the U2150L38 for Jon was the 3850mm long wheelbase which would allow us to build a monster chip body to maximise capacity.

THE STRIPDOWN COMMENCES

Having agreed a scope of work with Jon we got stuck into the Unimog in our workshop.

We rectified all mechanical defects and completed all necessary repairs to the cab replacing panels as needed.

THE BACK END

We removed the vacuum excavation unit from the back end of the Unimog.

We then carried on rectifying defects and preparing the back end ready for the massive chip body that was being fabricated.

GREEN MACHINE

The Unimog cab & chassis were completely repainted.

The chassis was painted black and the Unimog was painted in an Olive green as per Jon's instructions to match his existing Land Rover!


WORK CONTINUES

Once the Unimog was back from the paint shop we continued our work, adding the roof box and additional lighting as well as building the cab interior back up.

MONSTER CHIP BODY

The full length woodchip body was designed to Jon's specification including 2 sets of rear barn doors and a ladder rack. 

SIGN WRITING

We then organised with Adam to get the Unimog sign writing done on our premises.

And the end result was really good!

We were all impressed when it rolled out of the workshop.

THE TRANSFORMATION IS COMPLETE

Once the finishing touches had been carried out the Unimog was ready for delivery.

We organised this with one of our hauliers to deliver it.

Once it arrived Jon sent us this image of it next to his Land Rover.

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I couldn't recommend Simon and the team highly enough, they sorted all transportation and took all the stress out of the situation. A1 service guys, thank you

Nick & Martin

Apex Tree Surgeons

"Atkinson Vos know what they are talking about and offer great advice whenever you need it. They are always ready to help at the end of a phone line too."

Gerard Bredenoord

"Brilliant company to deal with and a really helpful group of people who know what they are talking about."

Ben Mauger

"First contact with Atkinson Vos became a success, smooth ordering parts, great prices, great support. Fully satisfied customer from Sweden."

Lars-Erik Bammis Ohlsson

When I bought my U1000 “Rustbucket” , Simon gave me a fair & frank appraisal of its condition. The mog was cleaned and shipped professionally with no issues upon landing here in Australia. Since then, AV has provided me with excellent spares support and the occasional bit of advice. Posting was always prompt and economical via Royal Mail – this has taken a lot of the pain out of restoration. Highly recommended.

Pieter

Atkinson Vos not only supplied my Unimog some years ago but they have been ever present when I needed any advice or assistance. My Unimog recently underwent a full refurbishment in their workshop and I have to say the result has been nothing short of superb. My Moggy is not only in great mechanical shape but it looks great too. Top marks Atkinson Vos.

James Mc Donnell, Ireland

Whenever I drive my MOG on to their yard, I have a feeling of excitement about the opportunities for upgrade and improvement that Atkinson Vos offers. Anything is possible, and everything is done to a very high standard!. Atkinson Vos prepared my Unimog to an excellent standard. Their aftersales service is great too.

Roelf

Hi Simon, The shims arrived last week. My unimog is now running perfectly! Thank you a lot for the excellent service, I really appreciate it!

Casper Hanekamp

We have been using Atkinson Vos for a number of years now, they have carried out some upgrades and all servicing and repairs, their staff are friendly and always willing to help. The workshop guys always offer advice and easy fix solutions over the phone and on the odd occasion visited our workshop to view and inspect the vehicle. I would not hesitate to recommend the company, Thanks to all the staff.

Chris Brayne

Super Rod Ltd

I have waited many years to start my expedition RV project and the team at Atkinson Vos has helped to bring this to fruition. Appreciated the quick responses to the myriad of questions I had additionally the support from build to delivery state side. Many thanks to the entire team at AV.

Mike Greenberg

"We have always prided ourselves with finding the best qualified people available, be they doctors, lawyers, engineers, or whomever. We applied the same process to finding our dream Mog Expedition Camper and have not been disappointed with Atkinson Vos. Paul and Emma both have done superb jobs answering our many questions and leading us through the purchasing / export / import process. Based on their performance to date, we are confident Atkinson Vos support will be there in the future where ever our travels may take us.”

Mary & J R Argo

"Atkinson Vos are the absolute experts on UNIMOGS in my opinion. They offer wonderful advice apart from sourcing spares and thereby make things so much easier" "I would go to them rather than any German supplier for my UNIMOGS. All put together, it's the best package deal." "Simon and Frank are passionate in what they do and men of their word. That's what I think sets them apart. They have literally turned me into a Unimog addict."

Solomon Benjamin

Paul, Simon, Mark and the team, we just wanted to say a massive thank you to you all. What a firm, we couldn't recommend you highly enough, from the friendliness, the efficiency and the quality of the overall product, absolutely 1st class. We will be looking forward to working with you again on future projects. Thank you all again, all the best Danny and Nobby.

Danny & Nobby

"We first met with with Atkinson Vos at the Adventure Overland Show in Stratford-upon-Avon. Frank and Paul had really impressed us as hosts and as a result we were determined to travel to the headquarters in Bentham. After a smooth discussion with Simon and Frank, we were certain that we found the partner to upgrade our Unimog. Two weeks later work had already started! We have too many kind words for Simon, Emma, Paul, Mark and the rest of the team to fit in this testimonial! Their knowledge and expertise in Unimogs made us feel assured. We were helped and cared for throughout the whole process, They are a phenomenal team, and we enjoyed the time we spend with them, Thanks guys! Souren and Kati"

Souren and Kati

"The inspection of my Unimog was executed thoroughly and the itemized repair quote was reasonable. In short my Unimog is a testament to the fantastic work delivered by Atkinson Vos. This is a compliment coming from someone who appreciates quality work and has an eye for detail."

Joe Dos Santos

After taking on bigger tree work as my business grew, I knew I needed a Unimog. After doing my research on different commercial vehicles sold in the UK i found Atkinson Vos and I felt I was in good hands. The quality of service, care and reliability from Simon and his team has been a really good experience. The team have built my Unimog to the exact spec of what I needed. I'm over the moon with it. I'm getting lots of feedback from customers and passers by that are impressed by the green machine. I would highly recommend Atkinson Vos to anyone that specialises in Arboriculture.

Jon Welfare

All Seasons Tree Care

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