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Old 08-29-2013, 02:49 AM   #1
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Considering selling our bus.

Here's a link to some photos of my conversion that was deleted on the forum here. The reason I'm upset about getting wiped out is that I am considering selling it as we are looking to move to Europe. It would have been nice to point people to the build details and they could read what went into it. Please don't ever do that again to your loyal users. Not nice.

If we decide to sell it (decision coming soon) I'll post it here on classifieds.
P.S. It won't be cheap.

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Old 08-29-2013, 06:38 AM   #2
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Re: Considering selling our bus.

so I'm guessing RoRo to Europe isn't an option
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Old 09-01-2013, 01:58 AM   #3
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so I'm guessing RoRo to Europe isn't an option
That would be great and it isn't as costly as I would have thought, but we're moving to the Mediterranean island of Malta where the roads are narrow and winding. I'm doing good to navigate the small rental car I'm driving here now. Having been a former British colony, they drive on the left. We're helping to set up a sailing operation based here.
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Old 09-01-2013, 02:09 AM   #4
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Re: Considering selling our bus.

I know this sounds crazy, but buy a barge and park the bus on that.... make your bus a houseboat!!! Or you could go with Das Mel's pontoon plan... just a thought!
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Old 09-01-2013, 02:29 AM   #5
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I know this sounds crazy, but buy a barge and park the bus on that.... make your bus a houseboat!!! Or you could go with Das Mel's pontoon plan... just a thought!
That's not a bad idea, especially considering all of the work we've put into the bus, we REALLY have enjoyed living and traveling in it. If we were on a lake it might make more sense, but the Mediterranean can get quite rough, even in the harbors, if a storm comes in.

That's what has always been great about this forum, the people here are dreamers and innovators - always looking at new possibilities.

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Old 09-01-2013, 05:59 AM   #6
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Beatiful place
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Old 09-01-2013, 08:50 AM   #7
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I know this sounds crazy, but buy a barge and park the bus on that.... make your bus a houseboat!!! Or you could go with Das Mel's pontoon plan... just a thought!
That's not a bad idea, especially considering all of the work we've put into the bus, we REALLY have enjoyed living and traveling in it.

Not a bad idea? I have terrible ideas! Absolutely dreadful! Dang, if one of my ideas isn't bad then I must be slipping. Uhhhhh, quick, help me build a battery bank so I can lick a fork and poke it! How many AMPs does it take to light up a Das Mel? Are Das Mels more conductive with a full belly or an empty one? WAIT! WE NEED A CAMERA TO DOCUMENT! *Flails*



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Old 09-01-2013, 05:14 PM   #8
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Re: Considering selling our bus.

That's an awesome bus! What would you sell it for?
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Old 09-02-2013, 04:17 AM   #9
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That's an awesome bus! What would you sell it for?
That would be a bit premature for two reasons.

We haven't come to a final decision on selling it yet, still considering the options.

To mention a price without listing everything that went into it would be premature. For example, it has 6 brand new tires = $3,500. Paint job done by a body shop: sanded, epoxy primer, automotive enamel with hardener = $4,000. 3000 watt Honda inverter generator with maybe 2 hours run time. 4 brand new golf cart batteries with a 2000 watt pure sine wave inverter. 2 new 13.5 roof air units with heat. 3D hi-def TV with surround sound. There's lots more but you get the idea, we did not cut any corners. I'll get the list up as soon as we make our decision.

Worth noting: there are a few cosmetic things and some system items yet to be done. Nice things we bought but haven't installed. Fully functional, though.

I'm not naively thinking that we'll get everything out of it that we put in, but I'm guessing there's someone out there who wouldn't mind paying a decent price for a well done build. That's the hope anyway. I will likely post it on classifieds here, eBay and Craigslist. An attractive offer would help us decide. Go ahead - we're listening. Send me a private message.
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Old 09-06-2013, 12:47 AM   #10
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Why did your build details get deleted? Who deleted them? When did they get deleted (cause we were just looking at your bus a few months ago, had a lot of good info).
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