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Old 03-12-2017, 09:54 PM   #1
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Epic Trails Video Logs

We bought a 1999 66 passenger Bluebird Transit style bus with a 5.9L cummins and 150K miles. We are going to try and upload videos every Sunday of the project. We are in week two so far. We have kept a very quick pace that we hope we can keep up for as long as possible.

1st Video: http://youtu.be/vGX2u3BPyKI
Week 2: http://youtu.be/VRmlQ3XJoNU
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Old 03-20-2017, 07:43 PM   #2
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Epic Trails - Boards, beds & bedlam

Week three of our skoolie!
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Old 03-20-2017, 08:53 PM   #3
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We love to see a good plan come together.
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Old 03-21-2017, 11:51 AM   #4
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Thanks! It won't be the prettiest princess at the ball, but it will be our home away from home. Will be posting weekly...hopefully.
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Old 03-21-2017, 02:11 PM   #5
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Good to see some more Ohio people on here. I will be watching your updates.
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Old 03-27-2017, 02:57 PM   #6
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Another Week

Another week has passed! How is that possible? Well short video for this week. Lots of grinding and prepping the floor. Click the grinder going to heaven for the video.

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Old 04-03-2017, 09:43 PM   #7
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Month-a-versary!

We have had the bus for a month now! Time is flying. This week was about the bunks and flooring.

Details and video about this week:
Epic-trails-bus-conversion-week-5-flooring-bunks/
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Old 04-04-2017, 10:30 AM   #8
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Definitely will be following you guys' progress! Glad to see someone else in Ohio. I'll definitely have questions as it goes along. Congrats and good luck!
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Old 04-04-2017, 10:36 AM   #9
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Definitely will be following you guys' progress! Glad to see someone else in Ohio. I'll definitely have questions as it goes along. Congrats and good luck!
Happy to answer any questions....Now if I can just find someone with the right answer!
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Old 04-04-2017, 07:02 PM   #10
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Happy to answer any questions....Now if I can just find someone with the right answer!
Really enjoying the videos. Your family has some really good energy!! keep posting!!
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