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Old 09-15-2013, 11:21 AM   #431
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I really like the window pillars...very nice!
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Old 09-15-2013, 11:30 AM   #432
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The black window pillars look great.
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Old 09-17-2013, 01:34 PM   #433
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The bus looks great.
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Old 09-17-2013, 07:41 PM   #434
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Re: La Tortuga...updated 08-26-13

wow how'd you get the light house on the roof? Paint looks awesome!
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Old 09-17-2013, 08:16 PM   #435
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wow how'd you get the light house on the roof? Paint looks awesome!
I'm humbled, I thought I was being creative raising my roof.
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Old 09-21-2013, 06:55 AM   #436
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very funny GI
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.how close to the water are you when out the window is this>



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Old 09-21-2013, 06:56 AM   #437
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sunrise the other day

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are camp spot last 3 days



edit: I took pic standing on sand dune separating camp ground from beach...we are close
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Old 09-25-2013, 06:45 AM   #439
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okay
before leaving on our trip I had to have some tire work done, for $20 I took it down the street from work








and for $50 I got a rim,spare and mounted!!



ended up just laying it on the floor, way too heavy!

I made a set of mounts for a quick ladder in and out of bus and it still works as a step ladder







this was temp, since I am putting a deck on the back
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Lisa got off work and we hit the road at 4pm, plan was to stay somewhere around Raleigh, but! when I got out of the mountains near Silor, it was getting dark and cooling down so I kicked it into 4 gear and hammer down at 2300 rpm....65 mph!!!!
I was loving it and just kept driving...at 1 am we stopped as soon as we got onto Manteo island here




When we pulled into the rest area the first sign I saw said "No Overnite parking"...shiat...Lisa got the non emergency number and I called the cops, told them I was beat and needed to rest...dispatch said "Honey,don't worry I will tell officers to leave you alone"

Wow...cool...looky!!!

good morning bus!



we stopped at a Dunkin' donuts for a jelly donut and coffee(it had been years for a fresh donut)

we beat feet down to Avon to get the rental car







had to pee



lots of bridges


next stop Bodie lighthouse and then campground
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