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Old 02-25-2016, 01:42 PM   #1
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Mounting to the ceiling/roof

I am about to make my bus purchase. I am planning to convert it into a mini gym for kids. Any advice about how to mount things to the ceiling that withstand the weight of children? Also, how hard are they to install? Thanks!
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Oh, I install kids all the time. It's easy, and fun.
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I would recommend drilling and bolting through the structural cross members. Bolting through the roof panels will not go well. If you plan to hang many things, I suggest using lengths of uni-strut, bolted to the ceiling. It would give you more places to mount on the ceiling.
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I just drill a 3/16 hole in the cross members and crank a number 12 sheet metal screw or a lag bolt into it. It will hold a lot of weight. Just don't go through the cross member and out the roof panel. Like Dwight Privilege said, run a unistrut or 2x4 or something across several cross members and it will hold just about anything.
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