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Old 02-10-2013, 01:52 PM   #81
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Re: Our American School Bus in Sheffield, England.

Had some new lights fitted. The units are from IKEA, 12v directly wired into the leisure battery and have replaced the standard bulbs with LED ones. The power is fed via the cables that support them.

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Old 02-10-2013, 02:27 PM   #82
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Cool looking lights, but don't the bounce a lot while traveling?
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Old 02-10-2013, 02:31 PM   #83
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I had worried about that but the cables are very, very tight and so they travel really well. The design is great that you can change where they point and light.
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Old 03-09-2013, 03:39 PM   #84
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Our latest outing in the snow...

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Old 03-09-2013, 06:13 PM   #85
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Re: Our American School Bus in Sheffield, England.

Your bus is awesome! Thanks for posting!
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Old 03-15-2013, 11:28 AM   #86
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Re: Our American School Bus in Sheffield, England.

Just had an enquiry to use pictures of our bus interior on this US TV show.

http://www.hgtv.com/hgtv-design-star/show/index.html

Anybody know anything about it?
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Old 03-15-2013, 11:54 AM   #87
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Re: Our American School Bus in Sheffield, England.

It's a well known top-line production/show .. congrats on being considered and I hope we get to see you on the big screen .. very kewl ..
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Old 03-15-2013, 11:58 AM   #88
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Re: Our American School Bus in Sheffield, England.

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Just had an enquiry to use pictures of our bus interior on this US TV show.

http://www.hgtv.com/hgtv-design-star/show/index.html

Anybody know anything about it?
Typical HGTV show, not sure how the bus fits in it's a contest to find a "new star" by the contestants decororating the same areas with same amount of time and $$$

Might be neat tho'

10 buses get make overs I'd watch that
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Old 03-15-2013, 12:16 PM   #89
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Thanks... I get it.. sounds like they will be getting teams to fit out School Buses so could be fun to watch. Not happening until July apparently.
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Old 03-15-2013, 02:49 PM   #90
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Just had an enquiry to use pictures of our bus interior on this US TV show.

http://www.hgtv.com/hgtv-design-star/show/index.html

Anybody know anything about it?

Congrats on being offered the show! It will be neat to see your bus on Tv.

I just hope two things - they don't use all school buses and they don't air it until after I buy my bus. Tv destroys every subculture it commercializes, and the price of everything will go up, including buses. I've already seen this happen to the tattoo industry and it's very sad (and part of the reason I'm partially retired)
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Old 09-24-2013, 04:55 PM   #91
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Just used our bus for a street festival in Barnsley.

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Old 03-13-2014, 07:34 AM   #92
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Have done a few more improvements including interior doors and full fit out of toilet/shower/hot water system etc.



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Old 03-13-2014, 11:43 AM   #93
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Re: Our American School Bus in Sheffield, England.

Really nice decor.

Is that a incinerating toilet?

What is the covering on the walls and floor?

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Old 03-13-2014, 11:47 AM   #94
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The toilet is a porcelain 'drop through' type so when flushed the waste drops through the floor into a large tank slung under the bus... there is then an electric pump out. We went for marine systems with pressurised water system etc. The guys who did the work are boat builders based in Bradford, England.
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Old 03-15-2014, 03:14 PM   #95
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Sorry, forgot to add that the floor and walls were covered in a safety flooring sheet material and we made the bathroom into a wet room with a shower and drain in the floor (into a tank).
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Old 03-15-2014, 05:39 PM   #96
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Sorry, forgot to add that the floor and walls were covered in a safety flooring sheet material and we made the bathroom into a wet room with a shower and drain in the floor (into a tank).
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Old 03-16-2014, 06:38 AM   #97
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Our bus at the Glastonbury Festival last year... The stage ended up being so large that it got a little lost but as a green room and production area it worked really well.
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Old 10-02-2016, 09:55 AM   #98
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Sorry to revive an old thread, but I have to say thanks for the pics. Your bus is one of my top 2 inspirations for my build.

A really, really nice looking bus.
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Sorry to revive an old thread, but I have to say thanks for the pics. Your bus is one of my top 2 inspirations for my build.

A really, really nice looking bus.
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Love the interior!
The colors aren't my particular taste, but really liking the layout and bathroom design.

I've even thought of a ship's door design before I settled on sliding doors.
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