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Old 12-25-2012, 03:21 PM   #41
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Finally had time to work on the bus. I bought a couch, some flooring, and a corner cabinet. I like going to the re-use store, there stuff there is so cheep. THat cabinet only cost me $5. I started to frame the new back wall to the porch. I hope to sheet it over soon. I also built a knee wall near the stairs where that corner cabinet will go. I also started to taking off the rest of the rear of the bus. It will be a job when I try to redo the tail lights, hopefully it will not be that bad. I hope to get everything I need into the bus so that I can start bolting stuff down. Here are some pictures of the progress.

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Old 12-25-2012, 07:34 PM   #42
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Does anybody know if you are allowed to put a normal couch in a bus, or do you need a special one? I was planning to bolt it down and put seat belts in it, just to make the officials happy. Do I even need seat belts in a bus?
Not a bus, It's a motor-home now.... remember..
Bolting the sofa down is a good idea....... Necessary if you plan on people riding there during movement.....
Seat belts required for any seat in which passengers will ride during movement....

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Old 01-16-2013, 12:20 PM   #43
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I have gotten a lot of work done over my winter break. I got another couch to put in, and a kitchen counter. I also started to put up the back wall sheeting. I used cardboard as a template to transfer over to the fiberglass composite sheeting I got from home depot. I hope to get the other side of the wall in this week.

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Old 02-25-2013, 12:33 AM   #44
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I was able to get away from school for a little bit this weekend. My brother and I installed all of the flooring. It was really easy, it just interlocked, and it looks really good as well. We also finished the interior side of the wall separating the living portion from the porch. The bunk beds are are next on the list. I wanted to try and get the bus running again this weekend, but I ran out of time.

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Old 02-25-2013, 01:00 AM   #45
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Old 02-27-2013, 12:29 AM   #46
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Interesting work! I can't wait to see this finished. I also like the flooring. Whats the name/manufactuer of this particular product. I'd like to take a look at it myself.
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:26 PM   #47
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Interesting work! I can't wait to see this finished. I also like the flooring. Whats the name/manufactuer of this particular product. I'd like to take a look at it myself.
The flooring I got was from Home Depot. The name of the company is Traffic Master. It only cost me $0.69 per square foot, and it goes to gather really nice, and easy.
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Old 02-28-2013, 02:55 PM   #48
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Have you guys ever been given a hard time with the DOT cops??
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Have you guys ever been given a hard time with the DOT cops??
In the work truck once, why? what happened?
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Old 02-28-2013, 07:45 PM   #50
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Im just wondering if the DOT cops will try to give me a hard time while crossing the country. Im changing the title to a motorhome. But I'm just curious if anyone has been given a hard time by them while driving their buses.
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