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Old 01-18-2009, 01:02 PM   #11
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Re: A Brand "Newbie" to the Schoolie

Well, here it is! Just got to get it home and hide it behind the house........ya sure. Just a couple quick ideas in photo shop.
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Old 01-18-2009, 01:08 PM   #12
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Re: A Brand "Newbie" to the Schoolie

wow looks like it will do wheelies you may want to wait to bob off the back until you tell the wife..you mat need the living space! is that fozzy?
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Old 01-19-2009, 03:36 AM   #13
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Re: A Brand "Newbie" to the Schoolie

Nice looking bus. I like that not much hangs over the back wheels. Cool roof line as well. check out my website to get some ideas of how to raise your roof, or maybe how not to raise your roof. www.fuzzytravel.com/waalner
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Old 01-27-2009, 09:59 AM   #14
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Lady Franklin, Thanks for the link. I think I'll take a couple of your ideas for my roof lift transition. Although my meager 12" lift will be nothing like you have ventured. So many great ideas and inovations in this forum. Thanks again
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Old 02-05-2009, 11:05 PM   #15
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CONGRATS on your new bundle of joy. As long as my tax check comes in next week(its due in via direct deposit Friday & its killing me), I should have mine the weekend of Valentines day. So I decided to start hitting the streets locally to see whats out in the Roanoke Va area. Not anything that either I could afford or want. Looks like I am going to head to North Carolina (about 2 hours away) to the district it was driven in. Spoke to the guy today and so far looks good. I even went to a local truck/bus dealer and asked permission, then went into a few busses with a tape measure to get some numbers and pictures. Felt real sad as I didn't want to leave.

Keep sending the pictures and remember this... no matter how mad you get...this IS fun LOL!!

And guess what... THE WIFE WANTS ME TO GET IT!! And..... wants to help me work on it... ACTUALLY work on it!! HOLY COW!!!!

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Old 02-06-2009, 10:33 AM   #16
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Scott - Congrats on the wife buy-in, That will help. Good luck on your search. Once you get one and get to the the stage of all the seats removed, you'll sit there for awhile and just imagine all the possibilities that can happen. I've been looking for a damaged travel trailer to scavange things like holding tanks, stove, toilet, etc. Buying all that new starts to add up. Either way is still cheaper that a new RV and you'll have a better product in the end.
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Old 02-06-2009, 07:46 PM   #17
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Hey Papabear...

You think it will take for me to obtain a bus to have those thoughts? I am already having SWEET DREAMS at night about the bus. Its like I've been there before. Maybe I was a Skoolie in a former life. And as far as some supplies... try these 2 forums: craigslist.com and www.freecycle.org . I found somebody that GAVE me free of charge a 1970 Shasta camper last year. I was able to get some things out of it and I will finish stripping it down to the trailer and have a flatbed when I get back to Fla in May. I was able to get a stove and a holding tank out of it. (plus the trailer). On craigslist, hunt in the FREE section. I found a free toilet recently left over from a remodel. Only needs a seat.
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Old 02-06-2009, 08:30 PM   #18
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I know what you mean. Thanks for the links, I'll give them a look
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