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Old 08-29-2019, 09:56 PM   #11
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Its easy enough to get it out alone.
The arms come off and you can cut the lines.
The wiring is easy it just has a big positive and negative.

If you're not saving it then its easy to get rid of. Takes a couple hours and a few beers.






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Old 08-30-2019, 03:13 PM   #12
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Old 08-30-2019, 10:20 PM   #13
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I've never seen a demo pic of your bus before. I'm surprised at how rusty the floor is for what I assume was a Florida bus?
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Old 08-30-2019, 10:42 PM   #14
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If you're not saving it then its easy to get rid of. Takes a couple hours and a few beers.



Hold my beer, Ima grab the angle grinder.
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Old 08-31-2019, 12:13 AM   #15
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I've never seen a demo pic of your bus before. I'm surprised at how rusty the floor is for what I assume was a Florida bus?
Any bus with plywood flooring will have some of that. The bus pictured is my last bus. From Texas. WHole bus is rust free except where the plywood was.

I only buy outside of FL!
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Old 08-31-2019, 12:14 AM   #16
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Hold my beer, Ima grab the angle grinder.
Had to use my welding shield since my full face grinding shield is lost.
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Old 09-03-2019, 07:53 PM   #17
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Had to use my welding shield since my full face grinding shield is lost.
Eyeballs are nice, and remans are expensive.
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Eyeballs are nice, and remans are expensive.
A former co-worker got a sliver in his eye. It started rusting and he had to have it DRILLED out. None of that for me, thanks!
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Old 09-03-2019, 09:07 PM   #19
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A former co-worker got a sliver in his eye. It started rusting and he had to have it DRILLED out. None of that for me, thanks!
I had that pleasurable experience as a student even though I was wearing safety glasses. The filing must have dropped from my hair behind the glasses onto the eye. One of those freak events.

You know how strong your nerves are when you see a rotating dremel bit approach your cornea. I kid you not, the surgeon said: "Please do not blink or twitch now". Thanks, Captain Obvious.

Procedure itself was painless due to local anesthetic but the pain after that wore off was unbelievable. Like a fist full of sand in your eye with someone constantly rubbing on it.

A hand full of Oxycontin at checkout was not the rage back then so I had to empty half a bottle of Scotch at home to get some sleep. Follow-up visit required more touch-up that fortunately was not nearly as painful.

The amazing thing is that the cornea heals within hours if only a thin layer is removed. This tissue is alive without blood circulation. It gets supplied with nutrients from the tear fluid and oxygenated from the air. Blood vessels would be a very poor solution for the optical performance.
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I lowered mine straight into the back of a pickup truck, unbolted it, then hauled it straight to a scrap yard. They did take it but only got like $15 for it. I was hoping to sell mine as well, but started losing hydraulic fluid out of one of the hydraulics when I tried using it a couple times, so I had to just haul it to the scrapper.
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