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Old 02-26-2012, 10:55 AM   #1
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"Short" bus or "Regular" bus?

Okay, I wasn't awake when I posted this question this morning and wound up putting it in the "coach" section (doh!).

I get to pick up the bus Wednesday. It's 24' long with a 12' wheel base. Is that considered a short bus? Would it matter if I chronicled the build in the "Skoolie Conversion Projects" section?

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Old 02-26-2012, 11:28 AM   #2
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Re: "Short" bus or "Regular" bus?

Hmmm-unless there is a "snob factor" over on the conversion side for buses under 72 passenger, I'd say its a regular bus. Us in the shorty section are usually in "large vans". But I hit "new posts" and read them all anyways--a good idea is a good idea-regarless of what size bus its put in.
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Old 02-27-2012, 09:20 PM   #3
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Re: "Short" bus or "Regular" bus?

Regular! Shorter than 72 pax is not necessarily "short".
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Old 02-29-2012, 07:38 AM   #4
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GOOD LUCK PICKING UP YOUR BUS TODAY TYGERCUB!!!!!!
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Old 02-29-2012, 09:40 AM   #5
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Re: "Short" bus or "Regular" bus?

I agree with the others - your bus is closer to a "regular" bus than it is to a "short" bus.
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Re: "Short" bus or "Regular" bus?

My bus has been irregular lately... I'm gonna go down and buy some stop leak..
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Old 03-01-2012, 09:41 PM   #7
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Old 03-02-2012, 11:40 PM   #8
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Re: "Short" bus or "Regular" bus?

That's the same size as mine and everyone that has seen mine calls it a short bus...
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Re: "Short" bus or "Regular" bus?

lol i dunno. you got the best of both worlds. you got a short wheel base but a long workable area!
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That is def an interesting bus!
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Re: "Short" bus or "Regular" bus?

Don't want to cause a fight, but it seems to me that calling the Van chassis based buses "shorty" and the other buses "regular" or "standard" would work.
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Re: "Short" bus or "Regular" bus?

LOL! It's all good folks. I kinda agree with Lorna in principle, but when I first saw my bus, I thought, "Cool! I got a shortie!"

( erm... That didn't sound quite right, did it? )

However, it does have just as much interior space as BOB had, so I decided to stick with the 'regular' conversion list. You'll find me at "2012... the Year of Renewal" (see my tag for link).

Thanks for all the input!
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