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Old 02-04-2009, 04:09 PM   #11
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Re: six or seven row?

Man! That daimler benz is one pretty looking rig! Reminds me of late-model steam locomotives (or early model diesel loco's).

Nice pics!
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Old 02-05-2009, 01:02 PM   #12
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hi griff
we make a deal :i feed your eyes with three more photos of this great german bus

and the great dashboard . . .




and you feed my brain with the size of your bus(maybe with a ruler )



i need A to B and A to C
thanx
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Old 02-05-2009, 05:23 PM   #13
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Hey Andy,

Thanks for the eye candy feast!

My 1982 Thomas measures:

A to B = 172.25 inches / 437.515 centimeters

A to C = 201.25 inches / 511.175 centimeters

Please note that these measurements are center to center on the window posts.

Hope this helps too!

Griff

p.s. I'll cut off and shorten my Thomas in trade for the Daimler... (...or not... )
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Old 02-05-2009, 05:59 PM   #14
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hi kevin,
this is a big help for my virtuell floorplan without the real bus (think you mean ft and not cm), but latest in juli i fly to usa and buy a strong bus, maybe in the near of boston, so i have to drive 400 miles to the shipping in new york with a short stop in bethel (woodstock) and hope i get more than a tail lamp warranty
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Old 02-05-2009, 06:07 PM   #15
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hi griff
donīt forget; not every dream must be reality, so donīt be a fool . . .
thanx for your help, these are the right infos
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Old 02-05-2009, 08:29 PM   #16
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...As far as traveling to Boston, you might want to look further south towards North Carolina, Georgia, or Florida for your bus. The weather is milder and there's less rust in most buses from the southern USA. Happy to help you any way I can!
Kevin's right about that, Andy, and North Carolina has a major port in Morehead City you may be able to ship it out from. I'm "based" out of North Carolina, so if you decide to try this route, I'll try to get some information about the port and shipping for you.

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YES!! Avoid those "tail light warranties!!"
...and the choir said AMEN!

Keep us posted Andy, like Kevin said:
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I second that!

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Old 02-06-2009, 07:27 AM   #17
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...Andy might want to ship out of the Port of Jacksonville though. More ships leaving on a more regular basis I would guess. Not 'cause JAX is better.....just bigger!
Good point! I hadn't thought about Jax (Wilmington), and you're right, there are more shipments going out of there.

@ Andy: Here's a starting point for some details about NC Seaports: http://www.ncports.com/ HTH!
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...lots of pretty scenery around Morehead City. I have friends in Currie, NC...
Yes, it's a great and beautiful place to visit. I say visit because I'm not a "beach person". I was stationed at MCAS Cherry Point (Cheerless Pit) for 11 years, but was never quite able to make the "adjustment" to coastal living. I always had to make an annual pilgrimage to the Blue Ridge Parkway in the fall to see the leaves change color all over the mountains. (I'm a mountain man from PA, the coastal pines stay green, heh, heh.)

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hi
wilmington looks good and if i have more days for lookin around in usa, i could search for the right bus in the south (or dry) states, but i know i have one week to fly, to find, to buy, and to ship . so i must have one adress of one dealer with a lot of buses, were i could lookin for the best bus for my money. the only dealer with a big inventory i have found until now is:
http://www.busandchassisllc.com/home.asp
if you know other good dealers in the south, please write
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Old 02-08-2009, 09:05 PM   #19
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Hey Andy,

Here's a link from Sharkey's site that may interest you (...or not... ). It's in Florida, but at least shipping it out shouldn't be a problem:

http://www.commercialtrucktrader.com/me ... S-94153477

Note the "Vehicle Description".
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