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Old 05-07-2013, 11:27 PM   #11
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Old 05-08-2013, 01:59 PM   #12
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Re: 1970 International Loadstar 1700 Fully Converted

Wash the bus with TSP (substitute). Use enamel house paint with one quart of Penetrol to one gallon of paint. It makes for a durable shiny surface. Just paint it all white and forget about getting fancy with accent stripes.

You are wanting to sell this bus. There is no need to get too fancy with the paint job. White is an inoffensive color.

As I mentioned, the inside of your bus is very nice. It would present itself much better with a clean simple paint job.

You could perhaps get the job done in one day with rollers and brushes, and perhaps some helpers.

My dad used to buy and sell TV sets many years ago. He told me that the MOST important thing was to clean the units completely before advertising them for sale.

So, My advice is to paint the bus, and completely clean the inside.
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You can thank the spammers for that.
Thank You Spammers
For aggravation and trouble
You make it so hard
To post on the double

With hackers in China
Russia and the Turks
Let's face you boys
Are a big bunch'a jerks

All we wanted was to post about Buses
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We just needed a place
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With flooring and walls
Motors and bathrooms
Plumbing's so fun
When you work around staterooms.

Wait what's that someone define a galley
In houses it's a kitchen where we make our suppers
How'd you get those cabinets
attached to be uppers?

So thank you Spammers
You rotten little hooligans
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I know you're just bored
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You can thank the spammers for that.
Thank You Spammers
For aggravation and trouble
You make it so hard
To post on the double

With hackers in China
Russia and the Turks
Let's face you boys
Are a big bunch'a jerks

All we wanted was to post about Buses
We didn't mean to garner attention
We just needed a place
To discuss the suspension

With flooring and walls
Motors and bathrooms
Plumbing's so fun
When you work around staterooms.

Wait what's that someone define a galley
In houses it's a kitchen where we make our suppers
How'd you get those cabinets
attached to be uppers?

So thank you Spammers
You rotten little hooligans
You're low brow and non-thinkers
And that's coming from a couple'a bogans

I know you're just bored
And just want something to do
But gosh dangit fellas
What did we do to you?

*Takes a bow*


"LOOKS AROUND"

That stuffs illegal in TX also........ so ugh ...... put away the pipe, until your off the internet
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That stuffs illegal in TX also........ so ugh ...... put away the pipe, until your off the internet
What illegal stuff I don't have illegal stuff where would I get illegal stuff is this the face of someone that would have access to illegal stuff nah that can't be right.







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Cheers, mate!
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Bravo!

Encore! Encore!

Oh, and for those of you just tuning in, there is a funky cool old bus from 1970 for sale on the first page of this thread. I think the thread got just a little bit hijacked! Ooops! Sorry about that!
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Old 05-29-2013, 11:28 PM   #19
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Lol...very entertaining. Thanks for the advice, but I don't know what tsp or penetrol is...could you help me out with this? Also price reduced to $3,000.
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Lol...very entertaining. Thanks for the advice, but I don't know what tsp or penetrol is...could you help me out with this? Also price reduced to $3,000.
Many years ago, you could get real TSP (tri sodium phosphate). It was a caustic cleaning powder that you would mix with water. You had to wear rubber gloves when you applied it to whatever you were cleaning. It worked very well at removing dirt and grime.

Nowadays, there is only TSP substitute, which is not as powerful of a cleaner. It comes in liquid form in a plastic bottle.

Again, in the old days, painters would mix Linseed oil into their oil based paints to make the flow better with a brush or roller. Penetrol is a product that does the same thing. It makes oil based paints go on like water based paints. It comes in a one quart orange can. You mix one quart to one gallon of paint.

Besides making it very easy to paint your bus, it leaves a nice glossy finish.

I have done two vehicles using Penetrol with oil based enamel house paint. I have had very good results. My paint jobs have lasted seven years before any noticeable paint chipping occured.
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