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Old 10-02-2017, 05:30 PM   #1
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2000 partially converted bluebird

2000, 40 ft rear engine bluebird. Has around 180,000 miles on it. Runs great, I live in Portland, OR and have taken it up to Timberline Lodge, on Mt. Hood, over the pass to Bend, OR and over the passes to the coast many times with ease. Needs a new alternator but has a brand new battery and the tires are in great condition.
I have done most of the ďnon funĒ work on it, and it is now ready for someone to build how they would like there schoolie to look inside. I completely ripped out the old floor and replaced it with new insulation and wood. All the cosmetics are easily removable if the buyer does not like it. Brand new Jotul wood burning stove (1000 dollar value) that heats the entire bus, and also has a cooking counter top on it. Contact me with further with questions about what Iíve done.
Has been a great buy for me but I am unfortunately moving to a place where I canít take it with me, we can talk about adding some tools in with the buy also.
It is currently in a safe place that charges only 60 dollars a month. I do not know why my photos are sideways, sorry!!!!!
Feel free to call me 918-955-7705
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Old 10-02-2017, 10:39 PM   #2
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Did you forget to mention the sales price, or are you looking for the best offer?
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Old 10-02-2017, 11:35 PM   #3
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Did you forget to mention the sales price, or are you looking for the best offer?
Great Question! I would like to get 7,000 dollars as is (including jotul stove, some tools, etc), the engine has been great. Hits 70 on the highway and changes gears with a push of a button, literally. Starts in 5 and you usually just drive it in 5 unless you are in real mountainous terrain. If you do not want the stove and/or stove then we can talk further.
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Old 10-05-2017, 08:26 AM   #4
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What engine? What transmission?
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Old 10-05-2017, 10:36 AM   #5
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What kind of cement did you use to make the stove hearth ? I am courteous because I am planing on making a similar one in my bus.

Nice stove. btw
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Old 10-05-2017, 03:02 PM   #6
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Any cement used on anything that will experience heat above about 125 degrees needs to be "Refractory Cement". Otherwise it will crumble. Same for any mortar in a similar situation. In fact, conventional cement can explode if it gets too hot. That is why you should NEVER use a cutting torch on metal laying on concrete.
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Old 10-06-2017, 08:46 AM   #7
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^ Thanks Tango
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Old 10-06-2017, 12:07 PM   #8
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Any cement used on anything that will experience heat above about 125 degrees needs to be "Refractory Cement". Otherwise it will crumble. Same for any mortar in a similar situation. In fact, conventional cement can explode if it gets too hot. That is why you should NEVER use a cutting torch on metal laying on concrete.

OOPS!!! Ive torched alot of metal parts on cement blocks....
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Old 10-06-2017, 12:39 PM   #9
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OOPS!!! Ive torched alot of metal parts on cement blocks....
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That's actually how you roughen (point) granite so steps aren't so slick. Like popcorn.

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Old 10-08-2017, 01:07 PM   #10
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get up stand up

What is the floor-to-ceiling height?
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