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Old 11-19-2019, 03:38 PM   #1
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2007 Full (Professional) Conversion For Sale, Sleeps Family of 7- $45,000 OBO

This conversion is brand new and was beautifully finished. We used it for a sabbatical trip and loved every bit of the bus but are returning overseas so are looking to sell.

This is a well laid out conversion with ample sitting room, a small dinette, apartment size fridge and large sink, a shower and separate compost toilet, 2 full twin length bunks, a queen size bed in back, as well as a toddler sized bed underneath the queen bed.

The bus is outfitted with basic linens, pots and pans and dishes, foam mattresses and cushions all included.



Basic specs:
This bus has taken us across the country and back without issue. We’ve been
up and down mountains, through all kinds of weather and she runs smooth and steady.

• Year/Make/Model: 2007; Thomas Saf-T-Liner 84 Passenger School Bus, 40’ length; 6’4” interior head space (this bus is a high-top)
• Engine: 7.2L Caterpillar Diesel Engine (7210); Transmission: Allison 2500
• Fuel: economy @ 10 miles/gallon; 60 Gallon fuel tank
• Mileage: 177,000
• Maintenance: Complete Service October 2019; 3 brand new batteries installed in October 2019; brand new 60 gallon fuel tank installed October 2019; Tires in good condition…no replacement necessary; brakes - ABS / great condition
• Title/Registration: registered as an RV in the state of Indiana (does not require a CDL or bus driver’s license to drive)
* Plumbing: 55gallon gray water tank; 60 gallon fresh water tank. Shower Room with cedar paneling and wall mounted baskets; separate toilet room with Ecovita compost toilet. Kitchen sink and shower connected to propane tank for hot water.
• Storage: located under the couches and under the beds. This family of seven has never run out of storage space.
• Electric: Electric hookup 20/30/or 50amp, power cable included (when not using solar power). 14x 110v electric outlets; 4x solar panels that provide sufficient electricity to run refrigerator, lights, phone/computer charging, and two “Magic” fans. This bus can be “offthe grid” if desired

We will be moving the bus in December to Chicago or Austin, and will consider delivering if needed.

Please only comment or email if you have serious inquiry.
We are asking $45,000 but will consider any serious offers.
email: christine.keegan@ldichina.com
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Old 11-19-2019, 04:59 PM   #2
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Who did the professional conversion? Where is the bus located?
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Old 11-19-2019, 05:07 PM   #3
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45 grand and no Air-Conditioning???????
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Old 11-19-2019, 05:41 PM   #4
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My offer would be serious, but nowhere near what you're dreaming of.
I would have to experience 10mpg to believe it. In the 05 C7 it wouldn't get better than 7.5@65mph.
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Old 11-20-2019, 01:18 PM   #5
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Who did the professional conversion? Where is the bus located?
Blue Ridge Conversions in NC did the conversion for us. The bus will be in Chicago and Austin in December and is available from either place. We are also open to delivery.
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Old 11-20-2019, 01:26 PM   #6
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Where are the pics?
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Old 11-20-2019, 02:06 PM   #7
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Nothing mentioned of the gutting and insulating either. Am I missing something here?
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Old 11-22-2019, 12:45 AM   #8
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The carpenter does good work, from what i have seen on you tube.. I think you found out, you got taken for a long ride around the mountain! 60 gallons is a weekend boon docking for 7 people. Bet the insulation is 1 inch foam board from Lowes! Strip the bus & fix it. Do not try to pass along your bad deal to a newbie... gut it and rebuild it! OR... Sell it cheap and move on.
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Old 11-22-2019, 01:40 AM   #9
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Please only comment or email if you have serious inquiry.
We are asking $45,000 but will consider any serious offers.
email: christine.keegan@ldichina.com
Please post the sales price when you sell it.
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Old 12-04-2019, 05:42 PM   #10
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Am I missing the link to the pictures?
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Old 12-04-2019, 05:52 PM   #11
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Where are photos?!
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Old 12-04-2019, 06:58 PM   #12
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Please only comment or email if you have serious inquiry.
We are asking $45,000 but will consider any serious offers.
email: christine.keegan@ldichina.com



You posted this in a free forum. Why would you not want people to comment on your advertisement?
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Old 12-04-2019, 10:48 PM   #13
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Just my opinion, I’d guess anyone actually getting what they “think” their bus is worth are probably in single digits. And if you did he work yourself, you’ll never recoup your time’s worth.
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Old 12-05-2019, 12:46 AM   #14
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There are a few videos on YouTube under the channels named (Sow the Land & Blue Ridge Conversions). I would guess that his bus might be in one of those? If you post pics, we can ??



Never trust a bus salesman who has beady eyes.
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He is building bus's as a means to make lots of money. When profit is the objective, Corners will be cut! The Carpenters work and designs are first class. But the videos I saw, the foam was 1 inch foam board cut into pieces and stuck into the ceiling. The good thing is, they seem to have the skill sets needed to build a quality bus. But they are not being built for themselves to live in, like most skoolies are.


From what I have seen watching hundreds of Skoolie videos. Buyers should never trust the sellers of Skoolies! Most builders do not have a construction and fabrication background. And they 4-shure do not have the willingness to do the pre-bulld research.



Most conversions are being done by ametures, That is why they are for sale.
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Part of the general decline in civilization is the increase of the blind thinking everything they own is gold. They are easily offended if you do not see the unicorn yourself.



It's not a coach. Its a converted school bus.



And there is no such thing as unicorns.
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Pretty sure this is the bus-
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Part of the general decline in civilization is the increase of the blind thinking everything they own is gold. They are easily offended if you do not see the unicorn yourself.



It's not a coach. Its a converted school bus.



And there is no such thing as unicorns.



actually its capitalism.. what something is worth is what someone will pay you for it... pure and simple.. and $$ is relative.. to someone who has a billion in the bank, 45k is minuscule.. to someone who has $6.32 in their bank account, even $450 is a Mountain of gold....



just because none of us here reading and commenting would pay the seller 45k for a skoolie.. (really 45k and no A/C?).. doenst mean someone wont pay them that or some other number even half that...



Like I keep going back to.. selling my old Eldorado convertible .. I got Great $$ on it because someone really wanted it..



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Old 12-05-2019, 09:45 AM   #18
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I find that 99% of the time when a seller is not freely providing info they are hiding things and being deceptive.
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Old 12-05-2019, 02:03 PM   #19
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If this is the right bus, here is their instagram, they have a bus tour and photos in their stories: https://www.instagram.com/homemadeinchina/. It looks nice, and it does have the original bus ceiling.
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It says it has sold. I wonder what they got for it.
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