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Old 12-14-2010, 08:50 PM   #1
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Beautifuly finished Bus I found on Craigs List

38” Blue Bird Bus Conversion – Handmade Home on Wheels - $4500 (Asheville, NC)
Date: 2010-11-11, 8:59AM EST
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Coach: Bluebird 78 passenger school bus, Length - 38’, Height – 10’ - 6”
Chassis: 1971 Ford
Engine: Ford 365 V-8
Fuel: Gasoline, 35 gallon tank
Transmission: 4 speed with “granny” gear
Steering: Power
Heating: Suburban furnace, propane
Cooling: 2 – roof mounted AC units, 110 VAC
Water Heater: 10 gallon, 110 VAC electric
Cook Top: Two burner stainless steel, propane
Refrigerator: 110 VAC electric
Kitchen Sink: Stainless steel
Shower: Stainless steel shower pan with redwood walls
Toilet: Fresh water flushable RV toilet
Wiring: 110 VAC, 12 VDC, TV cable, telephone
Interior Woodwork: Black Walnut, Red Oak, Oak Parquet flooring
Exterior Woodwork: Cyprus
Sky Lights: Two full width skylights fore and aft. 2’ skylight in loft bedroom
This unique home on wheels was hand crafted by owner over a ten year period. (1980-1990)
The floor plan features an office with its own entrance, full galley, salon, double birth cab over bedroom, toilet/shower, and the armoire in the hallway creates a dressing room when both doors are opened.
The interior finish includes real raised panel doors on cabinetry handcrafted from native black walnut and red oak. Jalasy windows with screens have been added above the existing bus windows to provide cross ventilation control. Two roof mounted air conditioners provide additional cooling. Oversized skylights facilitate natural daylight lighting. A Suburban forced air propane furnace provides heat for the front and rear compartments.
The exterior woodwork is solid cypress for exceptional resistance to weathering. A small covered porch at the rear provides private access to the office and serves as an extra storage area when the bus is underway. At the front of the bus is a spectacular bay window in the upper birth. From the inside it gives the feeling of being suspended in the exterior environment.
The Land Yacht has been in storage for about ten years and needs a good cleaning, but it is road ready. I have replaced the battery, fuel pump, carburetor, master cylinder, and vacuum booster. The tires are in fair shape. The lights are in working order.
Price: $4,500
Contact82 230-3580
Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Old 12-15-2010, 11:25 AM   #2
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Denver, CO
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Re: Beautifuly finished Bus I found on Craigs List

I emailed this guy a while back. He lives in Asheville NC but the bus is in Fayetteville.
If this were diesel I might have already purchased a bus...
It also looks like it needs some serious elbow grease and some drying in as well...
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