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Old 11-30-2015, 10:25 PM   #1
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Currently looking for a skoolie to refurbish for a full time machine to travel the States for 2 years then heading to Costa Rica.
I was wondering how much trouble am I going to run into at RV parks not allowing school buses?
I'm going to have it subtlety and professionally painted. And I do plan on doing a fair amount of boondocking, but considering this is my first journey I'm sure I will frequent several RV parks, traveling from St. Louis to Maine, down to Florida and then to the west coast and up to Alaska. Hitting almost every state from Colorado west as well. Thanks.
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Old 12-01-2015, 12:22 AM   #2
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It can be quite a problem. Even converted coaches can have problems. Some rv parks have a "no older than 10 year old rv, no buses" rule. Some are very lax. We are converting an old coach but when we are done it will look very much like a newer high end rv. We still plan on using the state parks for our majority stays. A lot if rv parks are getting very snooty and I just don't care to spend my money at those places...
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Old 12-01-2015, 07:57 AM   #3
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From what I could gather from the conversations I've had recently with two different RV park owners it looks like the less than 10 year rule is something that the insurance companies make them do. They said they'd let us in for little short trips, but not to live there full time.
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Old 12-01-2015, 02:02 PM   #4
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Most state/federal parks don't have any restrictions.
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Old 12-01-2015, 03:09 PM   #5
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Just don't paint it like this, have a sign like this in the windshield or dress like this.
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Old 12-01-2015, 09:32 PM   #6
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whats wrong with that?
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How about we all chip in and start a "Skoolies Only" campground? Screw those Dinos & VanDrools & Wanderlodgers!

But seriously...I have been shopping raw land and there are some pretty sweet deals on beautiful, undeveloped land all over the country. I plan on buying a couple acres here and there for my own use, but it occurs to me we could form a network of our own with minimal participation. Anybody else like being in the middle of nowhere?
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How about we all chip in and start a "Skoolies Only" campground? Screw those Dinos & VanDrools & Wanderlodgers!

But seriously...I have been shopping raw land and there are some pretty sweet deals on beautiful, undeveloped land all over the country. I plan on buying a couple acres here and there for my own use, but it occurs to me we could form a network of our own with minimal participation. Anybody else like being in the middle of nowhere?
Got solar and gen....I'm in
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Once I get back on my feet financially, I'd be all for it...
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