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Old 02-08-2016, 03:55 PM   #131
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Dred,

I agree. Problem for me is my build isn't "finished" to the point of being road ready for such an adventure.

Anyone care to take the ball and run with it?

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Sorry, I do not see this as a problem. In fact, the RTR was composed of nearly 1/2 attendees not even having a "vehicle" yet - they were mostly vandweller-hopefuls, not skoolie-hopefuls). So near 1/2 the attendees were there in a car/truck/RV/tent, trying to get a BETTER idea how to what they THINK they are going to do. I may have even converted some vandwellers into skoolie dwellers after seeing the MASSIVE amount of space, and finding out I get better mileage than many vans.

So MY idea about a get together is really not a "Skoolie-Show", as the RTR was nothing like a "parade of vans". It was ideas, and how-to's, and conversation. So bring your tent, and let's talk about your project (maybe bring a tablet with your pics on it?) or hell, bring your striped-down bus with a cot inside, and massive beer? Think how much beer and firewood you can get in that damn thing?

Seriously tho, seeing all the show-quality conversions would be just icing on the cake, but not the goal - the goal would be the people and ideas, in one place - sharing.

And I would be happy to start this unless someone has done it before, and knows how to do it well?
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Old 02-08-2016, 06:35 PM   #132
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Dred,

Since you nominated yourself, I'll second the motion. Hey Tango care to cast the deciding vote to carry the motion?

Since I've never done this before, I'll defer to those who have (as well as those who have the time). I'm game for driving to wherever we meet up depending upon my schedule and having the ability to block out that timeframe.

I'd love to pick people's brains about a bunch of things I'm thinking about for Heavy.

WoHOO!!!!

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Old 02-08-2016, 08:42 PM   #133
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Cool...road trip! "the goal would be the people and ideas fueled by massive beer, in one place - sharing fire wood" ....I'm pretty sure that's how I read it.

It would probably be best in the states..
...beers $38.40 for a 28 box of Molson Canadian, just puttin' it out there.
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Old 02-08-2016, 10:32 PM   #134
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Cool...road trip! "the goal would be the people and ideas fueled by massive beer, in one place - sharing fire wood" ....I'm pretty sure that's how I read it.
please let me extend an official invitation to another "getit'er" to the first annual SkooliePalooza
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Old 02-09-2016, 11:09 AM   #135
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I think this is just brilliant. It would be of tremendous value to the "starters" in the bunch as well as those who have yet to buy a bus. Having a few "in progress" and a few "finished" (if there really is such a thing) and some with their dreams just on paper would make for a perfect Skoolie Bootcamp. A place to both learn as well as review a lot of different concepts and various approaches to putting together whatever might be "right" to achieve any given individuals personal dream. And the "old-timers" would have an opportunity to learn from the newbies in the bunch. They are the ones probably closest to the most recent technologies and very likely, more savvy in that regard than myself by a mile.

Location would need to be relatively central and the timing would need to fit as wide a group as possible (maybe around a holiday or long weekend?)
And of course the most important consideration is that...it must be held somewhere that is not legislated as "dry".

So...where & when?
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Old 06-22-2016, 12:09 AM   #136
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I only post the videos with a Skoolie in it
Wait for the Buffalo at the end


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Buffalo like Redman!


Thanks for the vid!


How's your fuel leaks? Gone I hope.
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Hey Dred...another excellent adventure pardner! --- Looks you have covered a bit of ground since we last saw you paddling the bayous and streams down in Florida. Please do keep us up on your travels. You are inspiring us all.
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Fuel leaks gone. Oil.....well.......
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Fuel leaks gone. Oil.....well.......
Excellent!

I had a mystery oil leak, a weep really, turned out to be the turbo oil return line. Easy fix=new line.
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