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Old 06-03-2012, 04:11 AM   #121
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one is for sale in hemmings this month if i remember right.
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Old 06-26-2012, 11:27 PM   #122
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Well our trip has come to an end. We had a really fun time in Moab despite the heat, but due to a lack of funds and a lead on work back home... we decided to come back to VA a little early. We had an AMAZING time traveling in our little bus and hope we have inspired others to take the leap and get out there too!

Home Sweet Home!


SO.. Ang and I are still working on finishing up articles and looking at our video... I am parked behind my friends apartment, chipping in on utilities but living primarily in the bus still. But I'm sooo excited because the bus is back in RENOVATION MODE!! As I have mentioned in previous posts, I am an artist (http://www.johnsondaniel.com) and would really like to own my own shop one day. But since that requires a ton of money that I don't have, I plan on transforming the bus in to a mobile gallery instead! The tricky part is I still need to live in it and ideally be able to take it out for weekend adventures.

Renovations begin!


As you can see, I have already removed the couch, platform, water tank (for now), shower, shelving, and rear heater. I also put an AC unit in the back window now that I have a regular power source again. I want to build panel walls that will fit as snug to the sides as feasible, but also be easily removed for travel. I need to figure out how to raise the bus up some so I can relocate the water tank and veg. tank underneath. I think just 6 more inches would give me the room I need but I'm not sure what all that entails. Just bigger springs/shocks? Last step is to tackle the vendors license application.. Anyway, next update will probably be in a new thread but we'll post updates on the Green Energy Project here too. Thanks for all the support skoolie friends!
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Old 06-27-2012, 12:17 AM   #123
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Very Excellent Adventure! Don't stop now. Life is too short.
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Old 07-14-2012, 09:15 PM   #124
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What a great trip! really enjoyed reading about it.
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Old 07-16-2012, 08:11 PM   #125
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Looking forward to seeing the next evolution of your bus!
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Old 03-28-2013, 05:29 PM   #126
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I got ahead of myself and forgot to take progress shots of the remodel, but there wasn't much to it. Wiring the spotlights was a pain but the rest is self explanatory. I'm insured and licensed, should be hitting the streets next month (http://www.backseatgallery.com):



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Old 03-28-2013, 08:01 PM   #127
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Bingo!

Damn that looks good.

Nice work.
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Old 03-29-2013, 07:39 AM   #128
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Very cool,wish you the best of luck moving forward
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Old 04-01-2013, 10:51 AM   #129
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Looks great, man! Are you going to put in any flooring, or leave it as is? I personally think a wood-looking floor would enhance the "gallery" effect, but then maybe you are playing up the fact that the gallery is in the back of a bus and want to leave the black rubber for a more authentic look?
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Old 05-08-2014, 12:11 AM   #130
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Well its been a fun few years, and if I were rich perhaps the adventures would continue... but right now the bus has become one too many things I have to deal with. Not being a home owner makes owning multiple vehicles and more tools than will fit in both a real pain when you move around a lot. So I've cleaned her out and given her a new prime coat and she's up for sale (asking $6kobo as is includes veg tank & solar +). I'm also considering trades (1/2ton trucks, enclosed trailer 16'double axle, or a sweet motorcycle) Give me a ring if anyone's interested 540.604.0071 (Dan).

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