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Old 08-11-2011, 10:44 AM   #11
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Jzilla --- for whatever reason, the school bus lettering thing seems to be a common problem. You'd think they (the body/paint folks) would get it right more often. I've heard the same story from people who've spent big bucks on fancy paint jobs only to wind up with the same "show-through" when it was all said and done(?). Guess it is a blessing in disguise that my bus was built way before vinyl was even invented!
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Old 08-24-2011, 10:51 PM   #12
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if you move the handicap door to the front it looks like mine. got any pics of the inside, curious. You said it cost a G for the paint, correct? again curious... outside looks good
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Old 08-31-2011, 10:44 AM   #13
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lightning bolts would be cool. just dont forget as much as you love one team, some asshat will hate said team and probably make fun of it. lol there is a sask roughriders mini bus up here for free but you have to buy the stereo... it hasnt sold lol
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Old 09-07-2011, 11:06 AM   #14
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DA BEARS!

seeing that your going to have a mobile DJ studio, see if oyu can get some music related companies to "sponsor" you. Make up vinyl's with their names or equipment. You put the vinyl on and get paid for advertising.
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Old 09-13-2011, 09:41 AM   #15
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I thought of getting sponsors here also, but found out I would have to get commercial insurance, that did that. Love the seat frames.
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Old 09-13-2011, 10:25 AM   #16
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now those seats are built right!
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Old 09-14-2011, 10:06 PM   #17
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what kind of foam for the seats?
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Old 11-16-2011, 09:05 PM   #18
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Hey JZ --- really great lookin' upholstery job! Love the piping. Care to share the name of the shop? I'm in Houston myself and will be needing some work done in a few months myself. Nothing fancy...just a jackknife sofa bed and pilot's chair.
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Old 11-17-2011, 10:51 PM   #19
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Got the note, many thanks...will try to call on Friday. I'm in the old Downtown Art Warehouse District but the bus is just off Washington Avenue & Shepherd. If you get a minute this weekend, drop by the ArtCrawl and look me up. See more about my building/studio here...

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PS...my Spanish is pretty much limited to "Un cerveza, por favor".
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Old 11-18-2011, 11:23 AM   #20
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PS...my Spanish is pretty much limited to "Un cerveza, por favor".
You might want to add one more phrase to your vocabulary: "Donde esta el bano?". That's to be used after consuming the afore-mentioned cerveza.
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