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Old 11-19-2015, 03:17 PM   #11
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I know you've seen the bus but I'll get a pic of it at it's "home" uploaded soon.
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Old 11-23-2015, 05:48 PM   #12
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Got back from NYC last night... Had a chance to get over there and work a little bit on the bus. Kinda difficult with just one person. I'm hoping to get a helping hand to help with seats. I need to pick up an angle grinder, I may just cut the bolts and go about it that way. Also, kinda bummed the bars on the side aren't on the outside, I would have left them on for a bit if not permanently.

Question: The inside of my bus is NASTY, mold, rat droppings, other random who knows what from inmates ... I'm thinking of cleaning the inside even though it's going to be all torn out and redone. Any recommendations on a bleach alternative or other solution?

Those of you in Maine, have you been able to overcome the crap that comes with insurance? I thought it was taken care of last week before I left but the agent I was referred to came back and said "no go".
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Old 11-23-2015, 06:16 PM   #13
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I don't often use chemicals, but when I do I use harsh ones.

Maybe some heavy duty cleaner/degreaser?

I hate bleach a whole lot, too. I'm sensitive to it badly for some reason.
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Old 11-23-2015, 06:52 PM   #14
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Oh damn that's hardcore. Can't beat that price though.
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Old 11-24-2015, 05:59 AM   #15
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I need to figure out how to post a video on here. I was checking all my lights to see what works what doesn't. Found out my flashers up top work. Super excited about that even though I know it's illegal to keep 'em.

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Old 11-24-2015, 08:55 AM   #16
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I had to insure mine with a commercial truck listing to get it home and after the conversion get it as a motor home
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Old 11-24-2015, 09:57 AM   #17
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I had to insure mine with a commercial truck listing to get it home and after the conversion get it as a motor home
Yup that's what most of us have done.
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Old 11-24-2015, 07:49 PM   #18
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I let it sit for a few minutes while talking with someone who claims to have rode in it being sent to the facility I picked it up from....
I didn't understand what you meant here until I clicked on the govdeals link and saw what you actually bought!

Seriously though it looks like a nice bus. Talk about repurposing and up-cycling! Have fun with it!
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Old 11-24-2015, 09:02 PM   #19
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I need to figure out how to post a video on here. I was checking all my lights to see what works what doesn't. Found out my flashers up top work. Super excited about that even though I know it's illegal to keep 'em.

yeah, your video is set to private....
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Old 12-01-2015, 05:32 PM   #20
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Oh, my bad Hank!! Thanks, I changed it so now you should be able to view it.
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