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Old 10-03-2015, 09:21 AM   #241
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Looks good, what did you line the floor with underneath the plywood?
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Old 10-03-2015, 10:05 AM   #242
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Looks good, what did you line the floor with underneath the plywood?
I used db-3 ;)
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Old 10-06-2015, 05:30 AM   #243
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More progress:
Carpeted stairs
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Started to lay sticky tiles
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Old 10-10-2015, 10:37 PM   #244
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Hey skoolie_nOObie, we're in Pembroke Pines too! We're over near North Perry Airport - no bus (yet), but we do have a 1986 21' Toyota Sunrader that we're restoring (and bugging the neighbors with our late-night antics). Cool that we're neighbors - you're bus is way cool!
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Old 10-11-2015, 04:07 PM   #245
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Looks awesome! I just bought a 78 International/Carpenter Shortie. Also just successfully read your entire thread for inspiration/ideas!

Keep up the good work

This site is amazing...

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Old 10-12-2015, 08:53 AM   #246
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Looks awesome! I just bought a 78 International/Carpenter Shortie. Also just successfully read your entire thread for inspiration/ideas!

Keep up the good work

This site is amazing...

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I'm glad what I'm writing is helping someone!
Best advise I can give is to read read read, and use the knowledge to make the skoolie yours
And have fun with it! This might or might not be your first bus, and you might want to give up at times (I wanted to quit when I was removing the seats!!!). Don't. If working with your hand is something you enjoy, you've found the perfect hobby.
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Old 10-17-2015, 03:50 AM   #247
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Aye, first bus. Been reading a lot. My idea from when I randomly bought the bus late August, to right now after reading many of these threads... greatly expanded. Haha.

I love hard work. Plan on taking my time and doing it right.

Cheers!
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Old 11-03-2015, 06:28 AM   #248
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Fridge for our bus!
Was pretty ugly and rusty.
Nothing some sanding and a can of paint couldn't fix!
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Old 11-03-2015, 07:33 AM   #249
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Nice, I've got a couple of those little fridges myself.

Its great to see yall still enjoying the bus!
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Old 02-19-2016, 08:52 AM   #250
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Hello, everyone!
Apologies for the long absence but i finally have some progress to show!
Pictures in the next posts, stay tuned....
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