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Old 08-29-2012, 08:18 PM   #21
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Re: My New Bus!

Woowoo that's pimp....ugh am I showing my age what you have done looks great!
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Old 04-06-2013, 10:00 PM   #22
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My bus has been in storage all winter and I'm really jonesin' to go get it! It's still too snowy and muddy at the storage place to deal with putting the batteries back into it and all that, so I'll have to wait a couple more weeks probably.

Last fall I took it to my brother's place up north and painted the outside (see the new paint job on my avatar). Crossing the Mackinac Bridge sitting way up high in the driver's seat was awesome! I would love to buy some land up there where I could live in my bus, build a small cabin or something just so I could have a full size bathroom, kitchen, and laundry, and room to spread out and build a vardo, restore old campers, build a tipi, and do whatever I want. In my current house, I have to park the bus in the street and move it every 24 hours, and some neighbors still complain.

I'm thinking about a few projects for when I bring it back from storage. I really love the wood dashboard in the Brown Crown and would love to do something like that. I've also been trying to think of something to do with the heavy duty tow hitch that's already on it. I don't really need to tow anything, but maybe a folding cargo carrier rigged up to fold out into a porch or something. I haven't been reading the forums over the winter because it's too depressing without my bus here to work on, but now I'm anxious to get into it again!
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Old 04-06-2013, 10:45 PM   #23
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Kathy, your bus is beautiful! I love how creative the fabrics and colors are, like a little artists haven. Very cool
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Old 04-07-2013, 01:12 AM   #24
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LOVE it!

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Back to the floor that I love,
To a room with some lace and paper flowers,
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Old 04-07-2013, 03:37 AM   #25
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WOW! The fabrics that you used look fabulous.
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Old 04-07-2013, 11:41 AM   #26
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WOW! The fabrics that you used look fabulous.
Don't you love that we are not stuck with the bland decor that is found in most RV's? We were watching a little bit of an "Outrageous RVs" show on TV yesterday and even the multimillion dollar custom "RVs" were basically.... BEIGE and BLAND.
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Old 04-07-2013, 01:08 PM   #27
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That's exactly why I got a bus instead of a prefab motorhome. My husband went to our local RV store open house last weekend and looked in all the RVs. A lot of them are really cool, but so matchy matchy and bland inside. I hate those little frames over the windows that are upholstered with the same stuff as the couch, dinette, matching wallpaper, etc. I prefer the vintage trailers with all wood inside. I wonder if it would be possible to tow one of those with my bus without it being bounced to smithereens.
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Old 04-07-2013, 03:45 PM   #28
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To answer your question......... NO!
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Old 04-07-2013, 09:56 PM   #29
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Seems perfectly reasonable and would look kool ---why not?
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Old 04-08-2013, 11:08 PM   #30
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wow! fantastic look, really like the way the colours look keep up the good work, and keep the pics coming
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