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Old 06-20-2017, 03:16 AM   #1
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I've been living in a honda element (suv/minivan kinda thing) for about a year now. It's been great traveling around but I would kill for some room. And a toilet. Lol. xD At my job part of my work is cleaning the inside of school buses, and I keep thinking how awesome of an RV they would be. Even the short buses have a huge amount of space. Just gotta do a lot of research, figure out how everything works.
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Old 06-20-2017, 03:36 AM   #2
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yeah, cleaning... using the hose back at the bus barn when one kid throws up.
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Old 06-20-2017, 07:10 AM   #3
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Old 06-21-2017, 12:41 PM   #4
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yeah, cleaning... using the hose back at the bus barn when one kid throws up.
Lol no just sweeping dirt out. Its for a rafting company that uses school buses to transport ppl. Not a school. Thankfully. Lol
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An element? That's not really even a van! kudos to you!
Anything you get will be an improvement!
Technically its a truck according to the title. Lol. But the interior is more like that of a mini van than a car. You can lay down flat and straight and its possible to do a "van"type build. Its not bad, gets 30mpg and can go off road and stealth parking is easy. But i am getting tired of no space. Not sure if i will get a short bus or a long one, definitely will take some getting used to driving either way.
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Technically its a truck according to the title. Lol. But the interior is more like that of a mini van than a car. You can lay down flat and straight and its possible to do a "van"type build. Its not bad, gets 30mpg and can go off road and stealth parking is easy. But i am getting tired of no space. Not sure if i will get a short bus or a long one, definitely will take some getting used to driving either way.
I'd say start small since you're used to absolute minimalism already. A 6 window shorty like mine could be made into a real palace!
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I'd say start small since you're used to absolute minimalism already. A 6 window shorty like mine could be made into a real palace!
Probably a good idea. Yeah, as long as i have room for a shitter, kitchen and a couch/bed so i can have guests over im good. XD
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Probably a good idea. Yeah, as long as i have room for a shitter, kitchen and a couch/bed so i can have guests over im good. XD

I've got a 40 footer, and its great, but the 6 window shorty is my favorite size. I can and do drive it EVERYWHERE. Its great. My vote is search for a 5-6 window shorty on a full size chassis, not a van chassis.
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I've got a 40 footer, and its great, but the 6 window shorty is my favorite size. I can and do drive it EVERYWHERE. Its great. My vote is search for a 5-6 window shorty on a full size chassis, not a van chassis.
BTW-I dig your screen name. I don't actually believe in deities, but that's a pretty cool one.
You have 2 buses? That's cool. Do you rent one of them out or something while you're in the other one?
I'm gonna try driving small ones and big ones, before I decide what to go with.
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Are you going to drive a bus up the AlCan? I don't imagine there's a fantastic selection up there.
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