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Old 04-14-2015, 02:48 PM   #11
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Honestly I was in search of one of these bad boys before I found out how insanely expensive they are...
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Old 04-14-2015, 02:56 PM   #12
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I would have pontoons to keep them from falling over with any kind of wake!
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Old 04-14-2015, 03:02 PM   #13
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you mean like this ?


like I was saying, they're CRAZY expensive..
http://boats.smartcarguide.com/listing/47683042/
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Old 04-14-2015, 03:05 PM   #14
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BUS + DUKW =
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Old 04-14-2015, 05:21 PM   #15
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Kinda hoping to spend less than a million dollars.
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Old 04-14-2015, 05:37 PM   #16
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This one is less than a million bones.


Don't know what happened to my link. Here it is.


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Old 04-14-2015, 05:39 PM   #17
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Kinda hoping to spend less than a million dollars.
well now you're just being picky

fine fine...

Just add a roof!



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Old 04-14-2015, 05:40 PM   #18
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May just be easier to add wheels to a houseboat!

Well, if you build it at least it will look like it cost a million. You do good work man.
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Old 04-14-2015, 06:47 PM   #19
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May just be easier to add wheels to a houseboat!

Well, if you build it at least it will look like it cost a million. You do good work man.
Probably cheaper, too. LOL
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Old 04-15-2015, 02:12 AM   #20
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I think it is doable but not just buy taking a super heavy skoolie built like a tank and make it float.

Also I would use rear engine bus, because you will have power for your water propulsion right there and you don't have a monster drive shaft running along entire bus.

It looks like you are missing one part that can help to float... it is the bus "storage compartment". It can be converted in to a large float. I made my own storage which is 2' high almost 8' wide and almost 18' long and I could make it sealed all around with access from top. This large belly float will give extra 8k litres if used all.


I think it is doable but at what price?
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