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Old 09-25-2016, 03:28 AM   #1
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Buying Land to Store Bus

Hello All,

I live in central Florida.
I have a few options to where to park/work on my bus. Feel free to comment.

1. Park bus at local Home Depot near my house. (There are other school buses and trucks being parked there at the moment).
2 Park it at my parents house, 2hr drive away.
3. Pay for storage.
4. Buy some land and turn it into my garage/playground/camping area

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Old 09-25-2016, 04:34 AM   #2
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i just built a house for my bus, love it. protect your investment.
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get something out in the sticks with low taxes as a home base.
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Old 09-25-2016, 05:42 AM   #3
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i just built a house for my bus, love it. protect your investment.
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get something out in the sticks with low taxes as a home base.
looks good man, I was actually looking at your pictures earlier.
nice idea.

did you buy the metal part and then added the wood yourself?
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Old 09-25-2016, 07:05 AM   #4
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where in florida? im in st pete area.. (also have a house in columbus ohio)..

since my busses arent my living quarters I pay for inside storage up north and down here in FL its outdoor for now until covered opens up.

id be concerned about the home depot only because they can tow them whenever the feel like it...

I know of one person who lands a truck in a home depot lot in ohio but made prior arrangements with the manager to do so and it helps with security as this guy is in his truck to sleep when he does it and has cameras on the truck.. so the HD manager lets him do it.. it could be the other busses / trucks you see are actually companies providing workers to the contractors that do work for Home depot...

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Old 09-25-2016, 07:22 AM   #5
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Hey Christopher,

I'm in winter haven. That's near lakeland.
Yeah, I would probably talk to home depot people if I decide to leave it there.

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I wish I could help you out.
Your bus isn't huge so you should be fine. If you REALLY can't find anywhere and don't mind the drive you can use MY yard. I have lots of tools etc.
Maybe we could all get together and do some good work on it together!?
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Old 09-25-2016, 07:50 AM   #7
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I wish I could help you out.
Your bus isn't huge so you should be fine. If you REALLY can't find anywhere and don't mind the drive you can use MY yard. I have lots of tools etc.
Maybe we could all get together and do some good work on it together!?
Hey dude,

Thanks for offering. I could probably leave at your place if we were working on something or what not, but I think you have enough having to deal with the city inspectors.

I'll probably bounce it between my parents and the local home depot, until I find a piece of land I like.

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Hey dude,

Thanks for offering. I could probably leave at your place if we were working on something or what not, but I think you have enough having to deal with the city inspectors.

I'll probably bounce it between my parents and the local home depot, until I find a piece of land I like.

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If its tagged and insured and fits in my double sized lot, its legal. I've got the fuzz off my back now! Just throwing it out there in case you need a hand.
Storing and finding help are the only two caveats to bus ownership I've experienced.
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Old 09-25-2016, 08:19 AM   #9
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If its tagged and insured and fits in my double sized lot, its legal. I've got the fuzz off my back now! Just throwing it out there in case you need a hand.
Storing and finding help are the only two caveats to bus ownership I've experienced.
Sounds like a plan dude. I wasn't thinking about buying a bus when I bought my house.

Anyhow, did u read my post on insurance and title change?
Basically I already got insurance, do I need to worry about changing tittle from bus to RV?

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Sounds like a plan dude. I wasn't thinking about buying a bus when I bought my house.

Anyhow, did u read my post on insurance and title change?
Basically I already got insurance, do I need to worry about changing tittle from bus to RV?

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I wouldn't change the title. If you have tag/ins I'd say leave it be, let sleeping dogs lie.
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