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Old 08-02-2016, 01:30 PM   #1
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If this bus is rockin' don't come knockin'

Not trying to be funny here although I find it a funny conversation. What do you'all do about the bus swaying back and forth when others are on the bus? If you get my drift! My kids are just old enough to know what's going on. On campers you have leveling jacks. Any ideas?
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Old 08-02-2016, 03:28 PM   #2
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This is a legitimate question. I'm curious about it myself.
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Old 08-02-2016, 04:01 PM   #3
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Just be honest, one time when my son was 5 or 6 he & a neighbor boy knocked on our bedroom door & asked if we were naked, I said no your moms wearing socks.
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Leveling jacks at the four corners of the bus will stop the bus suspension from swaying back and forth... Or just don't care... Either way, either way...
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Old 08-02-2016, 04:46 PM   #5
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Just be honest, one time when my son was 5 or 6 he & a neighbor boy knocked on our bedroom door & asked if we were naked, I said no your moms wearing socks.
Ha ha!
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Old 08-02-2016, 04:50 PM   #6
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Good to know the jacks work on a bus too! I remember going to away games in HS football on a school bus and just walking down the isle seemed to rock the bus from side to side. Maybe just to be safe just send the kids on a hike through the woods!
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Believe it or not, there's a similar thread to this over on PopUpPortal (pop up camper thread). A bit harder to be inconspicuous in a small tent trailer. I believe the general consensus was either send the kids on a hike or wait til they go to bed and then you go outside! Haha.
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Not trying to be funny here although I find it a funny conversation. What do you'all do about the bus swaying back and forth when others are on the bus? If you get my drift! My kids are just old enough to know what's going on. On campers you have leveling jacks. Any ideas?
What about squeaky springs?!?!?
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arent the walls in a school bus much thinner than a house too?? so any "noise" is goping to carry... id say really its like life.. Ok so I dont have kids (thank god).. maybe its a big deal.. but I never undesrtood the need to keep it a secret..
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Play some music maybe. I usually play classical, or bedtime stories at night. Getting them to sleep is a good idea. Most couples with tiny houses say that things are usually a little more planned, so the same concept could be applied here.

I'm still in the planning stage, but my plan is for the kids bunks to be at the rear and the master to be at the front (sofa converts to bed). Also, a foam mattress could dampen some of the movement too.
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