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Old 09-15-2009, 12:28 AM   #11
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Congrats Smitty!!! Best news you could have. I second the Kool Aid idea!
Many photos are required of course...
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Old 09-15-2009, 01:37 PM   #12
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Smitty, Bout time! Wish'in only te best for you my tin foil friend. Good times
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Old 09-15-2009, 02:51 PM   #13
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Yay!!!! I'm totally stoked for you Smitty - what with all your plans for so long, you've GOT to end up with the best bus ever! And...don't forget. We like pictures yanno. And lots of them!

You've earned it, I wish you the best!

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Old 09-15-2009, 08:00 PM   #14
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WOO-O-O-O-T

(Where's the live helicopter feed of the delivery journey, dude!?!)
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Old 09-15-2009, 08:57 PM   #15
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Smitty!!!!

Congratulations.

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Old 09-15-2009, 09:35 PM   #16
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Re: It's official........

Congrats Smitty!

I've been waiting until you had the bus before saying that, just to keep from jinxing anything.

I hope it is everything you want in a bus, and that your conversion goes smoothly.

Looking forward to following your progress.

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Old 09-16-2009, 01:37 AM   #17
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wow man. great looking bus. i know how you feel. got mine just two weeks ago, and am already scrounging for more $ to keep the conversion going. cant wait to see what you do with it man. i like your porch idea for the back too. when i do conversion #2 i may have to steal it. haha. and i know your happy most of the seats are gone too. so nice. woo-hoo.
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Old 09-16-2009, 08:06 AM   #18
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I hate to say it, but I would wait on jumping in till you get that Title... But in the mean time, you can check the prices of things, sizes, and so on...Don't start till you know that you own.

Best to know where the TP is before dropping trow...
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Old 09-16-2009, 08:23 PM   #19
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In that case, Grats on the bus Smitty.

Have you tried the Milk Crate and prybar method of floor removal? You have to get it started, but once that is done, you sit on the crate and push the prybar. If you have to, use the crate as a fulcrum for the bar, then sit on the bar to lift the flooring. Or get yourself a log end to put under the prybar and then just stand on the high end.
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Old 09-17-2009, 06:23 AM   #20
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Ouch.

Sounds like they need to stretch you till you pop, then either pin or fuse in place...
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