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Old 02-16-2017, 05:33 PM   #11
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Tell us what you have design wise and then start getting materials together for a build. You have to use your imagination now to finalize what to build. And write your ideas down as they can then be incorporated during different stages of building. Do you have any tools or place to build a bus..long term parking?
Do you own any of the required tools and hardware you'll need?
I guess what I am trying to say it's all up to you to decide.
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Old 02-16-2017, 07:59 PM   #12
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There was a member on here a while back that had his professionally done, I will admit he researched & only installed top of the line material, he said he had over
$100,000.00. Yes that's $100,000.00,,, Luckly he has a bussiness that he was able to use as it as a write off on taxes.
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Old 02-16-2017, 08:11 PM   #13
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I'm thinking about buying a bus, and converting it to a cozy home. The only problem is, I definitely don't have all the skills required to do it. Even with the help of friends, I think I'll need some professional over site.

Can anybody recommend some companies that offer help with school bus conversions?

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Old 02-17-2017, 01:24 AM   #14
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I'm thinking about buying a bus, and converting it to a cozy home. The only problem is, I definitely don't have all the skills required to do it. Even with the help of friends, I think I'll need some professional over site.

Can anybody recommend some companies that offer help with school bus conversions?

Custom Bus Conversion Denver CO TMS Truck & Bus Services
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Old 03-08-2018, 02:48 PM   #15
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Blue Ridge bus conversions in NC

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Old 03-09-2018, 10:29 AM   #16
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They have some really nice looking conversions pictures. I did notice that they don't appear to pull the ceiling metal and insulate.

Seems like a lot of work and money going into the conversion. Why skip such an important step?

Just my $0.02
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I noticed the same thing. I figured it was to maximize head room. Plus, we living in NC, the winters are mild 80% of the time... I've been trying to find a company myself...
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Old 03-09-2018, 05:05 PM   #18
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They have some really nice looking conversions pictures. I did notice that they don't appear to pull the ceiling metal and insulate.

Seems like a lot of work and money going into the conversion. Why skip such an important step?

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Because ignorant people don't know any better, and the shop won't offer what they don't want to do. At a conversion shop gutting and insulating might be a budget deal breaker.
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I noticed the same thing. I figured it was to maximize head room. Plus, we living in NC, the winters are mild 80% of the time... I've been trying to find a company myself...
stupid reason, I'd rather scuff my head than be freezing or cooking all the time. Doesn't matter to me that the winter here in Ga is mild, I don't plan on building it to hang around home.
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Old 03-12-2018, 06:13 AM   #20
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stupid reason, I'd rather scuff my head than be freezing or cooking all the time. Doesn't matter to me that the winter here in Ga is mild, I don't plan on building it to hang around home.
Agree. If it was gonna set I wouldn't build it with wheels on it.
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