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Old 08-07-2019, 10:41 AM   #1
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I've been busy looking at old buses lately - some are likely just terrible old junk, but the price is attractive - what should appear on the page this morning as I was enjoying this forum, but a targeted ad from the local scrap yard advertising the availability of their giant wrecker - is it an omen of things to come? ( sounds of eerie music playing in the background )
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Old 08-08-2019, 01:34 AM   #2
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Old 08-08-2019, 06:24 AM   #3
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I've been busy looking at old buses lately - some are likely just terrible old junk, but the price is attractive - what should appear on the page this morning as I was enjoying this forum, but a targeted ad from the local scrap yard advertising the availability of their giant wrecker - is it an omen of things to come? ( sounds of eerie music playing in the background )
I wonder how small of a cube a full-sized bus would be squashed into. Maybe 4'x4'x4'? I was thinking I could do that and plant it in my back yard as a reminder never to attempt this again.
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Old 08-08-2019, 09:02 AM   #4
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I wonder how small of a cube a full-sized bus would be squashed into. Maybe 4'x4'x4'? I was thinking I could do that and plant it in my back yard as a reminder never to attempt this again.

it's said that trees can send messages of danger to each other and react to danger by putting up defenses against insects and disease before they reach the healthy trees - who knows about mistreated buses and the sort of message they would send to your next vehicle
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Old 08-08-2019, 02:38 PM   #5
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I wonder how small of a cube a full-sized bus would be squashed into. Maybe 4'x4'x4'? I was thinking I could do that and plant it in my back yard as a reminder never to attempt this again.
These things are designed to support more than their weight upside down. Though they may buckle under extreme stress, I highly doubt you're crushing it into a cube... I've seen these dismantled at a scrapyard. They're ripped apart by giant claws until they're stripped to the frame, and the frame... well... I'm not really sure how they dispose of that.
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