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Old 06-24-2007, 09:12 PM   #1
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Am I losing the bug that made me want to convert a school bu

Hi all,

This weekend, I went camping using my brother's fifth wheel. I acually liked his trailer and the way it was laid out. There were many things that I could and would do without. I really want just the basics or less. I don't want running water, I don't even want cooking area. What I do want is comfortable beds to sleep in, and plenty of area to haul guitars and amps and all the rest of my festival stuff. Ialso want place to retreat from bad weather with comfortable chairs or couchs. I think that handicap doors would be desirable for loading all my stuff.

I have read a thread about registering your skoolie either as a RV or as a non-commercial bus. I think for as little as I want to do one that maybe IU would get categorized as the non-commercial bus ( my state that I would register it in is Michigan).

So, Have I lost my vigor for getting my bus or am I just getting in tune with what I really want?

Any Opinions?


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Old 06-25-2007, 10:04 AM   #2
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Re: Am I losing the bug that made me want to convert a school bu

In Michigan you only fill out some paper work to register your bus as an RV. So if you wanted to fib on the paperwork you could get away with it as there are no inspections.

lapeer20m is in Michigan and may have his bus registered as a private bus, you may want to PM him to see what the dis/adv of that is.
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Old 06-25-2007, 03:02 PM   #3
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Re: Am I losing the bug that made me want to convert a school bu

Sounds like to me that you are indeed getting in tune with what you want. I know that I have camped in mine about 6 times with nothing more than the floor down, side walls up, and a few lights. Then kinda looked around with the idea of "what if" and laid some tape on the floor to do the "what if".
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