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Old 08-05-2020, 07:43 PM   #21
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Please use caution on the down website. I got taken by a popular company on materials for my roof raise on my newest bus. Are you up to drive to Tn sometime?

Tennessee isn't terribly far but If I decide to take it out of state, I will have to wait until next summer. I don't have that kind of time to take off to travel to Tennessee (or Kansas where Wes is for that matter).

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Old 08-05-2020, 08:42 PM   #22
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How long does it generally take to do a roof raise?
a weekend if you are prepared and work steadily. The actual cutting and raising doesn't take very long. Theres the welding and sheet metal works that's the bulk of it.
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Old 08-05-2020, 08:58 PM   #23
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Thank you. I am willing to work.
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Old 08-06-2020, 08:42 AM   #24
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Hello all. I have a few questions for you. I'm 6'2" and my bus stripped down is about 6'8". After I put the subfloor, flooring, ceiling, etc. back in, I might have 2 inches of clearance at the highest point. Doable, but I really want to do a roof raise. I initially had Wes from Transcend Existence lined up to come down in December to do it but his plans changed. I have looked into Blueridge Conversions but for some reason their website and info. are down. The next closest place that I know of is in Tennessee. I basically know how to do a raise but my wife doesn't trust my welding skills and I can't really blame her. I have tried several metal fab shops and custom rod shops here in Central Florida to no avail. Either nobody wants to touch it or they physically don't have the space to do it. So first question, does anybody have someone, preferably in my general area that could do a roof raise? Second question. I currently have the floor prepped and ready to put in the subfloor, but should I wait until after the raise or would it be ok to have it in there. Thanks everyone.
my friend Zachary Bixby (Facebook) is in jay FL and does Roof Raise he just finished up his raise in his bus, you can contact him on FB or (850) 686-3429
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Old 08-06-2020, 08:55 AM   #25
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Hey Mako I've been building and fabricating for years. I just finished my raise. I may be starting another on Sunday Aug 8. Would love to be able to raise your roof also.
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Old 08-06-2020, 09:13 AM   #26
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