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Old 07-12-2015, 06:33 PM   #1
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First trip in the blue bird

hello all we made it to the lake.
Do you guys get funny looks when you pull into a camp site?
The good part we have a 50amp power hookup instead of the 30 amp, so no adapter.. Wahoo!
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Old 07-12-2015, 06:42 PM   #2
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First trip in the blue bird

Here a few inside pictures.. This is only a week of work.. so more changes to come. ImageUploadedByTapatalk1436744505.039140.jpg[ATTACH]7724[/ATTACHImageUploadedByTapatalk1436744612.507132.jpgImageUploadedByTapatalk1436744726.162930.jpg
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Old 07-12-2015, 06:43 PM   #3
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congratulations!! glad you had a good good trip.
Yes we get looks all the time when we set up camp, often people come over and want to find out more about the bus, mine is a dog nose so it stands out more then a flat nose, at first i would gladly talk about, once in a while i would show the inside, but not to often. Now 5 years of using the bus, I really try not to get into long talks about my bus.
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Old 07-12-2015, 08:32 PM   #4
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Thanks, I figured so. Most people don't understand. I think it's cool. Just wasn't prepared for the weird reception.
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Old 07-12-2015, 08:53 PM   #5
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Thanks for the great pics.

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Old 07-12-2015, 09:44 PM   #6
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The More pictures the better. Any ideas how to improve my setup inside. I want to add a small kitchen sink and at least a 2 burner stove or hot plate. My thought was behind the passenger seat.
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Old 07-13-2015, 09:47 AM   #7
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I had a two burner then went to three... If you're going to do any good amount of cooking the Three burner is a champ and not much more of a footprint required - looks great so far - I really enjoy seeing other buses on here - kinda sorta makes me amazed every time I see one. They are always different and I still get ideas here and there...
Thanks for sharing
Oh... And that looks like a great place to hang out~
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Old 07-13-2015, 10:18 AM   #8
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Bus looks great. I love the camo. If anyone turns up their nose at you, just tell them that their daughter didn't seem to mind it last night.
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Old 07-13-2015, 10:27 AM   #9
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Old 07-13-2015, 04:08 PM   #10
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who did you get insured thru?
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Old 07-13-2015, 04:27 PM   #11
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it's insured with geico/foremost insurance group.
It's liability for $130 a year.
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Old 07-13-2015, 09:14 PM   #12
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I originally had bought a 3 burner/oven RV combo and have since sold it prior to installation and we are going with the NuWave PIC cooktop and the NuWave convection oven. I have been using both (even cooked Thanksgiving dinner) on just the two.

I thought that only having one cooktop wouldn't be enough but it is soo fast that I find that I can partially cook the sides and as the meat or fish comes off can quickly reheat everything else.

I also love having all of the counter space I now have by going this rout as I can put easily break down the oven and place the cooktop in a small area designated in the cabinet.
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it's insured with geico/foremost insurance group.
It's liability for $130 a year.
That's interesting because Foremost, either on their own or through Farmer's, told me it had to be a "Professional Conversion" and wouldn't touch it with a ten meter pole
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Old 07-14-2015, 08:26 AM   #14
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I just answered their list of questions. I told them it was a bookmobile and custom coach of largo Florida converted the body originally. . After I emailed a few pictures and the body number. They took my money. And emailed my cards.
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Old 07-14-2015, 08:30 AM   #15
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With all the storms lately, we had to move to high ground last night. The lake is forecast to rise 13 feet. Here's the new spot.
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Old 07-14-2015, 09:58 AM   #16
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That puppy looks just about as good as most "WandeLodges" from that era and a helluva lot better than any stix & staples crap. Sweet lookin' rig.
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Old 07-14-2015, 11:05 AM   #17
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Thanks! She's a work in progress.
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Old 07-14-2015, 03:26 PM   #18
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Hahahaha... Sticks and Staples... Yep - I've tore into many an RV and that's a good description of the Construction~
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Old 07-15-2015, 08:11 AM   #20
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I've even seen the shows where they show the production line assembly of the Showroom Models and I think... "Skoolies build WAY better quality stuff..."
And I think we can all agree - what I see on these pages are quality constructions and unique works of craftsmanship.
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