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Old 03-30-2019, 10:56 AM   #1
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Skoolie spotting!

Hey family!
I live on the Outer Banks (NC) and spotted a skoolie passing through Kill Devil Hills on my way home last night around 10pm. I couldn't get a picture since it was dark, but they had a roof top deck and I think their colors were dark blue/purple with a pink stripe. They were probably just passing through since the town isn't very friendly for overnight parking. But I'm in the process of converting my shortie and would absolutely love to meet whoever owns this skoolie I saw! Much love & I hope you're able to enjoy the beautiful weather we've been having here
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Old 03-30-2019, 12:43 PM   #2
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I never see Skoolies in my area.
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Old 03-30-2019, 12:58 PM   #3
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I never see Skoolies in my area.
That's exactly why I got so excited! I've seen a few vans but never busses. There's absolutely 0 overnight parking unless you know someone. You can't even stay at the Walmart here.
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Old 03-30-2019, 02:08 PM   #4
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I see this guy around town. He's usually parked in the Ingles shopping center far corner of the lot. I see him with a guitar and panhandling on the corners. I stopped to talk to him when I took this pic, but he wasn't around.
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Old 03-30-2019, 02:14 PM   #5
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Rogue1bus just posted in the T444e not starting thread and said they were in the outer banks at a campground.
If it was a flat nose bus it could be them
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Old 03-30-2019, 02:27 PM   #6
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I see some passing thru Indy from time to time.
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Old 03-30-2019, 03:43 PM   #7
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This guy parks near my house once a year, his nick name is the Busman.
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Old 04-02-2019, 08:33 AM   #8
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I was passed through
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Old 04-03-2019, 07:39 AM   #9
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Jeez, my grammar.
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Old 04-26-2019, 06:29 PM   #10
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I sometimes park at the flying J in Southport Indiana and seen many people come thru with skoolies. Seems they are all just passing thru but we got to talk to several.
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Old 05-28-2020, 07:07 AM   #11
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Does this one count? Seen yesterday in Claremont, NH. It had Mass 'camper' plates.

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Old 06-15-2020, 10:12 AM   #12
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I drove past this one yesterday and did a double take. The garage door was open. I parked for a minute tried to look obvious hoping somebody would come out. It is a nice looking bus.IMG_20200614_134030.jpgIMG_20200614_134021.jpg
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Old 06-15-2020, 03:44 PM   #13
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Does this one count? Seen yesterday in Claremont, NH. It had Mass 'camper' plates.

Man those suck some fuel on the hwy!

They do drive nice on bad roads though!
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Old 06-17-2020, 06:31 PM   #14
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We have been on the road for a little over a week now. Fort Worth, El Paso, Las Cruces NM, Phoenix AZ, Quartzite, on to LA, Ventura, Hwy 1 to San Fran. Lake Tahoe, and we are currently headed to Bonneville to drive around on the salt flats, the on to Salt Lake, Yellowstone and on and on.

So far the most skoolies I've seen was parked on the Pacific Coat Hwy just north of LA. I'm Usually driving, otherwise I would have pics to post.

This trip makes our bus a coast to coast traveler.
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Old 06-23-2020, 01:13 AM   #15
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We have the southern and central states covered with our bus. We have seen a few other skoolies from time to time, but never seem to remember to take a photo. Most are on I10 in northern Florida.
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Old 06-24-2020, 09:21 PM   #16
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I tried to catch up with the guy, red bus w/white stripe. And a mini split ac w the hoses running up the rt side. Jackson Hole WY. A couple of days ago
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Old 06-25-2020, 12:07 AM   #17
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I know I posted my own thread, but it's too good to not share again. Spotted yesterday at Walmart just outside Minneapolis!!
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Old 06-25-2020, 02:10 AM   #18
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Glad you did.
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Old 07-17-2020, 06:21 PM   #19
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Spotted my first skoolie ever today. He had a mini bus and was driving down HWY 29 through Ruckersville, VA. Still school bus yellow. I tried to peek in the windows while the hubby flew past...

Can’t wait til my bus is done and I’m the one cruisin down the highway.
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Old 07-17-2020, 06:43 PM   #20
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It seems that about a minute after the bus is gone we remember to take a photo!
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