Hello All -
Diving in to say hello. So grateful for this resource and community - been rooting around the site for a while now! Invaluable-holistic insights in the many posts on the platform. For me, owning a skoolie (planning for fulltime travel over the next 2 years) has been a relentless, all-consuming pursuit for the past 2 years.
Last July, amidst COVID surreal-ness, I got "#27" from our local county public school bus depot. Life being life soon afterwards, circumstances led to going from having a $5k budget to $0 for the conversion. Isn't that just the way LOL. But those relentless thoughts of skoolie-life persisted and have led to innovative, creative, inventive ideas/ways for undertaking my conversion. Many thanks to Skoolie.net, YouTube university, upcycling existing furniture, network of nomadic spirits, big box stores plus DIY souls everywhere!!! I am waiting for warm-ish weather to resume demo tasks. Cheers all for your guidance and sharing experiences, knowledge, expertise, insights - very much appreciated! I am learning about heavy duty diesel engines, mechanical parts, solar install, boondocking, minimalism, waste management, building materials.
: 80% excited; 20% "what in the world am I getting into?"
Looking forward to participating on the platform.
Gearing up to use an angle grinder for the 1st time (22 seats = 66 bolt-screw thingies) - holy cow!!!!!!!
ps. Still learning my way around the Skoolie.net platform... Shout-out to NC-based skoolie folks, are there any other newbies out there? Anyone close to the RTP/Triangle area?