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Old 10-06-2019, 03:21 PM   #1
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shout out from central FL

hi
just bought a bus, (regretting having sold the one i used to have) and am looking forward to employing the resources on this site as i start this process.
im in Palm Bay Fl, and would love to chat with any locals in person or veteran converters digitally.
its a 2005 midsize thomas transit or city bus. its FE, 32 ft between the bumpers with Cat C7 and B300 Allison, 119K, wheelchair lift along with a second entry door midships. 3 pics in stealthE 2B album.
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Old 10-07-2019, 12:03 AM   #2
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Welcome to the site. We are currently NOT in Florida ... but moving there soon.
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Old 10-07-2019, 06:57 AM   #3
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Old 01-16-2020, 07:02 PM   #4
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thanks ECCB, i always admire your , is the word ‘avatar’? the pic that comes up with your posts. i drove past a sign for Eustis on the way to Ocala for a craigslist p/u. AFAIK you r the closest busnut to me and if id known then, i would have dropped by

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Old 01-16-2020, 09:55 PM   #5
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thanks ECCB, i always admire your , is the word ‘avatar’? the pic that comes up with your posts. i drove past a sign for Eustis on the way to Ocala for a craigslist p/u. AFAIK you r the closest busnut to me and if id known then, i would have dropped by

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Old 01-16-2020, 10:49 PM   #6
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Welcome just moved to the okala area from the coast south of you in West Palm Beach.
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Welcome just moved to the okala area from the coast south of you in West Palm Beach.
Had no idea you were in Ocala.
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Old 01-17-2020, 08:32 AM   #8
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