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Old 02-17-2015, 02:01 AM   #1
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six months in

My skoolie is actually an old cop van, but she's pretty darn cute.

I've been converting living and traveling in Blue Bear since last fall and I wanted to introduce myself here.

I'm pretty early in the conversion process, so far I've done mostly cosmetic stuff and most importantly, the addition of a wood stove! I hope to eventually have a solar set up, running water, garden etc but I'm content to take it slow and see what I really need.

Thanks!
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Old 02-17-2015, 05:34 AM   #2
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Really cool little mini you got there.
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Old 02-17-2015, 10:03 AM   #3
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Glad you made it.

Looking forward to more pics of your adventures.

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Old 02-17-2015, 01:41 PM   #4
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I like the hood ornament.
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Old 02-17-2015, 02:53 PM   #5
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thanks, you mean the cedar wreath? I don't see how you can see that in the pics I posted! A little outdated for february, but it's still in good shape.

I think i'm gonna put a nose and ears on and turn her in to a real blue bear.
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Old 02-17-2015, 06:33 PM   #6
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thanks, you mean the cedar wreath? I don't see how you can see that in the pics I posted! A little outdated for february, but it's still in good shape.

I think i'm gonna put a nose and ears on and turn her in to a real blue bear.
lol haha no I meant that giant white one in the first pic!
A big white cow.
Like this one I saw while driving one day- http://youtu.be/MHGpLbEH_DQ
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Old 02-17-2015, 08:16 PM   #7
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Old 02-18-2015, 01:15 PM   #8
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oh that's funny! yeah that is babe the blue ox in the redwoods (northern california). There's a big paul bunyan too, had to get a pic with my rig of course.
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Old 02-18-2015, 02:11 PM   #9
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You should call your mini "babe".
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Old 02-18-2015, 02:32 PM   #10
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haha, i like that. babe the blue bear!
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Old 02-18-2015, 02:36 PM   #11
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I'd love to see that part of the country!
Colorado is as far west as I've gotten. So far, anyhow.
Hoping to be in Oregon by the end of this year.
Where all have your travels taken you so far?
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Old 02-18-2015, 02:53 PM   #12
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travels? or van travels ? With the van I've been to northern california, oregon, washington and the san juan islands. I'm hoping to do a southwest trip in the spring and come up through utah and wyoming.
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I'd love to see that part of the country!
Colorado is as far west as I've gotten. So far, anyhow.
Hoping to be in Oregon by the end of this year.
Where all have your travels taken you so far?
You better come visit me or I'll never forgive you
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Old 02-19-2015, 06:47 AM   #14
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Absolutely! Will do!
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Old 02-25-2015, 12:31 PM   #15
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I posted some photos of my conversion and wood stove build so far in an album, my internet connection is super slow so I'm not sure how to link it..

http://www.skoolie.net/forums/member...albums646.html

maybe this?
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Old 02-25-2015, 12:50 PM   #16
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nice craftsmanship!
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Old 02-25-2015, 03:14 PM   #17
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Your link worked.

Thx for the pics.

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Old 02-25-2015, 03:29 PM   #18
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Very creative making a plywood sheet into plank flooring and building your own stove.
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Old 02-25-2015, 05:57 PM   #19
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thanks. I can't take credit for the stove - that was all my buddy Spencer. But the floor I sure did.
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