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Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 05-03-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,325
Posted By scoolbus1
Welcome....I started transforming my 1992...

Welcome....I started transforming my 1992 Mid-size Bluebird bus 4 years ago. Mainly weekend warrior work. Now we are only 27 days away from my early retirement and taking our maiden voyage adventure....
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 05-03-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,820
Posted By scoolbus1
Just a note about registering your bus as an...

Just a note about registering your bus as an RV---Most license facilities take your word on the qualifications required to register a bus as an RV.
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-03-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,970
Posted By scoolbus1
Boondocking comforts

Here is my list of some Boondocking comfort items that most would agree are essentials for "Roughing it"...
1. Plenty of food and water-boxed or can foods...2. a Generator and gas or propane to...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 12-03-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,565
Posted By scoolbus1
I disconnected the alarm shortly after getting...

I disconnected the alarm shortly after getting our 1992 bluebird...just cut one wire by the drivers seat...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 11-18-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By scoolbus1
I have tried a few different cooling methods in...

I have tried a few different cooling methods in our mid size 1992 bluebird and despite not wanting to have to remove a window and have an A/C unit stick out, we eventually went to that. We initially...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 11-18-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,208
Posted By scoolbus1
Banned in the USA...

We plan on traveling next year but keep hearing stories of School bus conversions being turned away or not allowed to park in their campground. I guess its because they are trying to attract the high...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 11-12-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,507
Posted By scoolbus1
White knuckle towing

I was planning on towing a 16' single axel trailer with my smart car on it but lately I have had second thoughts about it. It only takes one time to have a catastrophic incident with a trailer. I...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 11-12-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,648
Posted By scoolbus1
tools needed...

Money, motivation, Money, cordless drill, skill saw, Money, Hammer, grinder, Money, Patience, a vehicle to haul lumber,etc, creativity, You Tube access, first aid kit, and Money....
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 11-12-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,787
Posted By scoolbus1
1992 Bluebird medium size bus-$1700...conversion...

1992 Bluebird medium size bus-$1700...conversion (so far) - $15,000....tune up in the spring of 2019-$600....License plates, titles, insurance- $500...total $17,800 ...this cost would probably have...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 10-25-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,345
Posted By scoolbus1
I have a folding door that folds inward. I...

I have a folding door that folds inward. I drilled a 1/4" hole near the front left corner of the bottom step and when the door is closed from the outside, insert a 4" slide padlock thru the hole and...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 10-25-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,345
Posted By scoolbus1
I am installing a surface mount deadbolt with a...

I am installing a surface mount deadbolt with a combination mechanical lock. It is made by Lockey and cost $93-$134 . Get the extension kit that will extend the lock up to 5" for around $17. the...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 10-25-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,149
Posted By scoolbus1
Im getting ready to install an awning I recently...

Im getting ready to install an awning I recently purchased..10' x 12' with hand crank. It is going to replace a sunshade sail that was 16'x16'x16' triangle. the sun sail just wasn't practical...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 10-25-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By scoolbus1
go on you tube and you will find many couples ,...

go on you tube and you will find many couples , singles, and families that live full time in their school bus conversion. Even families with 6 kids and pets...there are of course pros and cons to...
Forum: On the Road | Travel, Trips, Camp Sites, Tailgates 10-25-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,382
Posted By scoolbus1
Just bag it up in a black heavy duty garbage bag...

Just bag it up in a black heavy duty garbage bag just like you would a litter box when you empty that....then toss it in a garbage can...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 10-25-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By scoolbus1
I would recommend not getting one that is already...

I would recommend not getting one that is already complete and then trying to modify it. You will probably end up with a lot of work removing existing work and changing it to your liking. Its much...
Forum: Plumbing, Water and Waste 10-05-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,775
Posted By scoolbus1
C:\Users\DM35\Desktop\OP\OP STUFF\BUS\Bus...

C:\Users\DM35\Desktop\OP\OP STUFF\BUS\Bus Concepts & Ideas\1371.jpg
Forum: Plumbing, Water and Waste 10-05-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,775
Posted By scoolbus1
I built a nice looking wood slat case for the...

I built a nice looking wood slat case for the "Bucket" , then added an Oak toilet seat.
it raises the toilet Bucket up to a normal toilet height and fits into the décor of our bus..then we just...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 09-20-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,256
Posted By scoolbus1
www.schoolbusadventures.com...

www.schoolbusadventures.com (https://www.schoolbusadventures.com)
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 09-20-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,184
Posted By scoolbus1
You forgot the most important part.....Naming the...

You forgot the most important part.....Naming the Bus...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 09-03-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,044
Posted By scoolbus1
the latest video of the Gypsy Bluebird...

the last video of 2018 ...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 09-03-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,044
Posted By scoolbus1
https://youtu.be/bpLuoZKUkA8

https://youtu.be/bpLuoZKUkA8
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 09-03-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By scoolbus1
Our latest video of the Gypsy Bluebird September 3, 2018...

https://youtu.be/bpLuoZKUkA8 (https://youtu.be/bpLuoZKUkA8)
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 08-23-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,141
Posted By scoolbus1
call a vehicle delivery service if you don't want...

call a vehicle delivery service if you don't want to drive it yourself..AUTO DRIVEAWAY, DRIVEAWAY services, etc...I bought my bus in Ohio from the internet and drove there with my wife to pick it...
Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 08-19-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By scoolbus1
I first added a mini fridge to our bluebird bus...

I first added a mini fridge to our bluebird bus but last week I ordered a Whynter 62dz Refrigerator/freezer that works off 12 volt and 110 electrical. This eliminates the need for a power inverter...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 08-19-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,436
Posted By scoolbus1
We bought our 1992 bluebird bus in order to have...

We bought our 1992 bluebird bus in order to have a clean slate floor plan that we could design and build to our liking. We didn't want just an RV that we would be stuck with a premade design that...
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