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Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 02-28-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,323
Posted By MrBoogie
I found buying my 27ft bus form a local school...

I found buying my 27ft bus form a local school system that had it on auction was the best experience. First they usually have all the records on the bus from the day they bought it to when you buy...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 12-13-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 218,880
Posted By MrBoogie
My cousin an RV mechanic sealed the air...

My cousin an RV mechanic sealed the air conditioner into the emergency exit & used a metal platform. I'm sure he used the same sealant they use on RV roofs. I haven't disturbed any other lights or...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 11-14-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,167
Posted By MrBoogie
It's a vent i would maybe seal it with some clear...

It's a vent i would maybe seal it with some clear caulk not sure why you would seal up your emergency hatches... I used one of mine for a roof-top air unit & may put another one in as well they are...
Forum: Titles, Insurance, Registration and Money Matters 11-04-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 986
Posted By MrBoogie
We use Progressive that ebing said we have a...

We use Progressive that ebing said we have a commercial policy for out DJ company & the bus is also used in the business so the commercial policy but they will cover it as long as you state its been...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 11-30-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,962
Posted By MrBoogie
Nice Job

Very nice job, a lot of work!
Forum: Titles, Insurance, Registration and Money Matters 10-19-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,940
Posted By MrBoogie
Insurance

In Florida we have our 27 ft listed as a bus RV conversion on our Progressive commercial policy
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 07-28-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 78,664
Posted By MrBoogie
Great looking '96... I have the Handicapped '98...

Great looking '96...
I have the Handicapped '98 version with 170000 mile great condition no rust. I see you found the manuals for Thomas manuals, did they come with the bus or did you get them off...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 07-28-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 33,064
Posted By MrBoogie
One of the best articles I have seen on here. I...

One of the best articles I have seen on here. I have two units, one has a stuck Osage Valve & the other one need gas doing that today. Plan to get the other one going as well. This small 27 foot...
Forum: Titles, Insurance, Registration and Money Matters 07-05-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,305
Posted By MrBoogie
If your insurance agent can't do his job I would...

If your insurance agent can't do his job I would find this guy & even visit them at their job till they responded... If it was their fault go after them even thought they don't have anything at least...
Forum: Titles, Insurance, Registration and Money Matters 07-05-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,305
Posted By MrBoogie
We have commercial Vehicle insurance with...

We have commercial Vehicle insurance with Progressive & I made sure they know & documented we have a Bus/RV 27'. If they tried to hold my payments for 30 days I would have a lawyer up their butt in...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 07-05-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,059
Posted By MrBoogie
Beautiful job but for me that would be more than...

Beautiful job but for me that would be more than the bus is worth. I really like the Solar setup, I'm afraid I have to pay as I go as this is a hobby & an addition to our sound company, we use it for...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 07-05-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,642
Posted By MrBoogie
Sorry don't know where these people are getting...

Sorry don't know where these people are getting their information from but had no issue registering my bus & it is allowed on Florida Highways. The registrations was extremely expensive due to fact I...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 07-05-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,642
Posted By MrBoogie
Sorry don't know where these people are getting...

Sorry don't know where these people are getting their information from but had no issue registering my bus & it is allowed on Florida Highways. The registrations was extremely due to fact I bought it...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 05-11-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 27,577
Posted By MrBoogie
Rust Issue

Looks like the guy was really glassing over the rust issues from your pics. However you paid a very low price for that bus. I was lucky to get a 98 Thomas short Handicapped bus with no rust at all...
Forum: Plumbing, Water and Waste 03-31-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,753
Posted By MrBoogie
Great Video

Great video, very honest which makes it even better. I'm still trying to finish a shower/bathroom with tanks. Had a little interruption, Open Heart Surgery in December so had to put things on hold....
Forum: Short-Bus Conversion Projects 02-28-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,493
Posted By MrBoogie
When I can't get a bolt out I use a grinder or a...

When I can't get a bolt out I use a grinder or a drill & drill them out/ Usually a grinder. I would however make sure this isn't a major part of the the bus, if so build around it.
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 02-28-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,419
Posted By MrBoogie
We have kept ours due to the fact we also use...

We have kept ours due to the fact we also use this bus for moving speakers for our DJ/Sound company. However remember if yours works it's worth anywhere from $4000 to $10000 to the right buyer. I...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 02-24-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By MrBoogie
Looks great

Looks great
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 02-24-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By MrBoogie
Thanks

Thanks I will probably have a friend welld it
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 02-24-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By MrBoogie
Thanks I'll look at the load specs that may do it.

Thanks I'll look at the load specs that may do it.
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 02-24-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By MrBoogie
Trailer Hitch Design

Have a fully converted Thomas '98 27' Bus looking for any suggestions for a trailer Hitch or someone that has built one from scratch. There are no real design specs I can find so far. We use the bus...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 02-21-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 218,880
Posted By MrBoogie
Just Do It, Life is too short!

Hi Roger,
I am still hooking up the Grey & Clean water tanks & building out the shower/bathroom. I had a little surprise in December full open heart surgery, wound up with a quadruple Bypass & valve...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 12-05-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,965
Posted By MrBoogie
Probably the emergency hatch warning if you have...

Probably the emergency hatch warning if you have opened it probably not shutting right I had to disable mine in the power control box by the driver.
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 11-25-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 218,880
Posted By MrBoogie
Probably the bus camera system. Might save the...

Probably the bus camera system. Might save the wiring as sure it has some DC power on one of those pins can use for USB or something else that needs DC bus power. I never ct out wiring until I'm sure...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 11-18-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,601
Posted By MrBoogie
Tools

You will need several drills, cordless & corded heavy duty. If taking seats out & you don't have a helper or a pit to work under the bus you'll need a small & large corded grinder, this was the...
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