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Forum: Titles, Insurance, Registration and Money Matters 07-25-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,910
Posted By lornaschinske
NM Registration Bus to MotorHome (RV Tag)

On a fully converted bus:

Insured thru National General with a fixed house address (was turned down when I had an RV park address) required pics, inside/outside to prove I had required toilet,...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 03-25-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,950
Posted By lornaschinske
This is what I did. Does not mean you have to do...

This is what I did. Does not mean you have to do the same: We kept the rubber flooring on top of the steel floor. I used a small hole saw to just cut thru the rubber and used a chisel to remove the...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 03-25-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 25,276
Posted By lornaschinske
In our use, the OSB weighed roughly the same yet...

In our use, the OSB weighed roughly the same yet was considerably cheaper in dollars. Coming from a construction background in the Southeastern US, we had decades long experience in the use of...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 03-25-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 25,276
Posted By lornaschinske
Naster. I am misleading no one. I simply posted...

Naster. I am misleading no one. I simply posted an image that I have actually experienced. Is that what bothers you? Makes no never mind. There is no one way to convert a bus. So why don't you simply...
Forum: Everything Else | General Skoolie Discussions 03-24-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,673
Posted By lornaschinske
Refrigerator(s) and Freezer : eye bolts thru...

Refrigerator(s) and Freezer : eye bolts thru floor. Tie down with chains & turn buckles to tighten. Non skid shelf liner and wide metal "L" brackets to protect metal casing.

Microwave (sits on...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 03-24-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 25,276
Posted By lornaschinske
Got the shelf in the closet done (as far as it's...

Got the shelf in the closet done (as far as it's going to get done for now) and all the lights on the ceiling down the center. I'm done for today. Gotta do a little "figuring" to size the closet...
Forum: Forum Admin | Account Help | Suggestion Box 03-24-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By lornaschinske
Thank you. That is an irritating feature.

Thank you. That is an irritating feature.
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 03-24-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 25,276
Posted By lornaschinske
Isn't obvious? One of those OSB boards has lain...

Isn't obvious? One of those OSB boards has lain outside for a couple of winters (and a summer). The other two are new. Like I keep saying.... All OSB is not created equal.
Forum: Forum Admin | Account Help | Suggestion Box 03-24-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By lornaschinske
Subscribing to threads

I keep "unsubscribing" to threads that I did not "subscribe" to that I know of. This is tiresome. I don't want all those notices in my email account. I have enough junk sent to me as it it. Is there...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 03-24-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 25,276
Posted By lornaschinske
https://www.skoolie.net/attachments/photobucket/img...

https://www.skoolie.net/attachments/photobucket/img_104402_80e0cc978d353fb402ef44c304261ecf.jpg...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 03-24-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,203
Posted By lornaschinske
You can always treat the rear porch like a...

You can always treat the rear porch like a private balcony. No easy exterior access. I kinda have the same problem with Das Mel. She wants access to be via the rear door. Upside is she wouldn't have...
Forum: Titles, Insurance, Registration and Money Matters 03-24-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 19,983
Posted By lornaschinske
Just a little tip that I have found after looking...

Just a little tip that I have found after looking at license requirements in several states.

Buried deep in the CDL requirements is a listing of EXEMPTIONS. Look for the EXEMPTIONS page to see if...
Forum: On the Road | Travel, Trips, Camp Sites, Tailgates 03-24-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 32,272
Posted By lornaschinske
Like Bansil, I am accustomed to the rear of any...

Like Bansil, I am accustomed to the rear of any RV that I have hanging out in "space". Too many years of camping in Southern Appalachian public parks where the drop off the backside of the campsite...
Forum: On the Road | Travel, Trips, Camp Sites, Tailgates 03-23-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 32,272
Posted By lornaschinske
I'm confused. Just what is it that you are...

I'm confused. Just what is it that you are looking for? 1-14 nights or longer stays? Long term seems to be more difficult up north.

I am in my second time of fulltiming in an RV. First time was...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 03-23-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,203
Posted By lornaschinske
https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_pg_2?rh=n%3A1568418...

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_pg_2?rh=n%3A15684181%2Ck%3Atruck+camper+steps&page=2&keywords=truck+camper+steps&ie=UTF8&qid=1427158966&spIA=B00F5827DK,B00HQROWD6,B003765QJE
Forum: On the Road | Travel, Trips, Camp Sites, Tailgates 03-23-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 32,272
Posted By lornaschinske
ANY public park will accept a skoolie (or a tent,...

ANY public park will accept a skoolie (or a tent, or a horse trailer or a Prevost). Unless you are looking to long term, chances are you are not going to have a problem unless you are trying to get...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 03-22-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,867
Posted By lornaschinske
Perhaps you have more space than was in the...

Perhaps you have more space than was in the neighbourhoods we saw while there. My in-laws were living in one of the historic neighbourhoods and things were very tight. Both spacial and local...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 03-22-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 25,276
Posted By lornaschinske
It is just down right amazing what you can learn...

It is just down right amazing what you can learn off the internet. I found an online appliance repair clinic video that walked me step-by-step thru replacing a gasket on my old washing machine...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 03-22-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 25,276
Posted By lornaschinske
It's currently 80.4F and yesterday's high was...

It's currently 80.4F and yesterday's high was 61.8F. It's a good time to check to make sure the air conditioners are working properly before it starts getting hot. Also bought and installed a little...
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 03-22-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,736
Posted By lornaschinske
Now that's what I call a "shorty"! :D

Now that's what I call a "shorty"! :D
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 03-22-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,791
Posted By lornaschinske
There's a nursery in N. GA (around Blairsville or...

There's a nursery in N. GA (around Blairsville or Hiawassee) that sells all kinds of moss. Can't remember but it was an online store that specialized in moss. Yo may need to add a drip...
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 03-22-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,140
Posted By lornaschinske
Lights. Pull your lights and seal them up....

Lights. Pull your lights and seal them up. Apparently I can't just post a one word response.
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 03-22-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,791
Posted By lornaschinske
When we picked up the bus in Needmore (NC), it...

When we picked up the bus in Needmore (NC), it had moss growing on it. By the time we hit TX, it was awful brown. :D
Forum: New Member Intros - Say Hello! 03-21-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,867
Posted By lornaschinske
Are you planning on converting the bus in the...

Are you planning on converting the bus in the Hampton Roads area? Based on what little we have seen there (husband's sister and her husband lived there for several years), converting might be a...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 03-20-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,740
Posted By lornaschinske
Of course you can always run into Johnson City,...

Of course you can always run into Johnson City, stop at Sam's and buy a case of whole chickens to do that with. OR drive the bus to Sam's Club, park in their parking lot, spend the night and have...
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