It’s been so long

It’s been so long since I posted here I’m almost ashamed to be here now.  More shameful is the speed at which we’ve been progressing.  A lot has happened to keep us from making progress on the bus, but nothing more so than my lack of motivation.  Some skoolie converters…

Recycled Bus Seats

So I had listed the seats out of the bus on craigslist and facebook in an attempt to recoup some of the purchase price of the bus.  I wasn’t even sure how much to ask for them but a guy I know from networking messaged me on facebook and offered…

Floor Plan Layout

Here’s the floor plan layout we’re working with so far.  Of course this is subject to change as the project proceeds, but here’s what we’ve got so far.

Not all who wander are lost

Well it’s been a week since we “came out” to the world as some of those crazy school bus folks.  It actually went better than we expected.  Far more praise and well wishes than I would have ever imagined.  Of course there were those who had questions, some who had…

There’s no turning back now! – We bought a bus!

We bought a bus! I met the mechanic this morning and he did a DOT inspection.  He said: the motor looked good and dry (no leaks) no fluid on the undercarriage new brakes all around new tires on front air brakes fully functional

’twas the night before purchase

So tomorrow is the big day.  If everything goes to plan we’re purchasing the school bus we’re going to convert into our motor home.  James Mitchell from Rolling Auto Tech is meeting me in the morning to do a pre-purchase inspection and if everything is acceptable we’re going to make an…