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by dadeo
Mon Feb 03, 2020 3:15 am
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: Osprey is for sale!!
Replies: 3
Views: 882

Re: Osprey is for sale!!

Its still there but it looks like you have to be logged in to facebook and be a member of the certain group. I have to try to see about that. As for the pictures, I posted them to my flickr acct.: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmL9hjUs If anyones actually interested, i can get you the sellers info. Rare oppor...
by dadeo
Sat Feb 01, 2020 1:37 am
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: Osprey is for sale!!
Replies: 3
Views: 882

Osprey is for sale!!

The following is not my listing, nor do I have anything to do with it except sharing it: 1955 White double decker. This bus is a true relic. Titled as a motorhome. Was running when original owner passed in 2013. Has been sitting since. Has woodstove, bed loft, and more. Would make a great Air BnB or...
by dadeo
Tue Nov 17, 2015 2:04 pm
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: MrSharkey.com
Replies: 30
Views: 16500

Re: MrSharkey.com

before it shut down, I saved a copy of the entire site. all html, pictures etc. It's 833 Files, 85 Folders (12.6 MB (13,250,560 bytes)) not really big either. It would be really easy to put it back somewhere. maybe this will help?
by dadeo
Wed Nov 10, 2010 2:03 pm
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: Grafted
Replies: 57
Views: 22553

here's a couple pix of one with the back opening onto a deck, as for the side doors opening, it'd be useful but one can imagine the dangers!!
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by dadeo
Mon Nov 08, 2010 7:43 am
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: Grafted
Replies: 57
Views: 22553

Here's the way to do it if you're rich: have one of the "Pimp My Ride" socal places do it for you! No duct tape or truckers straps on this one!! They basically restored a classic VW just to cut it in half, build a new floor that matches the bus roof and put it on. I really like how they ha...
by dadeo
Sat Nov 06, 2010 12:42 pm
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: Hello, thanks, and IH Metro-Mite
Replies: 32
Views: 10377

Cool ride! I like those things. Nice picture, I miss southern Cali!!
by dadeo
Mon Feb 15, 2010 2:25 am
Forum: Guest Book
Topic: bonjour
Replies: 3
Views: 2546

I think as long as you don't go over 13 feet 6 inches its ok, as long as it is not falling over or unsafe!
Are there laws in your country dealing with it?
by dadeo
Sun Feb 14, 2010 8:56 am
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: Buses in Florida
Replies: 3
Views: 2125

Totally is! They got some other better deals.
by dadeo
Sun Feb 14, 2010 8:20 am
Forum: Alternative Propulsion Vehicles
Topic: "Spin a motor and..."
Replies: 0
Views: 1785

"Spin a motor and..."

I've been thinking about the idea of attaching an alternator to an engine and making electricity for years. Now, I'm wondering if its better to use a dc motor? http://www.ehow.com/how_4556296_make-electric-motor-produce-electricity.html Would this be better? Would it really work? I had a really mean...
by dadeo
Sun Feb 14, 2010 1:27 am
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: Buses in Florida
Replies: 3
Views: 2125

Here's a good one if you got the cash http://www.floridachurchbus.com/99y1168chbb72/two.html It's even got the sand that comes out in front of the drive-wheels, like my bus had: http://www.floridachurchbus.com/99y1168chbb72/sanders.JPG if you look close you can see the pipes in front of the wheels
by dadeo
Fri Feb 12, 2010 11:17 am
Forum: Stuff Forum
Topic: Snow
Replies: 74
Views: 15947

Here's some pictures I took of the Detroit, MI./Windsor, ON. area: A couple days ago it started snowing: http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2708/4349290443_f986600005_o.jpg http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4010/4350038214_14456a7795_o.jpg Then, the next morning: http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4060/4350038...
by dadeo
Mon Feb 08, 2010 7:33 am
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: Oddjob
Replies: 8
Views: 3052

Another alternative to deciding on an old or new bus is to put an old, classy bus body on a new chassis. Sounds a bit crazy? I know it's occured to many of us. Well, here's some people who've done it:
http://www.bernhardbus.com/58_Chevy_Bus.html
Pretty cool result!
by dadeo
Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:58 am
Forum: Housebuses & Housetrucks
Topic: Bus in Oregon in 1999
Replies: 10
Views: 4696

Some more pictures from that era, from the Archives: http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2722/4337206547_08fd131e11_o.jpg this one was in San Ysidro, I think, a stones throw from the U.S./ Mexico border. http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4039/4337950278_64f8345237_o.jpg This was up a bit north of Santa Cruz...
by dadeo
Sun Feb 07, 2010 7:57 am
Forum: Stuff Forum
Topic: VW Camper.
Replies: 3
Views: 1761

I want to try and do doughnuts with the trailer on!!
by dadeo
Sat Feb 06, 2010 12:43 pm
Forum: Stuff Forum
Topic: Stoves
Replies: 51
Views: 14333

Cool, theres an Ace close-by, I'll check it out.
Another question: Sharkey, In the following picture, is the silver pipe behind your stove to bring in combustion air from outside??
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