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The Critical Factor – How to handle a tire blowout on a bus.

The Critical Factor – How to handle a tire blowout on a bus. Knowing what to do can save your bus and your life and the lives of your loved ones. Everyone should watch this video at least once.

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The RV Industry’s Dirty Little Secret: Quality

UPDATE:  Read this article (in .pdf format) by a journalist who covered the RV business.  He became disillusioned after he actually bought an RV and realized how poorly they are put together and how the financing can bankrupt many owners.   He gives the industry 20 years, tops, before a massive reshuffling occurs.  Maybe a bit dramatic, but who knows?…

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Five Questions to Ask Yourself Before Converting a Bus into a Home

When you live in a regular house or apartment, you don’t have to think about things like where your water and power come from, or where your waste goes after you flush it down the toilet or down the drain. But, with a unique arrangement like a bus conversion, these are things that you have…

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Bus Camping Checklist

The first time that our family went on an adventure, we weren’t fully prepared. Oh, we were ready to see those magnificent peaks of the Appalachian Mountains! We were not ready to be without certain necessities for a long-winded trip that was far from home. I had forgotten my allergy medication. My wife didn’t take…

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Bus Bit – Clever Wire Chase

In some newer buses coming off the line now there are several miles of wire that run through high-end conversions such as a Marathon coach. In other, simpler layouts, there is significantly less, but there is still a lot of wire required. One thing many converters do when they convert an older bus is to…

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MCI’s New F-Series Concept Shell

Motor Coach Industries, Jnc.’s new conversion-ready F­-Series concept shell was introduced to the public dur­ing the Family Motor Coach Association show this past July. Stylishly designed, easy to handle, and value-priced, the new conversion shell is poised to become as popular to the motorhome market as the SUV is to the automotive industry, accord­ing to Roger Talsma, director of the con­version shell department.

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Where to Park Your Bus

This past summer we were parked at Distant Drums RV Resort in Camp Verde, AZ. They have Full Hook-Ups and some great features; fitness room, laundry room, pool, spa, dog park, trails all around, vineyards, Sedona near-by, swimming holes, etc. It was during their “off-season”, but they had a “No rigs over 10 years old”…

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SoCal NRG (Non-Rally Gathering)

March 4th to the 6th, 2016 was billed as an NRG (Non–Rally Gathering). It all started when one of our very active Bus Conversion International members, Buck Trout, was helping a new member, Sean Bartlett, who had just purchased a bus. In the course of the conversation, Sean asked if converted bus owners ever got…

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