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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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BUSES REALLY BURN “THE TALK”

I am sorry to lay this on you folks, but it is time to have “The Talk.” Oh I know it will be uncomfortable and you’ll want me to get to the point and turn you loose as soon as humanly possible. Don’t fret. It will all be over in due time. However, you should…

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The Advantages of Lithium Batteries for Bus Conversions

Whether you have a factory bus conversion as we do, or a bus you or someone else converted, you no doubt have heard a lot about the benefits of using lithium-based batteries for your house batteries.

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