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Re: Tracking Down PD 4104's Still Around or on the road
« Reply #285 on: August 21, 2014, 06:29:37 PM »
Thanks Gary,

Wow an ex Trailways with placards. Sent an email.

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Re: Tracking Down PD 4104's Still Around or on the road
« Reply #286 on: August 21, 2014, 09:19:51 PM »
Jon do you have 4104-4104 listed in your records?  Is it owned by Mel Tillis?  Sorry, i couldn't resist that one!
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Re: Tracking Down PD 4104's Still Around or on the road
« Reply #287 on: August 27, 2014, 11:41:52 AM »
Ed,

Love your humor.

Yes I do have 4104-4104 in my records. I show it being a converted coach in Parksville, BC Canada since 2012.

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Re: Tracking Down PD 4104's Still Around or on the road
« Reply #288 on: August 27, 2014, 12:06:51 PM »
Do you have the list published anywhere?  If not maybe I can host a list.  I have something similar for a boat list. 

It would be cool to be able to see who's who and pictures of the buses on the list.

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Re: Tracking Down PD 4104's Still Around or on the road
« Reply #289 on: August 27, 2014, 12:19:20 PM »
Vern,

The list has been offered a home on 3 sites, its still in my brain, in 3 notebooks and a thumb dropped.The hardest part of my hobby project is making time to log it all down. One spreadsheet has 5,100 lines to fit
the original delivery list of all 5,065 buses made. Then I have a list of still a bus, converted and scrapped
Plus pictures. If the river dont rise to much. Will have something available for viewing in December.

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Re: Tracking Down PD 4104's Still Around or on the road
« Reply #290 on: August 27, 2014, 12:23:04 PM »
Sweet.  Well if you need any help let me know.
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Re: Tracking Down PD 4104's Still Around or on the road
« Reply #291 on: August 27, 2014, 12:29:36 PM »
Help sounds good.   Where to start. Will think about on route this afternoon. 

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Re: Tracking Down PD 4104's Still Around or on the road
« Reply #292 on: August 27, 2014, 12:37:43 PM »
Ultimately I would like to have something of a site or page that would show a picture of that coach or sister coach in delivery colors and how it looks today or when data on the coach was received.

But I am an oprrations guy & bus driver by trade. I have no clue how to take it to the next level. I know there is an interest in 4104's. Just look at the viewings on this subject line.

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Re: Tracking Down PD 4104's Still Around or on the road
« Reply #293 on: August 27, 2014, 12:45:36 PM »
I have an IT background and can help with that kind of stuff.  I could build a web based application with a database backend that would work for the list. 

Are there any 4104 specific sites?  If not would there be interest in starting one?  I would be happy to set one up if there is enough interest.  A place to collect information, with a forum, picture gallery, etc.

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Re: Tracking Down PD 4104's Still Around or on the road
« Reply #294 on: August 27, 2014, 02:32:32 PM »
Nothing 4104 specific exists that I know about other than Gordie's this old bus blog, a 4104 blog in Spanish.  GM wise we have Western GM Coach an FMCA chapter and ViewsRV where Fred has the 4104 manuals available for download.


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Re: Tracking Down PD 4104's Still Around or on the road
« Reply #295 on: September 02, 2014, 08:38:57 AM »
More 4104's in my sights at the end of August.

4104-3236 Northern Minn.
4104-3260 Sighted by RJ Long in Fresno, CA
4104-0750 for sale Ebay, Logan Utah
4104-0008 oldest in my database has new owner in Texas
4104-0768 bought in OR, traveling to FL
4104-2754 for sale, Monterey, CA.


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Re: Tracking Down PD 4104's Still Around or on the road
« Reply #296 on: September 10, 2014, 03:48:09 PM »
Found 4014-4228 sitting a few miles from my house.  It is a conversion that now has someone living in it.  He doesn't plan on ever driving it again just living in it.  I am working with him to get his extra parts.  I told him if he ever decides to sell the whole bus to let me know and I would see who wants her. 
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Re: Tracking Down PD 4104's Still Around or on the road
« Reply #297 on: September 10, 2014, 04:22:00 PM »
Hey Jon, does it have a tach drive on it? :)
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Re: Tracking Down PD 4104's Still Around or on the road
« Reply #298 on: September 10, 2014, 06:18:59 PM »
Vern,

Thanks, will add another to the list. That makes 2 buses added this week so far.


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Re: Tracking Down PD 4104's Still Around or on the road
« Reply #299 on: September 10, 2014, 06:34:37 PM »
Yeah, I won't go into the interior condition.  Not pretty.
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