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Re: Buses converted to campervans 25 Oct 2013 19:50 #112807

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This one appeared in a different board topic. Since it is a sale advertisement, the link won't last forever.

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Re: Buses converted to campervans 29 Oct 2013 04:54 #112808

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two more from Israel...


Posted on the Israeli buses FB page.

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Re: Buses converted to campervans 29 Oct 2013 05:00 #112809

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...and a bus (or at least a part of it) converted into a facade at the Holon central bus station, Israel.

Pic by Gil Dvir

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Re: Buses converted to campervans 13 Nov 2013 22:20 #112810

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Here is a WA example.
I don't know what it is.
It could be ex MTT Perth (urban): those pram hooks are a clue.
It could be ex WAGR (country routes): the windows are a clue.

690118Sa Esperance WA caravan ex mystery bus. R Smith

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Here: perthbus.info/report.php?vid=WAGR21

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P.S., do you have anymore (ex) WAGR/Westrail Road Services photos?

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Re: Buses converted to campervans 14 Nov 2013 07:29 #112811

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Here one at the start of this and abit of on board chnagangs whilst in transit no need to watch the whole thing unless you want to



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Re: Buses converted to campervans 14 Nov 2013 08:32 #112812

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Yes, following the hcvc posting, I had a very productive exchange with the editor of that portion of Australian Bus Fleets Lists, and have since scanned and sent a couple more (as buses, not as campervans), which have also been picked up be the society preserving them. I forgot to update the trigger post with the discovery. I have a lot more, not scanned. Generally, I send my bus scans only to the yahoo groups transportdownunder and busphotosaustralia, although they are all hcvc territory too.

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Re: Buses converted to campervans 15 Nov 2013 18:06 #112813

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When i first had a look at Joe's yellow AEC i mentioned to her indoors what a great idea for a motorhome. I could sit out the front on my own and i could ring the bell when i wanted a cup of coffee or something to eat. Dont think im allowed to print on her her reply

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Re: Buses converted to campervans 15 Nov 2013 18:18 #112814

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From the aviation hobby: the captain clicked the intercom 'Hey honey, please bring me a coffee and lots of love'.
He had clicked to the whole cabin, not just the galley.
A furious hostess stormed up the aisle.
A passenger called out: 'You forgot the coffee'.

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Re: Buses converted to campervans 20 Jan 2014 22:25 #112815

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Cheers&&&&Micca

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Re: Buses converted to campervans 02 Feb 2014 11:58 #112816

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My early ones were on the riverbank, photographed from the water. Today, have one on the water, photographed from the bank.
I have run it elsewhere before, and it has been identified as an ex-Adelaide AEC Swift. I don't now how the propulsion works. With no evidence of an outboard, did they detach the prop shaft from the diff, angle it into the water, and attach a prop? That is akin the NZ tunnel hull design, which protected the prop from scraping the bottom of shallow rocky rivers. However, the Swift is a rear-engine design; the angle would be too great.

070708Su. Karadoc (Vic.). MV Elizabeth-Ann (Roderick Smith)
110130Su. Karadoc (Vic.). MV Elizabeth-Ann. (R Smith)

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