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Day 1 – Rivet Camp

Day one of the bus build out is officially done! Yesterday we picked up the bus from the storage facility that it had been staying at for the last few months and took her home for good. Once back,…

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Day 2 – Rivets Complete!

Day two started earlier than day one and was just as productive. Here’s a quick rundown of all the things we accomplished: 1. Finished grinding rivets on the ceiling panels & removed them Though we really wanted to find…

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Day 3 – Floor’s Up

Day three is here, with great progress! We’re still slowly transitioning from work mode to “bus mode,” but we’re still pretty much on schedule. Either way, things are happening and the bus is evolving into its future self. Yesterday…

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Update 4 – Floor Painted

New to the bus project? Click here to get some background info and start at the beginning! Are you sick of looking at photos of a rusty school bus floor? I know I am. Luckily, by the end of…

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Update 5

New to the bus project? Click here to get some background info and start at the beginning! Welcome to Update 5! We’ve made a ton of progress since Update 4. Last week we met with an RV jack of…

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Update 6

It’s been a while since our last update! Will (the true mastermind of this whole thing) was in Colorado last week participating in the Elk Mountain Grand Traverse, a 40 mile ski race from Crested Butte to Aspen. He…

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Update 8

Last week I had some pretty bummer updates. I’m happy to say that that is not the case this week – things are looking up! Here’s what we’ve been up to over the last few days: 1. Crushing Contests!…