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« Reply #45 on: January 11, 2011, 05:04:33 AM »

37...and I thought I was old Cheesy
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« Reply #46 on: January 11, 2011, 06:31:13 AM »

37...and I thought I was old Cheesy

easy young'n we gots members here 2 an 1/2 times yer age that will surprise you with their knowledge, skills, and ability to still "get'r'done" when it comes to working on these "old" girls! Wink
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« Reply #47 on: January 11, 2011, 08:32:16 AM »

I was a busnut in my heart at about 16, though I didn't acquire a real bus until I was 43.
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« Reply #48 on: January 11, 2011, 09:10:57 AM »

Scotty, now that you have gotten your feet good and wet, you should create a poll. Everyone seems to have enjoyed this topic.
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« Reply #49 on: January 13, 2011, 10:57:11 PM »

I bought my first bus at the ripe old age of 20 (1976) a beautiful (to me) '52 Beck.  My second was a 4106, when I was 30, my third, an '84 Prevost when I was 49.  It's amazing how the time and money flies! 
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« Reply #50 on: January 15, 2011, 07:59:55 AM »

Picked mine up when I was 19, I am 25 now..... but I just moved so now I need to either bring it with me somehow?? or sell it off and start again in a few years after I move to a more bus friendly state.
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« Reply #51 on: January 15, 2011, 08:48:48 AM »

just turned 40 last month.  been rv-ing pretty much my whole life.  fulltimers 3 years now.
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« Reply #52 on: January 15, 2011, 09:41:40 AM »

Ooh Ooh!  I snuck in!  Not 40....  yet.

I have a 3 1/2 year old who's favorite book is "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!", we "customized" the book with pictures of our bus and her!  Loves it!

Yeah! I own that book also... I think its a busnut requirement. Good to see you back on the forum dear friend!
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« Reply #53 on: January 15, 2011, 03:36:48 PM »

Nice to see other young guys on here as well; I feel good knowing that young != bad taste.

Seriously, what would you rather have:

- purple Civic with 8" fart pipe and double wing / F350 with crappy lift kit, chrome rims that never go offroad, and sags towing a 25' wooden travel trailer

- or a shiny Prevost with a screaming Detroit, rev matching and you roll through the gears down a scenic road. Hell, even purging my air brake valve beside a boomy Civic at a stoplight gives me a smile!
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« Reply #54 on: January 15, 2011, 08:01:22 PM »

Quote from: RoyJ
Grin F350 with crappy lift kit Grin, chrome rims that never go offroad, and sags towing a 25' wooden travel trailer

- or a shiny Prevost with a screaming Detroit, rev matching and you roll through the gears down a scenic road. Hell, even purging my air brake valve beside a boomy Civic at a stoplight gives me a smile!

Easy now I happen to have such an F350 with such a crappy lift kit that it makes it like it sags to the ground!
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« Reply #55 on: January 15, 2011, 10:27:35 PM »

39 and holding...  Grin  I think I can hold on for about a year.
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« Reply #56 on: January 16, 2011, 05:13:48 AM »

This is a great topic and timely for me.

At Bussin 2011, Ace and I had a short, but good discussion on the future of Bus conversions as a hobby.

With the economy and the cost of fuel, plus with average age at rallies in the mid to late 60's, is there still interest for Younger Adults to do this.

I am glad to hear all the interest is still there and there are so many under 40's .

I am 52, and I would have skipped the Class "C" and went right to the Bus if I could turn back the clock.  Wink

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« Reply #57 on: January 16, 2011, 09:56:52 AM »

This is a great topic and timely for me.
With the economy and the cost of fuel, plus with average age at rallies in the mid to late 60's, is there still interest for Younger Adults to do this.
Cliff

I think the age is up there because of retirement. Most of us are still working and don't quite have the freedom to roam yet. At least that is my excuse LOL

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« Reply #58 on: January 16, 2011, 01:43:38 PM »

almost 27 and bought a 102a2 3months ago
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« Reply #59 on: January 16, 2011, 02:18:27 PM »

31, and I have to admit I'm the only one I know that's a busnut.
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