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« on: October 12, 2012, 11:30:50 AM »

Driving through Bayport Mn this am, and saw this large bus on one of the side roads, did a quick U turn (the no U turns on a state highway is just a guideline) and took a look.  It is a really big Crown, looks like a post office conversion or Huh  Pancake engine lots of wheels.  It said Stillwater Mn across the back, which is where I live, he/she must be shy, haven't seen it around.  I knocked on the door of the bus ,and the house next door, they must have seen me coming as no one answered:)

Any idea who it belongs too?  Looks nice on the outside, did not want to look too closely in the windows, you know about RVers and guns.

Chuckd
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« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2012, 09:12:07 PM »

Was it one of these:  http://www.nomadicista.org/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=511

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« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2012, 08:13:25 AM »

Hi All, there was an early televison remote truck I used to do baseball games with in Los Angeles (KTTV) called the Color Cruiser, it was a custom converted Crown and it was realy big and heavy, sounded like a fire engine running down the street, lvmci...
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« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2012, 08:20:11 AM »

This crown has 4 headlights, one on top of each other about a foot apart, it has a roof raised above the drivers compartment, but it is rounded not like a box on wheels like the post office units.  It has a mid door, and rounded rear end.

More people around today, I may go make a pest of myself, and knock on a door.

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« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2012, 09:16:18 AM »

Here is some examples of similar tv remote trucks,  one sounds like it might be like your conversion, I was thinking one of these color cruisers may have been converted to a RV, lvmci...
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« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2012, 09:28:14 AM »

It sounds more like a high-level tour bus or an Atomic, like this?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/crown426/3872704572/#in/set-72157622581451640/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/crown426/3872705570/#in/set-72157622581451640/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/crown426/3871922029/#in/set-72157622581451640
http://www.flickr.com/photos/crown426/3871920693/#in/set-72157622581451640

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« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2012, 05:12:12 PM »

chuck we need real pictures john
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« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2012, 11:05:08 AM »

By the time I charged the battery in my phone, the coach was gone.  Darn it.  It did look like the coach that John has the links too, in the message above yours.

It looked nice on the outside.

Chuckd

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