Bus Conversions dot Com Bulletin Board
October 23, 2014, 10:03:27 AM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News: If you had an Online Subscription: It will not turn yellow, get musty, dusty, and mildewed or fade.
   Home   Help Forum Rules Search Calendar Login Register BCM Home Page Contact BCM  
Pages: 1 2 3 [4] 5 6   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: Blytheville rally  (Read 8601 times)
Wendy
Newbie
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 5




Ignore
« Reply #45 on: April 04, 2013, 02:05:30 PM »

It is still raining here but supposed to turn very nice. Have posted a link to a few photos on our gblog, www.mightybus.wordpress.com. And if you are here, make sure I get a photo of you and your bus for the magazine. Don't be shy!
Logged
scenicruiser997
Full Member
***
Offline Offline

Posts: 143

Owner of two Scenicruisers and one PD4905 Buffalo




Ignore
« Reply #46 on: April 04, 2013, 02:52:53 PM »

I am not going to be able to bring the 4905 out on this trip.  
I have a spot reserved at Grizzly's RV Park 3101 S. Division St. Local: (870) 623-4971 , (870) 623-4970
I just called to cancle if anyone else needs a spot to hookup.  Aaron Veale  See you all on Friday afternoon.
Logged

Aaron
luvrbus
Hero Member
*****
Online Online

Posts: 12756




Ignore
« Reply #47 on: April 04, 2013, 03:42:07 PM »

Yep you get a lot of rain in that area the rice farmers love it I hope it clears for a few days for you guys most of the time it rains for 2 days then clears for 3 or 4 days and then starts raining again
Logged

Life is short drink the good wine first
saddleup
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 365





Ignore
« Reply #48 on: April 04, 2013, 03:45:39 PM »

Wendy, great pictures, your the good one... Thanks a bunch, Matt

Logged

Battle Mountain,NV  Molson,Wa  Yuma,Az


1974 Eagle 05 On the road, to Somewhere
harleyman_1000
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 415



WWW

Ignore
« Reply #49 on: April 04, 2013, 06:32:29 PM »

 Hi everyone, how is the weather? How many buses are there there? I went to my doctor and was told to stay off my foot and on bedrest, but am thinking on coming down? I was wondering since I can't do much walking (on crutches), and will be staying in my camper shell, will I be able to drive up to where the buses are parked?
Logged

Scott 
St.Louis Missouri

1958 GM 4104 Extended 2 feet, with a 6v92 and 5 speed automatic

http://s783.photobucket.com/user/harleyman_1000/library/Gm4104%20bus?sort=3&page=1
RJ
Former Giant Greenbrier Owner
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 2845





Ignore
« Reply #50 on: April 04, 2013, 07:50:50 PM »

Hi everyone, how is the weather? How many buses are there there? I went to my doctor and was told to stay off my foot and on bedrest, but am thinking on coming down? I was wondering since I can't do much walking (on crutches), and will be staying in my camper shell, will I be able to drive up to where the buses are parked?

Scott -

Come on down!  I'm sure there'll be a place you can park close by the main activity.  Bring your camera, too!

Weather's clearing up, supposed to be sunny & low 70's the rest of the week.

Ballpark, there's roughly 45 - 50 buses in/around downtown, possibly more tomorrow.

A group of folk are off to see Graceland tomorrow morning, so things will be quiet until they return after lunch, but you'll still be able to wander around, take pics and chat.

FWIW & HTH. . .

 Wink
Logged

RJ Long
PD4106-2784 No More
Fresno CA
rv_safetyman
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 2199


Jim Shepherd


WWW

Ignore
« Reply #51 on: April 05, 2013, 04:46:08 AM »

Jim, thanks for the kind words on the parking effort.  It was a logistical "challenge" but everyone was very cooperative.

Also, the city was great about working with the merchants to achieve a workable parking map.  Everyone is within a block or so of the terminal and the merchants can still function.

I am sure that a couple of folks would rather have better places.  If they read this, I will try to relocate them after we get back from Graceland.

Also, thanks for the mention in your blog and the wonderful pictures Wendy took

Jim
Logged

Jim Shepherd
Evergreen, CO
85 Eagle 10/Series 60/Eaton AutoShift 10 speed transmission
Somewhere between a tin tent and a finished product
Bus Project details: http://beltguy.com/Bus_Project/busproject.htm
Blog:  http://rvsafetyman.blogspot.com/
harleyman_1000
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 415



WWW

Ignore
« Reply #52 on: April 05, 2013, 06:27:27 AM »

 What is the exact address of the depot, so I can gps it?
Logged

Scott 
St.Louis Missouri

1958 GM 4104 Extended 2 feet, with a 6v92 and 5 speed automatic

http://s783.photobucket.com/user/harleyman_1000/library/Gm4104%20bus?sort=3&page=1
luvrbus
Hero Member
*****
Online Online

Posts: 12756




Ignore
« Reply #53 on: April 05, 2013, 06:38:31 AM »

To bad the old Greyhound station on route 66 was leveled by the city if left standing along with the old El Garces Hotel and train station they are trying to save that would have been a neat sight with all the old buses   

? is the older guy attending with his Greyhound Flxible bus from Iowa or Neb neat old bus

good luck
« Last Edit: April 05, 2013, 06:54:44 AM by luvrbus » Logged

Life is short drink the good wine first
harleyman_1000
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 415



WWW

Ignore
« Reply #54 on: April 05, 2013, 07:34:07 AM »

 How many buses are there? Any pictures?
Logged

Scott 
St.Louis Missouri

1958 GM 4104 Extended 2 feet, with a 6v92 and 5 speed automatic

http://s783.photobucket.com/user/harleyman_1000/library/Gm4104%20bus?sort=3&page=1
RJ
Former Giant Greenbrier Owner
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 2845





Ignore
« Reply #55 on: April 05, 2013, 07:47:09 AM »

What is the exact address of the depot, so I can gps it?

Scott -

Don't know exact address, but it's basically on the corner of 5th & Walnut downtown.

Take Exit 67 off I-55.  Don't turn towards the Walmart, head the opposite way towards downtown.  About .3 of a mile, follow the 0ne-way signs onto Walnut, and a few blocks later, you'll see all the buses.

There are about 45 or so parked around the depot - bring your camera.

Bright sunshine today, heading for a high of 66 or so.

There are some pics posted on Fliker, link is in the post above by Wendy.

Come on down!!

FWIW & HTH. . .

 Wink
Logged

RJ Long
PD4106-2784 No More
Fresno CA
harleyman_1000
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 415



WWW

Ignore
« Reply #56 on: April 05, 2013, 12:03:54 PM »

 What time is this over?
Logged

Scott 
St.Louis Missouri

1958 GM 4104 Extended 2 feet, with a 6v92 and 5 speed automatic

http://s783.photobucket.com/user/harleyman_1000/library/Gm4104%20bus?sort=3&page=1
Seangie
www.herdofturtles.org
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Posts: 891


And We're Off... Like a Herd of Turtles


WWW

Ignore
« Reply #57 on: April 05, 2013, 01:33:52 PM »

An updated News Cast for those watching from home -
http://www.kait8.com/story/21882769/antique-bus-show-rolls-in-to-blytheville
« Last Edit: April 05, 2013, 01:40:55 PM by Seangie » Logged

'Cause you know we,
we live in a van (Eagle 10 Suburban)
Driving through the night
To that old promised land'
luvrbus
Hero Member
*****
Online Online

Posts: 12756




Ignore
« Reply #58 on: April 05, 2013, 01:38:27 PM »

The old Flx's are a show stopper for sure love those buses and what the owners do to preserve the original look not that the others are not neat just something about a Flx that draws my attention

good luck 
Logged

Life is short drink the good wine first
Seayfam
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 453





Ignore
« Reply #59 on: April 05, 2013, 03:18:25 PM »

I agree with ya Cliff, I think those old Flx's have a serious cool factor about them, especially when they are converted with the exterior kept as original as possible. I can see myself owning one of them with an old hot rod as a toad done to match.

If anyone sees an old MC-6 at the rally, please take a picture of it. I sure wish I could have been there!

Sent from my GT-I9300
Logged

Gary Seay (location Alaska)
1969 MCI MC-6 unit# 20006
8V92 turbo 740 auto
more pics and information here     "  www.my69mci-6.blogspot.com  "
Pages: 1 2 3 [4] 5 6   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.18 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!