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Author Topic: Who has the best and worst looking bus 2008?  (Read 3319 times)
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« on: January 29, 2008, 01:20:45 PM »

I sincerely hope not to hurt anyone's feelings on this but I'd like a vote as to the best looking and maybe the ugliest bus in the group. I'm talking exterior cosmetics, not interior etc.
Personally I think my bus currently ranks in the lower third, maybe even lower 10 percentile and I really hope to change that. Although I'm not real familiar with everyone's bus I think Nick may have the best looking or at least among the top.   

Who wants to nominate someone for the best looking bus?
Please only nominate yourself for the ugliest!

While we're at it, who wants to nominate the best interior? (Doesn't someone here have a really nice Prevost?)
Most creative use of space?
Best technology?
Nicest vintage bus?

I'd love to see some pictures and results since we can't all be at a rally at once or something.



-Dave


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« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2008, 01:36:19 PM »

Ya won't hurt my feelings.

We've been kicked out of hourly rate campgrounds for bein' too ugly!



Our bus is so ugly, Henry Ford slapped everyone of the GM boys when it was built!
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« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2008, 01:51:45 PM »

how's this for ugly?

In a former life it was Hoyt Axton's "ROSIE" & he loved touring in it.
Too bad it has suffered so much neglect . . .
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« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2008, 02:52:56 PM »

I'll volunteer the ugly



but it'll improve  Grin

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« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2008, 06:51:19 PM »

And now my past contestants....

Kyle- Yes #598
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« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2008, 07:25:11 PM »

Dave (Paladin), your bus isn't even close to mine in ugly.  Your bus at least has nice white sides.  My bus has a whole mismatch of different color panels covering the windows.  The aluminum panels are preprimed, but they were seconds and came from various different batches.

Painting is fairly far down my priority list as I can't afford a professional painter and I don't have a building yet to do it myself.
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« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2008, 07:28:36 PM »

Kyle, I got some bad news bud....those local kids done went and stole one of your wheels!   Grin
Hope you can find it! 
Those SCs sure look good, but too much work for an old geezer.   
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« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2008, 07:51:12 PM »

Think I'm glad I didn't show up............... Undecided  Might have been out classed, under classed...or worse yet, out cast......
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« Reply #8 on: January 30, 2008, 06:24:27 AM »

Don't know about the ugliest (mines pretty close), but my vote for best looking is the guy with the 45 ft red scenicruiser. You know the one. I don't recall his name. Didn't get to meet him or see the bus up close, unfortunately, but it's by far the most awesome looking bus I've ever seen.

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« Reply #9 on: January 30, 2008, 06:37:52 AM »

Don't know about the ugliest (mines pretty close), but my vote for best looking is the guy with the 45 ft red scenicruiser. You know the one. I don't recall his name. Didn't get to meet him or see the bus up close, unfortunately, but it's by far the most awesome looking bus I've ever seen.
The 45'6" (he wanted it to be bigger than a Prevost) red Scenicruiser belongs to Pat McNeil. It is a beautiful bus.  Jack

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« Reply #10 on: January 30, 2008, 10:34:09 AM »

I got a chance to see big red at the rally and talk with pat, his bus is by far the best example of what creative engineering can do, he's got an awesome bus and he seems to be a great guy.
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« Reply #11 on: January 30, 2008, 11:54:20 AM »

I'd love to see this bus, are there any pics?

-Dave


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« Reply #12 on: January 30, 2008, 12:18:16 PM »

Kyle, I got some bad news bud....those local kids done went and stole one of your wheels!    Grin
Hope you can find it! 
Those SCs sure look good, but too much work for an old geezer.   
JR

I think it was two of 'm. And I ain't gonna get in on this vote'n thing since I ain't got no dog in that race. (except hav'n one awesome look'n unconverted 45' Setra! LOL!) But no Dave, Gumpy, even Dallas and some others your buses aren't even close to some of the buses I see on my trips from time to time! As for Brian's well I can't say it's the ugliest, but he did take an ugly Dina and make it uglier! LOL! (sorry Brian I couldn't resist as I never have like the looks of a Dina :multi colored or not!)

Grin  BK  Grin

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« Reply #13 on: January 30, 2008, 12:23:20 PM »

Hey BK, Watch out or the Closeted Dina Lover's group will come out of the woodwork and admonish you.

My Vote ofr ugliest is the New Eagle......LOL
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« Reply #14 on: January 30, 2008, 12:25:32 PM »

Hey BK, Watch out or the Closeted Dina Lover's group will come out of the woodwork and admonish you.

My Vote ofr ugliest is the New Eagle......LOL

LOL! Ok, well I will second that vote for the "NEW" Eagle as the ugliest!
Grin  BK  Grin
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