Started by scooter, March 05, 2015, 02:53:43 AM
QuoteOh are you from Wales ?? Do you know a fella named Jonah ?? He used to live in whales for a while.
Quote from: Captain Canada on March 10, 2015, 07:51:49 AMThat would be a fun project ! Especially in 1:1 scale.
Quote from: scooter on March 10, 2015, 08:55:50 AMQuote from: Captain Canada on March 10, 2015, 07:51:49 AMThat would be a fun project ! Especially in 1:1 scale. Oh yes, it is- especially when it comes to grinding off Grade 8 harden steel bolt heads (/sarcasm). I've never yet figured out why bus manufacturers (or at least International/Amtran) don't use nut plates instead of regular bolts. So much easier to work with. And if AM General, and every other green fleet manufacturer, can use them on combat vehicles that blown and shot up, they should be perfectly fine for hauling kids around.
Quote from: Rheged on March 10, 2015, 09:48:35 AMCombat vehicles ONLY have to cope with occasional enemy action (and the odd duff mechanic) School buses are on active service twice a day five days a week!......and possibly taking parties of elderly persons on outings on saturdays -------have you never come across the Hell's Grannies??
Quote from: kerick on March 20, 2015, 04:34:47 PMLooks PDG to me! (Pretty Darn Good!) Is that oak flooring on the wall? Looks nice.
Quote from: kerick on April 17, 2015, 07:14:00 PMCareful putting the wood near a place where it will get wet. Regular oak will turn black and Pergo type flooring will swell at the edges.
Quote from: Howard of Effingham on April 18, 2015, 06:08:09 AMdunno if the USN/USMC still do it but in the 1980's old service buses [similar to these but with a bonnet] were regularly trucked out to some of the ranges in CA and NV for use as targets, especially at NAS Fallon istr. several of the arms and armor press books on say the NSWC et al have pictures of these in service OD very shot up.
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