School Bus Conversion Resources

Jake's School Bus Conversion
Detailed step-by-step instructions and photos. Not solarized, but nicely done!

Skoolie: the school bus conversion network
Forum with tons of useful info

Select and Convert Your Bus into a Motorhome on a Shoestring
Illustrated book by Ben Rosander

Blue Sky's Solar Boost MPPT charge controller
Best CC for smaller solar systems

Survival Supplies

Sportsmans Guide
Great deals on gear, particularly global military surplus

Camping Survival
Wide selection of gear & food

Survival Center
Good food selection

Captain Dave's Food Storage FAQ
Everything you need to know. Comprehensive.

Cabela's Sleeping Pads
The best, most comfy portable beds. You can't survive if you can't sleep!

Wilderness & Camping Survival
Indispensable illustrated encyclopedia

Survival Blog
Up-to-date, comprehensive info


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1974 Ford, 25 ft. interior, converted school bus / RVfor sale in Moab, Utah.

A fully-equiped fixer-upper for living. The brakes are out and the solar batteries need to be replaced (if you want to use it with solar power). Roof coating still strong, but paint fading. Details:
• 350 V8, manual trans., runs perfectly.
• Raised roof.
• Three 70-watt solar panels, front 2 in custom rotating
 turret. 8 golf-cart style batteries under chassis.
• 3000-watt inverter, for AC, MPPT solar charger/controller.
• 30-gallon water container. DC circuit powers water pump,
exhaust fan and DC appliances.
• Hi-efficiency steel wood-burning stove with chimney.
• 10-gallon propane tank fuels oven and propane fridge.
• Wall-to-ceiling oiled wood with insulation.
• Shelving, bed frame, tile floor.
• Side awnings.
• Custom rear door with large window.

Reduced to $2000 + $250 towing anywhere
in Grand County, Utah. Towing to Colorado would be around $1500
Travis: 970-985-4902

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