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bullet hippieman88
18 Aug : 09:10PM
Delilah went to a new home today they are even keeping her name as Delilah one awesome journey given to another who's never had the bus experience. Im bummed but the outlook of sharing feels good
bullet hippieman88
16 Aug : 09:20PM
I talked to the guy on the phone and he lives in south carolina and says he know snoopy and someone snoopy knows lives across from him. Wiring money seems sketchy and his son (cmfredericks) says he's part of the bus club but just signed up today. Seems kinda weird..... and i did pm him back and all i got was a phone call. Said that snoopy referred him to me.....i dunno....
bullet Collie
16 Aug : 05:45PM
PM him and see if he responds...
bullet hippieman88
16 Aug : 02:04PM
Does anyone know a guy named Rick who is the stepfather of the member cmfrederics who knows snoopy? He wants to buy my bus and i want to know if he's reputable to have money wired or a check sent to me. I feel leary about it so i need some closure.....
bullet hippieman88
16 Aug : 12:24PM
Nevermind the last message my lady says ima nut for offering that lol but i really do need 7500 for ol Delilah so i can pay off some hospital bills i am in debt for. Im taking a big loss but really need the cash. Thanks moonies. Sorry for blowing up the message board....
bullet hippieman88
15 Aug : 05:55PM
Im desperate......ill let go my 76 westy and my 90 tin top vanagon for 8,000. Both run and the vanagon is awesome. Two buses for 8,000. And they both run. Its a heck of a deal. Im just in dire need of money. Thanks all.
bullet hippieman88
14 Aug : 08:44PM
My 76 westy still in for sale forum. Asking 7500. Not trying to blow this up,but im in debt and its what i need to get out of it. Please check it out everyone. Thanks.....
bullet hippieman88
13 Aug : 08:34PM
Thanks i just feel its a waste for me to keep her when i dont have the money to keep up the restore and/or camp with her enough life's got me in its hands right now and she needs a new home.....
bullet Collie
11 Aug : 08:30PM
I see them! Nice bus...
bullet hippieman88
11 Aug : 06:47AM
Ok didnt upload but if an are interest pm me and ill send pics. Im in winchester,va. Thanks guys. She needs a better life with someone who can camp with her more. Its a waste her being with me

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jt
Wed Apr 06 2011, 08:38AM

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Since I dont think my wife is going to share my entheusiasm, I figured I'd share with y'all, just ordered my lower windshield repair panel from Monkeynut! Got an old photo of Festus, should be getting my new camera in the next couple of days though.



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One of these days Ill be able to get one for the wife. She wants a double but would be just as happy with a single.

What happened to the good ole days when corn, cows and chickens were as good as money


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I mean, whatever kills you kills you, and your death is authentic no matter how you die.

And as far as I'm concerned, it's like I say, drugs are not the problem. Other stuff is the problem.
I think it's too bad that everybody's decided to turn on drugs, I don't think drugs are the problem. Crime is the problem. Cops are the problem. Money's the problem. But drugs are just drugs.

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GO JT! Save that single cab! ...b/c someday I will have enough $ to buy one and folks like you need to keep them around until I can afford it. lol

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I'd love to have either but lean toward a double cab cuz o the kids. Festus is a great name! Good luck! Hey Jed I think you can still barter with animals in Boone,NC haha. His name is Eustis!
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Fri Apr 08 2011, 10:46AM

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The lower windshield repair panel has arrived via Monkeynuts, and I wept tears of joy. If I didn't have a million things to do today I'd be cutting and fitting.



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Sat Apr 09 2011, 08:48AM
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Can't to see it rolling around
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Sat Apr 09 2011, 08:39PM

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Wait? Wont take long since I already have a motor in it.

Festus already moves around under his own power and now that he had brakes he stops under his own power as well.

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jt
"Insanity is like gravity, sometimes all you need is a little push." The Joker

"The problem with quotes on the internet is that their authenticity is almost impossible to verify." Julius Caesar

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Sat Apr 09 2011, 09:15PM
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Just curious... what was the price difference of ordering the repair panel from monkeynut rather than gerson directly?
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Sat Apr 09 2011, 09:18PM

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With shipping for an oversized package the total was just under 170

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"The problem with quotes on the internet is that their authenticity is almost impossible to verify." Julius Caesar

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Thanks, but what I was wondering was if you had priced it shipped direct from Gerson and ordered from monkeynut because the shipping was prohibitive. I thought maybe you bought from them to save on shipping.

How bad is your windshield area rusted out? I wish I had the tools and the skill to do the sheet metal repair on my bus. At least I have Boyd for that!
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snoopy
Sun Apr 10 2011, 02:15PM
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What is Gerson's website?
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Sun Apr 10 2011, 02:51PM

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Hey Snoopy,
That is www.klassicfab.com
I know Judy ordered from them direct.
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Sun Apr 10 2011, 03:29PM
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Thanks Boyd. I'd found that site before, the way everyone has been speaking of Gerson, I thought it was a different site and Klassic Fab was just a distributor?

Not a very quick site to browse. Were bay window parts listed somewhere?
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Sun Apr 10 2011, 06:33PM

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Ronnie at Bustoration is very reasonable on the funky green and also very knowledgeable. And as a bonus, he speaks excellent English.

"Bob Hoover" wrote ...
Listen to what the ENGINE has to say. It won't take your money and it's incapable of lying. All you have to do is learn to speak its language.
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Sun Apr 10 2011, 07:28PM

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I will agree that Ronnie is a great guy and knows his business. I had the pleasure of going to his shop a few years back in Havasu. Even though he was busy, he took the time to hang out and talk buses with me. I have not dealt with the Monkeynut boys in Charlotte but will be soon.
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Sun Apr 10 2011, 08:29PM

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Boyd ....let us know what you think of the Monkeynut stuff.... there pretty close to home here
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Sun Apr 10 2011, 08:33PM

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Randy,
They sell Gerson's green metal. We have a problem with a wrong section they sent for Matthew's bus. We will see how it is resolved.
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Sun Apr 10 2011, 10:16PM
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Gerson seemed to speak English just fine both in email and in person...

I don't think the baywindow stuff is on their site yet. When I got mine in November it was pretty new and he said he hoped to have doglegs out early this year. All he had at the time was the windshield lip and the floors... which were the two parts i really needed.
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