This is the story of a young family who built a school bus tiny home with a raised roof.
They bought a yellow school bus from Craigslist and proceeded to turn it into their tiny house.
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Family Beats Ridiculous Bay Area Rent With A Raised Roof School Bus Conversion
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This is the story of Matt and Christa’s and the skoolie that they built for less than $10,000! It’s REALLY REALLY nice too. I think you’ll be impressed.
Skoolies, if you’re curious, are a nickname for school bus conversions. This particular bus was owned by a skating rink before they bought it. And they got it for only $3,000 with only 30,000 miles on it! Not a bad start, right?
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Newlywed Couple Convert Bus Into Their Custom Mobile Motorhome For Less Than $10,000
This is the story of Lexi and Tyler’s school bus conversion which has taken them all over the country! They first decided to do it because they were paying outrageous rent in southern California.
Have you ever imagined yourself in a school bus conversion sort of like this? Well, what’s stopping you from doing it? By the way, this story is brought to you thanks to Jenna at Tiny House Giant Journey.
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Couple’s Cozy Aventure Skoolie😊
This is the story of Parker’s short school bus conversion with a Murphy bed. It’s a very well thought out custom motor home called Bird the Bus!
I commonly talk to people who build Sprinter Camper Van conversions that have $50k-$80k invested in their rigs. I always try to convince people to consider the mini school bus conversion over a van. This video is a good example of why I think this. Enjoy!
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Short School Bus Conversion w/ a Murphy Bed!
This is the Doghouse Red School Bus Conversion by Paved to Pines.
The Doghouse is custom converted school bus built for Firefighter, Entrepreneur, & Dog Lover, Christian! He has some incredible plans for the Doghouse including, travel/living, mobile dog rescue, and possibly even wine tours while living the skoolie life!
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38-foot Thomas Built Converted School Bus
This is Hank’s famous skoolie! It’s a widely-shared bus conversion that he built back in 2013. Because he no longer really uses it, he can’t justify continuing to hold on to it. So he’s making it available at a seemingly very reasonable price, but it does need some repairs. According to the listing on Tiny Home Builders Marketplace, it’s a 225-square-foot rolling home.
The bus is a 1998 Bluebird and it has a CAT 3116 with 225k miles and an automatic transmission. All brake components need replacing (rotors/calipers/lines) and the tires should be replaced before any long distance driving because they’re dry. Asking price is $12,000 in “as is” condition.
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Hank’s $12k School Bus Conversion Available in Oxford, Wisconsin
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This is the VicariBUS skoolie. Meet Heather and Nick and their awesome doggie named Miles. They’re a couple with a dog who are traveling in their custom-built skoolie! Have you ever wanted to travel cross country in your own school bus conversion? That’s what they’re doing. And we think it’s awesome! Where do you think you would end up for a while if you have your own school bus conversion kind of like this?
We are three people – one of whom happens to technically be a dog – who have decided to get rid of all of our stuff, put working on hold (mostly), and to get out and live a little.
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Couple Convert School Bus into their Off-Grid Tiny Home on Wheels with Solar
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This is a raised roof school bus conversion that’s built like a residential home.
Jim & Debbie retired about 2 years ago to get their skoolie up and ready for full time travel.
I think you’ll really like this bus conversion and the owners have done a great job of explaining how they did it in the video below. Enjoy!
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Retired Couple’s Raised Roof School Bus Conversion That They Built Like a Residential Home
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This is the story of a family of four called the Broken Compass Nomads who bought a bus and converted it into their tiny rolling home.
We’re a family of 4 – Ed, Bec (hi!), Eliza and Orrie, who will be traveling the United States for the next 2 years in our skoolie conversion with our 3 cats (Popper, Gus, & Lynx) and 2 dogs (Flynn and Cash). In August of 2017, we bought a bus. Not just any bus- The Broken Compass.2
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Broken Compass Nomads: A Family of Four Living in a DIY School Bus Conversion
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