About Us, Michael & Christi Hargis

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Thursday, April 23, 2009

Treasures found after the Bus Demo (michael)

Treasures found after the Bus Demo
Well, I guess you could call it Treasure. When we were ripping out the Int. of the bus, coins started turning up. Not a lot, mind you, But still enough to get ones hopes up. I am a Treasure Hunter from way back. I have all the standard Th'ing toys for coin shooting, cache hunting, nugget snipping and placer mining... So when coins start popping up, the hunt is on. I was not going to blog about this because we Th'ing'ers tent to keep our finds close to the hip. But, it made me wonder what other Bus Nuts have found while ripping their buses apart??? We found pens, about 30 of them, pencils, casino advertisements, buttons, photos, notes, a token, a commemorative coin, nuts, bolts, screws, a few coins, a small diamond ear ring and a small gold nose ring. The most interesting thing we found was wedged in the front drivers compartment. It is a card with a quarter glued to it and it reads "HELP, Although I cannot leave the accident scene, I must still notify my company as soon as possible. Please use the attached quarter to call my employer at: Then the driver and bus info. followed by, Thank you for your assistance. We didn't find this card until now because we are keeping this small upper locking compartment intact. I will come in handy on the road for maps, bus info... I was prepping it for the end cap when I found the card.
All the Best, Michael & Christi See our other Blog;http://michaelhargisshow.blogspot.com/

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Tiling the Shower (michael)

Tiling the Shower Today, the shower got its skin. Beautiful tile. My dear adopted dad, Randy Smith provided the laying skills and I made all the cuts. Wow, it sure looks good. Christi is grinning ear to ear. Dad says "piece of cake". I'll call him to come grout it and help me with the wood flooring. Thanks Dad.
All the Best, Michael & Christi See our other Blog;http://michaelhargisshow.blogspot.com/

Painting, Priming (michael)

Painting, Priming.
Christi started priming all the bare bead board in the bus. She used Killz 2 and we think it looks great. She will be painting the walls in off white and lite earth tones. Nice job.
All the Best, Michael & Christi See our other Blog;http://michaelhargisshow.blogspot.com/

Venting Through the Roof (michael)

Venting through the roof. For some reason, I did not want to do this. Putting a hole in the roof is just wrong. I put it off as long as I could. Momma want a bathroom and a kitchen sink. I used a 2.1/4inch all purpose hole saw and a drill motor. I cut a hole in the 2x4 plate and then carefully cut through the aluminum ceiling. I stopped to inspect for wires and sure enough, their they were. A whole bundle of them. I moved them out of the way and drilled a pilot hole through the roof in the center of the hole. I climbed up on the roof with all the tools and supplies I need to complete to task at hand. Using the same hole saw, I cut through the roof. Wheew! Not as bad as I thought it would be. Using a 50 year silicone caulk and 1/2 inch self tapping screws, I applied the flashing to the roof. I will paint it white later so it will blend. I then cut the ABS vent pipe at a slant and put it through the flashing boot with the slant facing the rear. I read that on someones web page. A small piece of P-tape and 2 screws held the pipe in place. I'm glad that is over with!
All the Best, Michael & Christi See our other Blog;http://michaelhargisshow.blogspot.com/

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Re: Can you remove the A/C frame work on a MCI 102A3 with a 8V92????

This is a ? we posted on the "MAK Publishing Bus and Coach Conversions Bulletin Board" We removed the compressor and rocking mount in the rear of the bus. Now we have the 2 supports (frames) that is welded to the side wall and the main frame that supports the 8V92. Her is the link; http://www.busconversions.com/bbs/index.php?topic=11690.0 I found a good use of this space without cutting a thing.
All the Best, Michael & Christi See our other Blog;http://michaelhargisshow.blogspot.com/

Monday, April 20, 2009

The Crown Super Coach has found a good home. (michael)

The Crown Super Coach has found a good home. Our 1952 40' CSC Skoolie is now in a good home. Our " Who's Your Phil Guy" Phil and his wife Jane are now the proud owners of ol' #10. Our Phil Guy knows all and is a wise sole. They will do well with this old classic. They plan on fixing her up and go to the craft shows, bike & bus Rallies. We, Christi & I, are glad she has gone to a place that will give her the love and care she needs. For pics see Crown Supercoach. All the Best, Michael & Christi See our other Blog;http://michaelhargisshow.blogspot.com/