Thursday, September 20, 2018

Video: Swimming in the Atlantic | The Bus Life

We took a much deserved break from the bus conversion to go swimming in the Atlantic Ocean.  We also installed new Levolor blinds in our bus.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Video: Electrical is Done & We are Leaving | The Bus Life

We have all the electrical installed including our Go Power IC-3000 Sine Wave Inverter, Our Go Power 50 AMP Transfer Switch and our Breaker Box our new bus conversion.  Our Precision Temp RV-550 water heater is also installed and we are hitting the road.

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PrecisionTemp RV-550 Tankless Water Heater:
GO POWER GP-IC3000 Inverter with Remote:
Go Power! TS-50 50 Amp Automatic Transfer Switch:
Honda Super Quiet Gasoline Portable Generator with Inverter:

I LOVE the Apple Air Pods:

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Video: Plumbing is DONE on our Bus Conversion | The Bus Life

Our plumbing is DONE.  Wahoo!

Dewalt Hole Saw:
Alpha Systems Black Water Holding Tank:
Fresh water / Gray water Tanks:
Black Water 3" Valve:
1 1/2" Gray Water Valve:
Termination Adapter Fitting for RV Drain:
Milwaukee 2432-22 M12 12-Volt Propex Expansion Tool Kit:
Milwaukee 2470-21 M12 12-Volt Cordless PVC Shear:
Brondell RO Circle Reverse Osmosis Water Filter System:

Friday, August 31, 2018

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Video: WE ARE MOVED IN! | The Bus Life

We still have a lot to do but we are moved into our new bus conversion.  We are still working on the old Good News Bus getting it ready for the new owners.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Video: Installing an RV Toilet in our Bus Conversion | The Bus Life

Our new Dometic 320 RV Toilet is installed.  We hope this helps with your DIY project.

Buy Toilet Here:
Dewalt Hole Saw:
3" Sewer Grommet Seal:
Bosch Tile Bit Set:

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Video: Wood Burning Stove in our Tiny Home Bus Conversion | The Bus Life

Our Cub Cubic Mini Wood Stove is in and the original Good News Bus has it's new paint! Wood Stove here: Fan:
Haloview MC7101 Digital Wireless Backup Camera System:

Table Parts:
3 x Sea Dog Boat Take Apart Hinge: 2 x Metal Drop Leaf Supports, Pair: 2 x Garelick Stowable Table Pedestal Complete 3-Piece Set:

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Video: Plumbing the New Bus & Painting the Old | Bus Conversion pt. 47 | The Bus Life

We have made great progress on our new bus and now have had to tackle doing our old bus before the new owners come and pick it up.

Here is a link the the items we used for plumbing.

Alpha Systems Black Water Holding Tank:
Fresh water / Gray water Tanks:
Black Water 3" Valve:
3" Cap:
1 1/2" Gray Water Valve:
1 1/2" Grommet Seal:
3" Grommet Seal:
2 1/4" Hole Saw:
3 3/14" Hole Saw:
Termination Adapter Fitting for RV Drain:

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Video: I Messed Up...Again | Bus Conversion pt. 46 | The Bus Life

I attempted for the third time to do a DIY Epoxy finish on our dinning table.  It did not turn out how I hoped it would. 😒

This is the Epoxy "Glaze Coat" that I used:

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Video: Brick Fireplace in a Bus Conversion? | The Bus Life

So we decided to put a brick fireplace in our bus conversion.  Sound crazy?  Check it out.  It looks amazing!


Friday, July 20, 2018

Video: New RV Range Hood | Bus Conversion pt. 44 | The Bus Life

We are finally back on our Bus Conversion after a welcomed break.  Julie and the baby are doing well and our new home on wheels is very close to being done.  We installed our new Dometic CK500 Range Hood.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Video: Lighting, Dinette & Table | Bus Conversion pt. 43 | The Bus Life

Our new Dometic RV range and our quartz kitchen countertops are installed in our new tiny home bus conversion.  We also built our dinette seats and our new table.

Here are the links for items used in this episode.
LED Strip Lights:
10pcs/Pack Strip Wire Solderless Snap Down Conductor:
SpiritLED 100 Lots Strip Light Mounting Bracket:
Sea Dog Take-Apart Hinge:
Metal Drop Leaf Supports, Pair:
Garelick Table Pedestal: