Post details: WOW! Fabulous Restore Job on RLH 69

08/06/07

Permalink 05:22:58 pm, by Email , 432 words   English (CA)
Categories: Fixing Up The Bus

WOW! Fabulous Restore Job on RLH 69

The bus we're hoping to get is a Regent Low Height... they only ever made seventy-six of this model... our's is the third one made so RLH 3. If you're REALLY interested in our bus, click here.

Now, the reason I bring this up is I do like to keep track of the other "still-in-one-piece" Regent Low Heights... and even recently I "blogged" about RLH 53, 69, and 71 which were, until very recently, in a field in Murrieta, California... but had been bought by someone in Oregon.

Below are the three being shipped via flat-beds to their new home...

Well, in my entry (which you can read here,) I stated my hopes for a good new home for the three...

Yesterday, I was catching up at the RLH Information Centre (without who's help, these images and the blog would be VERY different and not very good...) and noticed that Mr. Pring, the webmaster, had put a NEW photo of RLH 69 online!

Here's the "before" image in the field in California...

In California...

...and the NEW picture which shows her being readied for an Independence Day parade...

WOW!

...four months after being moved to her new home.

Wow!

My congratulations to the new owners on a SPECTACULAR restoration job! The bus looks PHENOMENAL!

Thank you also for preserving these fine vehicles which mean so much to me and my family... I know the new owners didn't have us in mind when they undertook the job, but it still means a lot to us!

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This blog is here to help promote a dream that an entire family shares... that dream is to rescue an old London Double-Decker bus.

RLH 3

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This bus is VERY special to myself and the whole family, and any help any person can lend us would be most gratefully accepted.

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Comments:

Comment from: trish [Visitor] Email · http://incoherent-ish.blogspot.com
Whoa. That's an AWESOME restoration job!! That bus is GAWGEEUS. Just.. stunning. :)

I have to admit - you've given me a new appreciation for doubledeckers. Before I was like, "Yeah.. cool... but .. meh." Now I'm all like "Yeah.. cool!" :D
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Comment from: admin [Member] Email · http://www.doubledeckerbuses.org/
Hey Trish... There is an aesthetic quality about the older buses... and yeah, I pretty much rope EVERYONE into it... and despite what I've HEARD (Sue talks AS DOES ROBIN,) despite a SEEMING objection to them, Robin "scopes" them too... in fact, ask her about the last trip to a coffee shop with her friend Tere!
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Comment from: trish [Visitor] Email · http://incoherent-ish.blogspot.com
I grudgingly admit.. doubledecker buses are sexy. :)

I will ask. :)
PermalinkPermalink 08/07/07 @ 22:07
Comment from: admin [Member] Email · http://www.doubledeckerbuses.org/
Hey Trish... Sexy? Hmmm... perhaps... I'd say more "fetching". :)
PermalinkPermalink 08/08/07 @ 06:42
Comment from: trish [Visitor] Email · http://incoherent-ish.blogspot.com
Liar. You called one of your Wednesday pics sexy. :)
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Comment from: admin [Member] Email · http://www.doubledeckerbuses.org/
Oh No! It's Trish!... I wuz tryin' for ratings!
PermalinkPermalink 08/08/07 @ 19:39
Comment from: MsDemmie [Visitor] Email · http://msdemmie.wordpress.com/
Amazing restoration
PermalinkPermalink 08/09/07 @ 15:59
Comment from: admin [Member] Email · http://www.doubledeckerbuses.org/
Hey MsDemmie... Yes, they did a fantastic job! I hope they don't mind when I hit 'em up for notes and help! :)
PermalinkPermalink 08/09/07 @ 19:59
Comment from: trish [Visitor] Email · http://incoherent-ish.blogspot.com
Awesome. I've just become "ONIT" LOL

You'll do anything for ratings. ;)
PermalinkPermalink 08/09/07 @ 22:59
Comment from: admin [Member] Email · http://www.doubledeckerbuses.org/
Hey! That's a good idea!

ONIT... Not necessarily for ratings... or for cash... but there's a TT idea, eh? Thirteen Things I Will NEVER Do! Oddly enough, my #1 has been and will stay, "I will never hoax, sell-out, or otherwise knowingly do anything to bring disrepute to my study." I know, not bringing the funny on that one, but it's true!
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Comment from: ONIT [Visitor] Email · http://incoherent-ish.blogspot.com
I totally get you... I would never.. NEVER.. uhm... how much cash would we be talkin' ....? ;)
PermalinkPermalink 08/10/07 @ 07:16
Comment from: admin [Member] Email · http://www.doubledeckerbuses.org/
ONIT... I dunno... that would be the thing. I harken back to Krusty the Klown once pleading his case with Bart about endorsing a dangerous product by saying, "Oh-ho-ho-ho! C'mon now, they backed a dump-truck full of money up to my door! How could I refuse?"
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