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"Casper" 1966 Silver Eagle 01

This is a public forum. This forum will be a place to show your Project Eagle and updates on progress you have made. Please make one thread with your project and put all updates in the same thread. Sorry... Eagles only.
Jim H
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Bus Model: 1966 Silver Eagle 01,8v92TA,HT740, Southwestern Coach Conversion
1989 Eagle Model 15
Location: Talladeda Township, AR

Re: "Casper" 1966 Silver Eagle 01

Post by Jim H »

Van, Here is a rear view of the back of the coach showing the mural. I had a local airbrush artist do it.

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Jim & Denise
"Casper" Eagle 01 1966
"Eagle 2" Model 15 1989
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Songman
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Bus Model: 1993 Silver Eagle Model 15-45
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Re: "Casper" 1966 Silver Eagle 01

Post by Songman »

Now we're talking! That is how we like pictures to look!
Dale Houston
1993 Eagle 15-45
Nashville, TN
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Re: "Casper" 1966 Silver Eagle 01

Post by Dreamscape »

Now that you've been broken in, please post as many pictures as you would like. This is a great place to show off! 8-)
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Re: "Casper" 1966 Silver Eagle 01

Post by van »

Jim ,what can I say except WOW :o ,that looks fantastic .lotta talent out there ,I have three ideas I am working on one is a 9/11 memorial which includes a view of lower manhattan and the twin towers before the collapse plus a plea to the president to get those turkeys and never forget 9/11 :x
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Re: "Casper" 1966 Silver Eagle 01

Post by BoxcarOkie »

Jim H wrote:Van, Here is a rear view of the back of the coach showing the mural. I had a local airbrush artist do it.

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That is drop dead gorgeous, I had one done and a guy in St. Louis in heavy traffic says "I like your DECAL on the back of your trailer." I pay a guy $1100 to do a great mural and everyone thinks it is a decal?

Man-man. Yours looks super.

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No I didn't say that ... Must have been some other guy.
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Jim H
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Bus Model: 1966 Silver Eagle 01,8v92TA,HT740, Southwestern Coach Conversion
1989 Eagle Model 15
Location: Talladeda Township, AR

Re: "Casper" 1966 Silver Eagle 01

Post by Jim H »

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Installed a Zip Dee awning last week and we are enjoying it over in the Smokey Mountains this week!

Thank you Clifford and Sonnie for making this possible.
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Re: "Casper" 1966 Silver Eagle 01

Post by gpzzdrm »

I really like the awning color against the white and aluminum. (tongue in cheek. It is the same as ours.) Nice that you and Denise validate our choice by your good taste.
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Started in 1996 and still an in-progress hobby.
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Re: "Casper" 1966 Silver Eagle 01

Post by akroyaleagle »

Welcome to the Board.

Great looking Eagle!
Seems I have seen it somewhere.

Joe & Frankie
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'78 05
Sioux Falls, SD
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Re: "Casper" 1966 Silver Eagle 01

Post by Sonnie Gray »

Hey Jim
The awning looks good.

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Re: "Casper" 1966 Silver Eagle 01

Post by davido »

Nice Eagle. Question on Eagles in general. I noticed that your '67 has the tag behind the drive. My '70 has the tag in front of the drive. I see mine as less desirable because of the increased turning radius.

Any ideas why they switched to the drive in the rear in '70 when it seems like they had it correct in '67?
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