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Old 01-28-2008
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Default Tell Us Your Coach's Name

my coach is named "freenesi" (free n easy).
named after a WW2 B24s nose art.

my old coach was named ''foolish pleasure".
named after a local horse that won the kentucky derby way back.
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Our coach is named "Pigbird". Joe is an avid Razorback fan.
Joe and Beth Abrams
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Default "FINN'S INN EXPRESS"

The "FINN'S INN EXPRESS" pictured below outside of its original owners home in St. Louis, MO.




The name is a version of one that was started by me back in 1978. I worked in the trucking business as Finn's Flag Cars an Oversize Load Escort/Flag Car sub contractor to the heavy equipment and boat haulers and I had a 1978 GMC Van that was set up like a camper inside, but still looked like a standard van. The trucking companies would pay for your overnight expenses such as a motel, but I would just sleep in my van and charge them an overnight fee and then pocket the money rather than pay for a motel. One day while I was in the yard of one of the trucking companies the owner asked me why I never stayed in the Holiday Inn's like their driver did and my reply was "I've got the Finn's Inn right out there in the parking lot", well that day I went to lunch with him and while I was out I had their painter do a pinstripe job on my van, the owner had his painter paint a picture of the old Holiday Inn sign on my spare tire cover with the letter Finn's Inn on it instead and the rest is history until the current vehicle #6 that the name is on and it changed a little after I passed the construction of a new Holiday Inn Express and I use the Express as it seemed to fit a BUS better just like you see on some of the commuter buses that say EXPRESS on the destination sign.

My trailer is named the "FINN'S INN ANNEX" after some of the Annex buildings you see at some motels out in the back, it just is an extension of my warped sense of humor

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Smoke N Mirrors. It takes an ample amount of both to keep the Bird ship shape.
I began using the term years ago while crafting ways to save money restoring old cars. One day someone asked me how I did that, to which I replied, with Smoke N Mirrors. It's magic.
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Ziggy

Right after we bought Ziggy, just sitting around and thinking and the new BB (to us) just named itself. Ziggy as in Ziggy Stardust (David Bowie). What makes this strange is I don't particularly care for David Bowie, but the name just popped into my head as if the bus was talking to me.
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Old 01-28-2008
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Rebel Bird has nothing to do with the South! Its just a name I dreamed up when I thought how different my Wanderlodge is from any other bird I know of. With its history starting as a big dog kennel to haul Great Dans to various dog shows throughout the United States. To its present color scheme and interior upgrades to make this truly not you ordinary Wanderlodge.

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Coach name- HAPPINEST

It came that way and we decided not to change history.
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Our unofficial name for our coach is "George's Bird." When I was in the wannabe stage, having described my selection criteria, several folks on the list said, "You should buy George's Bird." And when the dealer holding it put it up with an aggressive price on eBay, that's exactly what I did.
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Old 01-29-2008
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I haven't named mine yet, I was thinking of an Eagles tune - "Already Gone".
"Heavy Metal" would also work. :>)
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Lightbulb Coach Name

Our coach main color is listed as "copper." It is browner than red but not as light as a new copper penny. We thought we would name it "Penny Express" a takeoff on Pony Express.

One day when Carolyn saw the cost of an upgrade and the cost of our Outdoor Resorts lot buildout, she said, "Why don't you call it 'Pretty Penny' because that what its costing us."
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