Scouts-L Mail Archive for April of 1999: Re: Free School Bus?
Re: Free School Bus?
Mon, 26 Apr 1999 13:05:38 -0700
RED ALERT >>>>WARNING FLAGS>>>>>
Run away ,quickly.........(No such a thing as "FREE")
On the other hand
very careful thought should ge given as to the costs of ownership.
License, insurance and maintainance & storage.
The cost of repairs that occur on the way to (event of your choice). Towing
Expertise needed to cope with larger (1 1/2 ton and larger ) equipment
,jacks & tires.
7 to 8 MPG and the propensity to overload it with extra camping gear that
impedes patrol method scouting.
Flesh these details out and make a decision...Oh yes ...ask your
scoutmaster what the troops camping style and program for the next year is.
Maybe they dont need it. Maybe just the committee members think it "would
Remeber the business we are in and
Never do a Job a Boy can do.
Commissioner and Persistent Owl
Our troop has been offered a free school bus (as a charitable