Troop 42 is very lucky to have some of the best troop
equipment in the nation. Below is a description of our two largest
Our bus is a '91 International with a Wayne body. This is the fourth bus
that our troop has owned and we couldn't operate without it. Since buying
it on eBay we have installed tinted windows we found at a junk yard,
installed a stereo and speakers for the boys to listen to on the way to
campouts, a two-way radio, a deadbolt lock and an air ride hitch to pull
the trailer. We also had it painted black and lettered it with the troop
We have purchased a brand new enclosed trailer from H&H Trailers. They
make a very high quality trailer with an attention to detail. Below are
pictures and interior drawings, here are some highlights of our trailer.
- 2004 H&H 7' x 14' tandem axle enclosed
trailer with ramp door
- 6' sidewalls, almost 7' high in the
- Wire shelving throughout
- Milk crates for organizing everything; a
different crate for everything (yes they are legal)
- First aid kit and fire extinguisher
mounted just inside door.
- Wired with bright interior lighting and
a battery for those times we aren't hooked to a vehicle
- Equipment checkout board
- Split interior design -
- front third
personal gear (packs, sleeping bags, etc.)
- back two thirds troop
gear (tents, coolers, patrol boxes, etc.)
If you ever want to pull a trailer with a bus
contact us so we can
give you some very valuable information. We learned the hard way by braking the
tongue off first.
We have a lot of people ask us about the advantages and
disadvantages of owning a troop bus. If you have any questions about our equipment please
feel free to email us.
If you haven't seen our custom patrol boxes you need to.