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Old 11-28-2008, 03:17 PM   #1
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OK.. I am trying to learn as much as I can about Excels (who knows - I may be converted - one way or another!)

I have figured out that the "E" model is an enclosed bath & the "O" model is open ...so do you own an "E" or an "O" model... and why?


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Old 11-28-2008, 03:17 PM   #2
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OK.. I am trying to learn as much as I can about Excels (who knows - I may be converted - one way or another!)

I have figured out that the "E" model is an enclosed bath & the "O" model is open ...so do you own an "E" or an "O" model... and why?


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Old 11-28-2008, 03:49 PM   #3
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We own an "O"...mostly because Miss Jo said.
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Old 11-28-2008, 04:29 PM   #4
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Mama,

You are really easy....doesn't take much to entertain you!!!

This is like asking why someone picks a 5th wheel over a MoHo. They build both and there are folks that swear by one or the other. There's a place for both. That's why so many have both!


We have an "E" because that's the only bath our floorplan comes in.

Bryan will tell you it about a 50/50 mix on this subject.

Here's my take on it advantages on the "E":
1. Gives more privicy from the rest of the coach especially to the bedroom. My bride sleeps later in AM than me and I can take a shower, shave, etc without bothering her.
2. More room in bathroom when you're on the pot.

Advantages of open bath:
1. Larger open feeling in the bedroom, especially with king bed.
2. Folks can take a shower and use the pot at the same time. (don't get kinky on me now )
3. Open pot area is quite cramped.(disadvantage)
4. Washer/Dryer is in the hallway closet and not inside the closet inside the bathroom like in the enclosed.

I know there is other thoughts and we'll see what they are! rockyhead
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Old 11-28-2008, 04:53 PM   #5
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I think between Mrs Jo and Rockintom its pretty well covered. For me, I've enjoyed the advantages of the "O", but at times wish I had the "E". Why do I have the "O", because Mrs Julie said so.
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Old 11-28-2008, 06:21 PM   #6
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Mama, I chose the O vowel for several reasons. I like to open space . If you look at the floor plans you will know what each of us are taking about. With the open bath there is a pocket door at the entry which can be shut to allow anyone privacy when they are using the washroom. I feel it is easier to heat and cool the open versus the closed(my opinion). The main reason I keep getting the open plan is I have a board with coat hooks that come out of the house that my my Grandfather and Father were actually born in the same bedroom. This coat hook board is cut to fit from the outside wall to the entry door frame of the bed_bath. This is the third unit that I have used this for my caps and jackets. Book2
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Old 11-28-2008, 06:51 PM   #7
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We just picked ours up, and we went with the E because we wanted the privacy. Growing up I was always taught to share, but there are just some things that are still best kept between you, four walls, and a locked door.
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Hello here are my 2 cents worth I have A, E model to us it more like what we are used too, sep bedroom, sep bathroom etc I have more leg room in A, E also I love to read its what works for you
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Mama,

See what I be tellin' ya? About 50-50. Nice to have a choice.
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We have a E model. Came that way. Since having it I would not have anything else. With my short, fat, wide body, I need more space while taking care of Mother nature.
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Old 11-28-2008, 09:33 PM   #11
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We had an EIEIO, couldn't help myself.

We had an O and the pot leaves something to be desired when you can play offensive lineman. We now have an E and probably will not go to anything else.

In our floorplan the hallway runs down the side. I can open the bathroom door out to the side of the wall in the hallway and it keeps the bedroom dark so Patty can get some extra beauty sleep.
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Old 11-29-2008, 04:26 AM   #12
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by LarryGodby:
I can open the bathroom door out to the side of the wall in the hallway and it keeps the bedroom dark so Patty can get some extra beauty sleep. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

It's workin' for Patty....maybe you oughta try some of that on for yourself!
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We own an "E" mainly because I didn't want to see the sink and the shower when laying in bed.

We've been happy with our choice...the only downside to the enclosed bath comes when you have a washer and dryer, as we do. It's a bit of a tight fit between the toilet and the washer/dryer...the open bath would be easier for washer/dryer access.
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Lynda,

Wonder if the washer/dryer accessiblity is better now that the new ones have the toliet where your sink is and sink where the toilet was? Just a thought. The main reason they made the switch was to not have the down pipe from the pot in the bay area, freeing up more room. rockin'
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