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Old 05-04-2016, 12:48 PM   #1
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2, not 10, people in coach

It's just the two of us. We're grandparents, not parents home schooling eight kids in a class A. We don't want to entertain. We don't even entertain at our sticks and bricks. Sure the grandkids sometimes spend the weekend at our home. But we don't have a sofa - just two comfy chairs that the kids sit in with us. Adults may come but very rarely. We live out in the country and aren't in visiting range for those who might want to drop by. When the adults do come by we get out a folding chair or two.

So, does anyone make a class A diesel pusher that does NOT have a couch for six and another couch for two or three? Give us two comfy chairs facing the tv. Have the tv visible from the booth dinette. The rest of the premium space taken by those huge L couches would best be, for us anyway, used for a desk or a workstation. Or give us a larger closet. If we have company they can sit outside with us in some folding chairs.

We're not rock stars and don't have an entourage. We don't want an entourage. It's going to be just the two of us 99.9999% of the time.

So give us a class A built for TWO please!
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Old 05-04-2016, 12:52 PM   #2
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I don't see a problem with the variety of Class A's available. My 34' Class A is almost as you describe.

Special order and you can "have it your way"!
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Old 05-04-2016, 01:08 PM   #3
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I would think the better solution would be to buy the amenities along with the coach and remove and store the unused portion until it is time to sell or trade the coach.
You could put in any chairs you want in the open space.
Just my opinion.
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Newmar will do a lot of changes and are well built rigs. We've ordered two Dutch Stars and they removed walls and doors from the floorplan.
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New or used?

Lots of options... Going through classifieds you will see numerous RV's with one couch. If you want new a dealership could easily make that change for you, that is if the manufacturer isn't willing to do that.
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Newmar will make many changes to the seating options of their coaches. I am aware of several Newmars that have no sofa but rather two recliners and either an opposing bar or custom cabinetry. You will be very pleasantly surprised how much Newmar will customize a coach. This is one feature that sets them apart.

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It's just the two of us. We're grandparents, not parents home schooling eight kids in a class A. We don't want to entertain. We don't even entertain at our sticks and bricks. Sure the grandkids sometimes spend the weekend at our home. But we don't have a sofa - just two comfy chairs that the kids sit in with us. Adults may come but very rarely. We live out in the country and aren't in visiting range for those who might want to drop by. When the adults do come by we get out a folding chair or two.

So, does anyone make a class A diesel pusher that does NOT have a couch for six and another couch for two or three? Give us two comfy chairs facing the tv. Have the tv visible from the booth dinette. The rest of the premium space taken by those huge L couches would best be, for us anyway, used for a desk or a workstation. Or give us a larger closet. If we have company they can sit outside with us in some folding chairs.

We're not rock stars and don't have an entourage. We don't want an entourage. It's going to be just the two of us 99.9999% of the time.

So give us a class A built for TWO please!
Funny, I've always felt that most DPs I'd been in were built for two. That is the target market, retired couples.
If you're buying new just spec out a pair of "theater" seats instead of the couch.
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DAMON TUSCANY 4076 may be an option, sounds close
to what you have described.
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Most are really designed for 2.

And based upon your post, I doubt many would want to visit.
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Newmar will make many changes to the seating options of their coaches. I am aware of several Newmars that have no sofa but rather two recliners and either an opposing bar or custom cabinetry. You will be very pleasantly surprised how much Newmar will customize a coach. This is one feature that sets them apart.

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Our '02 Dutch Star came with one hide a bed on the drivers side, the passenger side had the ice maker and an oversize recliner We removed the hide a bed and put two LaZBoy recliners in it's place. Wasn't easy to get the hide a bed apart and out but I did it anyway. Chairs were nice.
In the present rig we took out the Stressless recliner and put another LaZBoy in it's place since the Stressless was uncomfortable for both of us.
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We feel your pain. Add to it that booth dinettes suck for anyone with mobility issues. There are units if you look. If you find something almost what you want I have had local dealers tell me they do some customizing. Couches come out fairly easily in favor of two lounge chairs and a small table between.
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We're about like you, but went with a 43' Tiffin Bus and are pleased with the space and storage we got. We took out one couch and replaced it with two recliners and a computer desk I designed and built. We had them take out the mid TV as we boondock a lot and sometimes don't open any slides so the front flat screen is just fine. We occasionally invite friends in when the outside weather is bad so the extra seating is put to use for visits or for things like sorting gear when packing/unpacking the rig.

Think hard about just how you will live in it, where you'll go and what you'll see as all these things affect how the RV setup is used. Then pick a manufacturer and see how they will build it for you or if someone else will modify it for what you want.
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We deleted the front tv when we ordered our 2013 Allegro Bus and opted for the one above the fireplace on the driver slideout. I removed the passenger side sleeper/couch and installed a double residential recliner with a console between. There's just the two of us and we carry an inflatable queen sized mattress for the rare times our daughter comes for a visit.
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We didn't want the "head banger" tv, we found our coach with a tv directly across from the couch and an office instead of a second couch. We also have a table and chairs, no booth.
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