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Old 02-02-2013, 11:37 AM   #29
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Mine doesn't have power seats. Didn't care wheather it had them or not. Don't drive long enough to get butt tired and stop occasionally just to relax for a few minutes. I would not care one way or the other and it certainly wouldn't be a deal breaker! My $.02
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Old 02-02-2013, 11:43 AM   #30
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Nice if you have it more important is the power passenger seat with heat and power foot rest, the quicker they go to sleep the better.
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Old 02-02-2013, 11:47 AM   #31
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Nice if you have it more important is the power passenger seat with heat and power foot rest, the quicker they go to sleep the better.
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Old 06-21-2013, 06:55 PM   #32
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power seats

Does power seats give you room to move around, having more travel in the seats? In my2000 holiday rambler ambass has manual seats and does not give much room at out even when seat is all the way, even I'm only 5 10.
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Does power seats give you room to move around, having more travel in the seats? In my2000 holiday rambler ambass has manual seats and does not give much room at out even when seat is all the way, even I'm only 5 10.
Most MH power seats are 6 way units, although probably not giving more fore and aft, the other directional movements help a great deal with getting comfortable .
I'm 6'2" and can move the 6 way seat to where I can barely reach the steering wheel and pedals.
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Old 06-21-2013, 07:39 PM   #34
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Never gave it a thought because I thought all you folks had them just like me. Guess not.

One thing I really like is at the onset of even a little driver fatigue I make some adjustments and it wards it off for a spell. Changes the feeling and kind of perks me up. Not that it can't be done without power.

My toad has manual seats, go figure?
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Old 06-21-2013, 08:11 PM   #35
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If the standard RV driver seat is not hacking it, there are aftermarket seats. I was concerned about getting blood clots from pinched circulation with the seat that came with our rig. It did have adjustments, but never felt right. So we found this company and ordered a set of seats with our choice of firm padding, and color.

http://www.knoedler.com/rv-coach-luxury-seats.html
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Old 06-21-2013, 08:56 PM   #36
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Absolutly necessary IMO. Only thing that would be better would be a Bostrum Air Seat.
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The Knoedler is an air seat. They have more options than Bostrum.
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Old 06-22-2013, 04:41 PM   #38
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Not "necessary," but nice on those long drives.
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Being a full-timer I spend a lot of drive time going from project to project and cost to cost. Having a power seat makes adjusting it safer and easier as I travel. Adjustments help with fatigue on long drives. I recommend them IF you do many long hauls.

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I believe it depends on the person. Most of the time I can tolerate sitting for longer than normal. However other times the back, hips and legs give me fits and it's all I can do to stay in the seat. As of now the DW does not drive the MH. I look at it this way. After you've spent all those thousands fir the coach and to safe a few bucks and cut out something that you just might want or need down the road a few years seems silly. I'd much rather have it set it once and not move it again. However at some later date it may be necessary to adjust it in one of the ways that only the 6 way seat adjusts then at least I have the option. My F-150 has it and I wouldn't be without it. I can raise and lower the seat and take the pressure off the backs of my legs. You can't do that with a 3 way adjustment.

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