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Old 12-25-2015, 09:23 PM   #15
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So what does salon mean to a boater?

As a someone who spent 20 years underway....nothing. At least not anything that I've ever heard onboard a ship.
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Old 12-25-2015, 09:28 PM   #16
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I was once corrected by a salesman when I referred to a Gasser as a Coach at the Hershey RV Show. His definition.. in order to fall into the Coach category it has to be a DP. Not sure if his rule is industry standard.
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Old 12-25-2015, 09:52 PM   #17
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I was once corrected by a salesman when I referred to a Gasser as a Coach at the Hershey RV Show. His definition.. in order to fall into the Coach category it has to be a DP. Not sure if his rule is industry standard.

I don't think so...
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Old 12-25-2015, 09:56 PM   #18
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I don't think so...

Seriously. He must lose a lot of sales. I know he'd lose me.
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Coach is easier to spell, vs motorhome, after a couple of cocktails in the salon.
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Old 12-25-2015, 11:08 PM   #20
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A yacht has a salon; a workboat or ship, probably not. A yacht's salon, after a week or so out, is more properly known as a pig-sty.

And believe it or not, aft of the "engine room" is sometimes something called the "shaft room" or "screw room." Seriously. It's where the prop shafts pass through the "shaft log."

For your edification. LOL
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I guess I don't know where this old country boy from NW Oklahoma got so uppity as to call it a salon...shucks:(
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I don't consider a motorhome a coach until it reaches at least 40 feet in length, has a tag axle and is propelled by a diesel engine.

I can hear the resort owner now......Motorhomes are simply not allowed at Bushwood sir.
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OK, I'm just an old country boy and this will probably be viewed as a very dumb question, but why do some people refer to the front area of a MH as a "salon"?
Hi Joe! It seems if your living area looks like this

And you have paid in excess of 1.5m for your Coach, I often see this part of the living area refereed to as a "Salon"
As always in our American language, some words have a close connection to money
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Front Salon

Leather driver seat

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  • Massage
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Leather copilot seat

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Coach #1556 This one is a "Kool" $2,011,073
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Same word as "saloon", just different spelling.
The difference is that the batwing is on the antenna, not the front door.
Basically, just an open room, but trying to sound refined.
Not much help here.Tom

Nooooo, not so much. Saloon and Salon are two distinctly different words with different meanings! Check out the definitions. Salon defined in previous post. Saloon, I think everyone recognizes for what it is. (imagine old western movie) Can't really picture John Wayne walking into a "Salon" and ordering a Whiskey!
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I don't consider a motorhome a coach until it reaches at least 40 feet in length, has a tag axle and is propelled by a diesel engine.

I can hear the resort owner now......Motorhomes are simply not allowed at Bushwood sir.
Well, I consider my 32' front-engine gasser to be a coach, as it was built by Coachmen... I mean, what else would they build? But I don't believe it has a salon... just a living area that doubles as a saloon.
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Seriously. He must lose a lot of sales. I know he'd lose me.
x2.

too arrogant for me.
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Hi Joe! It seems if your living area looks like this

And you have paid in excess of 1.5m for your Coach, I often see this part of the living area refereed to as a "Salon"
As always in our American language, some words have a close connection to money
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Interior Cabinetry and Decor

Front Salon

Leather driver seat

  • 6-way power adjustment
  • Massage
  • Heated
  • Two-toned leather insert

Leather copilot seat

  • 6-way power adjustment
  • Massage
  • Heated
  • Two-toned leather insert
  • Recliner
  • Integrated three-point restraint

Leather sofa with hide-a-bed
Combination ottoman/coffee table
1 leather recliner

Corian countertops
Indirect lighting behind valance
Decorative sconce lighting
Desk Chair
Porcelain Tile Flooring

Coach #1556 This one is a "Kool" $2,011,073
How the heck did you get a picture of my coach?
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