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Old 04-04-2015, 07:47 PM   #1
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Modern interior 5th wheel?

Haven't been on this site in awhile. We've been full timing for close to a year now in our class A and have come to the realization we'd like more space. The four season 5th wheels such as Landmark 365s seem like a good option.

There's one thing I really don't like about all the rvs we've ever looked at. The interior decor tends to be very traditional. We like a more modern look. Does anyone know of any manufacturers that make a more modern looking interior rv? We're not opposed to having something custom built but that tends to be so expensive. I also hate the thought of buying an new or nearly new rv and making major interior changes to it.

Any thoughts?
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Old 04-04-2015, 07:57 PM   #2
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Toy Haulers typically have more modern interiors. But the fixed interior space is smaller than a normal fifth wheel. However, the rear space does not need to be used for hauling toys and maybe can be configured it a way that meets your needs. Just a thought.
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Old 04-04-2015, 08:20 PM   #3
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Not sure what you mean about a modern interior. To me all new 5th wheels have an updated and modern interior.

You can buy one with residential refrigerator, 46" LED TV, Surround sound, LED lighting, nice furniture, vessel sinks, nice high rise faucets with spray nozzle.

My 2011 5th wheel has some very nice features but no LED lights outside. The stacked washer/dryer is nice as well as the one piece shower.

If you could explain what you mean. 5th wheels are as modern as Class A motorhomes. They use the same interior items.
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Old 04-04-2015, 10:15 PM   #4
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If they are still making Domani trailers--don't know if they ever made fivers--that is a 'modern' interior.
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Sorry for the confusion. What I mean is that most RVs we have looked at no matter the type are in general decorated in a traditional/contemporary way. We prefer modern. Think airstream.
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There are several 5th wheels that fit our criteria. Just none that have that very modern look. We want a 5th wheel with the layout of a Landmark 365 Newport (the essentials are more room, two bathroom sinks, and washer/dryer hook up). However 5th like the Newport have a lot of details like intricate moldings, etc that make them very traditional/contemporary looking which is not our preferred style.


I did check out the domani's, they do have 5th wheels, just nothing with the two bathroom sinks that are required if I am to stay married


We really do love the look of the airstreams, but they are cramp, do not have the layout we want. Just looking for options out there. Thanks for the suggestions, the Domani was definitely going in the right direction.
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You can remodel the interior of any RV to match your style. It's only money....
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True, we could remodel. Its just after remodeling several houses, remodeling a 5th wheel or toy hauler makes me tired just thinking about it. We would prefer to just buy something already done in the style we like rather than remodel ourselves or hire someone to do it.
Although if anyone has had any good experiences with companies that either build custom units or remodel please let me know. We do have a budget to consider though.
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Airstream started building the Land Yacht just a few years ago. Before that they had a traditional look also. You see the nose bleed price of the Land Yacht? $90,000 for a cramped trailer that will eventually leak.

I guess you could try to copy the Land Yacht interior and do yet another remodel. This would allow you to buy an older NuWa or Carriage with good bones for little money.

Or maybe look at the custom 5th wheels from Spacecraft. I know they had some nifty looking interiors. A used Spacecraft might not cost much more than a new traditional 5er. You will need a big truck to tow a Spacecraft. Check out their website.

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You might look at Augusta Luxe. Not Domani or Land Yacht, but less country / traditional.
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Check out New Horizons, Forks RV, Space Craft. They will build whatever you want. Only money is the limit.
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Why not a floorplan with bath and 1/2 to get the 2nd lav?
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Thanks all for the suggestions. I think we are leaning towards an affordable 5r, maybe a Forest River, that we can do a few minor cosmetic renovations on. I love a lot of the toy hauler interiors but I'm fairly confident we'd never use the toy part so kinda a waste of space. Those Augusta Luxes are gorgeous! But uber expensive. After much thought we feel it's best to spend less than more and have revised our original budget to about half. Just because we could afford to spend more doesn't mean it's a good decision. Again, thanks everyone for the suggestions.
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affordable depends on how deep your pockets are. Let us know what kind of money you intend to spend.
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