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Old 04-17-2007, 10:16 PM   #1
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I don't want to go too big because I acutally prefer smaller trailers...BUT, I'd want all of us to sleep in comfort, as well. Have 2 DD's; one 6, the other 13.

Any recommendations? TIA
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I don't want to go too big because I acutally prefer smaller trailers...BUT, I'd want all of us to sleep in comfort, as well. Have 2 DD's; one 6, the other 13.

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Old 04-19-2007, 04:28 PM   #3
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There are a lot of bunk models out there in the 25-27 ft range that have a front bedroom and two bunks in the back. My previous 5th wheel was 27ft and enough room to be comfortable with 4 people, but got crowded with the 6 of us. A slide will really open things up so you can get away with a shorter trailer and gain some interior space with a slide. Lots of choices and tough decisions.
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Old 04-22-2007, 10:46 AM   #4
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I agree that bunk beds are great for kids, finding them in a small 5th wheel is difficult. I took a quick look at Fleetwood and Thor and bunks are offered only in units >26'. There are more bunkhouse offerings in smaller TTs. It sounds like you are going to change tow vehicles as well - hope you are looking at either a 3/4T or 1T crew cab with a long bed as that is what you will need to handle both your family and the new 5th wheel.

On the other hand, you could probably find an ultralightweight TT with bunks that you could tow with your expo.

If you don't go with bunks, then almost any <26' unit will sleep four using the dinette and sofa.
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I would think it's time to go to a big RV show, and bring the camera and the family.

What you go with might depend on how long you plan to keep the unit. The bunk or dinette sleeper that would work for your kids now might become cramped a few years down the road.

Even if you go used, the RV show is a good way to see all kinds of floor plans in one place, and firm up what might best meet your needs.
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Forgot to mention in my earlier reply, if you go to RVTRADERONLINE.COM and do an advanced search using "Bunks" or "bunk" or "bunk house" as a keyword, that will give you an idea of what is out there. From there you can get more information from the manufacturers websites once you have found some.
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