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Old 08-25-2005, 08:28 AM   #1
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I know that the RV manufacturers come out with new gadgets and gizmos every year. But its not very often that a really new floor plan comes out.

I'm not asking this to knock anyones choice, I am just wondering if there was one floor plan that, when you first open that RV door at the dealer, glance in, and "just know" without going inside, this is the worst floor plan?

For us, it is the non-slide model that has the couch coming straight out from the opposite wall toward the door. With two active boys & a dog, that layout "bottleneck" by the door drives me nuts.
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I know that the RV manufacturers come out with new gadgets and gizmos every year. But its not very often that a really new floor plan comes out.

I'm not asking this to knock anyones choice, I am just wondering if there was one floor plan that, when you first open that RV door at the dealer, glance in, and "just know" without going inside, this is the worst floor plan?

For us, it is the non-slide model that has the couch coming straight out from the opposite wall toward the door. With two active boys & a dog, that layout "bottleneck" by the door drives me nuts.
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Old 08-25-2005, 09:58 AM   #3
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I have never liked the shower in the bedroom. I know it opens up the bedroom to make a more spacious area, but i like the privacy of having the shower in a seperate bathroom, especially with 4 kids.
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Old 08-25-2005, 10:22 AM   #4
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I'm with Rick on this.

Don't care for bathroom that is not "all in one".... can't handle a bathroom sink 1' from the headboard of the bed! Shower in the bedroom? I think not!

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Old 08-25-2005, 06:25 PM   #5
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After looking at MANY TT and 5vers when looking to trade out of our ol MH we had just the opposite occur. WE stuck our heads into the Everest 323P and said this is the one for us.

Granted it has a "midway" bathroom up in the bedroom but it is wonderful compared to bathroom in our old MH that when you got in it and closed the door you could't turn around.
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Old 08-25-2005, 06:31 PM   #6
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1) Bathrooms in the bedrrom

2) Slides that block entry to significant parts of the trailer.

3) Any trailer that claims that 54" x 74" is a queen size bed.
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Old 08-25-2005, 07:15 PM   #7
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There is only so much you can do with a basic box. If we all liked (or disliked) the same things this would be a boing world. All TT floorplans would be the same. I can't say I hate any plan. There are some that just work better than others for any given situation.
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Old 09-05-2005, 04:21 PM   #9
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I don't like the floor plans that have the TV right next to the dinette and then the sofa on the other side of the dinette. I don't understand why you would put a dinette between the TV and sofa. I usually sit on the sofa to watch TV not the dinette. I find this floor plan a lot in the 29'-32' 5th wheels. When I go to RV shows and walk into one and see that configuration, I turn around and walk out.
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Old 09-06-2005, 03:27 AM   #10
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I didn't like the tt we had with the center kitchen with no slides. It had a queen bed in the front, bunks and bathroom in the back. There would always be traffic to the bathroom or bunks when I was cooking. What a pain!
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Old 09-06-2005, 04:44 AM   #11
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I would pick a centre kitchen over a rear one, am told that things do not get bounced as much!

Seperate shower and B/R would be a must.

Lots of storage.

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Bob, our 5er has a rear kitchen and things are bounced no more than a center kitchen on normanl roads. We do have the Dexter Torque Flex axles and shock absorbers.

We prefer the rear kitchen because it offers tons more kitchen storage and work surfaces.

When we look for a new traielr, we will want another rear kitchen.

The floor plans that I do not like are the ones that are useless when the slides are in.

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Why do they put a slide out couch,
which when slid OUT, you can't watch
TV because you have to lean forward
and look to the left..........
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Can't say much for floorplans that I hate, just as long as the themostat is NOT mounted near the door. How can a manuf justify that with cold/hot blasts against it all the time? (Maybe I open & close the door too much!).
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