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Old 08-11-2007, 06:43 AM   #1
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Good Morning Everyone!
Sacs and I were talking this morning about a computer setup in the coach. (After spending almost 3 weeks apart-we realized how much more important our laptops can be for communication with family & friends!) We will eventually be pulling one of the sofa's out of the coach to put in something that is suitable for a laptop (or two).

Can I ask everyone to post pictures of what your setup looks like in your own rigs? I would really like to find what is best suited for us!

Thanks to everyone for taking a few minutes to post a picture or two!
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Old 08-11-2007, 06:43 AM   #2
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Good Morning Everyone!
Sacs and I were talking this morning about a computer setup in the coach. (After spending almost 3 weeks apart-we realized how much more important our laptops can be for communication with family & friends!) We will eventually be pulling one of the sofa's out of the coach to put in something that is suitable for a laptop (or two).

Can I ask everyone to post pictures of what your setup looks like in your own rigs? I would really like to find what is best suited for us!

Thanks to everyone for taking a few minutes to post a picture or two!
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Old 08-11-2007, 11:21 AM   #3
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MomacoMama: In our little ole 34' Allegro I just set the laptop on the dining table or if I feel somewhat lazy I just sit on the sofa with the laptop on my lap
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Old 08-11-2007, 03:54 PM   #4
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In our 28' TT, we just set our laptop up on my side of the dining table and when we're not using it, we close the top and set it aside, so we have room to play cards, eat, etc. Laptops don't take much room, so you can use them just about anywhere you want to. Of course, under the dining table we have a 120VAC outlet to plug in the power supply, but there are several outlets around the trailer. It just is the most convenient location for us.

When we travel, the laptop is back in its carrying case to prevent damage. We place the carrying case on the floor under the dining table.
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Old 08-11-2007, 05:05 PM   #5
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Our trailer came with a rolltop desk, everything goes in there and when not in use we roll down the top.

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Old 08-11-2007, 06:10 PM   #6
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Hitchiker...
LOVE the rolltop desk...but my problem is...it would block the window area...anyone else have something that would fit by a window?
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Old 08-11-2007, 06:43 PM   #7
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We're on our 2nd year as fulltimers plus, I'm an officer of an FMCA National Chapter. Electronic communication is mandatory for us.

We use a Toshiba Satellite M35X-S311 laptop computer. I have an HP DeskJet printer that also can make photocopies plus act as a page scanner.

The printer sits on top of our built in oak 2 drawer cabinet located between the front passenger chair and the recliner. It stays there 24/7 including while`we're on the road.

The laptop sits on a $49 computer table from Camping World. It holds the laptop on an angle and tucks in to my recliner. So, I'm sitting here with my legs up comfortably and typing this message.

The table is on wheels so we can use it anywhere in the main cabin. While we're on the road we keep it next to the passenger chair where my wife follows our path with Microsoft Streets & Trips with GPS.

I have a Verizon Aircard which has allowed us to stay online while on the road almost everywhere we've driven to.

If I can find time tomorrow I'll take a couple of pictures.
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Old 08-11-2007, 09:31 PM   #8
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Hitchhiker:
Our trailer came with a rolltop desk, everything goes in there and when not in use we roll down the top.

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thats it I am selling my creek. wow thats a good looking desk setup

oh our laptop sits on the small desk and i use it where ever i sit, outside, table or recliner
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Old 08-12-2007, 07:19 PM   #9
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We removed our table and chairs and had this one built in. The center part pulls out and is our table.
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Old 08-13-2007, 07:24 AM   #10
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Acker1 ...First of thanks you for your past service in VietNam...and thank you for posting pics.
Now I know more than 2 of you have computers in your rigs. If you need help posting pics ...PM me ...and I will walk you through it OR PM me ...and I can have you send pics directly to me....
...Come on ..I know you can do it!!
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Old 08-14-2007, 05:15 AM   #11
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I installed a Wilson Trucker Booster antenna, connected to a Verizon Air Card, to a Kyocera KR1 WiFi router. My wife uses the coffee table with her laptop, and I use the desk, and we both can use the internet at the same time. Our all in one printer is in the large drawer in the bottom of the desk. We just connect it to the laptops when we need it. Our desk was a Beaver option, but if you're ever in Junction City, OR, Davis Cabinetry does fabulous work with RV modifications.


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Old 08-14-2007, 06:00 AM   #12
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Great Job, Spur!!
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Old 08-14-2007, 06:21 AM   #13
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Spur, that is a very nice set up.
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My rig came with a W/D combo in the bedroom. I removed the W/D and installed a slide out shelf. On this I mounted the Hughes Net modem, wireless HP printer and Linksys WRT-54GS router. Below the shelf I store my shredder and a small hand carried file cabinet. This area is also where I mounted the break out panel from the inverter. I just take the laptop wherever I'm sitting
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