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Old 01-12-2012, 09:55 PM   #113
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I'm short, and it's just as bad on the driver's side.
Oh, that reminds me of another "feature." I'm short, too...and the dang driver's seat won't scooch up close enough for me to drive comfortably. What the heck???
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And the tilt steering wheel won't go down low enough. I feel like a bus or truck driver.

Sarah, you could put blocks on the pedals.
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Old 01-12-2012, 10:07 PM   #115
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And the tilt steering wheel won't go down low enough. I feel like a bus or truck driver.

Sarah, you could put blocks on the pedals.
Maybe I'll pick up some "driving shoes."



So far, I just sit in the copilot seat with an adult beverage, advising my hubby on the correct way to drive.
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You wouldn't be a wife if you didn't.
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You wouldn't be a wife if you didn't.
I take my responsibilities seriously!!
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Yeah, but you're getting a head start on the adult beverages.
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So far, I just sit in the copilot seat with an adult beverage, advising my hubby on the correct way to drive.
Oh I am so bad at that! I just get nervous going down the road So i suppose in a way the poorest RV design would be that yapping mouth of mine in the passengers seat
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Oh I am so bad at that! I just get nervous going down the road So i suppose in a way the poorest RV design would be that yapping mouth of mine in the passengers seat
What would they do without us, CorLynn???
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Get the hubbies some hearing aids so he can turn you off when he is driving.
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When I look at Cs and Bs, I wonder why anyone would buy a back corner bed unit?

52" by 74" looks small to a couple used to a king. Also, the corner units require people to climb over each other.

Why are RVs designed by people who don't own or use them? It's obvious that they're designed by mostly guys who don't understand how cooks or seniors live.

Look at recent model Cs and Bs. The showers are huge so that you can empty the 6 gal water tanks in a couple seconds, I guess. We never use the shower in our B, and we know Foretravel owners who don't use their showers because they use the showers at the camp grounds. So much space is wasted on showers, tubs and stuff we don't use. Looks good at a RV show, I guess.

How many of the designers started out as floor sweeps at RV shops? Looks like most did.
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Get the hubbies some hearing aids so he can turn you off when he is driving.
Oh, he already has "selective hearing." Don't pretend you don't know what I'm talking about.
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When I look at Cs and Bs, I wonder why anyone would buy a back corner bed unit?

52" by 74" looks small to a couple used to a king. Also, the corner units require people to climb over each other.

Why are RVs designed by people who don't own or use them? It's obvious that they're designed by mostly guys who don't understand how cooks or seniors live.

Look at recent model Cs and Bs. The showers are huge so that you can empty the 6 gal water tanks in a couple seconds, I guess. We never use the shower in our B, and we know Foretravel owners who don't use their showers because they use the showers at the camp grounds. So much space is wasted on showers, tubs and stuff we don't use. Looks good at a RV show, I guess.

How many of the designers started out as floor sweeps at RV shops? Looks like most did.
This all sounds strange to me. The purpose of an RV is to have the comforts of home along when you are camping, whether in the woods or RV resort.

I've camped every way, and live in my Bounder. When I back-packed all over the country, I still did NOT like to use the public shower/germ pits.

The amount of water used is up to you, not the size of the shower.

I built/converted 3 camper vans, a 1963 VW bus, a 1953 Chevy panel, and a 1975 Ford van. No, they didn't have showers, but yes potra-potties and couch-beds, sink w/water, icebox.

I've owned 2 trucks w/campers & liked the one w/shower better. 22ft class C. now class A. Love it.

If you're just weekend camping, then you don't even need to shower. I have also seen some showers that have been converted (easily) to storage closets.
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The water is so hot in a 6 gallon water heater, that you use something like 3:1, cold vs hot, so it does last a while; even longer if you turn it off while soaping up. I like a steady stream of hot water.
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