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Old 10-29-2015, 02:22 PM   #1
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Question Irishman 2

Just new to this full timer thing, looking for a coach that fits our needs, and have gotten a lot of good advice, from this sight.

One more thing I am at a loss on, how long a unit should I get. We will be a full timer, and what to travel mostly, I am looking at a 40 to 45 foot unit, but I am concerned about getting into parks, state and national, or just how inconvenient a 45 tooter is compared to a 40 footer lets say, and is a 43 footer different in driving around towns, on the road, or navigating in general.

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Old 10-29-2015, 02:27 PM   #2
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IMO - get the floor plan that fits your needs the closest. You may miss a park or two or have to stay several miles away but you will always be living in a less than optimal unit if you get a floorplan that does not meet your needs.
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IMO - get the floor plan that fits your needs the closest. You may miss a park or two or have to stay several miles away but you will always be living in a less than optimal unit if you get a floorplan that does not meet your needs.
Best advice.. When Wife and I went shopping one floor plan caught here Eye (And mine for that matter) it was a Bath and a half model.(2 holes, no waiting).

As we move from state to state (or even city to city within a state) teh water changes just enough that that 2nd "hole" is.. Worth it's weight in Gold...

Ours turned out to be 37'7"

My suggestion would be 35-40 feet, Longer and you will be very limited on sites, in fact even at 37'7" I find I'm limited in many parks as to sites (not all that much cause it's a gasser so I fit on many 28 foot sites but I need a ladder to hook up my Long Wire radio antenna on those sites.. I also have one, ladder that is (2 in fact).
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