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Old 05-07-2013, 04:56 PM   #15
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Anybody got a super sweet mattress out there? How about some shower improvements for water pressure and such?

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Old 05-07-2013, 05:24 PM   #16
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Old 05-07-2013, 07:22 PM   #17
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Old 05-07-2013, 08:56 PM   #18
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Anybody got a super sweet mattress out there? How about some shower improvements for water pressure and such?
We dumped the sleep number and got a great Beauty Rest mattress. I added a pressure tank to minimize the water pump cycling and water pulsating when not on city water with good pressure. Not super sweet but both do the job.

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Old 05-07-2013, 09:34 PM   #19
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Something we didn't think we'd like (but that came with our new coach) was the fireplace. Turns out we use it all the time to add ambiance and to provide a bit of supplemental heat.

I also really like the instant 190* water dispenser I added for quick coffee.

Just bought a fireplace for mine. Haven't installed it yet. A good shower with plenty of hot water is a necessity. A goodly supply of Maker's Mark and/or Knob Creek to help sooth the creeky joints and sore muscles.
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Old 05-07-2013, 09:40 PM   #20
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Anybody got a super sweet mattress out there? How about some shower improvements for water pressure and such?
Memory foam to replace the sleep number mattress is #2 on my list of must haves. GOOD A/C with a QD Onan to power it is ALWAYS #1

A nice afternoon nap in a soft bed and cool bedroom gives me the energy and mental clarity to make 500 mile days when I have to. (I had to do Seattle to NY in 8 days by myself due to a medical emergency, and could not have done it without those amenities)
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Old 05-07-2013, 09:46 PM   #21
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Residential pillow top mattress! Got tired of feeling the plywood through the skinny mattress supplied with the RV!
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Got rid of the 20 yr old mattress and foam topper and got a pillow top. Had a pillow top in the S&B a couple of yrs ago and so glad we now have one in the RV.
The previous owners had taken out the bar and stools and put in a large desk. We took the desk out and put in a fireplace. Would not be without the fireplace. It almost heats the coach by itself.
Now if I can just get Thom to agree to taking out the washer/dryer and adding in storage and changing out the very tiny RV fridge for a residential one ......
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in addition to some of the previously posted things,
i like my bedroom 12v ceiling fan in the summer and my 12v mattress warmer in the winter.

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Tower floor fan, portable induction cooktop, and all roof fans are now FanTastic. A lot of air moving around is a good thing ...

And hardwood floors .... no more carpet.
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Replaced the foam RV mattress with a real innerspring mattress, and topped it with an LL Bean featherbed. As good as the bed in the house -- just ask the cats who keep taking it over!
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Heat in the winter and ac in the summer.
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Love my Euro recliner while watching HD TV from my satellite. When I'm ready for bed, a nice hot shower with the Oxygenics shower head and then off to bed on our pillow top 12" deep Serta mattress (tossed the OEM one).

My last comfort creature that I just added.....opening the door to my new residential refer and actually feeling cold air coming out, rather than worrying about closing the door before the old one lost all of it's cold air.

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