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Old 09-16-2016, 05:36 AM   #15
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Not without him.

Hi, Bobby an I have Queen bed, We love it. Have been together for 24 years. No way would I want to sleep without him. He has the body heat that keeps me warm on clod nights. He snoozes, I just add cotton balls to the ears and sleep really well. The dressing room has never been a problem, We just shut the door a use the hall way between the bed and bath. I love the room to walk around the bed and the night stands are great for each of our cell phones. With out him I would be lost. I wish you best of luck. Oh yea the kids all have grown up now, But back then you would find them in the Queen bed with us. Miss those days.

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Old 09-16-2016, 11:39 AM   #16
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Here goes: In your evaluation you use the words "I, me and my" about 11 times. Perhaps your partner should weigh in as to whether he or she wants to sleep with you or without you. That would help me decide.

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Old 09-16-2016, 11:48 AM   #17
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We are converting our 2008 Classic 25fb from queen to twin for all the reasons given above. Will get the wife extra blankets or a heating blanket if needed.

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Old 09-16-2016, 12:03 PM   #18
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This is my assessment based on owning 2 trailers with island queen beds:
I wish I had twin beds!
With twin beds you get more storage compartments inside and outside that are easier to access.
It is easier to walk between the 2 beds than to side-step around the island queen.
It is easier to stand between the 2 beds to get dressed.
It is easier to make up the 2 beds.
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Old 09-16-2016, 12:05 PM   #19
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Twin Vs Queen

We have the 25 FC rear bedroom twin and are very pleased with it. We both sleep better in this arrangement since she tosses and turns and I sleep with a Cpap. You also don't disturb your partner getting up at night. It seems there is more usable room with the twin bed layout.
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Old 09-16-2016, 12:11 PM   #20
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We vote twins

We sleep in a queen at home, but the twins work better for us in the AS for all of the reasons mentioned above. We're both slim so snuggling, etc. in one twin isn't a problem even though we're old retired people. We're still close enough to easily hold hands when in our respective beds. The twins make for a much better and easier nights sleep in close quarters with that central aisle, especially for those of us who are up and down to the bathroom all night.
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Old 09-16-2016, 12:16 PM   #21
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Twin vs queen

I don't know all Airstream models but the FC 26u twins are much larger than the queen. I'm tall so the extra length matters to me. Besides, no one likes being climbed over at 3am to use the potty.
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Old 09-16-2016, 12:36 PM   #22
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Oh, give me some room!

We have a king Beauty Rest (coil & foam) w flexible base. A great pleasure!! Our PanAm came with a horribly cheap mattress from the factory - However, I understand they've improved the bedding. We went to a custom made queen (foam) mattress to save our backs. Being older, I'd now opt for a center queen bed in any AS that offers that layout. A twin option is ideal in that the single beds are individually WIDER (combined) than the single queen bed. Others can probably vouch that side mounted beds offers cramped space or you are climbing over each other to get out of the bed. Ouch!
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Old 09-16-2016, 12:52 PM   #23
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Had both. Twins just make the trailer feel bigger. Extra usable space. They do not limit recreation, but may require creativity. We have always had a king at home so after our good nights, we sleep a foot or so apart. If you were a spooner, it wouldn't be ideal. Otherwise twins.
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Old 09-16-2016, 01:15 PM   #24
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It really is 6 of one and 1/2 dozen of the other! The twins make the bedroom area more usable overall but I felt like I had to "rotate on a spit" to change position in bed. I put in a Queen on a platform above the twins and that works well, I feel a queen is the minimum size bed for a civilized person/s especially if it oriented so you don't have to climb over someone to go pee. If buying a new trailer I'd say go for a fore/aft queen size. If you had to choose between two used trailers, one with twins and one with a queen, I would buy the one that is in the best overall condition or that seemed to be the best value for the price. Living with either option will work OK! For myself the queen size is slightly preferred. What does your wife want?
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Old 09-16-2016, 01:38 PM   #25
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We have a 2012 Eddie Bauer 27ft with a QUEEN bed. Much easier to make in the morning . We looked at the 25 ft EB but the bed issue didn't work for us . Liked the inside storage access with the queen bed also.
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Old 09-16-2016, 01:51 PM   #26
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We went with the queen bed in our 2016 FC27 mostly because the trailer was on the lot and the price was really really good.

I was fully expecting to change out the mattress based on experience with my last camper (non-AS), but it turned out to not only be comfortable, it's also some kind of memory foam (not sure what brand) - I don't feel the bed move when husband gets up, turns over, etc. Nice surprise!

I also think I wouldn't like being up against the wall in the twin - last trailer had the top 1/3 of the so-called "walk-around" queen stuffed against the wardrobe side wall on my side, and I always seemed to turn over and bang into it.

As others said, you & spouse are the ones going to use it, choose based on what you both like best.
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Old 09-16-2016, 02:02 PM   #27
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The twin measurement of 78" x 34" is very misleading because of the curvature of the trailer. My head and shoulders were always running into the wall or the cabinet in between. We converted ours to a residential king size bed.
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Old 09-16-2016, 03:53 PM   #28
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We love our twin beds. I wake an hour or more before my hubby and like that I can get up without waking him. The center aisle feels nice and roomy even with our golden retriever afoot.

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