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Old 08-16-2014, 03:29 PM   #155
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I cant stand the rounded sink that juts out into the middle of the floor and the lounge that stares at the persons butt who is doing the dishes and the sideways watching tv. Im leaning towards the 28 or the 30. I hate that the door blocks 1 window when open but I like that the 28 has the dinette that faces into the campground. Since I go solo this is kinda a security thing as I can see whos approaching the trailer door in advance. The downfalls to the 30 for me is the dinette on the other side so you might be staring at your neighbor while eating..or them staring at you and the small windows that the door will block when open. I would consider the 27 if it had the Eddie Bauer Sink and the 2 closets in the bedroom on each side of the bed. It should be like a Salad Bar where you make your own!
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Old 08-16-2014, 03:35 PM   #156
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Was customized when I purchased it im the 3rd owner...I do think have more closet space than the others though..
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Old 08-16-2014, 05:31 PM   #157
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Doesn't more hatches mean more potential for leaks down the road? I'd really like to hear some thoughts on this.
This is one reason why I really wanted a rear bed model. There is no hatch in the front, just on the sides and in the back. I can only imagine that driving in rain could push water through the seals of the front hatch more than a hatch anywhere else. At least that was my thought. I haven't heard of anyone having this exact problem but it seems logical to me.

As for the number of outside hatches, more is more! I haven't filled mine but that's actually a good thing. Gives me room to easy access what's in there.
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Old 08-17-2014, 09:42 AM   #158
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We went with the twin bed model for more storage both inside and outside with no front hatch. We have four external hatches - two street side, one curb side and one in the rear. However, loading much weight in the rear of our unit does cause it to wiggle more, so caution on loading the rear storage area is appropriate.
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Old 08-17-2014, 10:23 AM   #159
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We are going with a 27, counting down the days. We're picking her up on Thursday! Very very excited about this moment. Once she's home, the count down to full time starts.
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Old 08-18-2014, 08:25 AM   #160
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We are going with a 27, counting down the days. We're picking her up on Thursday! Very very excited about this moment. Once she's home, the count down to full time starts.



Keep us posted, I am sure many on the site would be interested in how things will go with this adventure. Wolf146
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Old 08-18-2014, 09:11 AM   #161
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We are going with a 27, counting down the days. We're picking her up on Thursday! Very very excited about this moment. Once she's home, the count down to full time starts.
Nice, did you order it? When is the launch date for full-time?
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Old 08-23-2014, 03:02 PM   #162
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Nice, did you order it? When is the launch date for full-time?
Nope, bought used. Didn't want to sell a kidney.







I think 27 is perfect for us. Tows beautifully.

Full time launch date has been pushed back to april 2015, because we are expecting our second child. So need to stay close to our midwife and birth center.
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Old 08-23-2014, 04:58 PM   #163
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Old 08-23-2014, 07:16 PM   #164
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Maybe I am one of a few, but my husband and I don't find the L-lounge uncomfortable. I bought a small ottoman to put our feet up on and it doubles as storage for dog toys and leashes. Not to mention, Charlie loves it!
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Old 08-23-2014, 10:23 PM   #165
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Great dog shot! No wonder your L Lounge is uncomfortable, it's crowded!

Hey Wolfhound, I just saw your post from a month ago and will share my two cents though I am not a full-timer yet and have a 25'. I have spent time comparing the 25,27 & 28 foot models and will state that these three are more alike than not. The 27 and 28 are really both the same size per se- 2 feet longer than a 25' model. One foot is in the bedroom area used to turn the bed around from its side OR in a twin version, offer 1 foot of open floor space at the end of the beds. The bathrooms are alike. The other foot is counterspace and or cupboard space. So, any of those models will be close to the same although the 28 offers the extra seating with the side dinette. The twin models do offer more floor space, easier access to the lockers and the extra outside trucks. The 30' is where you'll see more changes and more room.

It is not an easy decision. I've shared on the forum about my father looking at Class A, Class C and Airstreams. His interest died out but now recently is revived as we are making a family "habitat" change in the near future. I too am trying to decide if 25' is right or one of those behemoth 42' buses with slides. I bought my 25' to be a home for 3-4 mths a year but did not plan for full time, at the time! Lots of thinking to do. One issue for me is a few heirlooms (furniture) that I do not know what to do with that are in the home. There is no one old enough yet to give them to and, a complicated story. Anyone out there have Port home experience?
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Old 08-24-2014, 07:38 AM   #166
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Nice!

SHARP looking rig there Bold! I like it! Love the aluminum interior. Have fun with it man! Even if you're not fulltiming 'til next year, go take some trips.

See ya on the road!
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SHARP looking rig there Bold! I like it! Love the aluminum interior. Have fun with it man! Even if you're not fulltiming 'til next year, go take some trips.

See ya on the road!
Thanks, we bought it and proceeded to spend Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights in it. First at a campground in AL where we picked her up and then at Florida Caverns State Park. Was a blast.

I'm a fan of the interior aluminum. If I had the skill/time to restore an older one, I'd have to do aluminum inside.
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It looks nice Bold. Congratulations. On the aluminum interior. Very nice. I am ok either way on the walls and windows. Airstreams seem to be terrific for towing.
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