boldadventure - the new faucet looks real nice!
we also changed our faucet from the 'shortie' one supplied by the factory.
it has made a huge difference.
for those of you thinking about it - it was a relatively easy DIY project. there might be a few new adapter / connector bits needed - but nothing that cannot be gotten at your local ACE Hardware.
a few recommentdations:
make sure the new faucet has a base plate large enough to cover whatever holes are revealed when the old faucet is removed
a pull down head is a big help
make sure the new faucet swivels out of the way when necessary
turn on water to test for leaks under pressure. leave on overnight with some sort of catch container under it - just in case it does leak.
check every so often after travel since fittings can bounce loose.