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Old 02-03-2016, 07:15 PM   #85
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Has anyone with a 26U been able to angle the large TV in the galley area? On my walk through, the tech said in passing that the front TV doesn't angle outwards. Just wondering if that is true.

How then do you remove the TV if some work needs to be done on it or you want to replace it?
Answered my own question today. Yes, you can angle the front TV and also tilt it up or down. Dead centre on the TV, down at the bottom and back in the cubby hole there's a strap. Not much to pull on, but pull straight down with your right hand and use a finger or two on your left hand to keep the strap vertical as possible. A slight tug and the TV bracket should swing free. Now the TV will pull out of it's cubby hole and angle any direction you like.

Dead centre on the back of the TV you'll see a chrome ring, pull it right out and now the TV will tilt up or down.

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Hi LilBig. That looks wonderful, particularly the drawers at the foot of the bed. Can you clarify, what is the open storage space above the bedroom TV? Is there a door that slides closed, or does that remain open? Thanks.
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Remains open with two Hooks just inside right side.
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Old 02-04-2016, 09:09 AM   #88
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Re:Table Layout. Table splits in half .Latch's under table halves help secure together. You can use full or half table set up's.The half can then use either of two post mounts into floor. The post screws into floor mount. Table has push button latch to post. Very secure mount.
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Here you go...I'd say the Twin 26U sleeping area is exactly the same as yours.

Rear window area has two storage areas over head.
Two storage areas under each bed with bins in them.



Two storage areas above left bed and stack of drawers at end of bed. Full bathroom is on this side.




Right side has short and long closet at end of bed. The long closet is probably not in your layout.

Thanks; the pictures show nice storage and I like the extra drawers at the end under the TV. Appreciate your pictures. Do you find the fridge location and narrow hallway an issue?
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Hi LilBig. That looks wonderful, particularly the drawers at the foot of the bed. Can you clarify, what is the open storage space above the bedroom TV? Is there a door that slides closed, or does that remain open? Thanks.
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Hi Joe....That'a just an open space with a couple large hooks in there. No sliding panel or door. So, above that bed on the left side, there's one large storage area and the small open cubbyhole.
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Thanks; the pictures show nice storage and I like the extra drawers at the end under the TV. Appreciate your pictures. Do you find the fridge location and narrow hallway an issue?
Just to clarify my one comment regarding storage over the left bed....there is only one long storage area and then the open cubbyhole over the bed.

No, I don't foresee a problem with the fridge door and bathroom door. Sure you might bump someone if they were at the fridge door and you were in the bathroom and opened the door....just have to develop a signal system.

And yes the hallway could always be wider....but that's a small price to pay for the wonderful full bathroom in the 26U layout. I spent the last 10 years with a wet bath in my 17.5' Bigfoot, so I wanted the biggest bathroom Airstream had to offer. And I think the 26U has it. No more banging your forehead on the wall when using the toilet and finally a shower stall that you can move around in. Good storage in there as well.

And as a bonus, up front you've got the well padded cushions around the u-shaped lounge and versatile table arrangement. All this in a 26' 11" package.
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Thanks for all the pictures and explanations LilBigfoot! You've cleared up a lot of questions I have.
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Just to clarify my one comment regarding storage over the left bed....there is only one long storage area and then the open cubbyhole over the bed.

No, I don't foresee a problem with the fridge door and bathroom door. Sure you might bump someone if they were at the fridge door and you were in the bathroom and opened the door....just have to develop a signal system.

And yes the hallway could always be wider....but that's a small price to pay for the wonderful full bathroom in the 26U layout. I spent the last 10 years with a wet bath in my 17.5' Bigfoot, so I wanted the biggest bathroom Airstream had to offer. And I think the 26U has it. No more banging your forehead on the wall when using the toilet and finally a shower stall that you can move around in. Good storage in there as well.

And as a bonus, up front you've got the well padded cushions around the u-shaped lounge and versatile table arrangement. All this in a 26' 11" package.
Thanks for all the information and pictures....I may have to drag the wife down one more time, albeit they don't have a twin model down here in San Diego....happy camping!
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Does anyone know if the new single bed model has an option for the Power Twin beds as in the Classic 30? Any idea how much it costs (in the 30?)

Also, what is the placement of the 2nd AC? Rearward I would assume?

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Also curious as to whether anyone has investigated the possibility of putting the 30 ft classic's sofa with recliners in the space occupied by the U Dinnette?
Thanks in advance!
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A second air conditioner has not been a standard option on trailers shorter than the 27/28 models as that requires 50 amp service. The factory would not be likely to swap out the dinette for the top model sofa. What the customer does after delivery at additional cost is nothing that concerns Airstream. Customization taken to an extreme could create a warranty issue if the factory says the mods caused the problem.

You might be able to omit the dinette, but there are some major components hiding under there that might be problematic to move later without significant expense.
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Also curious as to whether anyone has investigated the possibility of putting the 30 ft classic's sofa with recliners in the space occupied by the U Dinnette?
Thanks in advance!
Why not just look at a 28'? Has the L-couch and dinning seating, plus it's shorter than a 27'! 2nd Air on a 25 or 26, to me, would be way over kill; unless you are planning to live in the desert? The new ducted air is great and there is plenty air with the restricted venting on the 1500 unit. My 2 cents.
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Why not just look at a 28'? Has the L-couch and dinning seating, plus it's shorter than a 27'! 2nd Air on a 25 or 26, to me, would be way over kill; unless you are planning to live in the desert? The new ducted air is great and there is plenty air with the restricted venting on the 1500 unit. My 2 cents.
I tend to agree per the 2nd AC, but we do live in FL and often go to festivals in the summer here and throughout the SouthEast. I like the flexibility of running one or the other different times of day. And yes, we may travel to CA and the Central Valley in the Summer and it does routinely go above 110 degrees... As far as investment goes, I would think a dual AC would boost the desirability of resale, but would go with awnings first if cost is the determinant.

My Wife hates the L-seating, be it L-Lounge or extended dinette. We have a 23ft with L-Lounge out in California and its fine for our daughter and grandkids but we found it pretty uncomfortable. My wife looks at the extended L-dinette seating as a waste of space and I tend to agree. That's what drew us to the 26U to begin with. Bigger Lav, and dedicated dinette space. She would like to work on the road and while visiting our grandkids, and the split table setup would be ideal for workspace for her. Take out half the table and put a good quality office chair in there and what better office could you have with the panorama windows?

Still, looking at how we live at home, having a sofa with built in recliners (lazyboy style) would be sweet too. A twin 26 with the classic's sofa is about the best of all worlds to me.

Thanks all!
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