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Old 04-21-2014, 07:09 AM   #15
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Greetings from the Florida Panhandle

Before downsizing to a 23FB last November, we spent almost 1,400 nights in our 2005 25FB (the first year of the FB floor plan) over an eight year period. We found the FB floor plan very livable and comfortable We also found that much more often than not, the view was better out of the trailer's back end.

That being said, if we were to up size again to a 25 footer, we would be hard pressed to decide between the front and rear bedroom models. We added a custom built cabinet in out 25FB for our printer and microwave which took up the refrigerator end of our couch. This worked well for us as both the microwave and the printer are absolute necessities for us.

Good luck in your decision.

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Old 04-21-2014, 07:44 AM   #16
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1st 3 were traditional rear bedroom, some w side bath, some w split bath. Split bath is wonderful as you can close off the living area and have a large bathroom dressing area space.

The rear bedroom trailers were all very comfortable but this time we desired to be able to sit in the living area and enjoy the view. We often have a great view of a lake or river or mtns. We changed out the micro/convection to a range w oven. I need an oven. We will install a small micro in the cabinet above the dinette. We also modified the dinette, so it is smaller most of the time and still available to use at full size when needed. I made new drapes for both the dining and bedroom Click image for larger version

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The bottom line is you have to decide, no one can make that decision for you.
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Old 04-21-2014, 08:19 AM   #17
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That's a very nice looking dinette area. The wine set-up is a nice touch.

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Old 04-21-2014, 09:37 AM   #18
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Hello everyone,

First of all I want to thank you for your comments.

We have always had the bedroom at the front of the trailer and wanted to know from you if there were benefits I did not know to get a room at the back. Regardless of the campsite there will always be advantages or disadvantages that the room is at the back or front.

I understand between the FB model or R everyone is benefiting. I received a comment on the twins that made ​​me think about this possibility.

For the R pattern, the fridge is at floor level. Daily, is this a problem? We have always had a fridge above (the converter below)

Thank you and good day!

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Old 04-21-2014, 09:52 AM   #19
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You have a very nice dinette, colors, wine and the owl on the cushion
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Old 05-06-2014, 08:49 AM   #20
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We just bought a FC 27' FB (queen bed cause we like to spoon!) this least weekend! Can't wait to hit the road. We considered the 25' but liked extra galley counted space and the positioning of the bed in the 27'.
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Old 05-06-2014, 10:52 AM   #21
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We just went from a 20' Safari to a 25' FC Rear Twin. We wanted the rear for the huge, unobstructed outside storage on the back. We wanted to twin 'cause we're tired of climbing over each other to get in/out of bed.
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Old 05-26-2014, 09:14 PM   #22
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We have a new RB twin FC 25. It is only a few weeks old and we are doing our shakedown cruise this weekend. We wrestled with this dilemma also and ended up being fortunate that the dealer had both the FB and RB model in stock. They put them side by side and left us alone to study it. We went back and forth comparing both models for a long time and ultimately settled on the one we got. If you find a dealer that has both maybe it will help your comparison also. Good luck!
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We also just went from a 20' FC front bed to a 25' FC RB and so far we love to. The extra inside space is very nice, and we like the larger bed and larger tanks, although you can't beat the inside storage and kitchen layout of our 20'. But, we are really enjoying our new rig!
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On the 25RB with the window in the bathroom, do you lose storage in the bathroom?
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Old 02-03-2015, 04:13 PM   #25
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We took time exploring the R and FB option and settled on the R. The deciding factors for us were:

We tend to camp at sites that put the back of the trailer in the quietest spot, not keen on hearing people walk past at night.

The dinette is mirrored, the R layout suites us better as I find it more natural to move about.

Not sure if that helps at all.
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We had a 2014 Flying Cloud 23D and traded it in on a 2015 25 twin and love it. We like the extra room, the larger galley and ref/freezer and the extra storage out side (the 25 rear twin will give you more storage). We also like the ducted air, works great a much quieter.
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