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Old 10-09-2016, 10:37 PM   #99
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The main reason we want an ocean breeze is for the light Grey cabinets inside. If there were a good way to paint the cabinetry in a safari le, we could save a lot of money and still get a fresh looking interior. Anyone have a good way to paint the cabinets in a newer airstream? I realize it'll hurt resale, but if there's a clean way to do it, we will.
Just about any finish can be provided with a Vinyl wrap? Could be removed at sale. Would protect the finish in the interim. But suppose it depends on how serous you are about an alternative. Pat

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Old 10-09-2016, 11:30 PM   #100
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We too love the Ocean Breeze! But the cabinetry is primarily white, rather than grey. The exceptions are the galley cabinet doors and counter top which are "clay" colored--really a warm grey or grey-beige in our 2009 28'. The dinette is a 50's pattern of grey grey on white for an overall light grey effect.

Vinyl wrap is a very interesting idea! But of course, your fabrics for seating and curtains won't be Ocean Breeze's distinctive look.

If you actually like grey furniture, you could consider the Serenity. although it has a faint wood grain, the overall effect is grey or grey/beige. We just live the white, and are hoping they NRJ g it back in some upcoming model.

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I like the white/grey a lot. It's too bad they never made the 25ss in the serenity trim.

The 25ss, (the only model I'm interested in right now) only came in a few trims:

- Safari, all tan wood grain, like today's flying clouds
- ccd with white upper cabinets and black in the bedroom/bath
- ocean breeze

Ocean breeze is my favorite (more for cabinet color than anything). I could live without the cork floors and the curtains. I could go either way on the cushions. In other words, I don't need to replicate the ocean breeze look/feel, I just want a light, inviting interior.

I'll be removing the dinette for a desk, which seems sacrilegious with an ocean breeze... and I'd redo the floor. So while I'd still love an ocean breeze, I'd be ok to make a regular model look more light and inviting inside.

I would be plenty satisfied with a safari le with white/Grey cabinets. I actially love the flyong cloud/safari color scheme in almost every other model, but in the 25ss there's just too much of the same color going on, and the ccds are too dark in the back. I know, 1st world problems...

If there were a quality way to redo/repaint/recover the cabinets, that'll solve my problems.
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Old 10-11-2016, 09:46 PM   #102
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If you're willing to spend the money, I wouldn't worry about color too much, especially on cabinets. Any good painter or cabinet refinisher will be able to do a good job repainting them.

I'm excited to see what you guys end up with!
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We stepped inside a fairly clean 25ss safari yesterday, and we decided we only want a 2006-2009 international, which is proving tough to find. fingers crossed we find something soon...

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