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Old 09-20-2014, 10:43 AM   #71
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I'm a little disappointed that the Classic doesn't have the exterior blue stripe anymore.
Any thoughts?
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Old 09-20-2014, 11:53 AM   #72
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I did like a looks of the new Classic, but compared to the older Classic 30 that we have, I do think that for us, the Classic 30 layout is better than the Classic 31.

Seems they will no longer offer this?

In fact when we bought ours (used), the dealer had a 31 and 30 next to each other at the same price. We took several hours studying each in detail and opted for the 30 layout and in hindsight are still glad we went that way.

At first it seemed odd seeing the toilet out in the open when you walk through the trailer, but we have found that we like very much the large bathroom that it creates.


I think that the main thing that would turn us off buying a new one is what appears to be a significant reduction in storage space compared to what we have.

The panoramic windows in the bedroom would do nothing for us other than cause us to loose the shirt cupboards! We are only in the bedroom when it is dark anyway. I gather some folk find that the somewhat closed in feeling due to the cabinetry gives them a claustrophobic feeling and so prefer the panoramic windows. I can understand that, but in fact I find the closed in feeling sort of comforting & cosy - like being in the cabin of a boat or a railway car bedroom!

As well, while the footrests in the lounge are nice that like a lot of storage lost. We carry a small coffee table (cut down wooden tv table) and if I want to put my feet a cushion an that serves fine.

It looks as though the two fold out tables in from are gone too? (not sure) we use those often for laptops.

I think I would miss the credenza too it is a good spot for the tv - and again, adds quite a bit of storage space.

Oh well, we will see what 2016 brings!


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Old 09-20-2014, 04:03 PM   #73
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The awning now has black and white stripes. The range vent cover is stainless.
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There are 2 of these covers. One is the potable water fill cover. I don't know what the other one is unless they changed where you hook up to city water.
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Stainless furnace cover
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The power and cable now come into the trailer in the middle near the dinette instead of at the back. The access hatch to the storage under the dinette is much smaller.
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I don't know what this is. Maybe the city water comes into the trailer at a different location.
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I like the blue stripes better.
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New tail lights- I think the little white spot may be the reverse light.
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I like the blue Classic logo better.
The panoramic windows are nice, but you lose wardrobe space.
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I miss the blue stripe.
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ID:	222377sitting on the line after the shell is complete and the awnings are installed Thursday evening after hours. The furniture probably went in yesterday- or at least got started-
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Old 09-20-2014, 04:06 PM   #74
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I did like a looks of the new Classic, but compared to the older Classic 30 that we have, I do think that for us, the Classic 30 layout is better than the Classic 31.

Seems they will no longer offer this?

In fact when we bought ours (used), the dealer had a 31 and 30 next to each other at the same price. We took several hours studying each in detail and opted for the 30 layout and in hindsight are still glad we went that way.

At first it seemed odd seeing the toilet out in the open when you walk through the trailer, but we have found that we like very much the large bathroom that it creates.


I think that the main thing that would turn us off buying a new one is what appears to be a significant reduction in storage space compared to what we have.

The panoramic windows in the bedroom would do nothing for us other than cause us to loose the shirt cupboards! We are only in the bedroom when it is dark anyway. I gather some folk find that the somewhat closed in feeling due to the cabinetry gives them a claustrophobic feeling and so prefer the panoramic windows. I can understand that, but in fact I find the closed in feeling sort of comforting & cosy - like being in the cabin of a boat or a railway car bedroom!

As well, while the footrests in the lounge are nice that like a lot of storage lost. We carry a small coffee table (cut down wooden tv table) and if I want to put my feet a cushion an that serves fine.

It looks as though the two fold out tables in from are gone too? (not sure) we use those often for laptops.

I think I would miss the credenza too it is a good spot for the tv - and again, adds quite a bit of storage space.

Oh well, we will see what 2016 brings!


Brian.

What he said-
I'm gonna hang on to my 2013 Classic 30!
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Old 09-20-2014, 07:43 PM   #75
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The 6"x6" stainless steel doors on both sides of the trailer house the power stabilizer buttons. The water fill door is still in the same place as before; the curb side.
What you think is an access storage door to the left of the power inlet is actually the outside shower.
Hope this clears things up for you.
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Old 09-20-2014, 09:17 PM   #76
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Old 09-20-2014, 09:19 PM   #77
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I have one on order so I spend 24 hours a day searching the Internet on anything about the new Classic.
I'm so tired!
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Old 09-20-2014, 09:39 PM   #78
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I check the internet every week or so looking for something new about the 2015 Classic and come up short...
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Old 09-21-2014, 10:32 AM   #79
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I watched the video captioned above and was really amazed at the tremendous loss of storage in the 2015 model as compared to our 2014 Classic. It also felt very dark despite the windows.

It seems more like an significantly more expensive Internal 30'.
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Old 09-21-2014, 12:21 PM   #80
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What came before is here again......

Never thought I'd have anything in common with a new Classic but....

The awning material is the same as original equipment on my '01 16' Bambi. Really like the Marinco SS power inlet. Added that a long time ago.
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It's nice. I am curious to see if they will add this treatment to the mid-size lineup, a 25'-27' Classic as they offered in the past. The auto companies made a fortune when they started offering all the luxury items in mid-size cars; the basic product is already there, just add glitz and gismos.

I'm only 69 this year, but I can see me really liking it when I get old.
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It's nice. I am curious to see if they will add this treatment to the mid-size lineup, a 25'-27' Classic as they offered in the past. The auto companies made a fortune when they started offering all the luxury items in mid-size cars; the basic product is already there, just add glitz and gismos.

I'm only 69 this year, but I can see me really liking it when I get old.
Don't count on it. I'm old and I don't like it. (whatever it is)

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It's a classy motorhome interior placed inside an Airstream. Somebody must like it for all the motorhomes on the road, although not all motorhomes are classy. It's a classy Classic perhaps.
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It's a classy motorhome interior placed inside an Airstream. Somebody must like it for all the motorhomes on the road, although not all motorhomes are classy. It's a classy Classic perhaps.
OK, now I get IT.

My personal choice is to make my home "classy" and my camping trailer functional.

I guess we go to too many campgrounds and not enough RV resorts.

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