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Old 05-07-2015, 10:16 PM   #11
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Build your trailer for YOU, guests will figure it out for those few days a year. YMMV

Unless it's my Dad, Donna.

We picked him up halfway through our trip home from Chilliwack. Gripe, moan, bitch and complain for the next several days.

Never again.

You're right. Build it for YOU. I would only add 'Then live in it YOURSELF.'
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My mother is a retired interior decorator.. many years in the business. She told me years ago, never buy a home or anything else with guests in mind. You're cleaning and paying the property tax, paying the heating/cooling bills 365 days a year. And that's why they build motels... I think the same rules apply to a trailer. Build your trailer for YOU, guests will figure it out for those few days a year. YMMV
We are building for us, not for guests, but also some for the next owners. Then again, we can't know if we might decide to use those things ourselves! But we are not including some items that other owners would likely want also. There is a limit to including such things.
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Old 05-08-2015, 07:01 AM   #13
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I don't believe the 6.7cf fridge has two outer doors. All of the pix I've seen show just one door.
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New style is 2 door.
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Old 05-08-2015, 09:56 AM   #15
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I don't believe the 6.7cf fridge has two outer doors. All of the pix I've seen show just one door.

Two different models, Rosie. Escape went to the RMD8555 two door. They used to use the RML8555 single door. The "D" in the model number indicates a 2 door unit. The 2 door has a slightly different cooling unit apparently, although Dometic won't give particulars. I can tell you that in Reace's testing of the 2 door unit, it cools much better than the single door. We have the 2 door as well, and it cools well in warmer temperatures -- so far. Tons of threads on here discuss the changeover. They started putting the 2 door in new trailers starting about December of 2014. Because of some Herculean efforts on the part of Reace, they've also agreed to swap out the single door units for 2 door, for those Escape customers who have the single door and want to switch. That's a tacit admission on the part of Dometic that the single door unit doesn't work properly. Here's a picture of ours..
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Old 05-11-2015, 08:58 AM   #16
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Thanks so much for informing me about the fridges. Had no idea Dometic made two-door models. We don't visit the forum nearly enough to stay up on things. Great looking 19 you have there.
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Old 05-12-2015, 08:36 PM   #17
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We're looking at shelves similar - do they get in the way when you flip the mattress?
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Old 05-12-2015, 09:13 PM   #18
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The lást two things I need to decided on is the exterior shower and rotating the range top.

Not sure if we would use the exterior shower much?

I understand you gain some space rotating the range top, but it doesn't look proper and the larger burner further away then I would like. Also seems to close to the rear of the counter. If I was going to use this TT for months at a time, I would just pick the stove hands down. Anyone happy or unhappy with their choice?
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Old 05-12-2015, 09:21 PM   #19
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I rotated the stove, use the burners as I cook in my trailer and am 100% happy. Glad I gained back some counterspace as I also had a larger sink put in.
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We left the burners in the "normal" orientation and are quite satisfied with it. (Also, coming from many years as a tent camper using just a 1 burner back pack stove, having two burners in any orientation is a luxury!
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