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Old 12-04-2017, 12:11 PM   #1
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19' owners what end of the bed do you sleep

I am working on my build sheet, I been thinking if I get a TV where would i mount it. Then i was thinking witch way my head would be, well never sleeping in a escape i have no idea. so what side of the bed do you lay your head? and for what reason?
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Old 12-04-2017, 12:44 PM   #2
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Head end behind the frig. This gives a more private area to read and you can't be seen from the table area.

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Old 12-04-2017, 01:25 PM   #3
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You'll probably get a 50-50 response on this topic, what else is new?

We went with pillows beside the fridge, not near the cooking area, long before we installed a swivel arm for the TV. With the arm near the stove the TV can be viewed from both sides of the dinette as well as the bed. I don't think the TV would be very visible from the dinette passenger side if it was installed by the fridge.

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Old 12-04-2017, 03:07 PM   #4
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Yes, we should do a survey and see if it is 50/50!
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Old 12-04-2017, 03:14 PM   #5
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Head end behind the frig. This gives a more private area to read and you can't be seen from the table area.

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Ditto. Head near the fridge.


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Old 12-04-2017, 03:20 PM   #6
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I sleep on the same side of my wife as I do at home. After 47 years, I don't think I could do otherwise.
Since she is on the inside so I can get up in the night, the parameters are set.
In the 17B, our heads are on the fridge side ( passenger side ).
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We are undecided as I like the head on the drivers side in case we spend the night on the street in front of a friends place. A little less wheel blocking on the sloped road to keep the head higher than the feet. On the other hand it looks a little more claustrophobic to be hidden behind the fridge.
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Old 12-04-2017, 03:33 PM   #8
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This is such a timely post because I was also going to ask the same question so I know where to place the two captains lights. For those who sleep with the head next to the fridge, isn't the fridge noise a factor?
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Old 12-04-2017, 03:38 PM   #9
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There is no fridge noise in mine.
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Old 12-04-2017, 03:38 PM   #10
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we slept on the fridge side for a few trips and switched to the stove side because I dont like to hear the fridge goes woosh..

we have the captain light installed on the driver side not knowing which side we will sleep, but figured it was easy to move, so far we haven't need to use the captain light yet tho, the under cabinet light was bright enough..
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Drivers side on the 19 is also directly over the water pump and water heater as well as the fridge burner. We've always gone head on passenger side. It is a sensitive topic in the past however.
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Head on passenger side. Don’t remember why we decided on this, but it works for me.
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Old 12-04-2017, 04:29 PM   #13
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We prefer passenger side, so we can more easily keep an eye on kids at the other end of the trailer. Also, wife doesn't like being by the rear wall, and we're used to her on the right, me on the left -- so passenger side makes the most sense for us.
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Old 12-04-2017, 05:14 PM   #14
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So I hadn't realized that this topic was discussed before and found some old threads. My question now is: how bright is that fridge light? That would really drive me nuts as I am very light sensitive. I am getting the larger fridge on my 19 if that matters.
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Well the larger fridge means you donít have the light from the microwave above...
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We use light blackout stickers to cover all the annoying indicator lights,
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We had a Casita with a similar floor plan. When leveling was not perfect, head was uphill.
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Old 12-04-2017, 08:10 PM   #18
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We sleep with our head on the passenger side. We have the larger fridge also. The lights can be annoying if you are sensitive to that kind of thing (I've been known to sleep thru lightning storms, so not a bid deal for me :-) ) . The light is enough to get you to the bathroom in the middle of the night without turning anything else on (but not enough to use the bathroom). I suppose if you slept on the drivers side, you probably wouldn't see it.
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We had a Casita with a similar floor plan. When leveling was not perfect, head was uphill.
Wouldn't that depend on which way it was out of level?
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Drivers side on the 19 is also directly over the water pump and water heater as well as the fridge burner. We've always gone head on passenger side. It is a sensitive topic in the past however.
Passenger side for us . Many times at our favorite camping at the beach , do not want to be sleeping next to the road . Pat
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