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Old 10-28-2013, 07:42 PM   #1
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What options for the 5.0?

I'm sticking to my buying a 5.0 thanks to Stargezzer who was a font of information. My Question is what options would you include for the 5.0. I'm looking forward to your input.
Thank you all.

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Old 10-28-2013, 08:42 PM   #2
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Dual pane windows
Extra insulation
LEDs, interior and exterior
my own upholstery fabric (Sunbrella)
my choice of Formica

Let's start with that, I'm wearing our my build sheet... adding/subtracing

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Old 10-28-2013, 09:10 PM   #3
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Best two options I got on my 19 were the solar and the outside shower. We had the shower installed on the passenger side, and use it for doing dishes outside.

Another thing I chose that I like was the large fridge.

But these are, of course, personal choices. Solar 'cause we tend to get sites without power. Shower outside 'cause doing dishes sucks, and doing dishes in a small sink with no counter space sucks even more. Large fridge 'cause, well, the wife.

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Old 10-28-2013, 09:15 PM   #4
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Don't have a 5.0 but my favorite options we picked for our 19' were outlined in this thread. http://www.escapeforum.org/forums/f4...ions-2556.html. Of course, the solar tops my list.
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Old 10-28-2013, 09:27 PM   #5
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I agree with Donna's, plus...

In Texas:
1. A/C
2. Solar
And then there is this and that...probably too much off that!
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Old 10-29-2013, 08:16 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by dbailey View Post
We had the shower installed on the passenger side, and use it for doing dishes outside.
This is something I have been a big advocate of after having mine installed on the driver side. Sure it would be better if I really used it as a shower, but for rinsing dogs and dishes, mounted a bit lower on the passenger side is the way to go.

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