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Old 10-28-2013, 01:26 PM   #1
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Comment for Forest River on 2691s Motorhomes

An observation for Forest River to consider on the design of the 2691(s) series of Motorhomes;

These units would be much more user friendly if FR would change to (or at least offer as option) a stovetop and 2-drawer combination (as done in the model 3051(s)) rather than the stovetop-oven combo they currently have. Most of the RVers we know (and I suspect multitudes of others) rarely, if ever, use the oven for anything other than cookware storage. The addition of a couple of kitchen drawers would be a huge improvement to this fairly compact model of motorhome.

If FR agrees, I would like to know how to get ours modified to this more optimum kitchen storage layout.

Thanks for your consideration on this issue.

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Old 10-28-2013, 01:38 PM   #2
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Bear in mind, posting here is good but we're just a fan-forum and there is no official relationship to Forest River. That said, we do have a handful of factory reps (which we incredibly appreciate!).
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Old 10-28-2013, 02:04 PM   #3
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Haha....on all the RVs we have ever had, we stash our bread items in the oven. About the only place in the RV that's not packed tight. Bread doesn't get squished in the oven. See, now there is a good reason for an oven.
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Old 10-28-2013, 02:45 PM   #4
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We use are oven regularly. Wouldn't want to camp without it.
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Old 10-28-2013, 03:33 PM   #5
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Not sure about a propane oven, but I must have a residential sized convection/microwave in my RV. That is how I bake/cook for 4-5 months in the summer.
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Old 10-28-2013, 03:36 PM   #6
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We use are oven regularly. Wouldn't want to camp without it.
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How else are ya gonna bake your biscuits?

As always; have oven, never use it. Don't have an oven - wish ya did.
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Old 10-28-2013, 07:23 PM   #7
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ependydad, thanks for the response, I'll see if I can find a direct link for comments to Forest River. Maybe one of the reps will pass the comment on to the correct people at Forest River, or offer me a good web address to send it to the right Forest River staff.

Bread box, hmm, that's an interesting use.........

Yep, the convection/microwave oven bakes even biscuits pretty good

Thanks for the great thoughts and discussion.

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Old 10-28-2013, 07:31 PM   #8
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Yep, the convection/microwave oven bakes even biscuits pretty good

Thanks for the great thoughts and discussion.

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Uh, not for me. Baking consist of slightly brown or golden crust. Our experience on baking with a microwave/convection oven was more of a tough white puck.
Tried changing pans, heat level, and even pre-rising the biscuits in a covered pan setting on a warm cooktop. Have given up and figured our kind of baking is not up to micro/convection
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Old 10-28-2013, 07:53 PM   #9
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If you do use the oven, I've read lots of people are putting a pizza stone into the bottom of it and claiming it evens out the heat. I think others are using unglazed tiles for the same effect.
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Old 10-28-2013, 08:24 PM   #10
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no matter what kind of RV we would get, we would always want a propane oven because we use ours.
but we rarely camp with electric hookups so a propane oven is very important.

it's been my observation on RV forums, about ovens, that the majority of RV'ers use their oven if they have one.
a simple pizza stone will turn one into a decent and usable oven.
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