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Old 08-03-2012, 01:35 PM   #1
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Help Design the next Sunseeker...

What would you like to see on future models?

I'm looking for "must have" features....I'll even take a floor plan idea if you've got one. We'll be paying you exactly what I get for new ideas....nothing!
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Old 08-03-2012, 01:42 PM   #2
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you did ask.

the solera 24ms floor plan in a sunseeker 2300 box chevy 4500

with or without slide.

. larger propane tank(9.8 gallon is small)
2. AGM battery option
3. skylights
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Old 08-03-2012, 01:43 PM   #3
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I did...and I'm ok with that. We just might have to think outside the box on that one.
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Old 08-03-2012, 02:22 PM   #4
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A bunkhouse model that isn't over the gvwr with full gas, partially full water tanks, and a family with their stuff. Seems like none have enough capacity....
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Old 08-03-2012, 08:35 PM   #5
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I would say all stainless steel sink and faucet in bathroom and a better shower nozzle. What about the 3v v10 for more power? More 120v outlets in kitchen and bedroom. Way better manuals and training! Dealer did a nice job but a comprehensive video by you on each model would be helpful.

Need way better info on the nav system.

I just bought mine and those are the things we noticed. I love the 3010 layout.
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Old 08-04-2012, 03:16 AM   #6
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Couple Things (3170DS Bunkhouse)
1) Additional vibration dampers for the water pump under the master bed
2) Adjust the water in so the door does not interfere
3) Heavy/strong seals around the coach door - windnoise when driving
4) slight adjusting in the hot water heater compartment - hard to get to the drain plug.
5) Stronger ladder in back - broke two steps already (I am only 220 pds)
6) Be nice having twin views on the back camera - one of parking and one for driving
7) Ensure the drain hole in the storage compartments is at the lowest location
8) Insulate the engine cover connections especially at the passenger sides
9) The space under the radio/dvd in bunk-room area is almost useless - see if the space can be better used
10) Have a small pull-out slide under the master bed so we can slide the bed away from the windows for tall people to sleep.
11) Add a small light and 110v power to the shelf in the closet behind the TV.

That is all for now.
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Old 08-04-2012, 10:51 AM   #7
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We'd be happy with a "double bed" option instead of the queen to allow room between bath wall and bed on the 2300. Would sure be easier to make the bed with one side open, but would require a different tank configuration underneath the bed.
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Old 08-05-2012, 04:04 PM   #8
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We have a 2860. How about an option to take out the dinette and replace with a free standing one? Or to replace with chairs?

The first thing we did was take out dinette and replace with two Flexsteel rockers. Even got the two grand kids trained to eat with plate in the lap if needed. Now we have been surprised, but not as much as daughter, with the announcement that number three is on the way.
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Old 08-05-2012, 05:17 PM   #9
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how about a twin bed plan with the bathroom between 2 twins beds on a 2300 box.
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Old 08-05-2012, 09:51 PM   #10
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We just picked our 2013 3100 up last Thursday & have been in it every night since but here's several thoughts (I'm sure more will come to mind over time):

Mirror with camera images - This might add cost but could it display three images at the same time including left side, back, & right side versus getting the sides only when doing the turn signal.

Shelf behind couch - Make it stick out from the wall just a little more. When the shades are drawn, a soda can in the cup holders is at a slight angle & hard to grab a hold of.

Chair by door - Give it the ability to swivel so that I can turn it toward the dinette to talk to people there.

Bathroom door magnet - Make it less strong. I feel like I am ripping the door off the hinges trying to get it off the magnet.

Plugs - Need more & in better locations. Winnebago is best in class here. I think just about every Winnebago I looked at with nightstands had plugs on each side & they were at the back by the wall & in the kitchen they were by the wall. In the 3100, there needs to be a plug on both sides of the bed & the plug in the kitchen needs to be on the wall versus the cabinet front.

Overhead lights - Should have the ability to flip the switch one way to turn on just one bulb or the other way to flip on both bulbs. We had that in the pop up we just traded up from & really liked that feature.

Gray / blank tank sizing - I know there are economies of scale to have gray / black the same sizes. Also that this will vary by user. But I think a gray tank should be bigger than the black tank versus both being 39 gallons.

On the 2860 floorplan, provide an option to exclude the outside kitchen. I would have bought that model but didn't want the outside kitchen. The outside storage went down a lot with the outside kitchen.
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