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Old 04-25-2017, 05:32 PM   #1
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I am looking to get a RV to live in and have been drawn to the R-Pods for its size and layout. It is just me, so I don't need a ton of space. Any info on making an R-Pod full time? Also, what are some TV options for the R-Pod. I am thinking either the 178 or 179 but I am open to other models as well. Thanks!
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Old 04-25-2017, 05:42 PM   #2
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Isn't the kitchen outside on those? I may need to look up a floor plan but I'm not too sure I could live full time in something that small. Seems like you'd feel all "cooped up" all the time. Not being able to move around much could put a damper on things. For full time, I'd go about larger with room to roam. Just my opinion.
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Old 04-25-2017, 05:56 PM   #3
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I have a 2013 171, use it solo. I cook mostly outside, don't want spatter and odor in a space that small. My currently unsolved problem is establishing a comfortable space to lounge about - don't have it at this point.
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Old 04-25-2017, 06:12 PM   #4
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It can be done. I have met several people full timing in R-pods.

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Old 04-25-2017, 06:38 PM   #6
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Yes I'm sure it can be done and there are folks out there, like you, who may do well. But like John, I'd be concerned about long term comfort. I may have a false visualization of an individual sitting around on an uncomfortable dinette or wanting to sleep all the time simply because the bed is the most comfortable place to sit/lay. Good luck. I'd be curious to know more about your final decision and how it works out for you.
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Old 04-25-2017, 09:06 PM   #7
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If I were thinking of full-timing in my RPod I would recommend the 179. More storage and livable space.
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Old 04-26-2017, 12:17 PM   #8
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I'm not sure what you are moving out of but even in a R-Pod storage can be an issue. We have a 179 and are impressed with the storage. As far as a tow vehicle, let me recommend a pick-up of your choice with a tow package and at least 5000 pounds of towing ca[acity. This will provide extra storage. While the R-179 weighs less than 3,700 lbs with max load capacity, the towing capability includes the weight in the TV. And, be sure to get a WDH and sway control for safety.
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After a while though you will want more space I suspect. The problem with a R-Pod is the outside kitchen and no real living/working space.


Even if it were just me solo and no furkids or wife, I would want something along the lines of a Rockwood Ultralight 5th wheel as a minimum.
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i could see a Flagstaff 21FBRS or Rockwood 2109s being a suitable small livable trailer for one person. Interior kitchen, sofa, bathroom and bed. i would forgo the murphy bed though in order to keep more storage space
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