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Old 05-08-2012, 09:06 AM   #1
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If you built a TT....

I am bored at work and thinking about camping, and thought what would people consider the perfect TT, if you could combine the best of all brands what would it be? how long it would be, what amenities, etc. What are your thoughts? I know this is very subjective, but give it a shot!
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Old 05-08-2012, 10:31 AM   #2
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I am bored at work and thinking about camping, and thought what would people consider the perfect TT, if you could combine the best of all brands what would it be? how long it would be, what amenities, etc. What are your thoughts? I know this is very subjective, but give it a shot!
I guess I will take a stab at this.
It would have a spot in the storage area to mount fishing poles up out of the way. There would be a swing out attachment from the rear of the 30 ft TT that would be used as a mother in law/kids room complete with toilet and running water and kitchenette. When not used for guest, the area could also be used as a shed/storage area as the beds would fold up out of the way. TT itself must have a second floor loft for sleeping. (Hope I can clear the overpasses?) Oh, one other thing an automatic hookup for sewer setup. Ya know like at the push of a button the sewer hose comes out attaches itself to drain and opens or closes valves with the push of another button.
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Old 05-08-2012, 10:52 AM   #3
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I could spend all day listing stuff. But the one thing at the top of my list is the trailer would not be white!! I hate white for an RV. Almost every single one is white. They are everywhere.

I want one that is light beige or light green. I don't understand why they all have to be white. I've heard the argument about heat gain in the summer, but maybe they should be insulated better. Oh, so that'd be my 2nd wish list item. Top grade insulation, all properly designed and installed. Maybe some ISO board (high "R" value/inch).

Other than that, just deliver me an empty box and I will finish the interior 'cuz only I can do it all correctly...
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Old 05-08-2012, 11:22 AM   #4
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I'll keep my V-Lite, although maybe with the Diamond package that gives it the brownish outside color and all LED lighting. We have not in the 3 years of owning our 30WRLS found anything we like better or want for that we don't have.
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Old 05-08-2012, 12:11 PM   #5
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Wow, where to start. I would like all the materials in nice neat stacks in my driveway and I would build it myself from the ground up. That way it would be totally to my specifications and quality.
I am very happy with the basic layout of my 19rr trailer but things I would change would be the following.
More counter space (This could have easily been done)
More efficient cupboards and drawers (too much wasted space, poor design on drawers)
Couch/bed needs to be 6" to 8" longer (There is plenty of room to do this)
Heated tanks and better insulation
Biggest awning that will fit on the trailer
Drain piping on grey water tank could have been streamlined
Under trailer spare tire storage
Better vanity/sink in bathroom
Built in inverter and solar system

I looked at alot of trailers before I settled on my 19rr. None of them are perfect but it was closest by far. Very happy with it so far.
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Old 05-08-2012, 12:40 PM   #6
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My DW and I were just discussing the same subject. We would like something like our Roo 19 but with a queen walk around in front and a hybrid bed in the back for the occasional guest. It would eliminate the problem of the front bunk leaking while pulling in the rain, give us the room we desire and then if my son or brother would show up they would have something better than a dinette or couch to sleep on.
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Old 05-08-2012, 02:06 PM   #7
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I would like to be able to push a button and like a transformer reduce TT to a size smaller than a car... that way the Homeowners Assoc. wouldn't be hinting in the newsletter about deed restrictions and I wouldn't be looking for a cheap/safe storage facility.

On a serious note... would appreciate an entry step wide (deep?) enough to step down on safely!
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Old 05-08-2012, 02:15 PM   #8
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I'll keep my V-Lite, although maybe with the Diamond package that gives it the brownish outside color and all LED lighting. We have not in the 3 years of owning our 30WRLS found anything we like better or want for that we don't have.
same here with our V-Lite 30WRLTS.
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Even though we haven't done much camping I don't think I would change anything about my Lacrosse 318. I think it's the absolute perfect trailer for us.

My only real complaint (and this goes for every trailer I've ever seen) is the matress! I don't understand why there can't be a more comfortable matress in a TT???
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Old 05-08-2012, 04:35 PM   #10
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I hope to build one at some point - convert a bus is what I"d like to do and then retire in it.
The only thing that might convince me to buy an RV would be slideouts - I love the space they give and have no clue how to modify a vehicle to accept them, or how to build them in the first place.

As to the comment about white - go to a mall in July on a sunny day in the afternoon and go touch some cars with your bare hand- you can touch white cars. Every other color will burn your hands. And it makes a 20+ degree temp difference inside.

It's also the reason boats (the decks, roofs, etc) are white.
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