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Old 07-29-2012, 12:27 AM   #1
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TT with 1 door

Why do most larger TT's have 2 doors instead on 1??? 30 ft. 5er's have one door, Motor coaches have one door. Is it a federal reg or what?

I have a Rockwood Signature 8315 and would like a large window instead of a door at the bedroom. We've never used the door other than to have it open for a vent.
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Old 07-29-2012, 12:39 AM   #2
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Our 30 ft TT has but one door but then if there were another there would be no room for our relatively gargantuan potty and that 'to die for' outdoor kitchen. We're ok with one door.
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Old 07-29-2012, 12:42 AM   #3
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My 30' plus flagstaff Had one door
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Old 07-29-2012, 07:40 AM   #4
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I've owned 3 TT's and all had one door. I''m sure it's handy for some people, but I just think it eats up space in the TT. Might not be such a big deal in muti slide TT's though.
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Old 07-29-2012, 07:55 AM   #5
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Our 30 ft TT has but one door but then if there were another there would be no room for our relatively gargantuan potty and that 'to die for' outdoor kitchen. We're ok with one door.
Agreed! But then again, we have the same TT! Comes down to personal preference preferences a what floorplan you choose to buy.
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Old 07-29-2012, 08:09 AM   #6
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We love our Puma 25RS with two doors. If we have someone sleeping in the back area I don't have to go out that way to walk the dog. Plus, I use it too offload the laundry when I get home and load up things. The main reason we love it is because it makes an extra exit in case of fire.
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Old 07-29-2012, 08:59 AM   #7
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We love our Puma 25RS with two doors. If we have someone sleeping in the back area I don't have to go out that way to walk the dog. Plus, I use it too offload the laundry when I get home and load up things. The main reason we love it is because it makes an extra exit in case of fire.
It is just a matter of personal preference, like other floor plan features, but our assessment is exactly the same as Mark and Linda's.
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Old 07-29-2012, 09:05 AM   #8
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Required by code in longer trailers and some shorter floorplans due to evacuation requirements in a fire.

I believe if the kitchen is between the bedroom and a door you need another escape route (normally a door - in my 5th wheel it is a window that only an Olympian Gymnast can use).
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Old 07-29-2012, 10:17 AM   #9
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Mine has 2 doors and 2 emergency windows. Doors front and back, windows front, bedroom, and at the dinette opposite the kitchen.
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When we were shopping for our latest trailer, we specifically looked for one that had one door. The 2nd door took up floor and wall space. If in the event of a fire, I'd get out somehow. Have the Flagstaff 30WRLTS VLite.
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