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Old 03-04-2014, 02:03 PM   #1
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New unique hybrid floorplan from Coachmen

saw this on's Hybrid forum:

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have never in the past 9 years, ever seen such a trailer floorplan, with a walk-around queen bed and a canvas bunk end.

this might fit the tastes of a number of customers out there, especially with the "turtling" capability that this one has.

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Old 03-04-2014, 02:15 PM   #2
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I don't think the DW would go for this one... But it is an interesting floor plan

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Old 03-04-2014, 02:23 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by bikendan View Post

have never in the past 9 years, ever seen such a trailer floorplan, with a walk-around queen bed and a canvas bunk end.
I think this might be for the buyers that can't decide if they want a hybrid or not.

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Old 03-04-2014, 02:47 PM   #4
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For folks with just 1 kid this almost gives them their own bedroom. Pretty neat.

I bet it's a bugger to regulate temperature out in that bunk, though!
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Old 03-04-2014, 06:07 PM   #5
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Agreed its for those who want the traditional TT sleeping for the main bed. For instance; those parents with one of two young 'uns or a couple who want to plan for visitors (grown kids, grand kids, friends) so they can turtle when the second bed isn't needed as bikendan said.

Two doors, a much bigger fresh water tank and slightly larger gray and black are nice.

Its relatively long and tall and seems to be pretty heavy (~7,500lbs) for a hybrid, though.

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I'm hoping that something like this eventually comes out based on the Roo 19 floorplan. We would like something a little shorter so we can still camp in the state parks. We have an adult son and my brother are infrequent overnight visitors and floorplan like this would be perfect.
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One thing that would be nice was if the walkaround was 80" also. That leaves me out.
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Old 03-05-2014, 06:43 PM   #8
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I submitted this suggestion a few years ago that it would be nice to have a extra bed in a fifth wheel or travel trailer for when you have guest. I had 2 hybrids that we liked but have stepped up to fifth wheel after tt but really loved the 3 bunk queen option of our last hybrid. I guess someone actually listened to bad you can't get pat. on things like these
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Old 03-07-2014, 08:04 AM   #9
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The tongue weight on this rig is crazy at 844lbs. It looks like the majority of the slide is in front of the axle creating a heavy tongue weight. It seems to me that the people that would be interested in this model are a hybrid between hybrids and full hard side. I love the floor plan but coachmen limited their buyers by creating such a heavy tongue weight, unless people don't listen to the weight police. I talked to a dealer today who told me not to worry about the tongue weight. I didn't like that answer. I have a 23ikss that has a tongue weight of 514# and wouldn't even consider this one at 844#

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We have this model the 254dsx. The pic in the original post is not the right one. We LOVE the versatility of this rv. Just me and wife. But if the kids visit we can sleep 8. Click image for larger version

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