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Old 01-26-2013, 09:59 AM   #1
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We finally did it - we picked up our 2013 290RLT Touring Edition yesterday - after months of looking. We downsized from 35' to 29' -- taking our shakedown trip next Thrs - if you have one, did you get the Ever Rest Mattress? ladies - any tips on how you deal with wet bath towels - did you put up wall hangers? and any other tips you want to share Pamela

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Old 01-26-2013, 03:46 PM   #2
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Congrats.I don't usually post anything on the off season.But looking at the thermometer and the snow on the ground its nice someone has gotten a new rig this time of year! Yes we have the the EverRest mattress.I'm not a lady but we went with over the door hangers for towels and the suction cup hooks for the wash clothes.NO HOLES!!!


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Old 01-26-2013, 03:49 PM   #3
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I'm not a ladies- but we have a handful of "over the door" coat hangers that we use for towels.

We also want to get one of the bumper clothes line things for when it's warm out.
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Old 01-26-2013, 03:54 PM   #4
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Congrats on the new 290 Touring Edition! You are gonna love the Lane furniture, leveling system and central vac in TE.

We found the bed to be very uncomfortable. We added a 2.5" gel/foam topper from Sams Club and now we sleep great! Best $90 we ever spent.

We just hang our towels over the shower door. Doesn't seem to be an issue. We do tend to run the fan for at least an hour after we have finished in the morning.

on your shakedown trip!
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Old 01-26-2013, 07:49 PM   #5
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Congrats on your 2013 290RLT Touring Edition and enjoy your shakedown cruise!
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:56 PM   #6
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We just took delivery of a 290RLT TE on February 14. Did your shakedown cruise and are very happy. This is our first 5th wheel after owning a Class B van.
We installed two 28" cabinet pulls below our cabinets in our Class B so we could hang towels. We intend to do the same on our new trailer. I will install them above the sofa. They are very unobtrusive and look very professional. We may also install one under the cabinets above the swivel rockers. They are easy to install, however you may have to purchase longer mounting screws. We purchased ours at Ikea. 28 inch Brushed Stainless Steel Cabinet Bar Pull Handle | eBay
has a photo of a similar pull to the ones we purchased.


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