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Old 07-24-2016, 09:50 AM   #1
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Any Coachmen 297RLDS Owners Out There????

I do not believe I have seen any other 297RLDS owners on this forum. I am sure they built more than one. If you have one what have you done to it and how do you like it??? We looked for a long time before deciding this was the best compromise of everything we wanted and so far don't regret the choice.
Looking for others to bounce ideas off and start are own thread.

My first question to others is do you travel with the bathroom door open and if so how do you hold it open. We do and use the dinette cushion to hold door in place. Works well but has made a hole in slide carpet. Looking for other ideas.
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Old 09-16-2016, 04:33 PM   #2
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i have a 297rlds aswell. Why leave the door open? I keep mine closed.
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Old 11-29-2016, 08:51 PM   #3
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We have a 297 Liberty Edition and love it. we always travel with the bathroom door closed.
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Old 11-19-2017, 01:06 PM   #4
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We have a 2017 297 RLDS Liberty Edition. We tend to leave ours open as it is earlier when traveling to go in the back door near the recliners when needed to get to bathroom. That being said, we have a rubber door stop on the floor that holds door near fridge and I also put in a somewhat long screw in door stop above fridge door that bathroom door rests against to not damage front of fridge.
We elected for u dinette for more storage. They could have designed it a bit shorter so door would close with slide in. Would not have been a problem with a free standing table and chairs!
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Old 11-19-2017, 03:27 PM   #5
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Old 11-19-2017, 03:30 PM   #6
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Oops no message attached. This is what I ended up doing. It has worked well. Sorry for the double pics
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Old 11-19-2017, 06:28 PM   #7
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Thatís a great idea too!
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Old 03-18-2018, 04:47 PM   #8
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We currently own a 2017 Coachman 297RLDS. We are looking for advice and / or suggestions on carrying our 2 bikes and our 2 kayakís. Last year we put our bikes in the pick up bed and the 2 kayakís inside the camper. We started to run out of space! I have been looking at a few different set ups for the back of the camper so we can put the toys back there. The only thing on the back of the camper now is a factory installed ladder. It has the square bumper. The spare tire is up front.
Anyone out there have any suggestions that work great? Thanks!
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Old 03-18-2018, 07:30 PM   #9
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I would look at buying a kayak rack for your pickup truck and then buying a bike rack for the back bumper of the TT I would also add the bumper support brackets to the back bumper
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I had a feeling the bumper may need some support. Thank you for the information.
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