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Old 05-12-2016, 12:41 AM   #1
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Thoughts on the Chaparral 371MBRB

Hi Everyone,

Working our way through the myriad of variables for a new tow rig and our first 5er.

Looking at the MBRB and am concerned that it might not have much interior kitchen storage space.

Anyone have this model and willing to give me the good, bad, and ugly on it?

Also wondering how this one, or the 372QBH stack up against say a Jayco 345bhts or the Keystone Avalanche 361tg.

If anyone has any information they are willing to share to help me make my decisions I'm all ears.

Appreciate the help.

Thank You.

Paul
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Old 05-12-2016, 10:43 AM   #2
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Watch that jayco top bunk is a toddler size! We bought the brookstone 395rl and really like it so far. (Used it 3 times)


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Old 05-12-2016, 11:26 AM   #3
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Watch that jayco top bunk is a toddler size! We bought the brookstone 395rl and really like it so far. (Used it 3 times)


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Thanks CWC! Will keep my eye on it.


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Old 05-12-2016, 05:38 PM   #4
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Sorry, I can't really compare all the models you listed.. I will say the MBRB has decent kitchen space, but less than our 360ibl. .. but then again, the 360 has a ton of storage in the kitchen.
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Agreed. Dont make the mistake we made and compromised too much living area for bedroom area with our first RV. The 360 we have is soo much better laidout.
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Agreed. Dont make the mistake we made and compromised too much living area for bedroom area with our first RV. The 360 we have is soo much better laidout.

Thanks. Do you think the MBRB gives up too much living space?

Which 360 are you referring to?


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For us the MBRB gave up too much living space. We also choose the Chapparal 360ibl, for its awesome kitchen and living space and a bunk house.
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Thanks. Do you think the MBRB gives up too much living space?

Which 360 are you referring to?


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We have the 360ibl. I suggest the 390 mid bunk if you have older children. The way center living room fifth wheels are setup really make for a strange living space with very little seating.
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I like the living space in the 360, and the kitchen is beautiful, but I don't want to give up the extra 1/2 bath or the available sleeping options.




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I could see that point of view. .. it's a very tough call. The wife and I spent a year + going over our list of needs / wants... ironically the floor plans we went into it really liking never made the final cut (like the Cougar 336bhs )... for us, with smaller kids, we really wanted more living space for rainy days.
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