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Old 11-03-2011, 03:27 PM   #1
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Here's the A124

Ok - I'm usually not excited about the next newest, or the latest and greatest. My previous thread even said the new 2012 A-series campers were relatively unchanged.

However, the replacement for the 2011/2012 A126 is the new A124. It includes a wet bath/cassette toilet combo.

Other notable changes, dual front bubble windows/shades, digital dometic thermostat, heater converter located new counter to the front of camper, added drawer and cabinet storage in this area, stove moved to front passenger side of camper with fridge underneath and drawer/cabinet to left.

Cassette for toilet now removes from hatch on outside of driver side of camper and fridge vents are on passenger side of outside away from windows and less likely to send up vent LP exhaust inside when windows opened.

Pretty nice setup. Found these pictures online:



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Old 11-03-2011, 03:45 PM   #4
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I am also curious if there is a grey water tank on the A124 - would think with a shower there would be at least a small 15 or 20 gallon grey tank.

I do however see a drain outlet on the side near the sink just like my 2011 - so I'm doubting it.
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Old 11-03-2011, 09:25 PM   #5
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It looks like they are trying to cramp to many features into a small camper. I wish they would just eliminate the tinted bubble windows, and just make the side windows bigger. When you are in the camper, the roof window really is no big deal. I think they should just eliminate them, along with the leak issues that go along with them. If I could get rid of mine I would do so in a heartbeat. The more windows that they put on the roof, the more chance for a leak. I do not spend a whole lot of time in my camper during the day, if I did, I would just stay home. If the weather is bad and I am stuck in the camper I really don`t care what it looks like outside. Most of us spend the majority of our time in the camper at night, so whats the point of the added windows. I have spent some time in my A122 and I think it is a stupid design, the rest of the camper is really cool.
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Old 11-03-2011, 10:44 PM   #6
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Im kinda with mike on this issue. Although when I first looked into this units, I hated that fact that they had only one bubble roof window, but since camping in my unit for for the summer, I find the bubble windows a nausance. They warm up way to fast during the hot weather, and supply very little light during the day. I would be for more side windows, a possible screen door/full door and as for the bathroom ... well .. if you have kids it may be used .. but who has kids with units that only sleep 2 people ...

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Old 11-04-2011, 08:20 AM   #7
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Everybody has different tastes, wants and needs. I bought the A122 because I wanted a permanent bed and dinette. I personally have no need for the indoor shower, it takes up too much usable space.

If I go remote camping I use a Cabelas pop-up shower tent placed at the off-door side of the camper next to the outside shower box.

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Old 11-04-2011, 08:31 AM   #8
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All good points. A toilet was a must for my wife and I (no kiddos) so a shower is intriguing. It is a very full floor plan with the shower and you do loose the seat in the 1/2 dinette that is present in the A126.

I do like the extra windows on the roof for the added light, but also agree that more side windows would be a better way to lighten the interior.

Maybe Hamguy will do a side window mod over winter!
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Maybe Hamguy will do a side window mod over winter!
Let's see...where did I put my sawzall? And I'll need a volunteer to drop off their camper at my house...

@daveinpickerington--have you gotten good at stowing your portable outhouse? I have a similar-sized one (different brand and camo-patterned), and it was comic watching me trying to put it back in the round carrying case. The documentation was no help. I finally found a YouTube video that showed the tricky wrist motion needed to tame the potty monster.
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@daveinpickerington--have you gotten good at stowing your portable outhouse? I have a similar-sized one (different brand and camo-patterned), and it was comic watching me trying to put it back in the round carrying case. The documentation was no help. I finally found a YouTube video that showed the tricky wrist motion needed to tame the potty monster.
I have the same problem.

Please share the video link.
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