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Old 04-29-2015, 01:33 PM   #11
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Hi and welcome to the forums!


Are you brand new to RVing? Or have you owned a RV before -- this is sorta a critical question
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Old 04-29-2015, 01:41 PM   #12
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I'd vote 2460.
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Old 04-29-2015, 01:50 PM   #13
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Separate chairs are really nice. Smashed against your partner while watching tv gets uncomfortable. Remember, it will rain and you will get stuck inside. Also, make sure you can access the bathroom with slide in - it's really nice to have access to your own port-o-pot. Some of the rest areas have really nasty bathrooms. And for me most important; ask if your unit has manual or automatic slide locks. If you have to get on a stool to insert/remove slide locks - walk away. We got rid of last trailer for that very reason. Have fun and travel safe!


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Old 04-29-2015, 02:37 PM   #14
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For a couple of reasons I would pick the 2460 or 2600. Both have two entry doors; now I know there are emergency push out windows in case of fire, but walking out a door is much easier if needed for this retired couple I assure you. Also the separate chairs (are they recliners?) are great and we love ours in our Windjammer 3001w. Both the 2460 and 2600 have good access to refrigerator and storage areas when closed up which is very important as you can stop at road side parks and not have to slide out to get a soda. Also if you are going to keep it in a storage facility, there are some where you cannot open the slide (been there done that). I would probably pick the 2600 just for the little extra floor space provided by the longer slide out; it will be appreciated if you are on the road for a month or more. You also might see if there is a table and chair option for the dinette; makes for a more "home" feel, IMHO. The tub in the 2600 is usually appreciated by the wives over a shower, even if it is small.
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Old 04-29-2015, 02:45 PM   #15
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For a couple of reasons I would pick the 2460 or 2600. Both have two entry doors; now I know there are emergency push out windows in case of fire, but walking out a door is much easier if needed for this retired couple I assure you. <SNIP>
Speaking of which....

The #1 mod you should make to your Rig is the installation of a GOOD fire extinguisher in your bedroom (I mounted ours to the edge of our bedroom slide).

The SOLE purpose of the extinguisher is to let you make a fire-free path OUT of the RV - not to fight a fire! That's why you have RV insurance.
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Speaking of which....

The #1 mod you should make to your Rig is the installation of a GOOD fire extinguisher in your bedroom (I mounted ours to the edge of our bedroom slide).

The SOLE purpose of the extinguisher is to let you make a fire-free path OUT of the RV - not to fight a fire! That's why you have RV insurance.
Agreed, we did the same and mounted one of the end of the dresser next to the door. I really do not understand why Rockwood would not have one at both doors. Good catch Bob!
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Old 04-29-2015, 03:24 PM   #17
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Take a look at Flagstaff 27rlws. This unit is roomy, with a very nice kitchen space. We are a retired couple who camp at one resort all summer so can't speak to towing factors. We find the rear living area to be very comfortable. We have the table and chair option as we find dinettes to be uncomfortable to sit at for any length of time. We have the table moved to back end side of slide and placed a small easy chair in the front side for extra seating. There are so many choices and factors to consider that your research is well worth doing. Try to think of things you would do inside on any given day and visualize yourself doing them in any floor plan. IE: Do you really want to go outside to get from the bedroom to the kitchen while someone is occupying the bathroom?
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If the slide is in front of the fridge (like ours) no door opening while traveling.
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Old 04-30-2015, 05:39 PM   #19
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We chose the 2460 with the sofa. They had both models on the lot and we found the chairs uncomfortable. The sofa is a jacknife, but was comfortable for at least the amount time I sat on it. We especially liked the added storage with the sofa option. If we push the slide out just a few inches, we can access the fridge.
I don't remember the chairs being recliners, but could be wrong.
We are happy with ours, I did not want to go any longer than its 30 ft length.

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We chose the 2460 with the sofa. They had both models on the lot and we found the chairs uncomfortable. The sofa is a jacknife, but was comfortable for at least the amount time I sat on it. We especially liked the added storage with the sofa option. If we push the slide out just a few inches, we can access the fridge.
I don't remember the chairs being recliners, but could be wrong.
We are happy with ours, I did not want to go any longer than its 30 ft length.

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What prevents you accessing the fridge with slide all the way in? It seems that their is a lot of space to open door even with slide in?
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