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Old 12-16-2013, 04:03 PM   #1
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365SAQ Party couch or booth/couch

My wife and I have decided to buy a Sandpiper 365SAQ. We have four kids ranging from 1 to 9 years old. Last decision is to buy the long party couch with the two removable table or get the booth that seats 4 plus the sleeper sofa? Pros and cons of each. Tables seem wobbly in the party couch, but all 6 of us could fit to eat. Anyone have the party couch? How do you like the tables? Any thoughts for a family of 6?
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Old 12-17-2013, 11:40 AM   #2
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We looked at a unit that had the party couch, and didn't think it was as comfortable to sit on and hang out. The part you sit on seems too narrow to relax on and I had a hard time getting comfortable on it.
Luckily the unit our dealer had on "clearance" had the couch\booth setup.
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Old 12-17-2013, 03:07 PM   #3
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365SAQ Party couch or booth/couch

We have the Surveyor Select SV305 and love the "party couch". The dinette was a waste to us as we couldn't fit all four of us there anyway. We can park 10-12 friends on the couch and love it.
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Old 12-17-2013, 03:59 PM   #4
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We have the booth dinette on our 365saq and you can fit 4 people comfortably. I like the idea and look of the party couch, but have never sat down on one, so can't comment on how comfortable it may be. The party couch on the 376 is nice, but it's a long slide inward when sitting in the middle when the tables are up.
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Old 12-17-2013, 04:03 PM   #5
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We are OCD and needed to be able to have separate areas - one for eating and one for lounging/TV watching. It doesn't make a lick of sense, I know.

We've had myself, my wife, her parents, my 10 year old and our infant in a booster seat around ours. I was in a camp chair at the end of the table.

I think this is definitely a personal preference kind of thing (same as booth vs. u-dinette vs. freestanding table + chairs).
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Old 12-17-2013, 07:36 PM   #6
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We love super lounges. We will order one in our sabre when we do order.

I figure if the tables are too wobbly, I will just make a pedestal frame for the legs to go in instead of the mount on the floor. Some of the Heartland trailers have the pedestal tables. Or just get a nice fold in half 6' folding table.
I want the seating for watching tv and relaxing. We even bought a couple of those black friday storage ottomans at walmart to put in the trailer.
Good luck with your decision!!

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Old 06-29-2014, 07:19 PM   #7
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trying to make this same decision, any feedback?
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Old 06-29-2014, 07:26 PM   #8
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I love it, so much more/better seating inside when just chilin'. We eat outside most of the time, but we usually keep one table up and use the ottoman as a stool if the kids want to eat inside.
And it makes it feel so much roomier!!! But that's on a 36qbok sabre.
(Sorry I dont have a pic with a table up)
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Old 06-29-2014, 08:55 PM   #9
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Oh, I found one with both tables up.
I was gonna get bar stools to use on the other side, but we don't use the tables enough, but thats an idea
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MillerTime, thanks so much! I really like it! Wifey thinks that the table(s) are not big enough (on the Wildcat 312QBX). This is all based on photos, so it's a hard decision. I've read comments where some just use a lightweight folding 4-6' table instead of the double tables as provided. Hopefully we will decide very soon
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