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Old 05-20-2015, 01:19 PM   #11
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Thanks all, for the input and suggestions. My next venture out to the camper I am going to take a look under the shower /tub unit and see what is lurking there. Under the sink is pretty straight forward as to wanting to relocate. I even thought of installing an outside shower opposite of the existing sink wall, using those hookups. I feel we would benefit more from that than an actual indoor shower. I don't foresee us getting rid of the camper, as we love the layout and its options as they are, except the bathroom. Although, I am taking into consideration your "resale" thoughts.


From what I gather from a little bit of looking, the tub / showers sitting ledge area is atop the wheel well, as is the bathroom sink vanity. Having a bit more elbow and leg room would surely be welcoming.

Once it stops raining here I can get out and get a better look at what I would "like to" do. Will go from there, then.
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Old 05-20-2015, 01:33 PM   #12
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I wouldn't do it unless I was going to run it into the ground without any intention to sell it or trade. .....Good luck and consider trading for one you like before you move on this project.

Keeping it till it collapses may be the case if I consider the remodel. The reason we bought this older model was because the newer ones sat higher off the ground and I don't like the extra steps having to get in and out. Looked for quite awhile to find this model. Reason being is I have an artificial leg and every step up and down matters. I like the look of the low riding campers opposed to the higher riding ones. All personal preference of course.
Now, if I could find a newer "low riding" camper, that may just change my mind!
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Old 05-20-2015, 01:38 PM   #13
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Honestly that model bathroom is huge by camper standards. Like another poster said, it was a big part of why we bought it.

I am all for mods and making it your own, you should do what helps you enjoy it. That said, I am one of those that would not buy it if the tub was gone.


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Old 05-20-2015, 01:48 PM   #14
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Honestly that model bathroom is huge by camper standards.

To this I have to agree. I have definitely seen some that were even smaller. Especially those that are combined with a "step-in" combo unit. What were they thinking? I have been in bigger out houses! LOL
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Old 05-20-2015, 01:58 PM   #15
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I've had hybrids for 12 years and have never used the shower or tub. Big waste of water, always use the public shower. My shower is dirty clothes and shoe storage. That being said, I'd do whatever works for you!
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I certainly think when they design "RVs they work on everything except the commode area. When they get to a point of "what are we going to put in this little place," that's where the commode goes. I feel if I enter into the commode room, I will have to back out in case I change my mind. No room in there to change your mind. Some of the new ones make better use of the "bathroom", but I can't afford to pay that much from what is already paidfor. In my case I could do away with about 8 inches of entertainment center, however, I'm reluctant to mess with something I am not sure of the outcome.

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Old 05-20-2015, 02:07 PM   #17
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resale is gone and moving the toilet will be a challenge. The toilet is set to the black water inlet and I don't see any way to divert the drain and make it work properly. maybe Im wrong if so I will admit it but I just don't see how.
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Old 05-20-2015, 02:08 PM   #18
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can be done!

I had a 96 22' aljo by skyline with side bathroom. I am 6'4 and I had to leave door open to use bathroom. When I was single it was fine, when I started taking my now wife. No way it was going to work. So I removed tub/shower and moved sink where the shower was and cut hole in floor and plumbed drain into grey water. I bought waterproof wall panels at lowes and lined everything including door and just used entire bathroom as shower. No pics, but worked great for us. When I put it on Craig's, it was bought by first person who looked at it, and for price I asked for. And only spent about $100 for the remodel
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I've had hybrids for 12 years and have never used the shower or tub. Big waste of water, always use the public shower. My shower is dirty clothes and shoe storage. That being said, I'd do whatever works for you!

Same thoughts here on the water usage too. And even in the newer Campers, with myself being 6'2" I could pretty much stand in the shower and have my head touch the roof vent.

We are pretty much minimalists. Our tub has become an overflow for "other" things too. At least their behind the curtain. LOL
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resale is gone and moving the toilet will be a challenge. The toilet is set to the black water inlet and I don't see any way to divert the drain and make it work properly. maybe Im wrong if so I will admit it but I just don't see how.

Not really worried about the resale as it is paid for, and older. Moving the toilet was not going to be a part of the remodel. It is sitting in a good spot. Just was thinking of removing the tub / shower and moving the sink to another location.
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