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Old 01-20-2015, 12:15 PM   #21
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Possibly wanting a get in bunkhouse model

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The new mid bunk floorplans in the Coachmen Chaparral 360 and 390 and Brookstone 395 are really nice. You get two bedrooms and still have a full rear lounge living area. The Brookstone 395rl even has a queen bed loft.

I have to admit- we are considering upgrading to a mid bunkhouse. Our internal lounging/living room is cramped when we have 4 adults and 2 kids. The lack of outside kitchen is a killer. And I want/need something that sleeps 2 adults and 2 kids in the bunkhouse *without* someone being on the floor.
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Old 01-20-2015, 12:19 PM   #22
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The chaparral 390 has an outside kitchen....the other two do not.
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Old 01-20-2015, 02:00 PM   #23
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The coachmen is a nice looking RV. But I don't think it will meet your requirement of two adults and two kids in it.

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I would be looking more towards the toy hauler and convert/mod for the additional sleeping arrangements.

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And if you want, you can exile some to the outside deck. lol
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Old 01-20-2015, 02:21 PM   #24
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Im not quite sure how you think any of the mentioned units wouldnt be perfect for 2 adults and 2 kids....they are all bunkhouses....
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Old 01-20-2015, 04:58 PM   #25
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The chaparral 390 has an outside kitchen....the other two do not.
Interesting- it looks like it has a pull out cooktop and fridge. Seems like it is located under the hallway steps where the bathroom is. I wish they could have figured out an outdoor sink into this (yeah, I know- I want the magical trailer!) But neat that it does include it, that's the first that I've seen.


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The coachmen is a nice looking RV. But I don't think it will meet your requirement of two adults and two kids in it.

New 2015 Coachmen RV Chaparral 360IBL Fifth Wheel at Fun Town RV | Cleburne, TX | #134834


I would be looking more towards the toy hauler and convert/mod for the additional sleeping arrangements.

2015 Heartland Road Warrior RW 420 Stock: HR92587 | Optimum RV

And if you want, you can exile some to the outside deck. lol
You're right- most of these midship bunkhouses have a hard time fitting 2 adults in the bunkhouse. Though, the loft with the Coachmen 395RL gets us much closer. My daughter could go up top, my son on the top bunk, and my in-laws on the lower bunk since it's effectively a small-ish queen bed.

I think the toy hauler would be a pretty hard sell. My wife would want major "prettying up" back there and then I'd want to actually use it like a toy hauler. Murder would happen.

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Im not quite sure how you think any of the mentioned units wouldnt be perfect for 2 adults and 2 kids....they are all bunkhouses....
Luckydog, donanddonna was talking about my requirements that the bunkhouse itself needs to hold 2 adults and 2 kids in addition to my wife and I. We travel with my in-laws very regularly and I want decent accommodations for them that doesn't include resorting to a pull-out bed or dinette in the living area.
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