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Old 02-28-2015, 12:41 PM   #1
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Useless oven

Has anyone ever replaced the oven in their Solera or other RV and added storage? Is that even possible? We never use the oven and to us it is wasted space. I do occasionally use the cooktop, but would rather have storage where the oven is and replace the micro with a convection oven that I would actually use. I have a convection toaster oven that I drag out, but there's really no space for it.

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Old 02-28-2015, 12:47 PM   #2
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I didn't order an oven with my 351thss and all it is storage space. They put a cabinet door in place of where the oven would have been. Same way where microwave was suppose to go.

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Old 02-28-2015, 12:50 PM   #3
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We've baked biscuits, pizza, pie and cookies in ours. If you put in a pizza stone and experiment a bit they really work pretty well.

Does yours have a stove top? If so making the counter look right after its removed would probably be the hardest, but I'm sure it's doable.
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Old 02-28-2015, 12:57 PM   #4
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Sure you can remove it and add storage. Just dont discard it. You will want to reinstall it when you decide to sell. Four screws and cap off the gas line and it will lift right out.
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Old 02-28-2015, 03:14 PM   #5
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I've debated installing a dishwasher where ours is, but we have recently started using the oven!
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Old 02-28-2015, 04:06 PM   #6
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We cook all of our meals for months at a time so can't do without the oven. We use it as a breadbox to hold bread, rolls and buns when not in use. Use the cooktop almost every day and the oven about once a week on our trips.

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Old 02-28-2015, 04:19 PM   #7
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The oven isn't just don't use it. Big difference.
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Old 02-28-2015, 09:09 PM   #8
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Maybe we're weird but we use our stove top and oven a lot. You do need a thermometer in the oven when you first start using it because it can be just a little tricky. But once you learn what setting on the knob for the oven equals what actual temperature you can then do away with the thermometer.
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Old 02-28-2015, 09:26 PM   #9
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Personally I'm in the group that votes for doing what you want and being a little less concern about the next owner. If you rather have storage than an oven - why not do it. Just be mindful of what impact some mods might have with being able to sell it later on.

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