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Old 02-26-2013, 01:58 PM   #1
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Columbus 320 Pantry Addition

Chris could you please address a few questions that I (we) have? Is it possible to order our 320 in the original plan with no pantry, no dbl fridge and the regular amount of counter space/cabinet to the right of the stove? I understand there can be running changes made to a unit but the changes that have been made to the 320 are structurally different. It's not like fabric on a pillow or added lighting under the awning. I can change those things back if I'd like but I can't reconstruct the slide where the kitchen is currently. Will the units with the new layout be 2014 models? Thanks for answering my questions.

Tricia (& Dan) Kellogg
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:04 AM   #2
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It seems most folks would rather the original layout. I understand Palominos thinking in trying to provide a larger fridge but they dropped the ball in changing the most popular selling floor plan. When you try and get ahead sometimes you end up stepping on your own toes.

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Old 02-27-2013, 07:07 PM   #3
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There is a long discussion about the 2 door vs. 4 door fridge on Columbus models in another thread. Really came down to if you are using the 320RS on a full time basis, a 4 door fridge and pantry trumped more countertop space. You need places in the kitchen to store stuff when full timing. The 2 door fridge is great for weekends but is not really pratical for 7 days a week use. Sounds like most people that are buying Columbus line are retired or close to it and use their RV more than just weekends. The 4 door fridge and pantry is a welcome new design for those guys.

On another subject, I think honestly many people eat in front of the TV with fold up tables and not the dinner table. I'm strongly thinking of taking my table and 4 chairs completely out and putting something else in that spot. The something else is still unkown however. I simply don't use that table for anythng.
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Old 04-27-2013, 06:13 PM   #4
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are there any pictures of the new kitchen?
have not seen one
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Old 05-02-2013, 08:27 PM   #5
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We pick up our 320RS tomorrow. We got a preview last Sunday. The layout with The single refrigerator was the old layout. It is a 2014. We are happy with the layout being that way. Not sure if they changed back because of feedback or what, but we like it that way.
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Old 05-05-2013, 09:11 PM   #6
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Ours is also single fridg and no pantry. Just came off the line and delivered on TUE last week. PDI MON AM. We got a quick look on THUR and basically is great. Everything ordered and no obvious damage but long PDI will be the key and two nite stay on dealers "campground".
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Old 05-06-2013, 07:27 PM   #7
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Just spent 2 nights at the camp ground after picking up. Everything was great. We had a small water leak but the dealer came out and fixed it. We enjoyed it very much. I hope you enjoy yours just as much.

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