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Old 08-30-2013, 03:44 AM   #1
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Columbus 370FL

we finally got to look at this model, after seeing the 320RS and the 340RK.
the DW really likes this floorplan but we are trying to get some questions answered.
in Googling this model, all the ones that came up, have the optional 4-door fridge. none had the stock fridge, which should have more pantry space.
does anyone have this model with the smaller stock fridge or know where we can find pics of one? and does it have drawers next to the fridge?
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"DW really likes this floorplan"
Ugh oh, looks like your hybrid days are numbered .
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Old 08-30-2013, 10:46 AM   #3
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"DW really likes this floorplan"
Ugh oh, looks like your hybrid days are numbered .
yep, i'm retiring next year and we'll need something big enough to live in for awhile.
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Was a sad day for me when we got rid of our hybrid and went to a TT. I still miss that wide open feeling when those tent ends were opened up. Congrats on your upcoming retirement. I retired 3 years ago, loved my job but love retirement more.
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The DW and I have the 320 with the single door fridge, Tons of pantry space and the refridgerator has enough space to last us at least a week! We simply love our Columbus and are so glad we bought it. Not a day goes by that my wife dosen't say "I love our fiver" and I completly agree! Its the best RV we have ever owned and this one is # 6 for us.
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The DW and I have the 320 with the single door fridge, Tons of pantry space and the refridgerator has enough space to last us at least a week! We simply love our Columbus and are so glad we bought it. Not a day goes by that my wife dosen't say "I love our fiver" and I completly agree! Its the best RV we have ever owned and this one is # 6 for us.
problem is the 370FL is totally different from the 320RS and we need to see the 370's kitchen with the standard fridge, to see how much counter space or pantry space it adds.

unfortunately, the DW hates floorplans where you enter right into the kitchen, such as the 320RS. which is a shame, since that is the vast majority of floorplans.
so, rear kitchen models or front living room models are the only choices.
but if Momma ain't happy, nobody's happy!
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We ordered a 340RK due to the bigger fridge and the abundant amount of storage space in the kitchen. With the two pull out storage cabinets and all of the other space I don't see where you can go wrong with the 340RK. Add the space in the rest of the unit and it's a winner for us. Another three weeks and we should have it. I will also say that all of the Columbus units are all great units and it was a hard choice. Enjoy whatever you choose.
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We ordered a 340RK due to the bigger fridge and the abundant amount of storage space in the kitchen. With the two pull out storage cabinets and all of the other space I don't see where you can go wrong with the 340RK. Add the space in the rest of the unit and it's a winner for us. Another three weeks and we should have it. I will also say that all of the Columbus units are all great units and it was a hard choice. Enjoy whatever you choose.
the problems with the 340RK, is that the recliners are at 90 degrees to the tv, where the 370FL has them directly across from each other. second the living room area is much smaller and tighter, compared to the 370, which will be where we spend most of our time when inside.
if it had a rolling island like the 320RS, instead of the stationary counter, then there would be more room to put the recliners directly facing the tv. i did see a post where someone here ordered theirs without that stationary counter.

plus the DW loves how you have separate rooms with the 370FL, while a rear kitchen has to share the room with the living room.
she is very particular(picky?)in what she likes in a RV.

so, the only concern with the 370FL, is lack of kitchen drawers/pantry space if you order the optional 4-door fridge.
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Old 08-31-2013, 10:17 PM   #9
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We considered when the tv was located in relation to the recliners, but they are far enough back when it should be ok. What we liked was the huge kitchen mostly. The best part is that all of them seem to be better quality and more thought put into them than everything else we looked at. Even the high dollar units. Any model you go with it's a great 5er. It's killing me waiting for ours to come in. Are you getting the brown or grey?
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