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Old 04-07-2013, 09:03 PM   #41
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I have not received my 320 yet, so I do not have any mods to the existing model, but I think you should add a nose mirror to the front of the unit. My buddy has a Cougar and he swears by the mirror on the nose. Makes its much easier to hook. See if this will pull up.

up.http://cougar.keystonerv.com/media/6...4_ext_2013.jpg
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Old 04-08-2013, 10:05 AM   #42
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I have not received my 320 yet, so I do not have any mods to the existing model, but I think you should add a nose mirror to the front of the unit. My buddy has a Cougar and he swears by the mirror on the nose. Makes its much easier to hook. See if this will pull up.

up.http://cougar.keystonerv.com/media/6...4_ext_2013.jpg
I wouldn't want this, as I do not think it's needed. I think it's one of those things that at first looks useful, but in reality, is not.
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Old 04-08-2013, 10:21 AM   #43
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I believe the power cord should run up under the RV into an access port and connect inside a compartment to vertical mounted plug. Much less strain on the cord, doesn't hang off the side where I'm likely to walk into it, and out of the rain. I don't know much about RVs but we like the 295RL and looking to make it our first RV
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Old 04-08-2013, 10:31 AM   #44
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Columbus uses a dual zone setting for multiple a/c.
I understand the dual zone Dometic controller in the hallway. For those with the 2nd AC in the bedroom, were is the temperature sensor for that 2nd AC unit?
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Old 04-09-2013, 09:36 AM   #45
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The location of the spare tire. Some of us old portly folks have a hard time getting to the spare. Maybe put it on the rear bumper or under the front storage area not way under like it is now.
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Old 04-10-2013, 02:59 PM   #46
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I have a 385BH and only have one suggestion - bring back the 2-burner cooktop and put a sink in the outdoor kitchen. I can live without the sink, but am working on putting my own cooktop with propane plumbing for both that and my grill. Get rid of the microwave and put a TV hookup there.
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Old 04-11-2013, 07:08 AM   #47
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I have never figured out why the outside kitchen on the 385BH is different from the one we are getting, the 325RL. The 325RL has it all, with the exception of the Weber BBQ. We already have our own Coleman Roadtrip which is on a stand with wheels like the Weber. I wouldn't trade the 2 burner stove and sink for anything.
For all the 385BH owners to be I second this.
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Old 04-11-2013, 07:15 AM   #48
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I have never figured out why the outside kitchen on the 385BH is different from the one we are getting, the 325RL. The 325RL has it all, with the exception of the Weber BBQ. We already have our own Coleman Roadtrip which is on a stand with wheels like the Weber. I wouldn't trade the 2 burner stove and sink for anything.
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We also have a 385bh. It did not make sense to us as well why they did not put burners out there. Someone on another post mentioned that it has something to do with the bunks there, not sure though. We did not like the flimsy drop down bunk to the ground so we ordered without the outside kitchen and put another couch under the bunk. Now the kids have 2 couches in there.
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Old 04-11-2013, 11:48 AM   #49
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The sink on a 385 doesn't have a way to plumb into a grey tank. However this could be routed into the rear black tank as its a low use item (at least in my opinion).

I can't think of any reason that they would not run the propane to the rear for the burners. The 325 does this below a "living area".
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Old 04-11-2013, 02:13 PM   #50
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the DW often says that most RV floorplans must not of have been designed by a woman.

if she had her dream 5th wheel, counterspace is #1 priority. second would be a rear kitchen floorplan or a front living room floorplan. she hates floorplans that force people to walk through the kitchen to sit down in the living room.

the 340RK nearly meets this. if the extending counter between the living room and the kitchen, was replaced by a rolling island and the tv was directly across from the theater or recliner seating, it would be close to perfect for her.

or a front living room model that had the theater seating across from the tv. too many of this type of floorplan have the tv in the nose, with 2 sofas at 90 degrees to the tv, forcing you to have to turn sideways to watch the tv.
and if the kitchen had a rolling island. this adds counterspace without taking up room along the walls.
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