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Old 12-17-2015, 02:47 PM   #41
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Bob, I know the Charleston does have a bunk house but with our twins in college now, our needs for the bunk house have kind of gone by the wayside. We quite often travel with my wife's parents. We give them the bedroom and then we take the fold out bed in the living room. We also prefer the booth dinette to the table and chairs setup. Many of the rigs out there now use the 'J' couch which is a very small fold out bed. We need to be able to find a bath and a half with a booth and a king or queen fold out bed. Both Entegra and Forest River are lacking in that type of setup.....or at least at this point in time they are lacking.

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It would have a lighter chassis and a 340 vice a 360
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Old 12-17-2015, 04:47 PM   #42
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It would have a lighter chassis and a 340 vice a 360

Any talk of Coachman doing a tag?



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Any talk of Coachman doing a tag?
None that I am aware of, of course, I am not in the "inner circle"
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Old 12-17-2015, 06:02 PM   #44
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This set up, plus the booth dinette in a Ventana will suit my needs perfectly.
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That would be the most uncomfortable queen mattress i have seen. I would rather have a blowup in place of that fold up Queen.


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Old 12-17-2015, 07:04 PM   #46
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That would be the most uncomfortable queen mattress i have seen. I would rather have a blowup in place of that fold up Queen.


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That was my first thought, but I believe that is a blow up mattress.
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Old 12-17-2015, 07:08 PM   #47
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That would be the most uncomfortable queen mattress i have seen. I would rather have a blowup in place of that fold up Queen.


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That is an air mattress, it's deflated in that picture.
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Old 12-17-2015, 09:34 PM   #48
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We had the couch with a blow up mattress in our 2011 RB. We also had the dinette. We took them both out and now use a blow up mattress on the floor and a cot if needed. Plenty of room and it's just as comfortable. We found getting up from the floor was easer than getting in bed on the couch. I don't see a need for a couch as long as you have the floor space for a blow up. We do not have guests often and then it's the grandkids.



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Old 12-17-2015, 10:55 PM   #49
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We don't have guest often either, but when we do, it's 4 adults, my children & significant other, we need beds. This is why my DW wanted the BH. With the opposing couch set up, plus the bed dinette we would have enough space for all to sleep with out having a BH and have either a larger bathroom or a bath & 1/2 floor plan.
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Old 12-18-2015, 01:25 AM   #50
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We where going to upgrade from are 2010 Berk to a newer model or floor plan but following the forms. I think we will stay with are 010 Berk 39'9 60 had little problems with this motorhome. The more you pay doesn't buy better service or quality. I'am happy to own a Forestriver product.
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Keep a featherbed in a ziplock vacuum bag for when guests are with you. Makes the sofa bed much more comfortable.
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Old 12-21-2015, 11:43 AM   #52
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You may want to look at this then:

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It would have a lighter chassis and a 340 vice a 360

I really wouldn't want to move down to a Coachmen. We had one when we first started RVing. It was a fine coach but a little light on amenities. We have a 340 horse engine in our Berk and it's an engine that gets pretty slow on long hills. I'm looking for more for what will probably be my last coach.
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I really wouldn't want to move down to a Coachmen. We had one when we first started RVing. It was a fine coach but a little light on amenities. We have a 340 horse engine in our Berk and it's an engine that gets pretty slow on long hills. I'm looking for more for what will probably be my last coach.
Out of curiosity, what might those amenities be?
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Actually Dennis was kind enough to show Craig and myself his beautiful new Moho at the last Rally. My opinion is the fit and finish is equally or better than in the Berkshire and the amenities were as well. A fine Moho well made. I don't remember what motor it had but at least equal to a Berk. Now if you mean you want the tag and larger motor of course a Coachman is not going in that direction at this point and the Berkshire is a great way to go.



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Old 12-22-2015, 03:15 PM   #55
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Out of curiosity, what might those amenities be?

I'm looking to go to a tag axle on a 40-43 foot coach. All-electric with heated floors, bath and a half, sleeps 4-6 comfortably, and has good storage, both in the house and in the basement. I would also prefer a side radiator. I do like the flat floors with the slides out, although I'm not in love with the tile throughout but that seems to be what many are doing now.

Coachmen does not make a tag axle coach and I would like something with more testosterone than my 340 has in my Berk.
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Old 12-23-2015, 06:56 PM   #56
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Have you considered a Entegra good solid coach. I owned 2 Georgetowns and loved them, always got great service from Forest River. I'm telling you Entegra provides great service. I ran into a problem and called their 800 number at 2am and they were able to solve my problem.
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Have you considered a Entegra good solid coach. I owned 2 Georgetowns and loved them, always got great service from Forest River. I'm telling you Entegra provides great service. I ran into a problem and called their 800 number at 2am and they were able to solve my problem.

I have considered Entegra Anthem. I've been to the factory twice and I'm very impressed with their build. However, and this is a big however, they don't have a floor plan that we can use. We need a booth dinette and a fold out bed that is at least a queen size. We prefer to stay under 45 feet. Entegra doesn't have any floor plan that works for us, at least at this point in time they don't.
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