Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 10-29-2012, 10:18 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Rick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 185
We are ordering our 2013 36 RL with the king bed option. If you have this option can you tell me how the bedroom door is hinged? On the bathroom side or the Washer/dryer side. All of the plans show the hinge on the bathroom side but I am really concerned about the door opening into the bedroom and having enough room to slip between the bed and the door. If the door is hinged on the other side it opens into the bed and you can just walk right in. I would appreciate your thoughts. Our order went in this past Saturday. Just want to make sure we have this right.

Thanks

Rick
__________________
2013 36 RW RL all options.2011 F 350 King Ranch DRW
Rick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2012, 11:16 PM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 53
I ordered the king bed with my RE. It arrived last week with the door hinged on the w/d side. Had it been hinged on the bath side, it would have been nearly impossile to enter the bedroom through this door.
Kevin & Tammy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-30-2012, 10:24 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
Radio_Flyer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 448
We have the 13 RL with king bed. The door is hinged on the w/d side, it would be super tight on the bathroom side in my opinion. Our friends with the slide in a slide queen and hinged on bathroom is tight. If you can get them to put it on the w/d side, I would.
__________________
Skip & Patty
2013 Redwood 36RL
2015 Ram 3500 Laramie CC DRW 4x4 (Bertha)
USN Retired

Radio_Flyer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-30-2012, 10:50 AM   #4
par
Senior Member
 
par's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 160


It seems like the 'lesser of two evils'. I was in a unit with the door hinged on the w/d and I frankly thought it was a mistake from the factory. So I suppose you need to tradeoff washing with getting in and out of your room. Doing a wash with that door in the way would be extremely combersome. With a king bed, Iwould presumegetting in and out of the room trumps w/d.
par is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-30-2012, 11:43 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
lillyputz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 467
How much wash are you doing, compared to how many times you go in and out of the bedroom. you can always go through the bathroom. I would rather the door be on the w/d wall.



Lillyputz
__________________
36RE Redwood LEMON
lillyputz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-30-2012, 12:48 PM   #6
Site Team
 
Dave&Ginny's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 5,377
In my opinion doing laundry is always an inconvenience. I made it easier by installing the equipment in my trailer so I wouldn't have to trek all over the country or waiting in lines as I find them to use. The fact that I have to take them out of the washer and then work around the door to put the wet cloths in the dry isn't rally a BIG concern.

__________________
SOB "The RV Wiseguy"
Dave&Ginny is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-30-2012, 03:02 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
mhs4771's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 2,259


We opted for the combo unit, so just put them in and take out dry cloths later. So door on the W/D side works for us especially with the king bed.
__________________
Michelle & Ann
2018 Chevy 3500HD Crew Cab High Country DRW, D/A, 2016 RW39MB, Dual ACs, Auto Level, Auto Sat Dish, Stack W/D, King Sleep #, 17.5" GY114s w/Disc, MORryde IS & Pin, Comfort Ride Hitch, 5.5 Onan, Res Fridge & Induction Cook Top
mhs4771 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-30-2012, 03:06 PM   #8
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 216
I have the factory washer and dryer installed in my 36RL and the door came hinged on the bathroom side. I only have the queen bed as I wanted the nightstands to be able to put glasses and alarm clock on. It is tight for me to get through the entrance into the bedroom with the door open. I have found that I now keep the bedroom door closed and enter through the bathroom as it is wider and allows better access to the bedroom. I also had the factory flip the bathroom door around so it opens to the outside instead of inside against the shower. Seems to work better and also helps keep the traffic wear pattern down on the bedroom carpet. MY OPINION - if you are getting the king bed, I would have the factory mount the door against the washer and dryer cabinet, regardless if you are having those options added or not. I dont think there is enough room to clear the king size bed with the door open.

__________________
2014 Ram 3500HD Longhorn
2013 Redwood 36RL
Enroute is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-30-2012, 05:57 PM   #9
Senior Member
 
SueMar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 185
Ditto!!!
__________________
Marty & Suzanne
SueMar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-30-2012, 06:14 PM   #10
Senior Member
 
rcflame's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 619
We have the 36RL with the king bed. I wouldn't want the door on the bath side. There is no way you could get by the bed with the door open. What a lot of it depends on is a person's preferences. This is our third trailer since we went full time over 10 years ago. We haven't had, or wanted a washer/dryer in any of them. The wife would rather take 2-3 hrs. once a week to do the laundry than spend time every day or two to take care of it. Besides, this gives her a chance to catch up on the park gossip. Most places that we have stayed have had a laundry, and the majority of them are clean and effecient. The few times that there hasn't been one in the park, there has been a laundrymat close. We prefer to use the space for a freezer and extra storage. You just have to look at the different options, and decide on which ones you prefer.
__________________
Roger & Cheryl Full Time since 2002, RVing since 1975 2008 Chevy 3500 Crew Cab Dually, 2012 RW 36RL
rcflame is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

« heat pump | Table »
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Redwood RV or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 06:43 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.