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Old 05-24-2015, 09:46 AM   #1
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Is there a FGRV out there that has a queen size bed that sleeps length-wise rather than cross-wise? That would eliminate one of the main problems of 2 sleeping in the same bed, and that is that one has to crawl over the other in order to get out of bed. Someone on this website has a Scamp 16 for sale and posted a photo of the rear bed which looked like it slept length-wise. I can't seem to find sizes of mattresses on any mfgr's website. They will just say queen or double without giving dimensions, and I know from experience, that could be less than accurate. Any help would be welcomed. Thank you.
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Old 05-24-2015, 10:01 AM   #2
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The Hunter Compact Jr has such a bed and I think that the Campster can also be rearranged in the manner. Almost forgot, also the Litehouse/Little Joe.


Isn't it funny that the smallest FGRV's turn out having the biggest beds?????
The diminutive 17', 1978 FGRV Sunrader Toyota/Motorhome has a California King bed..... and still has another bed for 2 more peeps.
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Old 05-24-2015, 10:15 AM   #3
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I can't think of any Scamp that has a lengthwise queen (at least not from the factory), but Casita makes a Liberty model, available in both 16' and 17' lengths, that has a multi-configurable space in the rear. In its largest bed arrangement it makes a lengthwise king, or pretty close.

Here's a 16'er: 2000 16' Casita Liberty Deluxe | Central AR | Fiberglass RV's For Sale

And a 17'er: 2013 17' Casita Liberty Deluxe | Federal Way, WA | Fiberglass RV's For Sale

Here's an old thread about bed sizes you may find helpful: Bed sizes
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Old 05-24-2015, 11:32 AM   #4
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Escape 5.0TA has a full queen, no crawl over. But ya gotta have a truck.

Oh look... I do!
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Old 05-24-2015, 01:56 PM   #5
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Our '94 Scamp Deluxe has the bed set up you describe. Twin beds, or king size bed (our heads are located at the back of the camper.) I'm not sure if it's a custom layout but we love it like this.


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Our '94 Scamp Deluxe has the bed set up you describe. Twin beds, or king size bed (our heads are located at the back of the camper.) I'm not sure if it's a custom layout but we love it like this.


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Never seen that in a 13' Scamp, what happened to the closet and the kitchen sink?
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Old 05-24-2015, 02:41 PM   #7
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It's the 16' model. Kitchen sink and stove are on the left- hanging closet is still on the right. Porta potty closet is up front. As far as I can tell, it came from the Scamp factory in this layout.
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Interesting... I've never seen that layout in a Scamp before either. But I've seen at least one other deluxe version that is not one of their current offerings.
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Old 05-24-2015, 06:33 PM   #9
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We hadn't seen it either... until it came up for sale about a month ago. A better bed was first on our list, with bathroom facilities a close 2nd. Although this version doesn't have a shower, or toilet with a black water tank, we get by with a dry-flush toilet, and a walk to the shower house in the morning. Having a good night of sleep can make up for the rest of what we don't have.
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Old 05-24-2015, 08:10 PM   #10
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We'd love to have you post some pictures, perhaps in a new thread or in the registry. It would be nice to document your trailer since it's somewhat unusual.
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We'd love to have you post some pictures, perhaps in a new thread or in the registry. It would be nice to document your trailer since it's somewhat unusual.
Absolutely, positively. I don't know of any 16' Scamp with a queen/non-crawl over bed that wasn't an owner mod. Pics would be GRAND
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Ok, ok! You've convinced me. :-) What's the best way to post - another thread, or in my registry?
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I would put it in a thread first, since app users can't see the registry. However, the registry is a nice archive, searchable, and directly accessible from your posts (so if you ask a question, respondents can verify details of your trailer and set-up). Both, eventually?
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