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Old 07-03-2013, 06:41 PM   #1
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Putting bed in 13' Scamp Bathroom

I am looking into a used Scamp 13' without a bathroom. They seem a lot harder to find than the ones with the bathroom. Has anyone switched out the bathrrom and put in a bed? Any ideas on how to go about this or if it would be too much work?
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Old 07-03-2013, 07:37 PM   #2
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Welcome Nick
There was a thread just a few weeks ago W/ pictures. They left the divider wall in place but removed the door and wall leading to the front of the trailer. The trailer did not have a shower and rat fur covered the walls. The divider walls were great for adding shelves for storage. I'm not sure if the trailer came with a commode or not. Removing the commode is not a big deal. If the trailer you are looking at has white shower walls I don't think it will come out looking as good as the rat fur walls. I will try to find the post. The 13 Scamps with baths are usually harder to find than the goucho models.
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Old 07-04-2013, 04:34 AM   #3
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Scamp lists the parts you need for the front couch in the parts area, but as mentioned, you will be creating a lot of other issues when you take out the two walls involved as well as the loo.

That said, the front "BED" is a child size bed that is only about 22" wide.

From my own observations as a former 13' Scamp owner, I think that 13's without front bath outnumber those so equipped by at least 5:1

And while some don't seem to care, those kind of modifications can have a negative impact on resale value.

Now, you could just buy the 13' Lil Bigfoot I have for sale and not have to worry about it.
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Old 07-04-2013, 06:32 AM   #4
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Hi Nick, to FiberglassRV. We're glad you're here

There was a thread in the past two months, where someone was looking to buy a trailer that had been modified just as you suggest. Basically the owner had taken out the toilet (only) and put in a bed. Kinda like sleeping in a closet! The walls were left in place and the door was taken off. If I can find the thread, I'll post it and you can read the comments.

Personally, I'd keep looking to find the layout you want... but, that's just me.
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Here's a 13' Casita you might want to check out: 1991 13' Casita Travel Trailer | Chicago, IL | Fiberglass RV's For Sale
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