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Old 02-12-2017, 08:11 PM   #11
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Here's my latest version of Sprinter RV info for tall people. It includes the major manufacturers and is sorted by the three Sprinter lengths. It also includes dimensions of the bed and the calculated interior height.

About the calculated interior height: All high top Sprinters RVs have a interior that's about 75" tall, but some manufacturers put the AC air distributor (called a "plenum") above the galley or the front of the living area. The standard Dometic plenum is about 2.65". When located above the galley or living area, a tall person either has to walk under it or bang their heads. If the plenum is in that position and not above the bed, 2.65" has been deducted from the interior height.

Please, please, please if you notice and errors or omissions, let me know.
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Old 02-12-2017, 08:17 PM   #12
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All high top Sprinters RVs have a interior that's about 75" tall.
Well, being 75" tall myself, I am very sensitive to this. There are significant differences between how much space various upfitters waste in building floors and ceilings. A couple of inches makes a big difference if you are tall. Best to try before you buy.
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Thanks and your right just an inch or two would truly help
Looking at the Pleasureway FL
22' 9" and plenty of room for the driver(me)
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Ours is a 2014 Great West Vans Legend SE. Sadly GWV is now out of business, though.
I heard from a dealer in Florida that they were well built
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Thanks and your right just an inch or two would truly help
Looking at the Pleasureway FL
22' 9" and plenty of room for the driver(me)
I haven't seen one up close, but from the website that looks like an excellent choice. The floorpan is nearly identical to ours (and which is also used by ARV). By our tastes, it is pretty near ideal.
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Thanks and your right just an inch or two would truly help
Looking at the Pleasureway FL
22' 9" and plenty of room for the driver(me)
I walked through one a few weeks ago. I'm 6'. I had to do the limbo to duck under the plenum in an Airstream but I was fine in the Pleasureway FL. I agree, it has a great layout! Both the microwave and the refrigerator aren't on the floor, either.
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Also consider the PW Plateau TS. No lounge up front, but still has enough room to swivel the cab seats. More importantly, the bathroom is much more spacious, not that it's huge, but at least one can stand during a shower, and there is storage and a counter. The FL bath is the same as the one in the Ascent. It is really tiny. Further, the TS has a full size wardrobe with drawers, keeping the bed/rear lounge completely open, as opposed to the hanging shirt closet over the ottoman on the driver side. Also, the FL has a small, 3.8 cu ft refrigerator, while the TS has a 6 cu ft, two door fridge. They both have the same bed size and external dimensions.

It's too bad PleasureWay doesn't use the extended chassis Sprinter. Then they could add a front lounge to the TS and have the best of both designs.
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I love the Pleasureway TS, but the last time I sat in the driver's seat, the wall of the expanded bathroom prevented me from reclining the chair with the seat all the way back. I didn't want to lay down, but I just wanted to recline the seat a bit to be comfortable to me. They may have changed it since then.

On the other hand, the TS storage closet isn't hanging just over the bed like it is in the FL. The over the bed location can possibly make it uncomfortable for someone who's tall and has big feet, or someone who's tall and has a foam pad on the bed.

I agree that PW should build the TS with a front lounge on the extended chassis.
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Also consider the PW Plateau TS. No lounge up front, but still has enough room to swivel the cab seats. More importantly, the bathroom is much more spacious, not that it's huge, but at least one can stand during a shower, and there is storage and a counter. The FL bath is the same as the one in the Ascent. It is really tiny. Further, the TS has a full size wardrobe with drawers, keeping the bed/rear lounge completely open, as opposed to the hanging shirt closet over the ottoman on the driver side. Also, the FL has a small, 3.8 cu ft refrigerator, while the TS has a 6 cu ft, two door fridge. They both have the same bed size and external dimensions.

It's too bad PleasureWay doesn't use the extended chassis Sprinter. Then they could add a front lounge to the TS and have the best of both designs.
My issue with the TS model is you can't put the seats back very far without hitting that wardrobe closet
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My issue with the TS model is you can't put the seats back very far without hitting that wardrobe closet
that happens alot in B's

Luckily I like an upright position in mine and have my seat forward a click and the back upright ( I have to be careful not to slam back as I stow a guitar back there!) and we almost never swivel both seats- we also don;t use either of the including tables- we are happy with trays if not at picnic table

But many others complain about seating in various models.

with your height you'll definitely want to check any model you put on the shopping list

in terms of quality- my 10 year old PW is very very solid. I have all solid maple cabinetry, every fastener required a 1/4 turn due to the wood drying out on the desert. all the systems are laid out very well.
I have found no oopses or neglect in the build

I don't really own any clothing which needs to be hung, the armoire has been converted to galley storage.
the top shelf was already there, lowered about 3 "

the middle shelf was added with a left over shelf and clips from our kitchen remodel

and the lower panel is access for the water pump- I just pulled it up, flipped it over and screwed the rails for the slidey basket onto it



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