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Old 05-26-2016, 05:37 AM   #1
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Rear engine master bedroom

So not only do we have a rear engine but we have one with the huge triangular side walls that come up in either corner for the air intake...

Anyone know if a queen mattress will lay flat between them up against the back window? So far that's how I have it designed but I don't know if we will actually need to reduce down to a full...which me being nearly 6' and hubby 6'3...were hoping we don't have to do...
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Old 05-26-2016, 05:52 AM   #2
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i have a queen bed with almost a foot of space to spare. no problem. i plan on building a headboard shelf like the old water beds came with or a foot board to set the tv on
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Old 05-26-2016, 06:11 AM   #3
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i have a queen bed with almost a foot of space to spare. no problem. i plan on building a headboard shelf like the old water beds came with or a foot board to set the tv on
Wow! So it sounds like even a king would fit!! jeez that's surprising! Thanks!
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Wow! So it sounds like even a king would fit!! jeez that's surprising! Thanks!
But you'd have no space to walk. I'm planning on having the mattress around seat height in my RE
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I'm torn... Either I can put a curtain rod up and make it a closet and some headboard space but I'd have to stand on the mattress to access it -or- depending on what kind of AC unit I end up getting I'd just reserve that engine shelf area for the condenser and duct work then close it off with an insulated cabinet door... Accessible but muffled sound.
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Old 05-26-2016, 06:49 AM   #6
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But you'd have no space to walk. I'm planning on having the mattress around seat height in my RE
Not sure how we're gonna do it but we want under bed storage for a dresser setup so our bed will be up on the engine and I'm thinking the sides will actually come up high enough to encompass the the mattress and allow for trunk style storage that you don't have to bend over for. We can just crawl into bed from the foot of the bed. And I'm going to attempt to move the back window up about a foot so the mattress doesn't block the majority of it.
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Old 05-26-2016, 06:53 AM   #7
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I'm torn... Either I can put a curtain rod up and make it a closet and some headboard space but I'd have to stand on the mattress to access it -or- depending on what kind of AC unit I end up getting I'd just reserve that engine shelf area for the condenser and duct work then close it off with an insulated cabinet door... Accessible but muffled sound.
See...if I didn't have kids, the back would be my living room, I would have a large closet, the emergency exit would be my main entrance and the front would be walled off for driving. And I would have a large water tank and double shower heads 😂😂😂
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Old 05-26-2016, 08:44 AM   #8
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i have a queen bed with almost a foot of space to spare. no problem. i plan on building a headboard shelf like the old water beds came with or a foot board to set the tv on
So I'm starting to think you don't have the same setup as I do. I'm going to attempt to upload pictures when my computer starts up!
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Old 05-26-2016, 09:45 AM   #10
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Old 05-26-2016, 10:05 AM   #11
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I've got the same bus. Those two vents are for the cooling air and intake air (intake's on the driver's side). That doghouse between the two seats needs to stay put, since it's right over the engine.
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It's the whole thing is just a bigger dog house than mine looks like but that is also a bigger engine
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Old 05-26-2016, 10:32 AM   #13
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I've got the same bus. Those two vents are for the cooling air and intake air (intake's on the driver's side). That doghouse between the two seats needs to stay put, since it's right over the engine.
I already know what all of it is...never asked about moving any of it...

I asked if a queen bed would fit on top between the vents against the window. Head of bed against window, foot of bed towards the front...
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Old 05-26-2016, 10:34 AM   #14
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I guess...looking closer...I really just need to know how wide the back window is.
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The average queen mattress is approximately 80" wide.
Get a tape out and measure your space and find a mattress that works.
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Old 05-26-2016, 11:01 AM   #16
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The average queen mattress is approximately 80" wide.
Get a tape out and measure your space and find a mattress that works.
Ok I'm going to say this as nicely as possible but please consider the fact that I'm pregnant and my husband has already pissed me off more than he is allowed to in one day and it's barely noon.

That being said...if I had the ability to walk onto the bus at the moment and measure it myself, I would not be here asking what the dimensions are. I can find the width of a queen mattress on google quite fine, it's the amount of space on the bus I don't currently have in front of me that is my problem.

And a queen is only 60" wide, it's 80" long...
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Ok I'm going to say this as nicely as possible but please consider the fact that I'm pregnant and my husband has already pissed me off more than he is allowed to in one day and it's barely noon.

That being said...if I had the ability to walk onto the bus at the moment and measure it myself, I would not be here asking what the dimensions are. I can find the width of a queen mattress on google quite fine, it's the amount of space on the bus I don't currently have in front of me that is my problem.

And a queen is only 60" wide, it's 80" long...
Well, I needed more coffee. That's my excuse.
Take care, get some rest or whatever.
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Well, I needed more coffee. That's my excuse.
Take care, get some rest or whatever.
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You guys and your pushers make me want one. I don't know why because I currently only use half of a medium bus. I guess I'd have a couple big couches in there and a home theater that involved more than a wall mounted TV.
Just a little experience, but absolutely never argue with a pregnant woman, and you go girl! You guys are hilarious to read.
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