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Layout help! 1 year 4 months ago #448881

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I have a 2008 bailey ranger 540/6. This has a tripple bunk at back at one side and a side dinette that turns into a bed.

Ideal area at back for kids.

Check them out and see what you think
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Layout help! 1 year 4 months ago #448896

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Our Bailey GT65 Turin works well for us but the children are all 14 and over. The girls were finding the bunks troublesome for reading in bed and access to the top one. That said may be too heavy for you at the moment. Plenty of used examples with this layout of two singles/double at the front, side dinette and rear fixed double that will be towards your price bracket but like all family vans they are snapped up quite quickly.

Go around the local dealers to get your face known and let them know what you're looking for so they can contact you and you can get in quick.

As has been said before the five or six berth twin lounge is tried and tested and one of few layouts that seem to have been around for ever. These will be generally 5 berth single axle 6 berth twin axle. You could consider two fixed bunks and a dinette at the back with the front lounge but they may still be out of your price range.

We also used the rear fixed bunks side dinette front lounge for a few years. It was an Amara 560/6. Again many about with this layout, pretty much all single axle and many lighter than the Coachman was.

You need the whole family when trying out a van, don't rush unduly and seek a recent damp report from an an approved workshop.

If buying privately an approved workshop inspection would be worthwhile before parting with your hard earned cash.

Good luck and keep us updated
2014 Bailey Pegasus GT65 Turin towed by 2017 DFW WAV converted 316 Sprinter

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