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Title: camping chairs
Post by: mciai2000 on June 04, 2011, 10:09:27 pm
I was sitting here wondering what kind of outside camping chairs we use and where do we store them when going down the road?

1.) zero gravity chair
2.) Director's chair
3.) Sling chair (cheapo's fro Wally World)
4.) Folding chairs.

Any other I have missed?

David


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: ron.dittmer on June 05, 2011, 08:05:05 am
We have two of these camoflash, purchased from Aldi's on clearance, I think I paid $7 each.
(http://static.promopeddler.com/prodpics/bigprodimgs/4670000/4670886.jpg)


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: gradygal on June 05, 2011, 08:10:13 am
We use the zero gravity chairs. George built storage under the driver's side bed for 2 chairs in the 2551. In the 2350, we had room for them in the outside storage.

Judi


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: mciai2000 on June 06, 2011, 09:49:18 pm
The reason I ask this is that I have not really found a good spot to stash 4 chairs without taking up lots of space.

David


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: TomHanlon on June 07, 2011, 07:12:16 am
We bought two Xpress lounger chairs for the PC. You can see them here: http://www.campingworld.com/shopping/item/x-press-lounger/42641 They can be had for a cheaper price on-line, just scan for them. Two of them stack in the rear passengers side compartment on the top shelf. I think four would also stack and only take up half the compartment. They are a little on the heavy side, but that is what makes them comfortable to sit on. They come in several colors but we bought the green ones at Ganger Mountain. I understand from the search that REI and Dicks also carry them. You might want to check them out if you can handle the price. I had to think awhile about the price myself.


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: ron.dittmer on June 07, 2011, 07:23:16 am
The reason I ask this is that I have not really found a good spot to stash 4 chairs without taking up lots of space. David
I understand.  It's just us two with a model 2350, so two chair sacks are no issue with the large outdoor storage compartment.

I've noticed a 2350 with a slide these days has a much smaller outdoor storage compartment.  What did they do, place the furnace or inverter under the bed?  Between that and the outdoor drawer, the under-bed exterior storage got significantly smaller.


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: echo11 on June 07, 2011, 07:40:14 am
We also have the telescoping chairs that Tom has.  Not sure if it is the same brand.  We purchased 2 at BJ's for $20 each.  We like how compact they are.  In our 2350, we put the two inside behind our barrel chair.
Roni


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: TomHanlon on June 07, 2011, 11:20:20 am
    Here is a picture of my rear passenger storage area. The two chairs fit on the left with the Weber baby Q (100) grill on the right. The handle is my windshield washer pole. Normally I have other things in here depending on where we are going and for how long.

    Ron, the compartment is not as deep as yours because when you get the sofa, the converter, sub woofer, water pump, fresh water tank and the maid's quarters take up all the room under the bed.


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: ron.dittmer on June 07, 2011, 12:51:26 pm
It looks interesting Tom.  I wish I could make your picture bigger.

BTW:  Our 2350 does have the fresh water tank and water pump in that rear compartment under the bed, just like all 2350s.  The other items you mentioned are mounted as follows.
- subwoofer under front dinette bench
- inverter under the main clothes closet
- furnace under the inverter or fridge....I can't recall which one.

Okay, a question......What is the "maid's quarters" ?

I think you who have the inverter under the bed, have some nice drawers under the main closet.  We don't have drawers there.  Just a venting cabinet door with the inverter inside.


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: billy on June 07, 2011, 07:50:28 pm
(Okay, a question......What is the "maid's quarters" ?)

That's where Billy sleeps, because I got it made    roflol


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: TomHanlon on June 08, 2011, 07:20:27 am
WHAT! Your PC didn't come with a live-in maid?  :-D (nod) Must of been an option you didn't check. She would need some place to sleep, now wouldn't she!  roflol >(


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: mciai2000 on June 08, 2011, 10:30:21 pm
Hey Tom:

Those chairs look like just the ticket.  I will look for them this weekend.    The maid's quarters is in our back wing of our home.,  When we camp we like to rough it Phoenix Cruiser style.....

David


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: GoPhoenix on June 09, 2011, 07:44:22 am
We’re not big fans of the “bucket” chairs. Bought these two traditional chairs on sale at Camping World. The 3100 has a storage compartment under the slide-out just like storage compartment next the batteries on the passenger side. I keep all the electrical and water connection stuff there; very convenient for hookups. These two chairs just fit in the rear storage area.


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: billy on June 09, 2011, 08:12:31 pm
Holly Batman, I could have had a maid. Always the last to know?   :'(


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: billy on June 10, 2011, 08:24:54 pm
This is where I end up in the afternoon.    hithere


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: TomHanlon on June 11, 2011, 08:56:48 am
Is that the peace sign you are making or are you ordering two more beers? :)(:


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: aimee on June 12, 2011, 03:42:29 pm
As long as it's both parts of a peace sign. I hate when I only get half a peace sign. :-[


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: billy on June 12, 2011, 05:09:39 pm
Oh that, thats called the  (w)  to California sign.


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: aimee on June 18, 2011, 06:19:02 pm
 :lol


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: mciai2000 on June 20, 2011, 09:44:23 pm
OMG!!! You guys are tough..


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: TomHanlon on June 21, 2011, 06:56:22 am
So David, what did you do about chairs?


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: mciai2000 on June 21, 2011, 08:46:56 pm
Tom:

I have looked in Gander Mt, Dick's, Target, and Sam's Club to no avail for the xpress chairs. I really don't want to spend camping world prices for 4 chairs.  so, I still have the bucket chairs >(.

David


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: Barry-Sue on June 21, 2011, 09:34:19 pm
David

We order two XPRESS Lounge Chairs by GCI from AMAZON.COM last week and received them today.  They look good and feel even better.  At $39.99 each with free shipping they weren't cheap but it was better than Camping World.  The chairs fold and unfold easily and the construction looks very good.

http://www.amazon.com/GCI-Outdoor-Xpress-Lounger-Directors/dp/B0026VQC0I/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1308705873&sr=8-3-fkmr0

Barry


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: Barry-Sue on June 24, 2011, 04:03:09 pm
David - Thanks for starting this thread
Tom   - Thanks for the tip on the Xpress Lounger

We had been looking for more compact but comfortable camping chairs for several years.  After reading the comments about the Xpress Lounger we did some additional research and found they received great reviews.  We also tried to find a local store that had them in stock.  The only store we found that had them in stock was 50 miles away.  To make a short story long we ordered two chairs sight unseen.  This is not our normal practice but this time it worked out great.  Many thanks for the tip!!!

Barry


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: TomHanlon on June 24, 2011, 04:26:56 pm
Barry you are welcome. I hope you enjoy them as much as we enjoy ours. Just don't suggest a friend sit in them for a few minutes to try them. I did and they used them all evening while we had to sit in their old bag chairs.

Barry is there a reason you have not fill in the information on your profile? I am just wondering.


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: mciai2000 on June 26, 2011, 09:35:57 pm
Hey Tom:

When you said old bag chairs did you mean chairs that were meant for old ladies?????  roflol



Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: TomHanlon on June 27, 2011, 07:31:41 am
Do you think I would mean that???? I guess you could be right, I might say that but I would never ever mean it for real, I hope. :lol


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: Bob Mahon on June 27, 2011, 08:30:20 pm
Awwww...........c'mon Tom.......................... ;)


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: mciai2000 on June 27, 2011, 09:28:14 pm
so our temporary solution is to wait till we find those chairs at an affordable price.  For the time being we are carrying our "Old Bag Chairs" as Tom puts it on top of the slide out. There is alot of room atop the slide when it is retracted.  We have put a big note across the slide out switch so we don't put the slide out with the stuff atop it.  For now, it works. ..


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: lghjr on June 27, 2011, 10:38:58 pm
so our temporary solution is to wait till we find those chairs at an affordable price.  For the time being we are carrying our "Old Bag Chairs" as Tom puts it on top of the slide out. There is alot of room atop the slide when it is retracted.  We have put a big note across the slide out switch so we don't put the slide out with the stuff atop it.  For now, it works. ..

Two slides and that never occurred to me as a great "overflow" space - thanks.  L. G.


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: Dick & Trish on July 21, 2011, 05:53:55 pm
Trish and I have a 3100 PC.  We have two zero gravity chairs that we carry in the area behind the drivers seat and slide out.  We had a local canvas/boat cover shop make storage sleeves to fit over each one.  He installed carry handles on the sides of the sleeves along with velcro ties to lock them together durning transport.  We stow a little foldiing table between them while traveling.  The system is clean, neat, and orderly. 


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: DownBy TheRiver on December 17, 2011, 01:26:03 am
OMG Billy -

Truly, you're in the Land of Ahhhhhssss!  LOL!

Hope that's me soon!


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: Dick & Trish on January 11, 2012, 01:48:50 pm
Trish and I carry two Zero-Gravity chairs.  We stow them behind the driver's seat in our Model 3100.  They fit perfectly.  We had a local boat cover fella make color coordinated covers for the chairs.  He put velcro strips on the sides to hold the chairs together as we travel.  He also put carry straps on the sides for us.  We slide a small folding table in between the two chairs.  It is easily accessible for inside or outside use.  We put our sofa pillows between the chairs and the slide when traveling to cushion their rocking for and aft.  It is a neat set up.


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: begentle on February 27, 2012, 09:07:39 pm
After scoping them out and sitting in a few in Camping World -- we just ordered two Xpress Lounger camping chairs.

$30 at Mills Fleet Farm.  With shipping came to $74.00 for two.  Looks like they'll be grey, to match our coach!

http://tinyurl.com/Xpress-Lounger 


Title: Re: camping chairs
Post by: Bob Mahon on February 28, 2012, 08:21:09 am
Dick & Trish,
Is there any possibility you can post a photo of how you store them behind the seat?