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Title: Coleman 4-in-1 Table
Post by: 2 Frazzled on October 10, 2016, 03:48:51 pm
We saw a really cool table at the Phoenix Travel Club Reunion this year (thank you Vermont crew!). It is actually two tables you can use independently or with connectors to make them into one square table or one long, narrow table. They have multi-part, screw together legs so you can adjust them to three different heights. All the parts snap inside and they fold up and connect together into a suitcase type thing that weighs about 12 pounds. It was so cool, we bought one. It will replace the adjustable outdoor table that Ron Dittmer recommended (which worked great when we needed it) as well as the wooden table that Phoenix supplies. Our new table weighs less than either of those and will work as a short coffee table, a dining table for our couch or camp chairs and as a counter height work area when we want to expand our kitchen space. We bought the one with the silver top but they also sell one with a mosaic top. We plan to store it either behind the driver seat for short runs or strapped in the wardrobe where the Phoenix table lived (the Phoenix table will hang out in storage so it can be reunited with the motor home if we ever sell it).
Title: Re: Coleman 4-in-1 Table
Post by: catsaplenty on October 10, 2016, 05:12:31 pm
right now that table is on Clearance on the Coleman site  for $55.99.  Not going to stay in their product lineup it appears.
Title: Re: Coleman 4-in-1 Table
Post by: 2 Frazzled on October 11, 2016, 07:31:47 am
Maybe it is the color change. I was thinking the silver and white was the old style and the mosaic was the new one since the mosaic is the one on the Coleman site. However, the silver one did cost more on Amazon so maybe it is the replacement/new style... OR they could be getting rid of all of them. There are quite a few styles on Amazon including one with benches.
Title: Re: Coleman 4-in-1 Table
Post by: jfcaramagno on October 12, 2016, 10:37:42 pm
We use that same table and love it. Much lighter than the PC table.
Title: Re: Coleman 4-in-1 Table
Post by: Ron Dittmer on October 13, 2016, 08:31:57 pm
So are you all using that Coleman table inside your PC's as an alternative to the couch table?
Title: Re: Coleman 4-in-1 Table
Post by: 2 Frazzled on October 14, 2016, 07:46:13 am
That is our plan though we haven't been out in the Phoenix since we purchased the table. The ladies from Vermont said they used it inside (and I'm pretty sure outside too).

We intend to use it inside and outside when needed. So far we have not needed the outside table that we've been carrying, well, maybe once. The few times we didn't have a picnic table, we just winged it and lounged around in our chairs using other items as side tables for food. That said, we've only set up the Phoenix table two or three times since we purchased in May of 2013 - and that's while we were on board full time and working for a year and a half. One of the times we set it up was simply to demonstrate to people planning to buy a Phoenix.

We do have a custom, flip up "desk" that we used for our computers when we were working half time on board and needed to work inside. Even that is seldom used now that we've retired. I'm pretty sure we never put it up just for eating. We ate sitting in living room chairs at the old house and that's primarily how we eat when on the road... that or at the picnic table. I guess it's kind of funny that we do the "sit down" meals more when we are out in the woods than when we are inside a house.