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« on: January 11, 2010, 04:48:54 PM »

for those that have their toilet in a separate little enclosed room (butt hut) would you do it again? planning next conversion....what size 3ft by 4 ft?.....yes I am 220 lb wide load Grin
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« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2010, 04:54:43 PM »

for those that have their toilet in a separate little enclosed room (butt hut) would you do it again? planning next conversion....what size 3ft by 4 ft?.....yes I am 220 lb wide load Grin

You don't do this in a house, why do it in a coach?

The corridor to my bedroom runs along the right side of the coach, giving me a 6' x 7' bath instead of a phone-booth-with-flush
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« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2010, 05:43:41 PM »

Yes we had a separate room for the head. It is very small, the size of a phone booth Grin. And yes we do have that set up at two of our bath's at the house. All the rest, at the house, are the standard way.

Once again, yes, we would certainly do it that way again. It is great. The shower, and head room fit in 6' 3" of space. Yes the head room is tight, but hey, how much time are you planning on spending in there?

My final word? Go for it. We have really liked our setup.

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« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2010, 06:29:15 PM »

How about a little slide out Bob? Cheesy Cheesy Wink Actually my john is not in a seperate room. It's part of the bedroom. One can close off the divider to the front of the bus for privacy.
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« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2010, 06:37:58 PM »

good plan if you can do it, make sure you have elbow room for the reach around.  Also BCM rack above splashline Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2010, 06:39:26 PM »

Here's a shot of our's  It work's well for us . I like the seperate bath . FWIW
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« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2010, 07:10:00 PM »

All a matter of preferences.  I prefer the toilet being in a separate room.  That way it is available even if someone else is taking a shower.  I believe those that go for a separate enclosure usually loose less space to the bathroom facilities.  Ours is a 35 footer.  I have noticed that some 40's do not seem to have much more interior space than we do.  One reason is often a larger bathroom. 
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« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2010, 08:15:49 PM »

good come back guys...leaning toward it....thank you..
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« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2010, 08:24:51 PM »

     That is one thing I new I wanted when I started the conversion. I have a separate room, approximately 2.5'x4' with the pot sitting in one corner at a angle. I am a reader and have plenty of room. If I was doing it again I wouldn't change a thing.      BUR
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« Reply #9 on: January 11, 2010, 08:55:43 PM »

Most houses don't have the toilet and shower in seperate rooms so why do it in a bus?  I suppose in a house you often have a second bathroom available if someone is showering.

There is a tred in some of the larger S&S motorhomes to have two bathrooms, or at least two toilets.  It seems a waste of space to me.
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« Reply #10 on: January 11, 2010, 09:12:11 PM »

Our toilet, shower and wash basin are all in separate locations. I wouldn't want it any other way.

The toilet is next to the shower/tub and the basin is across the hall next to the bedroom.

This allows three people to use them instead of being jammed into one of those little cubby holes that barely hold two. That is the craziest thing I ever saw.

Since you're doing it you can make it any size you want, you will regret making it too small. Bigger is better.

Ours has a simple folding door, works great.

It doesn't matter what homes or SS or others have, make it the way you want it. Who needs to be like all the others??
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« Reply #11 on: January 12, 2010, 12:21:39 AM »

I'll just throw my 2 cents in, FWIW.

Only have 35' so went with a big fat shower and separate toilet room. And ditched the vanity & bathroom sink completely. Put a medicine cabinet  (nice looking wood with mirror ) over the kitchen sink, which does double duty.

Probably no good with kids aboard, but works for me (I seldom brush my teeth when doing dishes).

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« Reply #12 on: January 12, 2010, 05:18:37 AM »

this is a X entertainer coach and one of the things left in bus is the Butt Hutt with a minature sink and cabinets pretty neat looking...thinking about moving back to be infront of bedroom on curb side and putting a dressing vanity with sink on drivers side.. shower  placement to be determined...102 wide with raised roof so shower could go on outside wall..I think this will be the last one...so want to get it right! I'm in no hurry as I have coach to use now..thanks again.....will be other questions to be discussed on what works and doesn't
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« Reply #13 on: January 12, 2010, 05:58:37 AM »

I liked the idea of having a large bathroom with the john as part of it so getting dressed after a shower I could use it for a stool to set on. I , like someone else put a hallway on the side to accomplish this . Jerry
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« Reply #14 on: January 12, 2010, 08:13:54 AM »

Bob,
I especially liked the idea of a slide "to expand the space when needed!" Wink.

Also remember like you mentioned it's 102" wide and on top of that 45' long so you have an extra 5-10' more than most to play with. Just be sure to make it large enough for the BCM rack! Grin
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