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M380 (Unique Issues) If you have a unique issue with your M380 model coach and it can't be answered in one of the other forums here, then this is where you can list it.....list your M380 Parts here too.

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Old 07-19-2019
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Chip,

Went thru the same transition (sp to 380). Lost front overhead bins, wife panicked. Actually my opinion, just as much space, just different. Much more space under the bed. Big space across from refrigerator (already mentioned). Much more space in bays and that can be expanded (see forum posts on space under the fresh water tank - both Van and I posted pictures). Remove propane tank will make great storage. Just one guys opinion and experience.
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It might be possible to create space under the bed in a 2-slide, but it wouldn't be easy, nor could it be very deep. Under-tank space is mostly already done.
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Chip, I think either Jim or I posted a picture, whoops I can’t post pictures so it must have been Jim, how he built an under bed dirty clothes area with a side flip flap. If you can’t find it, I might still have pictures.
You are going to love the 380!!
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Big Mamma - I already do! When you are back in Saluda, I will visit!!
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Big Mamma - I already do! When you are back in Saluda, I will visit!!
Come on up.....when we are home!
I had forgotten you have a slide in the bedroom. Probably not enough space for dirty clothes “hamper thingy” (technical term)!
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Old 07-26-2019
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Question for those who have installed shelves in the W/D closet -- did you have any concerns about restricting access to the utility space behind it? Did you design in a way to "easily" gain access should it be required? W/D supply lines appear to have pink stuff inside so someone at least thought of that.

Van -- I like that you exposed the buried washer AC outlet but wonder what use you have found for it back there? Won't waste the effort if you're not finding that it's useful.

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I built a face front, then installed drawers on cabinet style pullouts, I also sealed the rear of the space with luan ply wood, sealed with foil tape. I could the entire unit out in 45 mins, oh, I used the wd carpeted top for my top cubby hole..
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Default Questions - W/D Replaced with Shelves that Slide

Like Lance said, minimal time to remove everything. The slider shelves come out in seconds. I fit the rear panel fairly tight. Instead of 1/4” all around, you could go 1/2”. The panel is just thin Luan so easy to bend/bow out of the way. Is held in place by simple contact with the sides. Should be easy to slip it out if you had a leak back there or something. However, the drain is plugged/capped & I tightened the H/C W/D valves and put caps on both. Plus the two main H/C manifold valves are turned off so shouldn’t leak ever. Sealed the outside dryer vent with alum tape, like Lance. As mentioned in writeup, it’d be easy to buy a new Splendide and re-install it - if the next caretaker so desires. It’s amazing how much stuff I store on the shelves. Really like how they pull out giving access to everything, even in the back. Can’t imagine doing without them now .

Thinking behind switched outlet was it’s available in the cabinet should it be needed. Thought I might use it for an outlet bar/charging station. However, we just use the outlet bars previously put on the little desk behind the copilot chair & in the bedroom, for that. Even though I haven’t used it yet, it’s install was simple (outlet/switch on panel is simply plugged into the existing W/D outlet), so would probably do it again.
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My 88 WB had LOTS more storage than our 95.....but after I removed all the sets of........decorative awning lights for every occasion...... we suddenly had lots of space!
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Default What's under W/D compartment "floor"

There is about a foot of space between the top of the floor-level drawer and the bottom of the W/D compartment. When I reach up from the open drawer, there's a wood panel so you can't see in there from below. Has anyone explored what's in that space? Thought I'd ask before launching off on more exploratory surgery . If it's empty, I would consider duplicating the floor-level drawer in that area.
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