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RE: RV Pole Barn

I am looking at around 40' wide, depth not sure yet but thinking 60'. Sidewalls, still undecided but based on some feedback here with a 14x14 door going to be 16' or 18' sidewalls. I'd like to perhaps put a basketball hoop in it for the winter time but not really planning around that. If I have one door 14x14, any reason to make the second door smaller or should it just be the same size? I only plan on owning 1 rv!!
pennrver 03/15/19 10:34am General RVing Issues
RE: RV Pole Barn

wow, a lot of great info here. Thanks to everyone. I'm thinking 40 x 60 with at least one 14x14 door... perhaps make the door to the second bay smaller? The comments about approach angles and roof work are both good, things I didn't think of before. What wall size should I look for? With a 14 foot door it's going to be around 16' walls? Also I am on well and septic. I am wondering if it's worth it to add the water and sewer. The water wouldn't be too hard, but the septic tank might be a little more costly. Any thoughts on this? Dump station pretty beneficial? Thanks again to all.
pennrver 03/13/19 10:05pm General RVing Issues
RE: RV Pole Barn

Thanks for all the great info on here. Sounds like 14x14 doors is the way to go? Or at least definitely 14' height and 12' wide? As far as depth... I've researched everything from 40 to 60 feet. Width, how far out do the slides usually come? 3 feet or so? so want to be able to walk around with the slides out? So lets say you have a 14' wide door, with a 8.5' wide coach + 3' + 3' for slides on both sides, your at about 14-15' which is basically the width of the door. So for room on the side, you want your door about 10 feet or so from the side of the barn? So hypothetically lets say you want a symmetrical barn with 2 identical bays... how much room in between the doors? 15'? In my example above it would be 10' + 14' (door) + 15' (in between doors) + 14' (door) + 10' = 63' 63' wide seems big, doesn't it? So where do you reduce? In between, on the sides?
pennrver 03/13/19 01:58pm General RVing Issues
RV Pole Barn

We don't own an RV yet, but plan on purchasing one within the next year. Planning on putting up a pole barn to house it. We will build that before getting the RV. Wanted to see if anyone has any thoughts on it, mistakes you made, etc. Dimension wise I want to be able to plan accordingly. We have pretty much decided on a class C, but may move on to a fifth wheel down the road. So I want to "future proof" the barn. A fifth wheel is going to be taller than a class C, so if I plan my barn around that fact it should be able to hold any class C. What is the tallest 5th wheel right now? 13' something? so a 14' door should suffice? Any thoughts on barn dimensions? I am looking for more of a multi use barn but primarily for the motorhome. But may be storing tractor, car, boat, etc. So looking for two bays. Should I make it long enough to hold 5th wheel + truck attached? That might stretch it too long. How about room around the camper? Looking to hear thoughts from anyone who has been down this road! Thanks
pennrver 03/13/19 11:46am General RVing Issues
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