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Old 11-13-2010, 11:08 PM   #11
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Cool concept Anna-Marie.
We trade sides all the time, but I kinda like getting crawled on in the night when on the inside.
I assume, after defrosting the fridge?

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Old 11-14-2010, 06:21 AM   #12
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Cool concept Anna-Marie.
We trade sides all the time, but I kinda like getting crawled on in the night when on the inside.
I assume, after defrosting the fridge?

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Old 11-14-2010, 02:09 PM   #14
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Re: Bed Extension For 17B

Great idea! What is that slide-out made of? What is the height after the legs are folded" Maybe a 4 legged one would be the answer to my need for more sleeping space if it can sit atop the small dinette (after made into a bed) and if stable with the legs at each corner.
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Old 11-18-2010, 02:42 AM   #15
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Sandra--it is a nice piece of plywood...we might varathane it over the winter..but very smooth etc on the edges.
The height of it is exactly what the bed height would be....
Don't think that there would be room into the trailer for the other end of sleep that way. It would block off the bathroom door.... This way the only thing blocked in the night is the fridhe and th elower kitchen drawer....
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Old 11-18-2010, 11:40 AM   #16
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Thanks for the reply. I was thinking of making something four legged and placing it on top of the small dinette parallel to the front. One thing I had done was to have the lower benches made 18" high because I am vertically challenged and I wanted to be able to see out of the front window while seated at the dinette, so any "folding" bunk will have to be a bit above or at the window height in order to enable a kid (or kids) to get underneath without getting claustrophobic.
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Old 11-18-2010, 12:41 PM   #17
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Okay--and I had read it wrong anyway--not sure what height you could get the legs at anyway..... Good luck...
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Old 11-18-2010, 03:29 PM   #18
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How tall are the slide-out legs? How thick is the wood? I am looking for something stable but not too heavy.
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How tall are the slide-out legs? How thick is the wood? I am looking for something stable but not too heavy.

...well, that rules me out.
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Old 11-18-2010, 06:24 PM   #20
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Duh---NOW I finally get what you are asking to do..(I was sick last week and I will use that as an excuse!!)
The plywood is 3/4 inch and the leg looks like the same ones that is used on the larger dinette (bed) I presume Reace just cut it to size for where we want to use it...

I can see now what you want to do--make a bunk bed area in the front?? 4 legs-- 1 for each corner and it would just sit on the two benches.... Would it stay "up" all the time....And would it have another way of "securing" it--to the wall or wardrobe??
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