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Old 03-17-2013, 03:44 PM   #1
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Hi, i was wondering if anyone has modified the front dining area to have a pair of comfy chairs there instead of the bench seats. I'm thinking of either an office type chair, or lazyboy type. If so, what were some of the 'issues' involved? Thanks, Gary

My back's not getting any better, so i need to pamper it!!
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I removed the cushions on one side and added one of these: West Marine High Back Chair. Quite comfortable, however I haven't been out camping with it yet. I'll add to the post once I get out...
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Old 03-17-2013, 06:00 PM   #3
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Hi John,
We have seen this on the web & we're actually going to go & look at one this coming week. It does look like a simple solution. Thanks, Gary
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Correct me if I am wrong...I believe I heard Reace say that the wood work built in as the dinette, bed, ect. help support and strenghten the fiberglass body.
You might contact Reace on this issue. Our molded fiberglass is very thin which helps cut final weight and the woodwork is part of the engineering to add strength and rigidity.
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Correct me if I am wrong...I believe I heard Reace say that the wood work built in as the dinette, bed, ect. help support and strenghten the fiberglass body.
You might contact Reace on this issue. Our molded fiberglass is very thin which helps cut final weight and the woodwork is part of the engineering to add strength and rigidity.

This is what Reace told me as well when I enquired about swivel chairs for my 5.0.

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Old 03-18-2013, 11:21 AM   #6
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I also remember something along that line. I was thinking that if i found the right chair, i could cut off the base & mount it on top of the OSB on the bench (with extra support). The drivers side is half full of, i think, the black water tank, so i couldn't of taken that side out anyway...........still thinkin'
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Old 03-18-2013, 10:17 PM   #7
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Gary, different brand of all molded trailer... but there are plenty of Casita SD folks that have done exactly as you're saying. I can provide you links, but you'll need to be a member of CasitaForum to view the info.
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Thanks Donna, I wander over there & sign up (as a lurker probably)
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Here's one link Gary http://www.casitaforum.com/invboard/...spirit-deluxe/ the chairs you desire may be different.
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So, we just bought a couple of those West Marine chairs, they did look & feel Comfy! Will give them a real test when we go camping.
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