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Old 09-14-2016, 08:50 PM   #41
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I think ETI is doing this now as standard, I started it on my 2012 and continued it on my 2014 and was told it is now standard to cut smaller to allow some air when I ordered the 2016 model.
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Old 09-14-2016, 10:10 PM   #42
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I think ETI is doing this now as standard, I started it on my 2012 and continued it on my 2014 and was told it is now standard to cut smaller to allow some air when I ordered the 2016 model.
Thank-You Jim! You were a pioneer!
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Can one still lift the under bed hatch? It appears this frame has a wooden frame and is quite rigid. I find when lifting the hatch I am flexing the mattress to reduce the weight, with this it appears you would need to lift the entire IKEA frame and mattress.
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Old 09-15-2016, 08:50 AM   #44
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Nancy says, "theres's a hatch under the mattress?"
I'm lucky she is flexible and small for using the end doors.
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Can one still lift the under bed hatch? It appears this frame has a wooden frame and is quite rigid. I find when lifting the hatch I am flexing the mattress to reduce the weight, with this it appears you would need to lift the entire IKEA frame and mattress.
No fudge brownie, With this frame in place you could not access the hatch. It has a rigid wooden frame and fits snugly from side wall to side wall. You would need to remove it and the mattress to gain access to the hatch. Luckily, I have long arms and can reach our few boxes through the inside cabinet. Through the outside hatch I access my small tool box, our BBQ table and camp chairs.
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We gave the Lonset Slatted Mattress Base a two night test at Seacliff SP in CA. The results are a definite improvement for Debbie and I. It turns an already quality mattress on a piece of plywood into the performance and feel of a quality mattress on a foundation or box spring. We wouldn't trade our Sleep Number, and those who love Memory Foam would probably not trade. But for those who like a quality traditional mattress and box spring set-up, it works quite well. It forms and supports very well to hips and shoulders and a definite improved overall comfort. It was a simple project, and would be even more so on a mattress without the cut-out corner. Thanks for the idea Ron, it's a keeper!
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