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Old 05-21-2007, 12:28 PM   #1
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Cot recommendation?

We have a '72 Sovereign International and our two sons have gotten too big to share a bed (my husband and I like the twins!). We are thinking they can take turns using the gaucho bed and a cot. I don't want to skimp on the cot, and I want something that assembles and breaks down as easily as possible -- I don't need a twice-a-day building project!

Can anyone recommend a great cot? Thanks in advance!

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Old 05-21-2007, 01:03 PM   #2
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Will you set up the cot inside? At first, we put my 15 y/o son on the floor in the hall (on a pad)- but I had to step on him in the middle of the night... he said he never felt it, but- now he's in the back of the truck .


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Old 05-21-2007, 03:04 PM   #3
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Small 2 man tent and quality air matress.
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Old 05-21-2007, 05:03 PM   #4
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I like an Aero bed for an extra bed. Inflates in seconds, and deflates into a small tote bag.
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Old 05-21-2007, 07:08 PM   #5
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I'm not ready to have them outside quite yet! I'm sure they will eventually seek tent solitude.

I have heard good things about the Aero bed; I will check out the twin size. Thank you for the suggestion.
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Old 05-21-2007, 07:54 PM   #6
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Careful or they will fight over the cot if it's too nice. The gaucho needs to remain the supreme sleeping arrangement or you've reversed the need for a comfy Airstream!
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Old 05-21-2007, 08:00 PM   #7
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Byers of Main. Get the wood frame model. Made in the USA and very durable.

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