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Old 12-04-2009, 11:31 PM   #29
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Possum soup coming up you got the cornbread

Nope have not bought a sofa yet... still looking... have several obastacles to over come though that most do not have. Think Pottery Barn has a sofa that will go through the door... they are coming out to measure it all and make sure. I tried again on the RV sofa but could not get anyone to say they would install it and remove the old one I like the leather flexsteel one really but can't get any help on it
At least possums are sulky and slow moving. They're easier to deal with that way.

Back to the sofa. Where are your batteries and univolt? The ones in my 1983 34' Excella are under the sofa, see http://www.airforums.com/forums/f449...0-a-57567.html for photos with the sofa removed. That means that most normal home sofas would not fit where the RV sofa that came in it does. Something to be aware of. (Boy, it seems like I'm always raining on your parade. It's not intentional I assure you. Just that I've looked these same issues myself.)

I think your best bet might be to stay with a RV sofa and search for a good RV tech to handle the installation. Remember, you can take a little time on the sofa and move your house to the tech if needed.

I've been following your threads. Good stuff. Keep up informed, and best of luck always.
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Old 12-05-2009, 10:55 PM   #30
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At least possums are sulky and slow moving. They're easier to deal with that way.

Back to the sofa. Where are your batteries and univolt? The ones in my 1983 34' Excella are under the sofa, see http://www.airforums.com/forums/f449...0-a-57567.html for photos with the sofa removed. That means that most normal home sofas would not fit where the RV sofa that came in it does. Something to be aware of. (Boy, it seems like I'm always raining on your parade. It's not intentional I assure you. Just that I've looked these same issues myself.)

I think your best bet might be to stay with a RV sofa and search for a good RV tech to handle the installation. Remember, you can take a little time on the sofa and move your house to the tech if needed.

I've been following your threads. Good stuff. Keep up informed, and best of luck always.
I got the umbrella out this time before I read your post The battery box stuff is under the bench at the dinette thing now that was a storm on my parade as I was going to rip that sucker out too...but under the sofa is empty... See what I found was the old fart furniture that lifts but I don't think that will work either. really there is nothing wrong with the sofa in here but the way you sit on it I lose the feeling in my legs so somehow it is pushing on where I have a injury then the fact I can't get up very well .. going back to the RV furniture.. will have to search for another rv tech ... or wait for the Marines to return.. but they may make it look like a barrack.
That Possum has friends or something but I got a live trap tonight ... DH is not doing well so I have to figure out how to get rid of the creature..
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Old 12-06-2009, 06:55 AM   #31
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We have two matching recliners and love them. They are just regular furniture and are not even permanently attatched-heavy enough not to move around when we are on the road. Might be just the ticket for you.
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Old 12-08-2009, 02:18 AM   #32
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I like the recliner idea. Not sure what is to come though. Hubby is back in the hospital.. guess it is time for me to be real as I am not upbeat and positive I tried but I am hurting and bad. See I had a service dog if I fell she got my phone,if the phone rang she got it she did a lot of things for me... well my beloved dog died on Sunday and then today I am losing my DH .. I guess our trips are just dream trips.. my ideas on making the AS like what he wanted is a dream as well. I guess I might as well sell it, so will not do any more to it and the reason is I can't do all this and I knew when I came here just I wanted so much for him to enjoy what we have together... I did not realize the clock is about to stop. I am sorry to all of you for making it appear I was on top and control of all this... I did try and I thank each of you for your input/support on this journey that I so tried to put together... I am sure some think I am nuts but we can do odd stuff when faced with limited time. Dannie and Jo thank you so much for the messages and keeping me in some form of not being insane. Dang I wrote a book again... sorry I am never been alone and not sure what to do.. I did try to go to be with DH and got confused ended up somewhere else glad I didn't get caught then could not remember where AS was
I think I may get a dog to protect ... I am a bit scared and hearing noises
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Old 12-08-2009, 10:23 AM   #33
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I'm sorry for all the hard times you are going through now. I wish you all the best, and ask you to remember that you have friends here whenever you need them.
Try to take it one step at a time.
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Old 12-08-2009, 01:49 PM   #34
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I too am sad to hear of all your difficulties. You are one of us now, please keep us informed.
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Hang in there girl! We have all are routing for you. Difficult times can make you stronger. Take it a minute at a time. And, remember, even though we are not physically there with you, we are here for you.
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I did try to go to be with DH and got confused ended up somewhere else glad I didn't get caught then could not remember where AS was
I think I may get a dog to protect ... I am a bit scared and hearing noises
Don't fret too much about this incident. That you're able to function at all is a miracle. Remember to live in the moment and not stress too much about the future. You do NOT have to make ALL of the big decisions right this minute. Be with your husband while you can. That is the only thing you have to do right now.

Later you will have plenty of time, and it will feel like much to much time. The best advice anyone can give you is to not make huge decisions for at least a year. Do get involved in a support group. Do try to get another service dog. Do stay in touch with your new friends here.



Don't try to be cheerful when you're not feeling like it, but don't forget that there are grace notes even in the deepest grief. You can still enjoy a phone call from a friend, a cloudless day or a spring crocus. Don't beat yourself up if you have a happy hour or two.

I hope your husband rallies, but if not may he pass without pain.

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Thank you for reminding me that it's ok to follow your dreams.
I think that you will look back, and have a good feeling that you
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My heart goes out to you in these sad times.
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Old 12-08-2009, 08:27 PM   #38
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So sorry to hear of the very difficult situations you are facing. You are in our thoughts and we send you positive karma to help you through.
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Gee, I was scrolling though here looking to see if anybody had suggested simply getting your old sofa reupholstered in leather, but it now looks like that may be the least of your worries. I hope your hubby will be back in the trailer soon. These trailers can get real quiet, and a companion, either 2 or 4 legged, helps keep the boogeyman at bay.
Here's a picture of a standard Airstream sofa reupholstered in leather, if nothing else it might take your mind off the next thing to go bump in the night:
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