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Old 05-02-2011, 05:45 AM   #71
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Originally Posted by yonallycamp
we took out our sofa had it recovered & now we can't remember how to re-install it do you know how? this looks kind of like ours - the back piece which folds over is the issue
I did same, if drawer you have to bold all four legs with the opening toward ya! Gave mine away and bought two lazy boy reclines with the circle on bottom for stable balance an can bolt them Dow! When bolting sofa down get in the opening to get to holes on foot, if you have younger one ask for help!

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Old 05-22-2011, 10:07 PM   #72
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Hi from Ga. . . as a follow-up on my drape order mentioned previously,(#70) I received my new drapes from JPA Drapes, and I'm VERY pleased. they are terrific, fit perfectly and SWMBO loves them I paid a little premium for a hurry up job an got them in 1 week. I would recommend them to anyone. Regards, Craig

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Old 05-23-2011, 06:10 PM   #73
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Not sure if you got your "Jacknife" couch back together, but it really is possible even without good manual...
1. Set the drawer and arms aside, as they are last items to go in...
2. Base gets mounted back to floor using old holes and screws first.
3. The scissor/swinging arms are bolted first to floor, and then angle brackets with two holes are screwed into wooden back of couch back cushion. (Not easy to hold in position where you can screw from behind into cushion backing..)
4. Then drawer underneath gets slid under, and finally armrests get slid in and screwed to floor with tabs...

Wish I'd taken photo's as I was doing ours, as it would be much easier to show than describe...

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Old 10-11-2011, 08:40 PM   #74
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in the process of washing curtains from my 1989 345LE Classic Airstream motorhome. So far so good, nothing has fallen apart, all of the clips are still there. BAD stains on the curtains, guessing from condensation on the windows over the years. 6 down, 4 more to go. Front Loader LG washing machine, and Oxyclean.
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Old 10-24-2011, 11:35 PM   #75
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Wow - our new curtains from Tammy at Silver Threads really made a huge difference in hour our interior looks! She did a fabulous job and was super nice to work with! I didn't trust my measurements so ended up taking out the existing curtains and sending those to her to use as a pattern. I purchased my own fabric -- I found a champagne faux shantung silk at Britex in San Francisco that ended up looking amazing. I also got a cool tapestry pattern fabric and recovered the valances with the help of a friend and a staple gun! Next project -- getting that "sofa" redone -- milk chocolate ultra suede is going to be the fabric - will look/feel good and hide the dirt!!

Note: The curtains are perfect - I just didn't get a chance to really make them look perfect before I had to take some quick pics 'cuz hubby was taking Stella back to storage!
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