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Old 03-25-2013, 09:27 AM   #1
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Convert 1975 safari Gaucho into queen??

How would I do this. I have done lots of research and have figured building my own platform with a memory foam mattress from ikea or another store would be cost effective... Is this the best route I dont wanna do it in the middle where the other bed is because of the walking around issue. This would be a permanent structure. Should I remove the radio and the table I belive it would be alot more room? Not sure pointers please!!

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Old 03-25-2013, 11:01 AM   #2
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That's what I did. I converted the street-side goucho into a full-time bed in the front of my AS.

You can see it here:
1967 Airstream Globetrotter: Fitting A Square Bed into a Round Airstream

Not sure its a queen but more like a double. I purchased a 9" memory foam mattress from a futon store so the bed can be converted into a couch if need be.

I did not cut the memory foam down in the corners because it molds well to the shape.

It's been great! Good Luck.
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Old 03-26-2013, 08:05 PM   #3
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DO you think it would support two people? Is it comfy?
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