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Old 12-29-2008, 06:53 AM   #1
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Gaucho Sliders

The white nylon/plastic pieces on the end of the aluminum slider on my gaucho need to be repaired or replaced. Inland and Vintage doesn't have the parts. I am thinking about doing my own repair by attaching some pieces of something to the side of the aluminum somehow to recreate the original dimension. Anybody have any better ideas?
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Old 12-29-2008, 07:04 AM   #2
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You might try this place, B. Walter Home They made the orgional gaucho sliders according to their website.

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Old 12-29-2008, 07:14 AM   #3
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The parts your looking for can be found here:

Bed Slide Guide White 201293 [201293] - $6.95 : ODMRV , Out-of-Doors Mart
End Cap for Bed Tube 201295 [201295] - $14.95 : ODMRV , Out-of-Doors Mart
Bed Stop Block 201389 [201389] - $7.95 : ODMRV , Out-of-Doors Mart

Parts needed: Fan for roof vent or whole vent fan assembly, vented catalytic heater.
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Old 01-01-2009, 12:13 PM   #4
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replace it with a futon. front loader, meaning you don't have to lift from the side to convert from a bed to sofa.
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Old 05-16-2012, 11:43 PM   #5
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Gaucho repair needed

Looks like you know quite a lot how to repair a gaucho. Both of ours are not functioning properly. Is there a service manual on the gauchos? We have a 1978 Safari.
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Old 10-10-2012, 06:54 PM   #6
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Has anybody found a source for the bed rail end caps? Out of doors mart lists them as sold out

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