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Old 04-15-2015, 08:08 AM   #71
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We are in the process of changing our 25' Safari SS, year 2006, from a double bed to bunk beds. With the configuration of the SS you can hardly get into the bathroom because the door won't open very far and the person sleeping on the outside has to crawl over the one on the inside to get out of bed. We are using 1-1/2" square aluminum for the legs, ladder and top frame. We used the material from the bottom double to build the twin bottom support. I think we will really like it when we are all through. We will even have enough room by the bed to turn around and a sitting area to put on our shoes. More later!!!
So... how are things shaping up with your bunk bed conversion?

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Old 02-25-2016, 05:44 PM   #72
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Evan,

Great post, I will use this as a go-by for my own 25FB conversion. A few questions: what is the blue sheet material that you used against the aluminum wall, and is it structural? Also, did you apply laminate to any of your new construction, and if so how did you match factory laminate?

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Old 02-26-2016, 07:51 AM   #73
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Evan,

Great post, I will use this as a go-by for my own 25FB conversion. A few questions: what is the blue sheet material that you used against the aluminum wall, and is it structural? Also, did you apply laminate to any of your new construction, and if so how did you match factory laminate?

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Thanks Bill,

The blue material along the walls under the beds is closed cell backpacking sleep mat material. It's light, has a high R value & relatively cheap.

Re Laminate? I did not try to match the factory laminate as I re-did all the countertops in the unit. We wanted something a little darker & replacing it all was a better option, or so we thought. (It's quite challenging to stick the new laminate over the old. It's actually much easier just to replace the plywood using the old countertops as a cutting guide, & apply new laminate to that.)

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PS. All the wood grain laminates were recycled from the queen bed stand etc.
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Found your post and pictures while searching for some ideas to convert our 30' FC Queen to Twins. Have lots of planning left to do as our main and only outside storage is under the current queen and open to the inside of the trailer. So new flooring for that area etc. Plus we have two closets on either side of the bed, floor to ceiling.

BUT, I did want to again thank you and add what a terrific job you did and appreciate the post and information.

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Found your post and pictures while searching for some ideas to convert our 30' FC Queen to Twins. Have lots of planning left to do as our main and only outside storage is under the current queen and open to the inside of the trailer. So new flooring for that area etc. Plus we have two closets on either side of the bed, floor to ceiling.

BUT, I did want to again thank you and add what a terrific job you did and appreciate the post and information.

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Thanks Bud.

I appreciate your comments. Good luck on your remodelling.

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Old 05-16-2016, 09:41 AM   #76
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Note that the factory installed twins in our 31' Classic have a board for the mattress that is about 4" away from the back wall of the trailer and probably 8" to 10" away from the wall at the foot of the bed. That means taller folks can make the bed as long as necessary to sleep fully extended.

If we knew then what we know now, we would have made the twin mattresses 4" longer to fit from the back wall to the foot of the mattress support board.
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We had twin mattress made at Mattress Factory Inc. in Phoenix 602-272-9871. Jim or Toni are owners They make the mattress in front of you so you know what in it. Also they build a temp bed for you so you know what your purchasing not like on line orders. Great folks greater price.
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