Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 02-05-2016, 12:50 PM   #1
Roving Sewist
 
DotTexas's Avatar
 
2003 25' Safari
Sanger , Texas
Join Date: Oct 2013
Posts: 23
Weight of standard Airstream furniture?

I have a 2003 Safari rear bed. I have removed and sold: Sofa, wall table in front of sofa, and dinette. I do not know what they weighed, but daughter and I removed them so they weren't too heavy.

I am replacing them with Ikea upper kitchen cabinets, only 20" high but still heavier than what I took out I think. Two small drawer units at 30 lbs each; 1 large drawer unit at 76 pounds; a corner unit at 40 pounds and a countertop at 61 pounds = 237 pounds

I had truck and trailer weighed at all four corners prior to removal of furniture.
GAWR of front of Airstream is 3000, same for rear.
They weighed in at 2900 front and 2750 rear when loaded

So, adding 237 pounds and removing stock furniture... does it depend on placement of furniture? Or am I just adding way too much weight? Truck wasn't overloaded either.
__________________

DotTexas is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-05-2016, 02:04 PM   #2
Rivet Master
 
HowieE's Avatar
 
1991 34' Excella
Princeton , New Jersey
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 6,895
Images: 12
If the sofa you removed was a sofa/bed you are installing less weight than you took out.

237 lbs would not make enough of a difference to even matter even if the sofa was just that.

i removed the original barrel chair that came with my Airstream and put in an Ikea recliner and dropped at least 30 lbs.
__________________

__________________
WBCCI 12156 AIR 3144 WACHUNG TAC NJ6
2004 Excursion 4x4
1991 34 ft. Excella +220,000 miles, new laminated flooring, new upholstery, new 3200 lbs axles

HowieE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2016, 03:45 PM   #3
Rivet Master
 
Hittenstiehl's Avatar
 
1961 28' Ambassador
1961 19' Globetrotter
Mesa , Arizona
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 3,249
Images: 9
Another member here used Ikea cabinets and cut part of the backs and sides out to minimize some weight.
__________________

Hittenstiehl
Hittenstiehl is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Light Weight Stowable Furniture nick_gee Airstream Lifestyle 0 04-13-2012 11:22 AM
Standard or Non-Standard Roof Vent and Skylight man7sell Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 6 03-27-2011 08:41 PM
27ft weight without furniture? Sendaman 1980-1984 International 1 08-15-2010 10:16 PM


Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:02 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.