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Old 04-18-2018, 02:25 PM   #1
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Gas struts on Queen bed

We added a 2” tempurpedic topper to the Queen bed in our 2018 Classic. Now when we access the storage under the bed, the gas struts will NOT hold the bed up. Never a problem with or 2016 International.

Anyone else had this as an issue? Any solutions, maybe stronger gas struts?

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Old 04-19-2018, 06:01 PM   #2
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Sorry you haven’t had any other responses. I just have the twin so whole other set up but I didn’t have any problems when I added my topper to the mattress. Of course the queen is much bigger and heavier.
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Old 04-19-2018, 06:10 PM   #3
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Thanks. I’m guessing with the Classic’s bed frame and topper it might just be too much weight.

I’ll have to explore other strut options.

Thanks.

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Mine is marginal, at best with a topper and electric mattress pad. I fully expect to need a 5 pound higher rating pair soon.
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Yes you can put in stronger struts of the same size and configuration. I had 90# shocks on my queen replaced them with 100#. Could have even gone a bit higher. There is a model number on the strut. If you google it you will find several brands.
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Old 04-20-2018, 07:50 AM   #6
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Thanks. Just what I needed. Will look for the part number and find stronger replacements.

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Old 04-20-2018, 08:18 AM   #7
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Last time I needed gas struts, I took the number off the side, plugged it into Amazon and amazingly, came up with exact replacements.
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