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Old 02-17-2017, 09:40 PM   #1
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sleeping comfort on bench on 23D

My wife and I are undecided on an airstream model but we like the 23 foot size as we will be visiting many national parks. We like the queen bed in the FB model but prefer the openness of the 23D.

We did notice that there is a pull out under the bench in the 23D that makes a bed without too much hassle that one of us could sleep on if the small corner bed proves to be too small.

Has anyone used this pull out bed that can comment on how comfortable it is for sleeping?

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Old 02-17-2017, 11:00 PM   #2
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I have had my teenage sons and my in-laws sleep on the dinette bed as well as the pull out bed, not at the same time LOL. nobody has ever complained for lack of comfort. My father-in-law is 6' 2" and about 250 pounds and he slept in our camper on a couple occasions when visiting us on boondocking trips. He thought it was very comfortable! We have found that the ultra leather is extremely comfortable on the skin. The cushions are very comfortable. The couch slide out does get awful close to the round sink cabinet. It does make egress from the back of the trailer more difficult when deployed. Once you manage the cushions on the couch, it could fit a small adult and definitely a child without deployment of the slide out.
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Old 02-18-2017, 12:02 PM   #3
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Has anyone used this pull out bed that can comment on how comfortable it is for sleeping?

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Yes, I use the 'pull out' bed on our 23D and I think it's great. Actually, I did a super-quick and easy 'mod' to make the nightly conversion super easy... you can see it here: http://www.airforums.com/forums/f46/easy-front-bed-in-23d-158474.html

The 23-footer suits us perfectly, but sleeping together on anything smaller than a king just isn't going to work for us, so 'sleeping separately' is a must, and the pull out bed is ideal.

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We have a 2017 23D Bunk. We rotate and I've spent several nights on the pull out. I find it extremely comfortable and as an added bonus the windows are right there and give you a good breeze unlike in the back.
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Rob,

I have a new 23D. This looks great but I haven't used ours yet as it is brand new. What was the issue before you used the spacers? Was it uneven and uncomfortable.

Couldn't you just pull out the shelf and do the same thing without the spacers?

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Rob,

I have a new 23D. This looks great but I haven't used ours yet as it is brand new. What was the issue before you used the spacers? Was it uneven and uncomfortable.

Couldn't you just pull out the shelf and do the same thing without the spacers?

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Good morning, Rich

Yes, the pull-out bed can certainly be used without any spacers... I'm sure that's Airstream's intention. However, I wasn't happy about the outer edge being lower than the rest of the bed, even though it was only a half inch or so. A happy side benefit of storing the spacers under the edge of the sofa... they raise the front edge of the cushions, making seating more comfortable. Congratulations on your new 23D!

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I will be using that bed in a 25' what type of bedding do you use? I tried to open link above with no luck.
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We were thrilled with our 2015 23D.. at first.
After a few trips out..it was a pain!
The hassle of making up a bed then in the morning putting it all away!
We traded it in on a FC 2015 rear twin.
Love it!
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