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Old 07-08-2016, 11:08 PM   #1
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Remove couch/add recliners in 2003 Safari 25'

We just purchased a 2003 Safari AS 25' A (Twin). We want to remove the couch and put in two recliners with the fold out table moved from the side to the middle of the chairs. Two Issues I see, one is the 12V switch box on the left side under the couch, facing the front of the trailer. It appears to have enough wire length to move it to the center and let the table sit over it. Have not done that yet.
Issue two, the recliners will need to be anchored to the floor. We are going to remove the existing carpet and put down a wood laminate. The chairs would need some sort of anchor bolt. Do these bolts need to go all the way through the floor? This is the part I am most concerned about.

Has anyone done this type of conversion?

Many thanks, Jim (Central Oregon)
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Old 07-08-2016, 11:20 PM   #2
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We converted our FC 25 with a front dinette and side lounge. There is some small electrical equipment on the left front floor, we just had a small box built over it. The recliners sit more forward and the box does not interfere.

We have never secured our recliners and they have never moved in many thousands of miles all over the country. They have some plastic grips on the bottom that seem to hold things in place. Our Airstream and pickup are both set up for a soft ride, which most probably helps. Try it without securing them.
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