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Old 05-06-2011, 02:51 PM   #1
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I found this free and I am wondering if I should get it. I want to make a double bed that stays up permanently in my 70 overlander. I want to use this as a base. Of course I know that I will have to lay a piece of (plywood, if so how thick) across it to make a standard 54 x 75 double. I can just put "legs" on the other side the heighth of this box to level (unless you have a better idea)

H = 18.5"
W = 21"
L = 75 "

or would it be easier/less expensive to buy and then assemble? See pics of free under the bed storage and Ikea bed measuring 76 x 59 1/4 x 13 3/4" high?

I've never built anything, but I'm up for the challenge.
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Old 05-06-2011, 08:39 PM   #2
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It's hard for me to calculate potential loss when the purchase price is zero. Will you have something to lose by trying it?
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..........Will you have something to lose by trying it?
I say "go for it."
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Old 05-07-2011, 09:21 AM   #4
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For the price...What do you have to lose but some time?

Give it a go and let us know how it works out for you.


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