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Old 04-18-2024, 12:14 PM   #1
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Queen to Twin conversions

Who has done one and where did you go ? Back to the factory , ultimate airstream in Oregon or a local factory install. Thanks in advance . We have a 2024 Classic 30RBQ.
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Old 04-18-2024, 04:37 PM   #2
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If it was me I'd buy the mattresses and have a local cabinet maked build it. Wouldn't be complicated
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Old 04-18-2024, 09:08 PM   #3
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Here are a couple threads about it.
https://www.airforums.com/forums/f46...fc-161843.html
https://www.airforums.com/forums/f54...on-235642.html
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Old 04-21-2024, 12:50 PM   #4
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Depends I think on what you'd be happy with. Not ideal to (commercially) flip trailers

#1 Started with a 2019 International Queen, - really sweet unused, perfect condition. Loved the look too. Considered doing the work to convert to twins but I wanted a factory install with the storage lockers. And a 2023 upgrade to composite etc was a good thing...

#2 Traded for 2023 Globetrotter FB Twin, and enjoyed the twin layout, and the dual AC was nice too. Heavier but towed well. However on the road we got to tour a Classic twin, and that extra space - wow. None are really available up in BC/Canada. Considered new 2023 but the trade offer for the 23 GT was abysmal.

#3 Went to work and made a winter-deal on a 2021 Classic twin from California dealer, with 12V fridge upgrade, rear hitch installed. Needed some cleaning and tweaks here and there but nothing too major.

Still have to get the GT sold tho and in Canada... ouch

Can your dealer do anything for you on a twin/exchange for say a 2023. We thought '23 was better in some respects. Also the 2021 (22?) is a nice sweet spot too depending on your take on window coverings.
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Old 04-21-2024, 01:45 PM   #5
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Queen to Twin Conversion for 27FB

Here is a link to my conversion which was a 27FB. But the conversion should be very similar. It took a bit of time to do but it was not that bad. If you are not a woodworker or don't have the tools then a cabinet maker could do it.

https://www.airforums.com/forums/f46...-231245-2.html

posts 21 & 27 give the details

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Old 04-22-2024, 03:31 PM   #6
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Many thanks Gill. Great spread. I do have a local cabinet guy. Thing to think of the Classic has baseboard heating all around.
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Old 04-23-2024, 07:30 AM   #7
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Queen to Twin conversions

c3man

Thanks.

I was unaware of the baseboard heating. We kept under the beds open vs putting drawers so we just left the single heater register on the wall of the shower where it was. We live in FL so not we don't use the heat much.

It is going to depend on what you intent to do under the beds. If you close them off you will need to re-locate the heating.

I wonder what they do for the Factory Twins? I would look into that.

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Old 04-23-2024, 10:54 AM   #8
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Pipes and exchangers either side, with a big aluminum plate cover.
There are also the exterior doors for the interior storage lockers. Drawers under the beds and center stack. USB ports, plugs, switches and lighting controls, bed lifts with control switches. I have the mattress out I could post a pix,( I built platform extensions).

And downtime for conversion, plus resale of a converted trailer.
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Old 04-23-2024, 04:56 PM   #9
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Here's a pix of the bed platform, pipe/plate.
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Old 04-24-2024, 08:46 AM   #10
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Nice and clean. Looks like there is a gap between the bed and the wall. Possibly
Install twins that would keep that gap for the baseboard heat to escape?
As far as the outside storage , as much as I would love it I would bypass to save a lot of extra work.
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Old 04-24-2024, 11:30 AM   #11
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Queen to Twin

I have a 2018 25FB and had our queen bed converted to twin beds last September by Doug Ide. He is out of Sacramento, CA. He had a booth at the International Rally last July in Rock Springs. He did a wonderful job matching the woodwork and hardware inside the trailer and built in a lot of storage. He took care of the mattresses as well. Great quality on all the cabinets and drawers put in. He was very reasonable price compared to others. He’s part of Vinnie’s Northbay Airstream Repair.
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Old 04-25-2024, 05:46 AM   #12
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I’ve lived in New England all my life and wouldn’t change a thing. Since owning
our Airstream seems all these great places for conversions are out west. lol .
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We changed out our 2019 Tommy Bahama Queen to a Twin and never looked back. More storage and more sleeping real estate, especially with the ankle biters. Ultimate Airstream did ours in 2020'. Pretty decent job, although I will say you have to really inspect well when you pick up to check for ancillary damage during the modification. Scratched panels, etc. Ultimate did a Grand Lounge mod as well. It turned out great.
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