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Old 07-11-2013, 09:00 AM   #11
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that's good to know n a 8 hr road trip soon.

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Old 07-11-2013, 09:23 AM   #12
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My bunk has a strap on the other end of the bed with a clip even if that latch were to come undone the strap should prevent the bed from coming down. obviously traveling with it down is the easiest sure thing here.

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Old 07-11-2013, 09:30 AM   #13
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that can be easily repaired by any plastic repair shop. most have mobile service.
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Old 07-11-2013, 10:12 AM   #14
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Bunk on my coachmen is struts to hold up and it take a little force to push it down
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Old 07-11-2013, 10:16 AM   #15
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Ouch , that's a shame! Thanks for the tip. I won't be traveling with it up anymore.
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Old 07-11-2013, 08:52 PM   #16
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I want to follow up on this issue....I emailed various Forest River folks and inquired about purchasing some of the wall paper explaining what had happened. I want to fill the gouge in & paper over it.....well when we returned from a week of travel ( 3 different campgrounds) with our Crusader 5er I found UPS had left a mailer tube on the porch from FR with more than enough wallpaper I need...N/C! I will tackle the job myself avoiding the 1 hr. trip to the dlr.

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Old 07-12-2013, 08:09 AM   #17
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If you don't have anything in there that requires them to be up why would you put them up? The only time i had ours up on our old trailer was to use it for the storage.

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Old 07-12-2013, 08:50 AM   #18
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I'll make sure to keep mine down. Thanks for sharing that.

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