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Old 10-21-2012, 10:57 PM   #1
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First real issue with catalina

Went to sit my fat but on the couch and it went crunch!!! It was nice of the factory to use a jointed piece of wood to support a jackknife.
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Old 10-22-2012, 04:37 PM   #2
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wow - that does seem like some pretty poor engineering. are you going to fix it yourself? maybe get something a little more substantial that engineered white pine.
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Old 10-22-2012, 05:10 PM   #3
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Yea..I am going to fix it this week....Yale the whole thing apart and replace with something a bit more substantial. Got our last trip of the season this weekend so by the time I take it back to the shop plus gas it's not worth it in my opinion.
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Old 10-23-2012, 03:45 PM   #4
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Problem solved. Rebuilt the jackknife sofa better than new with a $2.50 2x4 in about 20 minutes. Still hard to believe what they put in this thing and expect it to hold up to regular use.
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Old 10-23-2012, 04:01 PM   #5
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good work - that looks much more solid. I never liked the flimsy feel of the jackknife sofas in some units. I bet yours feels much better now.
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