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Old 02-21-2019, 12:49 PM   #1
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Changing Bed Size

We have a king size bed and would like to change to a queen for more walking space in the bedroom. Anyone do this before or have suggestions? At first glance it looks like the plywood base would have to be cut. Thanks.

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Old 02-21-2019, 12:52 PM   #2
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I have friends who did it in another brand/model. It was literally just a matter of cutting the plywood base.

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Old 02-21-2019, 12:58 PM   #3
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we have a queen at home and a king in the camper. wife would rather live in the camper full time.
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Old 02-21-2019, 01:15 PM   #4
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Depending on how the base is made, it may be as simple as cutting the base down.

Can you post a couple of pictures of the base?
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Old 02-21-2019, 03:07 PM   #5
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I just did this a few months ago on a 2018 36ck2. I trimmed the plywood base. I used the pieces I trimmed off to build a shelf in the slide beside the bed. It worked well and looks very nice.
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Old 02-21-2019, 10:53 PM   #6
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As said it's mostly a matter of cutting the plywood base BUT the base may include the hinged section which will require cutting the piano wire hinge. Not particularly difficult but an issue. With the extra 16" you can have nice night stands made.
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Old 04-07-2019, 03:51 PM   #7
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I did this on our 2015 Silverback. The king bed was taking up too much space and besides, the mattress offered little back support. I installed a nice queen mattress by measuring the size needed and cutting it will my circular saw. Before installing the new mattress I used some of the strong black Gorilla tape along the plywood edges where I cut it so there wouldn't be a sharp edge. We've been happy with this change for nearly 4 years.
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Old 04-07-2019, 06:06 PM   #8
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Itís tight in our bedroom with the king bed but the way I figure it sleep is all I do.
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Originally Posted by spock123 View Post
sleep is all I do.

Sorry to hear that......

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