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Old 07-21-2016, 11:51 AM   #1
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Broken ushaped dinette 26dbh

For the first time out camping, we used the ushaped dinette as a bed. We have a 2014 Grey Wolf 26dbh that we bought used. We were shown how to setup the bed by just taking the legs off of the table and sliding the table top into the middle then rearranging the cushions to make the bed. Well, the second night it was slept on, the supports for the table top that were screwed into the side walls of the benches all came off. Are we setting up the bed wrong? Is there more support for when you put down the table? Has anyone else had this problem? We don't use the bed much but we do need it every once in a while when we take an extra person with us.

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Old 07-21-2016, 12:53 PM   #2
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Our salesman told us to buy extra leg. Cut it to fit table in bed position. This will ensure proper support.

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Old 07-21-2016, 01:25 PM   #3
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Thanks. That is what we were thinking of doing but wanted to see what others had done first.
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Old 07-21-2016, 02:16 PM   #4
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When you replace the supports, use small bolts instead of screws. They won't pull out as easy. Side loading a screw isn't it strongest direction.
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Old 07-21-2016, 02:22 PM   #5
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We used ours a bed for several years, no supports, just did it as you were told. No problems and it was the most comfortable bed in the trailer.....after a egg carton topper was put on it.
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Old 07-22-2016, 07:06 PM   #6
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In our vibe I bought 1x3 oak slats and cut to fit length wise then stapled webbing together so they are all together when folded up I store in draw under dinett and don't use the table top. I bought an extra leg and cut it down to fit and use that's as a leg as well

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Old 07-24-2016, 12:46 AM   #7
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We made a stand out of PVC to held hold the bed when down. It's been great.
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Old 07-24-2016, 08:42 AM   #8
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In my EVO (very similar to yours) the dinette came with mini supports you put in when you convert the table into a bad. You take out the table length legs and put these smaller ones in their place. Maybe make some up out of piping?
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Old 07-25-2016, 06:30 PM   #9
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Had the same thing happen to our 26dbh. Bad design in my opinion
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Old 08-17-2016, 06:07 PM   #10
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I hate to reply, first trailer ever, a 2017 22RR toyhauler. The screws were coming out everywhere. The dealer said many were not in studs, in other words they were only anchored in thin paneling. I posted elsewhere (in this forum) about all the little things I found wrong on the first outing. Certainly not like buying a new car...lots of issues. Everything can be fixed but really? Sell quality or go back to the drawing board.

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