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Old 07-25-2016, 05:45 PM   #1
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Cheaper to keep her ??

My DW wants me to investigate several possibilities for our 3065w Windjammer. The hide a bed couch sits uncomfortable ,she wants to look at the possibilities of replacing it with 2 recliners. Another complaint is the mattress for the bed in the slide out is a little hard. I think the mattress problem can be fixed fairly easy, either by replacing it or getting a good topper. I am not sure if the couch situation can be fixed reasonable. My son would like to have bunk beds for his twins. ( I don't think I can fix that unless I trade). I like my Windjammer but there are several things that I would do different if I were to trade. I am sure I would take a bath on the trade. Funny
I really have no issues with the bed or the couch. Is it a costly job to change out the couch ? Has any one here changed it out ? Or is it simply time to trade? All ideas accepted. Thanks
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Old 07-25-2016, 05:58 PM   #2
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Ours is a tri-fold sofa with a zippered pouch attached to one section holding an air mattress. It is bolted to the floor. I figured replacing it would be costly. Watching to see what answers you get.
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Old 07-25-2016, 06:01 PM   #3
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I have the same sit up. The air mattress leaks and I need to replace it.
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The bed in most trailers suck. We always use a memory foam topper on ours. It helps. Trading don't likely fix the bed issue.

Many on this forum have traded the sofa for recliners but you lose that sleeping place. A search will Likely net some help there.

As for the burlesque, you need to decide if you like your unit enough to keep the same floor plan or trade up. If your son and his family cone along, you might want to consider a quad bunk trailer or if you want to get a bigger truck, consider a mid bunk fifth wheel. That can net you bunks, rear living with recliners and sofa bed. These tend to be heavy so you will likely need a 1 ton srw to tow that.
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Old 07-25-2016, 06:30 PM   #5
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I will be having some warranty work done on Thursday, I will ask some questions then. I may kick a few tires. I have a f250 diesel that tows really well. Not really looking for a fifth wheel, I don't want to loose my truck bed storage. However a fifth wheel probably offers more of what I am looking for. I agree the bed situation can be changed with a good topper. Not sure to couch problem can be cost effective.
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Our 5er had a jack-knife sofa bed that absolutely sucked. it was uncomfortable to sit on or lay on as a bed. We removed it and replaced it with two wall-hugging recliner chairs from Living Spaces. We couldn't be happier. We still have the air mattress from the jack-knife and if someone needs a bed, there is room on the main floor next to the new recliners. Not ideal but, a lot more comfortable for us.
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We hated our sofa so we replaced it with two Lazy boy recliners. The problem is we usually find ourselves falling asleep in them and not going to bed. They are nice and we got them on sale at the lazy boy store. I had to disassemble the sofa to get it out of the trailer.
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Sorry i rushed in to the post. I thought the OPs question was DW or the RV
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Would love to replace the couch in ours with two recliners. But we'd lose the storage under our couch that us accessed gia an outside hatch.
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