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Old 07-16-2019, 12:56 PM   #1
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Couch in my 2304DS

I have a 2015 Rockwood Model 2304DS and I have continuing issues with the couch/Jack Knife bed. Essentially the couch portion SUCKS. The springs have given way as well as the foam padding and its now like sitting in a HOLE. Its so deep that the back of my legs rest against the metal frame. Since the couch fits in a tight place and has to fold down pretty flat (to allow the Murphy Bed to fold down) I have been unable to find a replacement. What can I do now.?? I had an Upholstery Shop attempt to add webbing between the springs, but that did no good. The trailer has not been used a lot ...just a couple of times each year. This couch should not have failed like this......HELP

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Old 07-18-2019, 12:21 PM   #2
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Has anyone else had this problem with the fold down couch?

It should not have failed....but what can I replace it with? Any ideas??
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Old 07-18-2019, 12:29 PM   #3
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Can you post a photo of your issues with your couch?

I'm having a hard time understanding how a couch could self-destruct using it 8 times.
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Old 07-18-2019, 03:03 PM   #4
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Refclown, did you buy this trailer new or used?
I've never found a jackknife sofa that was comfortable. We had one in our old trailer.
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Old 07-18-2019, 04:49 PM   #5
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I bought this brand new.......
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Old 07-18-2019, 04:53 PM   #6
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Can you post a photo of your issues with your couch?

I'm having a hard time understanding how a couch could self-destruct using it 8 times.


I am not a light weight....200 lbs...but this is ridiculous to have this couch fail. The pic's show what I had an upholstery shop do to try and fix it...but to know avail. The springs just totally gave way and when I sit on it now, the back of my knees rub against the steel frame
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Old 07-18-2019, 05:16 PM   #7
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I had a similar problem with our couch that folds down for the Murphy bed. At first I tried 3/4 plywood but it was too stiff and it felt like I was sitting on a rock. After some experimentation, 3/8 plywood put on top of the steel frame and and 2 carefully adjusted ratchet straps to fine tune the feel of the couch. Not an ideal solution to be sure but it works. Jay
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Old 07-18-2019, 06:09 PM   #8
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I had a similar problem with our couch that folds down for the Murphy bed. At first I tried 3/4 plywood but it was too stiff and it felt like I was sitting on a rock. After some experimentation, 3/8 plywood put on top of the steel frame and and 2 carefully adjusted ratchet straps to fine tune the feel of the couch. Not an ideal solution to be sure but it works. Jay

I have already tried that route....but it did not work worth a damn. Not enough padding left to not make it feel like I was sitting on a hard rock.....
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