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Old 12-31-2010, 08:40 PM   #11
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Good Thread
One of the things I liked about the Windjammer was the folding table, seems stable. Our current TH has the two pedestal design it is very unstable, I hate it. Every time you lean on the table it moves, very cumbersome when trying to have a nice dinner.
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Old 01-01-2011, 08:11 AM   #12
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to Arn: maybe you will use your trailer sooner than april. With the way the weather goes we will be ready to camp sooner this year. I woke up this morning and the snow is all gone near Ottawa.
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Old 01-01-2011, 10:30 AM   #13
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to Arn: maybe you will use your trailer sooner than april. With the way the weather goes we will be ready to camp sooner this year. I woke up this morning and the snow is all gone near Ottawa.
You're right. I'm 25 minutes west of Ottawa & I'm staring at my sons boat in the backyard. Time to put away the sled & get the boat & trailer ready. All we need is to find some parks that open before Victoria Day!
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Old 01-28-2011, 04:41 PM   #14
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I have replaced the folding legs with 2 posts and used 4 of the aluminium post brackets. I used screws (as mentioned above , not too long as they will definately tear up the carpet). Always leave the table up when traveling with no problems and a simple matter to take the posts out by just lifting the table off and laying the legs down to convert to a bed.

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Old 01-28-2011, 05:37 PM   #15
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Old 01-28-2011, 07:52 PM   #16
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We have the Windjammer 3065...........hmm we aways have traveled with the tabe up!! Dont remember the dealer telling us to put it down!. It always been where we left it! Now that I say this we'll probly find it in the front bedroom in peices on our next trip! I learn something new everyday on these forums.
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Old 01-28-2011, 11:25 PM   #17
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We have a 8280ws Rockwood with the same problem, I can't be certain that it's the same table though. The window is too low to attach it to the wall; it also is a hazard because the table could hit it if not secure. It's a slight pain to have to take it down each time we move.

It may be an overkill but my solution has been to cut two 2x3 boards to the length of the distance between the two dining bunks. I then placed placed them on the floor adjacent to and out side of the table legs (one on each side) to keep the table from moving side to side; the 1 1/2 inch heigth of the 2x3 is about the same height as the table leg on the floor. This was secured with screws thru the floor (not too far) and from the inside of the dining bunks with screws into the end of the boards. I then cut four 1x4 pieces about five inches long over the 3 inch portion of the 2x3, extended out over the table leg. I screwed these pieces into the 2x3 holding the four legs from moving upward. Removing the two outside 1x4's permits the table to be removed in case we want to use it outside or by the chairs or couch. It was all painted to blend in with the carpet.

It should be strong enough to hold the table but don't know. We haven't used it yet but will in the next week.

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Old 01-29-2011, 09:25 AM   #18
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We typically travel with the table down (since we pile junk there when moving) but have traveled with it up as well. That table is HEAVY (too heavy for the flimsy legs IMHO) and does not seem to want to move when traveling. If it did "break loose" I have no doubt it would make a real mess of things. If it bounced high enough (like hitting a curb) it could also break the window on the way down.
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Old 11-14-2014, 07:26 PM   #19
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I am working on the folding table issue. I have incorporated other posted fixes ( corner brackets) and installing aluminum angle sections to firm up the hinges. The hinge is where the movement is. My hope is that I can still use the folding option when the upgrade is complete. I have one side complete and I will post my repair when it's done. Goes very slow working with just a drill and grinder.
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Old 11-16-2014, 05:07 PM   #20
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