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Old 04-13-2011, 10:14 AM   #21
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How hard was it to do the mod to the night tables beside the bed. Its a good use of wasted space.
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Old 04-13-2011, 09:27 PM   #22
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How hard was it to do the mod to the night tables beside the bed. Its a good use of wasted space.
not really hard at all. just take you time taking the side panel off so you don't destroy it. you need a good table saw or radial arm saw to cut the top nice and cleanly. the rest was just easy carpentry work.
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Old 06-21-2011, 11:26 PM   #23
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Finally Pictures - Third Times a Charm

Ok, third camping trip actually brought the camera...Wife and I spent two days at Watkins Mill State Park in Excelsior Springs, MO kind of a Fathers Day/35th Anniversary weekend. I hope the pics show up correctly....
Hooray, they showed up WOO HOO!! We had fun, it was last weekend the 16th - 18th. Had to show the bacon shot, I love breakfast at the campout, this one was Bacon, Eggs, Hashbrowns, OJ, & Biscuits cooked in the camper oven...yummy!
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Old 07-30-2011, 08:38 PM   #24
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Regarding a bike rack...I purchased a couple of L shaped bike rack bars out of aluminium that bolt to the rear ladder of the trailer. The bikes are heavy and they hang great. Kids bikes go in the suburban.
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Old 07-31-2011, 07:43 PM   #25
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I really like your modifications. Very well done. The nightstands look just like the ones in the 2604 that we have on order. I was wondering how to make use of that wasted space. Can you describe in more detail how you removed and hinged the tops?

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Old 07-31-2011, 08:17 PM   #26
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remove your mattress and gentally pry off the side panels on each side(left and right). now look inside with a flashlight and you will see the screws going straight up hold the top on. remove all the screws and the top should be free. i then cut the counter top with a table saw 3" from the back. attach a piano hinge between the two cut halves. i finished the interior of the space with panelling prior to reinstalling the top. screw the rear 3" section only at the rear. i also installed a support to hold the top open when open. . i can take more pictures if need be but i do not have any while i was doing this.
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Not sure what you mean about "pry off the side panels". Other than that I think I understand.

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Old 07-31-2011, 08:43 PM   #28
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I have been looking at the nightstands since we bought the thing wondering how I could make use of the wasted space - Thanks for the info. Like Jacksum I am curious how to remove the side panel without damaging it and how to reattach it.
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Old 07-31-2011, 09:02 PM   #29
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You can also pop the cover plate off the outlet, loosen the two wing-screws that hold the outlet in place, then reach your am in with a stubby screwdriver to loosen/remove the top.

This "nightstand" design is very common on the Rockwood's. I have the same wasted space on my 2607, except that I used it to run additional wiring. Each nightstand now has a 12v. cigarette lighter-type outlet for charging cell phones, etc. Plus the one on my side of the bed has all the wiring and controls for the rooftop solar panels and the 2000W, 120v inverter. The one on the wife's side of the bed will have the controls for the 12v, 36" ceiling pan that I just picked-up.
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Great mods! Thanks for sharing. Now I have work to do
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