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Old 06-02-2014, 10:00 PM   #1
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Bunk Corner and Edge Safety Fix

Any fresh fixes for the sharp corners and edges on the newer bunk doors? I attempted the pool noodle, but it would not fit snug enough to stay. In what manner can they be put on to keep them secure? My 9 year old cut his head pretty good on the front bunk corner parking his bike...I need a good fix soon.

Would pipe insulation have a little tighter grip?

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Old 06-02-2014, 10:12 PM   #2
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I used pool noodles on the front (closet) slide.

I cut it so it would form a 90 and then used gorilla glue to hold it.

I had to use some string to hold it till the glue set
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I use the pool noodle on ours. Cut it so it bends a perfect 90 degrees for corners. So far they have stayed on with no problem.
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Camping World sells corner guards for slideouts, that should work for the bunk doors.
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The noodles you used, were they the hollow ones or solid?
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The noodles you used, were they the hollow ones or solid?
Hollow.

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Swim noodles, you can't beat them!

I use them to line my tonneau rails when I strap the bikes into the back of the truck. They stay on very well, but then again it's not vertical, as yours is.

I wouldn't bend them around a corner, I'd have the one hanging on the vertical hang down below the corner, and then have a separate one for the horizontal on the slide.
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It dawned on me last night that I should of taken a pic of my son's bleeding head and emailed it to Forest River. Not to blame them, but to come up with solution...cause I really like the new bunk doors, however my initial concerns about an injury were prophetic.

Anyhow, I'll go purchase a couple new noodles and revisit this.
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Slideout Corner Guards - White - Camco 42193 - Slideouts & Storage Bays - Camping World
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