HW end wall bed support...
My wife and I took possession of a 2014 HW31SCTH in February, and have camped in it a total of three times. The first two times I noticed that the front end wall (above the deck) was flimsy and I could see some of the screws from the cabinet coming out of the wall. The wall separated a bit from the cabinet as well. I reinstalled the screws with everything tight, and made sure it was snug before leaving on our week long trip last week. Plus, I didn't think much of it since we had planned on sleeping on the back bunk anyway. That back wall is very sturdy and the weight of us on the bed doesn't pull it out at all.
Well, this last week we kept quite a bit of luggage on that front bed. From time to time my wife had to climb up there to get things out or organize them. My guess is with her on the bed there was around 300lbs up there. Well, when I put the camper away this morning, the wall had pulled almost an inch away from the cabinet. I verified by pushing down on just the support poles with the bed slid in, and the wall moved pretty easily.
Has anyone else had this problem with any of their high walls? How did you fix it?
I'm thinking of getting the cabinet and wall snug again, setting everything up as if we were to camp, and installing some support blocks onto the bottom side of the bed snug up against the end of the support poles. This way, when the weight on the bed pushes down on the pole, the pole will slide forward against the block and not bow the crap out of that wall. Does anyone see any issue with this? I'm thinking the blocks could be ⅜" or ½" thick. Whatever might still slide into the camper without me removing it every time...
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