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Old 04-16-2016, 02:58 PM   #1
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Down sizing queen bed platform

Removed the platform from the bed thinking of narrowing by about 3" so our standard size mattress fits better. Now that I have it apart, can't decide which way to narrow it. Simplest way is to cut 3" out of center and just re-weld the tubes together. Will have to move the tubes where the struts attach or weld a plate between the tubes.
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Old 04-16-2016, 03:01 PM   #2
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Given your skills Neil, I agree that cutting the 3" out of the centerline would be your best and most structurally sound option.

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Old 04-16-2016, 03:32 PM   #3
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Changed my other mind and will just put it back together without cutting it down. Can only gain 1.5" due to the base platform itself. Not worth the effort.
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