autotrail over cab beds

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  1. SC 05 OUT

    SC 05 OUT Funster

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    were going to use the overcab bed in our scout this summer, there are two straight hook type things either side of the cab/hab bulkhead hight up, what are these for? should I have a rail or something to fit to stop people rolling out of the bed?
     
  2. Chris

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    Yes I think its for a net.

    We have a type of curtain that you can pull up. I havent used the bed but my son likes it and says its very comfortable.
     
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    I thought it must be for something, we dont have a net, but I nicked the cargo net from my car, we use it to stop stuff falling on our heads when driving, so we'll use it to stop sleeping passangers as well:thumb:

    thanks
     
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    Yes as above, a roller blind net at the bottom that clips to the roof brackets.
     
  5. mike mcglynn

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    Hi, If its like mine there should be a chrome rail and a sleeve /and a flap /which should be fixed into the hooks to stop you or anyone else :Smile:falling out its all part of the mattress check under the mattress to see if its hiding there:thumb:
     
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    Mines like Mike's, it's attached to the mattress underneath.
     
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    As above, for the safety net.. It may be tucked under the mattress... :thumb:
     
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  8. Madwife

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    As above, you should find the net under the mattress.

    Kath
     
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    I would ask the qustion,

    How many times have you ever rolled out of bed. As a grown adult do you reckon you woud need it:BigGrin:
     
  10. Madwife

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    We used to sleep in the overcab in our first MH and never used the net. There is plenty of room and its unlikely that you would roll over and fall out. I think it's really a safety feature for small kids.

    Kath
     
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    I don't know where you are but I sold out Apache yet still have the ladder if any use to you.

    Re the thread the net was ace, it held all things safely in place and for its proper use (kids) they could be safely caged in as all kids should he he
     
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    its not for me, I too well endowed to get up there, its for my daughter &son -in law, so got to lock the l buXXers in:Eeek:
     
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    thanks, Ive got the ladder, got a made up net, not sure if we have the proper one tucked up under the mattress as we never normaly use it
     
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    In our Hobby its under the mattress but my sister in law who sleeps up there has never used it which was OK until she had a dream where she was falling, woke up in a blind panic !!

    I think its for kids really
     
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    I found it, it was as said part of the the mattress, sewed onto the edge with a bar to lock into the hooks. As the materess is normally folded it was out of sight, ( and out of mind)

    anoter job sorted:thumb:
     
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    It's part of the mattress on my Cheyenne - incidentally, they have these on yachts, saves off-watch crew from falling out of their bunks when the boat heels over!
     
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    It may be a roller blind type, there will be a couple of tell-tale straps and clips that attach to the roof clips somewhere. They roller is usually just inside the bed base lip.
     
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