Boom arm table mod (Rapido 7090F)

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  1. Techno

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    Boom arm (£89) table mod Rapido7090F

    Wife always complained of a lack of space with such a big table so out it came finally.
    I angled the bracket for the table top (Ikea chopping board £8)
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    So that it fits square to the cushion when used as a side table.
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    The angle also makes it spot on to the seating position when swung around.
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    So much more space !!!!!!

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    Very Nice ;) So you doing one for the othe side! :D
     
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    Yes but she wants to road test it before ordering another. I said I've already decided to keep mine and I might do hers if sh'e nice :LOL:
     
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    So looking at the plate in the floor you have removed the proper table altogether?
    Or is there some clever quick release idea to change them over?
     
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    The plate covers where the leg went. I made a large hole under the base plate last year to strengthen the floor.
    I won't be putting it back in and it weighs a ton too. I have two Rapido folding table tops for sale now. One in very good condition and the other new.
    I may repair the floor flush before we re carpet.
     
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    FFS, stop it, now I bet not only will I have another job to do but a poxy trip to Ikea too.!!!!!
     
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    I just knocked the plate up this morning in preference to a hole but it is flush with the carpet and not a problem for now
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    Oh, so you intend to leave the table out?
    I was hoping for the quick release/ storage solutions.
     
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    We don't need nor want such a monolith. The only reason Rapido use such a big table is that it doubles as a front bed. We made our van two berth so that also is redundant.

    If we decide to have a central small round table I'll fit a Fiamma style floor socket in the plate for a pedestal leg
     
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    No, large table is only just big enough for us 4/5.
     
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    I couldn't cope with that :ROFLMAO::eek:
     
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    Did you already have the swinging arm or did you fir that as well? what is it fixed to?
     
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    Very nice. Can see you spill a lot of wine.........Nerves, or just pi**ed?? :D;)
     
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    ? I never spill a drop :wine:
     
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    OH, just noticed the EMBARRASSING spilled wine stains on the carpet........ NOT that I would have mentioned it! :sneaky::sneaky:
     
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    There are no stains on the carpet, where do you think they are?
     
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    I'll take a picture tomorrow or you can look yourself at a meet
     
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    I've just bought a second boom in case there's a rush and I'm gazumped :LOL:
    Wife is happy at the prospect. Also with his and hers tables there is room for three visitors to sit down with us.
     
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