Over-cab bed weight limit specifications?

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  1. MoKa

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    Does anyone have have any specs or info (documented or first-hand experience) of the maximum weight limits for over-cab beds, in the most popular/common motorhomes? I'm having a job finding any manufacturer anywhere sharing this info on their tech specs in brochures etc.

    Serious question, and while I appreciate there may be some fat jokes to be had, I'm genuinely looking for helpful answers.

    Ta muchly

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    Very tempted.......

    .....seriously, I don't think that there is a weight limit as such, more like a size limit - there isn't usually a lot of space up there so gravitationally challenged people would not want to sleep up in what can be a claustrophobic space. We have an A class with drop down bed, but still nothing from the manufacturer about weight limits.
     
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    We have a Hymer Exsis i698 with drop down double bed the max load is 200kg this is quoted in the operators manual.(y)
     
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    Seems like the kind of info that might be useful before you buy it, but Hymer specifically were one of the brochures I looked at and couldn't find it (or in their tech specs on price list)
     
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    Probably a big margin on that as well
     
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    Ive just checked, ours says max 200kg.
     
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    I would think that's pretty much standard weight on the Hymer range they all look about the same in the newer vans.
     
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    Only info I have seen was a label on the bed mechanism with a weight limit. Think ours a Frankia Duo bed was 200kg or 250kg, know we checked at the time to make sure it would be ok as I'm not the lightest! I think it is listed in the Manual, but definitely not in the brochures, tech specs or options list.
     
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    I would have thought , 2 persons max 100 kgs each
     
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    200 kilograms = 31 stone.
     
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    Burstner drop down is 200kg too so I can't wear my cast iron chastity belt
     
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    Chausson drop down single in 514/515 (i.e. 3rd berth) is 150Kg limit
     
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    I'm guessing these are static loads.. :whistle:

    a dynamic load will be a different kettle of fish :LOL:
     
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    Hard to differentiate between a static load and a dynamic load when I've been on the curry and beer. I prefer to think of the payload being more in transit than anything else :giggle:

    Of course, that is presuming you weren't referring to something else, although I can't think what
     
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    No hanky panky then?;)
     
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    Our drop down bed has a 200kg weight limit ........ I would think overcabs would have similar but I may be wrong.... usually am.
     
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    200kg on my hymer but only when parked. Bugger all when driving so they can't get sued if you forget the strap and the bed falls on your head.
     
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    :LOL::LOL::LOL:
     
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    200 kg on my sunlight over cab bed. In the brochure. 100 kg on each bunk. No load stated for dinette bed
     
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