drop down beds

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  1. laird of Dunstan

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    Hi Folks
    The wifey wants to know if you can leave your duvet in place with a drop down bed or do you have to remove it each time :rolleyes:
     
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    We leave ours with the pillows placed centrally, it all fits fine, but I suppose it deepened on which motorhome you have and the clearance.(Rapido)
     
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    Certainly can on mine... And intend too do just that..(y)
     
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    laird of Dunstan Funster Life Member

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    Thank you for the prompt answer ,the wifey has been doing my head in this afternoon with that one ,we will be picking up a rapido on wednesday (y)
     
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    You shouldn't have any problem at all as long as you place the pillows lengthways either side of the rooflight. We also leave our ladder up top but I place it on the duvet and then fold the duvet over the top of it to cushion the ceiling. sometime might have to push it forward slightly to avoid it catching the little bulge where the front roof meets the the main roof but its not a problem.
     
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    I shall inform the missus forthwith(y):)
     
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    Is anyone aware of a van with a drop down bed which you can put away with the bedding AND wife still in it?
     
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    No but love the idea!!! :clap::clap::clap::clap::clap:
     
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    We fitted a mattress topper which made the drop down bed a tight fit with all bedding on our Rapido 927F but i got hold of a seat belt extender which drops the bed about 30 cms.
    will post photo if you need it
     
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    Sorry cant measure correctly, make that drops it about 3" (in old money)
     
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    LOLOLOLOL :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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    interesting - on our van - adria matrix 670sl - I am sure leaving anything on the drop down bed would blow the fuse ( simple enough to reset ) might try it next time we take the grandkids out and about.
     
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    We've got a mattress topper and we leave all the bedding including the pillows on our drop down bed. (Hymer ) Starting to wonder if we should.
     
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    Hymers have an adjustable strap to hold the bed up so plenty of room. Rarely use ours as a bed but very useful on longer trips for storing clothes.
     
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    Yes...La Strada Regent L

    No problem...(y)
     
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    We use ours (Hymer) as a storage area for spare duvet covers, blankets, odds and ends etc.
     
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    Knew one where they used an AIR mattress for when they had visitors/grandkids. doubled as storage the rest of the time. mattress was left at home!.

    Pete
     
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    On mine (Hymer) we have 2 x memory foam overlays, 2 x sleeping bags, and 4 x pillows. There's room for more:).
     
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    I can in helga!! I have the bed made up, spare clothes on it, ladder on it, and clothes dryer ,,, I also have a Thai masseur that I found on a 5 star site, 2 fruity sellers( if I ever get cold) 1 flamenco dancer, and her spare dresses, and a large bag of oranges I got from Seville!! No prob for room !!
     
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    & you wonder why it falls on yer head going along ?
     
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