Level adjusting beds. An idea?

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  1. BobtheBass

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    Every time we pitch up on site we go through the same rigmarole of trying to get the van as level as possible, shoving ramps under the wheels and using a spirit level just so we can get a good nights sleep. I don't know about everyone else but we don't mind if our boules roll about in the van or stuff in the fridge wobbles as long as we can sleep on horizontal beds without sliding towards the headboard or rolling out of bed during the night, which made me think, has anyone thought about a method for levelling the beds themselves?

    It could be as simple as having a "floating" bed frame that could have chocks of some kind inserted in the required positions, or maybe more sophisticated to include little hydraulic rams to lift each corner just a little to straighten things out. I'm sure the collective brains of MF could come up with a working system, and I would be happy to donate all my royalties to the Forum for the greater good. Is it a goer or am I being Mr Thicky?
     
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    Hammocks !




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    Levelling the van is also about getting the fridge level so it works properly!
     
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    ...and the sink and shower to drain properly, and the cupboard doors not keep swinging open (or closed)...
     
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    Not looking like a great idea.
     
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    Mr Thicky rides again!
     
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    The Royal Navy used self levelling beds for hundreds of years, they are commonly known as hammocks
     
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    When pitched up in Spain I did adjust the rear air suspension to make the bed level, we were parked up for 5 months though and we have a fixed bed across the back.
     
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    Sorry!!!!

    We have a fixed bed in the rear and as long as my head is higher than my feet I don't have any problem with the van being any thing like level.
    What sort of bed/van is it?
     
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    Same here and our frigde isn't too fussy either, shower drains whatever has it has two drains diagonly placed.
     
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    And the same to you.:)
     
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