RV Adjustable bed: Custom King Doppelflex MX2
THE EXISTING PLATFORM IS 57 X 78.25 INCH. WE EXTENDED THE FOOTPRINT TO 70 X 78 INCHES BY INSTALLING THREE CROSS BEAMS FOR A 70 INCH WIDE BASE AND SCREWED ON THE TWO ADJUSTABLE BEDS
TWO CUSTOM DOPPELFLEX ADJUSTABLE BEDS, EACH 34.5 X 77 INCH
ADD 4 EXTRA DOUBLE SLATS FOR TOTAL OF 10 DOUBLE SLATS FOR BOTH BEDS.
2 WIRELESS CONTROLLERS EACH WITH 3 MEMORY SETTINGS AND 1 USB PORT.
BOB LATER DECIDED TO MODIFY THE HEAD SECTION TO LIFT IN ONE PLANE WITH THE BACK SECTION. SEE VIDEOS AT THE BOTTOM.
RV Mattress model: Two DW 800 mattress medium firm to the comfy.Each 35 x 78 inches
RV Model: 2013 WINNEBAGO JOURNEY 34B
Location: Monmouth, OR
Customer: Bob and Sally Kennel
ONE WEEK LATER…
“ITS BEEN ALMOST A WEEK SINCE WE’VE BEEN HOME FROM GETTING THE BED INSTALLED. WE ARE STILL SLEEPING IN THE MOTOR HOME BECAUSE WE LIKE IT SO MUCH. WE HAVE A NEW TV IN THE MOTOR HOME BEDROOM AND THERE ARE A COUPLE OF SHOWS WE LIKE TO WATCH AT BEDTIMES IN THE NICE NEW BED.”
A FARMER AND POET:
We bought a Winnebago
Nice, but with an ordinary bed
We wanted something special
Adjustable, for a sleepy head
I searched through the Web
Looking high, looking low
For just the right size
In a Winnebago it must go
Axel Bloom , Beds and Sofas
Popped onto my screen,
German Adjustable beds,
This I’d never seen!
I’ll give them a call
To see what they say,
Yong answered the phone,
This was my lucky day!
He said he could fit
The bed to my size
The right fit for her
And for me, one of the bigger guys
The bed is installed
And it fits just right,
We each have a remote
Over this, no need for a fight
Tilt it up to watch TV
Or to read a good book
The bed fits in perfect
And it has a good look
The Winnebago is great
In good shape it certainly seems
And now in the back
A perfect bed for our sweet dreams
Started with one adjustable bed placed on the existing platform that is 57 inch wide. We extended the width to 70 inches by placing three 70 inch wide center beams on the platform and screwing on the adjustable beds.
Made sure the head section would not graze the shoulder of the table. Require 1.5 inch clearance.
Locations of the three cross beams.
Second bed placed. Lifted and rolled back the foot section to begin screwing l-brackets to secure the frame to the platform.
Completed attaching one l-bracket to the cross beam.
Removing the slats to make room to install the side stoppers that prevent the mattress from sliding off.
Lower left side stopper installed.
Sally using the remote controller for the first time. The two mattresses are secured by placing them between the side and foot stoppers.
Sally has raised the foot section about a inch at the knee and is programming the memory buttons. There are three memory settings.
Bob and Sally enjoying the beds for the first time!
When the slide is brought in we have about half an inch of clearance from the foot stopper to the door openers,
Mattress is well positioned and held in place by the foot stopper.
Sally and Bob ready to return home to Monmouth, Oregon! We met on a Saturday morning at 10: 30 am and completed the installation in 2 hours.
Setup at their home/ farm
Fifth Generation farmers. Farm now run by their son.
Bob making a Fire Break after a combine had caused a fire.
Method to modify head section to make it raise on same plane as back section.
Here are a series of videos that I have placed here for future reference. This shows how to cut the piece of plastic which the inner moving shaft encounters when it flips the head section forward. Once cut, the head section will not flip forward and will lift in one plane with the back section for a “Straight Back” lifting motion.
I will explain the process to make the videos more useful to see.