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Old 12-03-2012, 03:56 PM   #1
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removing the sofa

I want it out. I need the area for a home office.

How do I get the thing out? The door looks way too narrow. Considering a hatchet.
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You will probably have to take a window out. Luckily I have a wheelchair lift which is great for moving furniture in and out of the coach.
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Old 12-03-2012, 04:04 PM   #3
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Depends what kind of sofa you have. Some of them come copletely apart and will make your job a lot easier.
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Old 12-03-2012, 05:12 PM   #4
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I want it out. I need the area for a home office.

How do I get the thing out? The door looks way too narrow. Considering a hatchet.
If all else fails an electric chain saw would do the trick. Only if you did not care about what happens to it
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Old 12-03-2012, 07:08 PM   #5
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Depends on what kind, but if you look haed enough, most of them come apart, some in several pieces.
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Old 12-03-2012, 07:31 PM   #6
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You may find that much like a recliner the back will come off and the end arms then the fold out bed mechanism will un bolt if it has one.
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Old 12-03-2012, 07:33 PM   #7
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Most RV Couches come apart. Unbolt from the floor, then each armrest unbolts. After that the back comes off. They will go through the door. Been there, done that.
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Most RV Couches come apart. Unbolt from the floor, then each armrest unbolts. After that the back comes off. They will go through the door. Been there, done that.
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I have removed both Flexsteel and Villa brands.
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Old 12-04-2012, 04:37 PM   #9
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I removed a flexsteel and once unbolting it from the floor the seatbelts were bolted to the couch frame. Unbolt those and then unbolt the arms. Once the arms afe off you could get to the bolts that held the back on. Take the back off and remove the mattress if a hide-a-bed. Then it will come out. Sounds like a lot of work, but really doesn't take too long at all. But that was my couch, no idea about yours.
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I removed the hide a bed with a blow up mattress. Once unbolted from the floor, the arm rests and the back come off by removing a few additional bolts. The disassembled pieces are now small and light enough to be taken out through the front door. The lower part of the sofa that has the fold out frame needs to be locked in place with some zip ties so it stays put. To make more room and it even easier, I also unbolted the co pilot chair and temporarily put it in the dinette/kitchen area. The empty space has been upgraded with a computer desk and a recliner.
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I did the same as "nkwazi",the sofa will come apart in pieces. Look from the
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Old 12-04-2012, 08:07 PM   #12
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Mine was a jackknife sofa - the arms were removed the back and the bottom came apart - there were 2 frame rails and every thing went thru a a 24" door. Now have 2 ea euro recliners.

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I am looking to replace my jackknife sofa with a hide a bed sofa. Does anyone have one that they removed? I live in Southern California.
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I am looking to replace my jackknife sofa with a hide a bed sofa. Does anyone have one that they removed? I live in Southern California.
Freight charges would make it too expensive for you, but for anybody on the other coast, I have a 54" version of a Flexstell I'd let go cheap.
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