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Old 02-19-2017, 12:08 PM   #1
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Murphy Bed

I am giving some passing thought to replacing our uncomfortable sofabed with a Murphy Bed in our MH. I see there are kits available which is the way I would want to go. I want minimal interference with the two open slides in the living area, vs the sofa bed that goes all the way to the recliner, with very little space to squeeze by. Of course the spring support and thin mattress even with a mattress topper in the sofabed are NOT comfortable to sleep on, especially for two people. The current sofabed has huge back cushions which takes about a foot or more of unusable space against the sidewall. If I could recover that space, it would make movement around the front of the MH much easier. A Murphy Bed would cover a window, but that shade has not been up in the two years we've owned the MH.

Has anyone tried this? I'm considering I might have to remove two cabinets above the sofa for a Murphy Bed to fold against the wall.

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Old 02-19-2017, 04:14 PM   #2
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A Murphy bed large enough for two? I've never been comfortable on a jack knife or a Murphy bed. I'm 6'4" so that surely figures into the equation. Perhaps you find a showroom or someone with the bed you seek before jumping from the pot to the kettle.

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Old 02-19-2017, 07:57 PM   #3
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One thought, you will lose any windows above the current sofa when the MB is stowed.

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