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Old 03-14-2016, 04:19 PM   #261
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A lot of threads seem to have some tension today so before anything else.
I meant no disrespect, your bed is kool
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Old 03-14-2016, 04:24 PM   #262
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Nicely done. Is this the NEW Murphy Bed?
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Old 03-14-2016, 04:34 PM   #263
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Thanks for the nice words all, to answer some questions. Once the bed is all the way down the two straps on the right hand side that separate the flying bed from the driver side seats in the back can be taken down and tucked in between the cushion. The main idea was to have the sheet on the flying bed part and once it is lowered into position the straps come down and you flip the sheet over the existing benches to create the Queen/King size bed. Our bus is only 21 feet from the stern to the driver seat so not a lot of room for a stationary bed. The only problem was it covers up the lights in the ceiling in the back, so I will install lights in the bottom of the flying bed that will only work when in the up position. Once the bed is down we will just use the existing lights that came with the bus, which are now tied into our house battery system.
Hope that explains it a little better.

Till next time.


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Old 03-14-2016, 04:37 PM   #264
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Skoolydoo,

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Old 03-14-2016, 07:28 PM   #265
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Wow! Nice job. Just read your build from start to finish. Well this point anyway. So you've been at this project nearly five years?
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Old 03-15-2016, 10:54 AM   #266
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Cheepsk8, I started five years ago? OH MY GOD how time flies...... I believe that a true skoolie is never done, there will always be stuff to work on. I have not really worked on the Akitabus for probably a year or two, any time we use it I find things that we want to change.... just like the flying bed, it was such a hassle to set up the bed the old way it demanded a different approach. and so far I think it will work great. Thank God I raised the roof.

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