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Old 11-24-2017, 02:08 AM   #1
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Getting the bed in the bus

I'm considering purchasing a conventional skoolie to convert. I have a queen size mattress and box springs.

My questions are these:
1. Is the rear door uniform in size across the board for all manufacturers?
2. What is the height of the rear door and the diagonal measurement? (contingent on door size being uniform)
3. Do I just need to bring it in the front entry door?
4. What is the height of the front entry door?
5. Has anyone done this?

I realize I can just taco the mattress in and put it on a platform but the bed was expensive and I don't want to ditch the box springs if I can get away with it.

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Old 11-24-2017, 04:17 AM   #2
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queen size box springs does not fit unless you make a bigger door
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queen size box springs does not fit unless you make a bigger door
May be able to get it through the service door, but not the rear door.
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Old 11-24-2017, 04:50 AM   #4
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i tried both as i was moving out of my old place ended up putting it on top of a durango
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i tried both as i was moving out of my old place ended up putting it on top of a durango
I always think of the guy holding the mattress with his arm.
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May be able to get it through the service door, but not the rear door.
Pardon my ignorance, but, what is the service door?
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Pardon my ignorance, but, what is the service door?
The front door that everyone uses. The largest door unless you have an amtran with a giant wheelchair door.
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You can buy two piece box springs that will go in without damage. The mattress will go in the front door with a bit of persuasion.

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You can buy two piece box springs that will go in without damage. The mattress will go in the front door with a bit of persuasion.

John
I already have a box springs. I don't want to have to throw away a grand worth of furniture to spend however much it costs to buy a new one. I'll look into it as a last resort if I can't do anything else.
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The front door that everyone uses. The largest door unless you have an amtran with a giant wheelchair door.
The one I'm looking at is a 1994 Chevy 9 window conventional. Automatic with a gas motor.
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