Bunk beds for kids

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Bunk beds for kids

Postby jollyroger » Mon Mar 31, 2008 6:26 pm

We nearly sold our CT due to the lack of space in the main tent area due to two single camp stretchers for the kids. You only had enough room to schuffle sideways then up to our bed.

At the last Caravan Camping show 08 we noticed Bunk stretchers. We stood there for 20 minutes just looking at them without saying a word to each other. Then we almost said at the same time "what do you think"?

For $100 and without testing them for comfort or stablity we bit the bullet. After two camping trips with them - I would have to say it was the best $100 we ever spent. Not only did we get so much more room back but we don't want to sell the CT now :?#

The kids (8 and 6) loved them too. The dog even sleeps at the end of the bottom bunk-trust me it has to be good for her to sleep there!

If you have ever thought of going the way of bunks - don't hesitate. These were from Ray's Outdoors little tent at the Caravan and Camping Show.
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Re: Bunk beds for kids

Postby Troyk » Mon Mar 31, 2008 6:34 pm

Works well for us. The door on our CT is not at the end so they fit in well.

JR to pack them up, just pull off the vertical poles and lay the beds on your main bed, twisitng the brackets flat. Makes it pretty simple. :grin:

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Re: Bunk beds for kids

Postby jollyroger » Mon Mar 31, 2008 6:39 pm

Ours came with a bag and fits nicley at the bottom of the trailer totally FLAT!
Takes up a lot less room than two stretchers in bags.
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Re: Bunk beds for kids

Postby will_deness » Tue Apr 01, 2008 1:08 am

We went for the extra tent for the 2 ten yr olds. They love it, we love it.They keep their clothes and personal items in it and to date they have kept it reasonably ordered, A coleman 3 man and they also use it when they go away with the scouts.
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Re: Bunk beds for kids

Postby AussieSunset » Tue Apr 01, 2008 1:44 am

We had 2 of them years ago when we traveled but we got rid of them when we got rid of our annex to our camper and got 1 x 4 man ( for our 3 girls) & 1 x 3 man (for the son), tents for our brood of 4 kids. They were a little older by a year or 2 but they liked the tents better and got single stretchers instead. They put them up and set them all up too.
The bunks were good while we had them though.
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Re: Bunk beds for kids

Postby double_d » Tue Apr 01, 2008 5:01 pm

Troyk wrote:Works well for us. The door on our CT is not at the end so they fit in well.

JR to pack them up, just pull off the vertical poles and lay the beds on your main bed, twisitng the brackets flat. Makes it pretty simple. :grin:

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they look pretty much exactly the same as ours
we also lay them on our CT bed when storing
allthough we only use them as bunks rarely
as our CT is 16 feet inside so we have some room in there

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