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Anyone know of anybody who makes a seat\bed combi frame that goes in a T5 length ways (front to back) and has storage underneath ?
 

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Wouldn't it have been nice on an open forum to get some information actually posted, as it seems there is obviously a fair bit of interest..:*
 

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(I work at smart beds and it's some inside info ;) )
you use the top of a (cheap ebay)sofa bed and make a base
http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_s...3&_nkw=leather+sofa+bed&_pgn=6&_skc=250&rt=nc


Im doing mine with one of these
http://www.muji.eu/pages/online.asp?Sec=19&Sub=82&PID=5266

its a little low as standard but the legs are hollow...ive inserted some smaller diameter but longer tubes to suit,
all it needs then is to incase the base (box in, with a doorway) all my stuff under there is going in boxes.. and theres tons of room
they come up on ebay 2nd hand..I got 2 sofas (1 spareI:)
top of bed is slated and just slides outT:

I can post some pic's later if anyone is interested
 

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I have sent more by pm to one of the members on here but can't find the pm ATM :*

Either way - the main jist of it is we have designed side facing beds in the past, they work similarly in the same way as our standard beds (as in easy to operate) but there is some work to be carried out on a few profiles before were 100% happy with it - then it's a matter of jigging it all up and pricing them. Once that is done they will be going into production - just been bogged down the last few weeks at work due to having too many vans around :eek: once it's all quietened down a bit (and we're not in on weekends!) then I will spend a few weekends on this bed design idea we have in mind ;)

But as I mentioned in the pm's to a few is that the bed will not be released untill we are 100% satisfied with it.

Hopefully I'll get some chance to post up some updates somewhere along the lines ......
 

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Looks like there are plenty of ways to a decent diy job on this. I designed my own with 2 side benches making a full width bed and storage under each bench.

Have a look in my build album for pics (link in my signature below).

There's a converter on the forum who does some great work. Mike at MI Campervan Conversions has a sticky post in the 'Conversion' section plus loads of how to videos on YouTube. The quality of his work is there to see and I've only seen good reports. This link should get you to a bed build that will do what the OP is after:-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXeGNS1Gugo


Oh, and I have no connection to MI but always happy to promote anyone who shows they do a great job for us members.
 
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