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Old 11-19-2012, 01:39 PM   #1
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We would like some feedback on sofa beds since my wife and I are discussingits merits. Apparently a sofa without the bed is more comfortable than one with it. As a result of this we plan on purchasing a blow up mattress and getting a sofa without the built-inbed. Can any of you good folksprovide any guidance on this subject, thanks!
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Old 11-19-2012, 02:16 PM   #2
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I have a sofa bed in my RL and it's comfortable to sit on, however I do miss having the draw in the bottom to use. I haven't spent the night on it but I have laid on it with my grand kids and it seems comfortable enough. Remember if you make it too comfortable for quests......they become residents.

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Old 11-19-2012, 03:29 PM   #3
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We have a sofa bed and as Dave said no draw. But we still have more storage all around that we can't fill. The sofa is comfortable to sit on and the bed is great to sleep on. My daughter and two grand children love it. Plus we have two blow up large twin mattresses that we run down infront of the table. Kinda tight but works and everyone is together. Long term may be a problem but will cross that bridge when we get there.
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Old 11-19-2012, 05:07 PM   #4
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Our RW34SK did not come with the factory option blow-up mattress. It is true the couch is more comfortable without the mattress. The factory mattress does not even go on the couch, rather it sits on the floor.
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Old 11-19-2012, 06:43 PM   #5
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We have a sofa bed in our rl. It is stiffer than the recliners to sit on, but not at all uncomfortable. If you have back problems, you'll probably prefer to sit in it. Haven't slept on the bed yet, but like Dave said, guests become residents. We don't anticipate anyone other thanour grandkids sleeping ther and they could sleep on a rock! We overcame the lack of storage because no drawer by ordering an ottoman -- plenty of storage for bedding (sheets, blankets, pillows) for the sofabed, plus it's extra seating or a cocktail table (with a tray on it). A really useful addition!
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Old 11-19-2012, 09:15 PM   #6
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We have the sofa bed in our 38BR and it was comfortable enough for inlaws to visit 2 nights. Got an ottoman from Wal-Mart that matched the sofa and chairs and we keep all the bedding in it. We keep it in the office under the desk when traveling... found out it is just wide enough to curl up the edges of the carpets when the slides are closed.

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Old 11-19-2012, 11:50 PM   #7
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In general I find the older version Redwood furniture somewhat stiff and the sofa is not very deep. We have the queen air mattress in our sl. It works fine, but does not stay in place where it overlays the couch.
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Old 11-20-2012, 12:12 AM   #8
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Well Sofabed is the nice option instead of having sofa as well as bed it will be better to use both in one for more decor you can use different types of area rugs in it.

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Old 11-20-2012, 07:34 AM   #9
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We elected not to get the sofa sleeper. While we are waiting for our FB, it was our intention to get an independent air bed to put in front of the sofa. Just saw this one on line. Has any one had any experience with it? http://www.seatingsystem.com/endura/index.htm

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Old 11-20-2012, 07:28 PM   #10
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We ordered one with our 36FL. I do not know if it is the same manufacturer but we have the same type air bed. Works great. We hide it behind the sofa in our living room. Sleeps real well as we tried it out for a night.
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