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Old 03-14-2013, 01:37 PM   #11
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What about these...

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Would that be too much? They are the same length (both extended and compressed) as the ones you mentioned Crabman but 120 lbs. Or would that be too much? Also Crabman, do you have one or two on your bed? We also have a 4" memory foam mattress topper as well as a thick, heavy blanket during winter camping (deer camp). So wondering if the 120 lbs would be the way to go or not. Thanks for all the replies guys!
The queenbed has two, one on each side. The rear bunkbed has only one. I think the 120`s would be better. The queen bed will not stay up after being raised and requires considerable effort with the mattress topper and heavy blankets on the bed.
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Old 03-14-2013, 01:44 PM   #12
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That looks like only a 3" stroke?
Is that all it takes to lift the bed?
Must be installed close to edge?

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There is one strut on each side mounted to the inside of the bed frame which creates the underbed storage box. The other end is mounted to the underside of the bed which is simply a piece of plywood, about 8" from the edge.
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I would post a pic of the whole setup to clarify but my DW has the darn camera at her job!
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Old 03-14-2013, 04:15 PM   #14
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Thanks Crabman,
That's kind of what I envisioned, but I would have thought the cylinder lengths to be much longer.
I appreciate the information. Once I get mine home I'll have a better feel for how to mount and what mount hardware I need.
Mine is the full size bed in the read that the side lifts up on to access storage and HW valves etc.

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Old 03-14-2013, 04:28 PM   #15
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Thanks Crabman,
That's kind of what I envisioned, but I would have thought the cylinder lengths to be much longer.
I appreciate the information. Once I get mine home I'll have a better feel for how to mount and what mount hardware I need.
Mine is the full size bed in the read that the side lifts up on to access storage and HW valves etc.



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That sounds like the rear double bunk in mine that lifts up on the side also to access rear storage. That one only has one strut but with no mattress topper it seems to do a fair job in lifting it.
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Can someone that has these gas shocks under there bed take a few pictures of it for me? I'm trying to figure out where and how to mount the brackets and the shocks. If nobody can take pics, I can go to the Jayco dealer and see if I can look at another TT with the shocks.

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I ordered these, and attempted to put them on today. They seam too powerful. Couldn't even close the bed. Maybe I didn't mount them in the correct position?? If someone could post a couple of pictures, that would be really helpful. I just minutes ago sent a request to return them but now reading this thread, I'm thinking I should be able to make them work. Pictures much appreciated!!!!
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I ordered these, and attempted to put them on today. They seam too powerful. Couldn't even close the bed. Maybe I didn't mount them in the correct position?? If someone could post a couple of pictures, that would be really helpful. I just minutes ago sent a request to return them but now reading this thread, I'm thinking I should be able to make them work. Pictures much appreciated!!!!
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Man I hope yours aren't too powerful because I bought the 120 lb however, I was at camping world over the weekend and they have the shocks and a little booklet telling you how to pick the right shock and it says 150 lb shocks for a queen! hopefully someone will post pics and help us out. If not, I can go to the nearby Jayco dealer and take some pictures for us. But maybe I won't have to.

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Gas struts for bed in Swift 267BHS?

My brother is picking something up at the dealer tomorrow. I'll have him take pics and I'll post them.
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I have seen these on line at both Dyers online and RVwholesalers.com, just search for gas struts, there are several sizes available.
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