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Another camp bed
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Off on a training course next week for 3 days, would like to cut down on travelling to and from (100ish mile round trip) so have quickly made a camp bed out of some chip board i next door were throwing out.

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I made it so it could stay in al the time taking next to no room in the boot.

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A bit of a hack job as i dont have the right tools but still pleased.

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Luckily (for the first time ever) im onlt 5'3'' so thats a 3/4 mat and i dont have to move the drivers seat. Win!

Ive still got to get a better bit of board for on that box at the end but when i move them bags out it wil be a tidy and compact solution for the odd night.
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(03-01-2013, 02:48 PM)Ricbob123 Wrote:  Off on a training course next week for 3 days, would like to cut down on travelling to and from (100ish mile round trip) so have quickly made a camp bed out of some chip board i next door were throwing out.

[Image: 14t4sqv.jpg]
I made it so it could stay in al the time taking next to no room in the boot.

[Image: 21msup2.jpg]
A bit of a hack job as i dont have the right tools but still pleased.

[Image: ja88kg.jpg]
Luckily (for the first time ever) im onlt 5'3'' so thats a 3/4 mat and i dont have to move the drivers seat. Win!

Ive still got to get a better bit of board for on that box at the end but when i move them bags out it wil be a tidy and compact solution for the odd night.

Cor! It's a bit nippy at night for camping! Hope you take plenty of bedding - I always reckoned that in cold weather you need plenty underneath you as well as on top. And a woolly hat. Oh, and a good size empty plastic bottle can come in handy for errrrr - emergencies!
Good luck!
'56 Multispace 1.6HDi - Iron Grey
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#3
Nice sized sandwich box you got there matey.....:whistle::whistle:
Berlingo Multispace 2.0HDI '54 reg Mediterranean Blue
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#4
JDont forget to pull the blinds...
I would be looking for cheap B & B due to risk of back problems.:thumbsup: at my age.
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#5
At 5'3" you'd be better off curled up on the back seat! I couldn't get my arse on that board!
Somedays you're the pigeon, Somedays you're the statue.
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#6
"Remember you're a Womble!"
Excellent low-tech approach - you will find out what works and what doesnt without spending dosh/time on a big carpentry project.
Well done,good luck!
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#7
I'd be trying my luck on dating websites before sleeping in the Berlingo.
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(03-01-2013, 02:48 PM)Ricbob123 Wrote:  Off on a training course next week for 3 days, would like to cut down on travelling to and from (100ish mile round trip) so have quickly made a camp bed out of some chip board i next door were throwing out.

[Image: 14t4sqv.jpg]
I made it so it could stay in al the time taking next to no room in the boot.

[Image: 21msup2.jpg]
A bit of a hack job as i dont have the right tools but still pleased.

[Image: ja88kg.jpg]
Luckily (for the first time ever) im onlt 5'3'' so thats a 3/4 mat and i dont have to move the drivers seat. Win!

Ive still got to get a better bit of board for on that box at the end but when i move them bags out it wil be a tidy and compact solution for the odd night.

Training course for the "SAS" presumably? i think id prefer a night under it than in it. Joking apart, Best of luck.
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"One underneath is worth two on top" . . . . . . . . blankets, that is
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