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« on: November 06, 2008, 12:41:11 AM »
My Wife and I just bought our 1st pop up. I am 6'2 and a healthy 300. My wife is a *** chunky. We bought a '97 coleman/fleetwood Sun Vally, King size beds on both ends. We can't find the info ANYWHERE!!! not in the owners manual, online either! How much weight will the kingsize bed hold for that popper?? You'd thing it'd be plastered all over somewhere. Though supported it doesn't look all that strong. Someone mentioned 250 lbs. Someone 1,000 lbs. Can anyone confirm which? Where can I find the info? THANKS!

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« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2008, 12:47:30 AM »
I understand your concern.  My DH and I had the same ?? with the purchase of our first used PU.  I contacted a local camper repair shop and was told that the pop up's held around 1200 lbs on each end.  My DH and I are pretty portly, and as of yet have never had a problem with our bunks.  Hope this helps with your concerns.

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« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2008, 01:44:29 AM »
All told we have around 700 lbs sleeping on the king bed of our Jayco every night we camp and never even feel like there is going to be a problem.

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« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2008, 05:59:07 AM »
Our Rockwood is rated at 900 lbs per bed.

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« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2008, 12:21:11 PM »
Our 2008 Fleetwood is rated at 1100-1200 lbs per bed.

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« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2008, 09:07:43 PM »
LOL...Im guessing it dont matter much now, Buckskin, cause after your wife reads, "My wife is a *** chunky", you are gonna be in the PUP alone anyway!!!!! LOL LOL

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« Reply #6 on: November 07, 2008, 10:15:13 AM »
Thanks Everyone!!! I'm glad to be associated with such honest and fine people! The info was what the buckeroo ordered. We'll give it try. PS. as long as I don't give numbers, my wifypooh is OK. But I appreciate the heads up!!! Talk to y'all again soon.
Buckskin John and Dodie.

Edited by - luv da country on November 07 2008  10:31:17