I replaced the struts with 40 pounders and it now works fine. These are about 3x less pressure than those with the kit. Like most, the queen bed lifts on hinges to reveal storage underneath. Only thing I’d do different is put the 2×4 close to where the strut is mounted since that’s what the strut will support Mark, I might be the one that gets ejected from the bed. For RV beds with king size mattresses, oversize queen mattresses, heavy pillow-top style mattresses and heavy particle board platforms. The additional weight overwhelmed the stock gas struts. I bought the large bed lift kit, which fit into the existing predrilled holes in our Jayco and worked like a charm.
Bed Lift Kits are now available by Hatchlift with five sizes like small & Small X for RV beds, Standard, Large and Heavy for oversized RV beds. Hatch lifts and Bed lifts are hydraulically assisted lift kits for the RV. The kits are designed to provide assistance in opening and closing lightweight doors and bed platforms found in many RV s, including Fifth Wheels, Travel Trailers, and Motor Homes. I have a Cruiser30 5th 2006. The bed platform is too heavy for my wife to lift. The original pressure springs have 60 pds extended and 80 pds compressed.
We had to upgrade the gas struts. I found a great website, Hatchlift.com, if you ever need to get a bed lift kit or a hatch kit. Very good website, complete with installation videos. 29.5 70 RV Toy Hauler Bed Nitro Prop Gas Strut Shock Lift Arm Piston Rod Cyl in eBay Motors, Parts & Accessories, RV, Trailer & Camper Parts eBay. The Bed Lift Kits include Gas Springs, gas struts, brackets, and all the hardware required to lift both sides of most RV style beds in Motor Homes, 5th Wheels, and Travel Trailers.
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I want to add some lift struts to the under-bed storage lid on my 198RD. Does anybody know what weight rating struts I should look for? and where to buy them from?. I know this topic has been mentioned here somewhere but dogone if I can find it anywhere. We are finally getting around to placing the struts (lifts?) under the mattress to help lift the bed for. My daughter was getting something out from the under bed storage and didn’t have a grip of it when she lifted, I think one of the the gas filled struts over-extended. I raised the queen bed to see the storage space underneath and now I cannot get the bed to go down. OK just so I don’t get a lot of comments from our visitors about calling these by the name of Gas Springs, these lift assist devices go by many names: Gas Spring, Gas Prop, Gas Strut and last but definitely not least Gas Shock. A PAIR(2) RV Marine Gas Strut Spring seat bed lift rod 20 100 LB. Please make sure you review our spec to ensure our gas shocks are for your application. One Pair 10 Gas Spring Shock cargo Strut RV bed Lift prop 49 LB. Please make sure you review our spec to ensure our gas shocks are for your application.
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Well you guessed it- the lift struts are now frozen. Is there anything we can do? Do we need to purchase new ones? Open range- What kind? 26+ Gas Spring Shock cargo Strut RV bed Lift prop 120 for sale. Removed Mattress and lifted the top all the way up to see what I’m dealing with. Trusted Campground Reviews – RV Park Reviews.