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Old 10-16-2013, 04:10 PM   #1
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Moving a couch

Here the dumb question of the day

I will moving on to my boat this spring. The couch I have now is adequate but am thinking will want to get a futon in the future. Is there a trick to getting a couch out (I was thinking a chain saw).
I have measured and cannot see how I can get it out the door and really do not want to remove a window.
Though some experienced liveaboards would have some advice

Many thanks

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Old 10-16-2013, 04:32 PM   #2
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Many can be disassembled to pass through the doorways. Just getting the back separated from the seat can sometimes be enough.

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Old 10-16-2013, 07:49 PM   #3
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Try a click clack a futon only better, storage underneath...folds flat like a futon to get through the door...

many choices in size, shape and material....
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Old 10-16-2013, 09:13 PM   #4
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Unless it was built in situ, someone got it in there, there must be a way to get it out.
The chainsaw solution is a little extreme, but if you really don`t like it, or it has no future once removed.....
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Old 10-17-2013, 04:42 AM   #5
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Beware of futons , they were designed to be rolled up every night , to allow the cotton to bend and expand back into shape.

Use one as a fixed couch and it will resemble a concrete cushion in a couple of weeks.

Springs and foam , webbing and feathers for your butt.

Flip the couch over and take it apart.
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