Mallard M231 Dinette Conversion

Dashby816

Member
Just recently got our 1st Travel Trailer, 2016 Mallard M231. My wife wants to remove the dinette, in the Slide, and replace with s sleeper sofa. Anyone out there done this? Do it yourself or had it done? Thanks!
 

thewanderingeight

Active Member
On our previous Travel Trailer we replaced the dinette and pullout sofa with one long couch we put together from Ikea so we could all sit together. On our current Fifth Wheel, we removed the dinette and replaced it with a table that had the ability to fold out for the additional surface area.

Removing the stock furniture is pretty easy, just take your time and look for all the sneaky places they put screws. Sometimes it's hard to tell if it's a screw or staples holding it in place. My only concern would be weight. If it's going to be a huge increase in weight, it could put extra stress on the slide coming in and out. The slides are designed for a variety of use cases though, so assuming you aren't increasing the weight by hundreds of pounds, you should be ok.

Make sure you remember to measure to make sure it's going to fit through the door!
 
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