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PostSubject: Rapido etc telescopic table leg fix   Rapido etc telescopic table leg fix EmptyThu 10 Jan 2013 - 18:14

For those who never convert it to a bed the under table locking lever is a pain so why not remove it?

First remove the table top by removing the 8 screws underneath, two from each of these
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remove the four screws connecting the plastic leg cover to the table steel base (two shown removed)
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Now we have the 17mm nyloc pivot nut and washer to remove (if your table was ever too tight to rotate you can adjust it with this)
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Now remove the four socket screws (M5 allen key)
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Next lift and slide this along the offending arm to expose where it is attached and remove the two philips screws
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The arm can now be removed and then slid out of the guide hole after removing its rubber end cap.
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The arm locked the pedestal at the selected height previously so now it is removed the table is no longer locked in place and can be depressed under load.
To get around this I noticed this short screw here
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Remove and replace with a longer screw
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Job done but save the bits for when you sell
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PostSubject: Re: Rapido etc telescopic table leg fix   Rapido etc telescopic table leg fix EmptyThu 10 Jan 2013 - 18:16

cheers Andy, wish I had known that when we had a Rapido the table was always a pain.
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PostSubject: Re: Rapido etc telescopic table leg fix   Rapido etc telescopic table leg fix EmptySat 12 Jan 2013 - 15:53

you should have asked me bob.Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: Rapido etc telescopic table leg fix   Rapido etc telescopic table leg fix EmptySat 12 Jan 2013 - 15:55

I had forgotten your expertise in m/h DIY Rapido etc telescopic table leg fix 372028940
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PostSubject: Re: Rapido etc telescopic table leg fix   Rapido etc telescopic table leg fix EmptySat 12 Jan 2013 - 16:46

Frank thinking of fitting an extra large skylight in the roof! Got any ideas Rapido etc telescopic table leg fix 372028940
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PostSubject: Re: Rapido etc telescopic table leg fix   Rapido etc telescopic table leg fix EmptySat 12 Jan 2013 - 17:05

i would advice that its not very practical to do that in this country,obviously you were thinking about it to let more natural light in to your motorhome,well apart from the cost,heat will escape far easier through a skylight,and heat is a big player in your motorhome{and it costs money}if you want to do it for visual effect,i would get a photographed stick on one,cost about a tenner.job sorted.
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PostSubject: Re: Rapido etc telescopic table leg fix   Rapido etc telescopic table leg fix EmptySat 12 Jan 2013 - 18:00

Thanks Frank advice taken Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Rapido etc telescopic table leg fix   Rapido etc telescopic table leg fix EmptySat 12 Jan 2013 - 18:25

we looked at puting larger garage door this structural change got told by to companys would have to tell insurance company as this a MODIFACTION and would invalidate insurance check it out first ..we have one large roof light and to small .all drafty
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PostSubject: Re: Rapido etc telescopic table leg fix   Rapido etc telescopic table leg fix EmptySat 12 Jan 2013 - 18:35

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