Why Would I Need A Hook-On Frame With Headboard & Footboard Brackets Queen/King F71002 Rail System?
Reasons You Might Need A Hook-On Frame With Headboard & Footboard Brackets Rail System:
- Do you have a Queen, Eastern King size mattress set and bed?
- Perhaps you’ve lost or damaged your old wood side rails?
- Maybe the sides have cracked – or even worse split and broke?
The hook-on frame with headboard & footboard brackets or F71002 in most cases can be used to replace your existing bedside frames, rails, and center support. The great thing is they are beefed up and loaded with extra middle support not found with ordinary railing systems. They are connected on each side this keeps the side railings from spreading, bending, or bowing.
Measurements And Fit Of The F71002 Hook In Bed Frame
W Silver’s rail system is a patented, slat-less hook rail bed frame and evenly distributes the boxspring for perfect bed support. The rails hook into virtually any bed with a headboard and footboard. Be sure to test the hooks for proper fit by printing off our down hook template.
W. Silver’s bed rails are built and shaped from 1 1/2 wide angle iron that is made from high carbon steel, This provides the support and strength required by every mattress-making company. The down hooks have flattened ends that allow just enough flex in the sides for a snug and safe fit. The F71002 has an L shape design of angle iron for even support along the entire length of your boxspring making the need for wooden slats unnecessary unless your down hook slots are spaced more than 61″ apart.
These replacement steel rails also have 2 additional needed cross arms that open up and span the bed’s width at the head and also at the foot end. When connected they will also be keeping the side rails from spreading. There is also center support running head to toe down the middle for even more needed middle support. There is a total of 6 feet. The adjustable glide feet are threaded and can be positioned for the proper leveling to support a wide variety of box springs, mattresses, and beds with a sturdy solid hook in connection.
The rails measure approximately 83″ long leaving plenty of space to get your hands between the mattress at the headboard and footboard ends while making it. Need the bed to be lower? No problem Check out the DRQ60 Low Profile Queen Bed Frame. Check out the 63CSWB Queen Bed Frame that can fit a queen mattress, but can also withstand the weight of a waterbed!
Beds With 2 Sets Of Hook In Slots, What Rails Do I Need?
I have a Lexington bedroom suite that accommodates both full and queen mattress sets. I have used a full-size mattress but just replaced it with a queen mattress. Although I adjusted the side rails hooks into the queen size slot, the mattress is 4 inches too long. Are the side rails also different lengths from full to queen? How can I get medium oak side rails to fit my queen-size mattress set?
Susan, you bring up a good point that is rarely discussed. It is common for people who for years have used their bed as a full size to later decide to increase their sleeping space to a queen. The cool thing is many headboards and footboards like yours fit both queen and full-size mattress sets however there is a side rail issue that can unknowingly develop. These beds include 2 sets of hook in slots an inner pair and an outer. The outer set of vertical slots will fit queen-size hook in rails and the inners set of slots will accept full-size rails.
There are three questions that always seem to pop up about beds that work with both sizes:
- I am now using a full mattress with my queen headboard but the side rails are too long. What can be done?
- Changing my full mattress to a queen and the width was fine when I hooked the rails in but the length was too short what can I do?
- Are the wood/ metal side rails the same for full and queen?
The short answer is no. The reason the accepting slots will not allow the interchange of the rails is a little more complicated.
Wood rails to match your existing bed are best found at the retailer where the bed was purchased. You will need to first gather some important information. They will need to know the manufacturer’s name, the name of the bed, and more importantly the exact model number. Having your receipt can be very helpful and it usually includes this important information. If the retailer is out of business contact the manufacturer.
If the product is discontinued you will need to find a company that specializes in the custom making of replacement wooden rails. Color matching is usually not guaranteed but is sometimes offered unfinished without stain to do yourself.
Steve Polson (verified owner) –
This is a very high quality and beefy frame, and the claws fot both headboard and footboard, the only issue I found was that the headboard and footboards were not rigidly attached when done and would wobble a bit. However, I saw that there were two holes in the face of the frame that I was able to use to firmly attached the headboard and footboard to the frame that produced a very rigid attachment. Just required getting the right size panhead screws and drilling the wood to the correct size. I thought that this could be included in the instructions as a option, as I suspect others might not come up with the idea.
by the way, I was impressed with how quickly the frame shipped and arrived (2 to 3 days after ordering), in time for me to put it together before our guest arrived.
Douglas Belleville –
Hi Steve, We appreciate the review of this frame. Hopefully this can help others. We will definetly consider this on installs in our local area. People do need to remember with a frame like this that headboards and footboards are decorative and do not support the bed weight. Also because they attach approximately 7″ off the floor and their is often several feet of post extending up from the attachment point where it is bolted. Simply because of leverage there will be some flexibility. The taller the headboard the more movement, the shorter it is there will be less movement. Hope this helps. Thank you Doug
Legs bent, no support. Really disappointed. Why doesn’t someone make pyramid shaped solid supports? I WILL
Douglas Belleville –
Linda, We offer some very stout supports that can hold waterbeds. If they can hold that they can hold about anything. Two things: They are NOT pyramid shaped and they are not solid. We use recycled high carbon railroad steel some of the hardest, strongest, steel available. We would be happy to assist you in fitting a support system to your current bed and solving whatever issues might be going on. Doug
Deonte L. –
Bed frame came really fast. Was called to make sure my headboard and footboard fit. Was really easy to set instructions were on point ,one of the hooks was a little bent but I fixed it. Overall I’m happy with it so far.
Douglas Belleville –
That is great news Deonte. Enjoy! Doug