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#471 buckland

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Posted 07 August 2018 - 06:17 PM

I got tired ... because I am forgetful... of opening my window after a rain storm and backing up only to get a gallon of water gush off the roof into my open window. By the time the window is rolled up all the water is on the inside! So for $6 I bough 6 ft of peal and stick rain gutter. Instead of mounting it in the sides cleaned a 1” strip across the roof front just behind the front door and about an inch in front of the Yakima tracks and stuck it down. Now water hits and diverts off to the side behind my windows. Yee haw. IMG_6019.JPG
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#472 bimmeryota

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Posted 08 August 2018 - 12:14 AM

My ice box door finally broke off so it’s now a closet. IMG_4332.JPG
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#473 bimmeryota

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Posted 14 August 2018 - 04:35 PM

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This didn’t cost me much either. Just taking stuff out and relocating. I bought two front runner boxes and a cooler and put them where the storage cabinet was. I wanted a setup that would have things organized in boxes for cooking and such so we could quickly get setup and repacked. The boxes are easy to use having all you need to cook then repack outside and put in the camper. The cooler is to replace the icebox I converted. That space will also eventually hold a 40qt Engel fridge. I will also have new cushions made for the area.
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1998 Toyota T100 4WD SR5 XtraCab

3.4L V6 Supercharged, Auto, 31" BFG AT KO2

1" Ball Joint Spacer front lift, KYB MonoMax

Load carrying: Custom Deaver spring packs

Camper: 2013 FWC Eagle with Silver Spur interior and outside shower


#474 trikebubble

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Posted 07 September 2018 - 07:39 PM

Nothing new and copied from other members. The dollar store has some good finds if you keep hunting attachicon.gifIMG_1920.JPG

We have one too. Had one in our old travel trailer. I think our noteboard gets used more than anything else.


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#475 drumwood

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Posted 03 December 2018 - 04:56 AM

Hooks! Gotta have 'em. Hang your hat, dishtowel, headlamp, you name it. 

 

The lift panel over the door is a good place for hooks. Command hooks work, but sometimes I want more hooks, or hooks in a different place.

 

Ace Hardware has these belt key clips for $1.99.

 

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Remove the ring and bend one side out to make a hook.

 

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Stretch your popup bungees across the lift panel and clip the hooks on.

 

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Slide them around where you want them.

 

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If you get too much weight, like heavy coats, all on one bungee, the bungee end hook can slide down the panel. So there is a weight limit. I route the bungee over the top of the pull handle on the panel to support heavier items. 


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#476 Lighthawk

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Posted 03 December 2018 - 05:11 AM

Great job, drumwood,

 

Low cost, and very elegant solution!

 

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#477 Wandering Sagebrush

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Posted 03 December 2018 - 05:39 AM

Nice solution for the hooks!
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#478 Mickey Bitsko

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Posted 20 January 2019 - 03:42 AM

I use bags of bags, plastic type grocery type for packing around food and great for keeping pots and pans from shifting about.
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#479 buckland

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Posted 20 January 2019 - 12:45 PM

And if you have a dog..... great for the 'pick-up' !


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#480 oldhotrod

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Posted 02 February 2019 - 11:58 PM

Ok, under the topic "cheap fix to stupid nagging issue," and it's raining, I "fixed" the "vent cover opens at hwy speeds" with whatever I could find in the garage...
step 1) attach light spring shortened and rebent...may modify later...
https://flic.kr/p/2dahwVB
step 2) drill holes in knob
https://flic.kr/p/2dahx1M
step 3) hook end of spring into holes to keep knob tight without overtightening
https://flic.kr/p/2ds2ifC

Edited by oldhotrod, 03 February 2019 - 12:10 AM.

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