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Old 07-23-2018, 03:01 PM   #1
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Do you use the kitchen countertop trash cutout hole?

Hey all,

We just got back from our shakedown trip in our new 2801QS. During the trip, my wife decided that she needed the back area of the countertop for storage while parked, and has given up on the idea of placing trash through the little cutout there and then emptying the trash can through the side of the motorhome. So, now we have a perfectly cool/good system going unused, and a trash bag hanging from the kitchen cabinet knob. I am disappointed, as I thought this was such a cool feature. Just curious how others feel about it and/or using it.

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Old 07-23-2018, 03:11 PM   #2
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Yeah, we have friends that just purchased a Class B with that feature and felt the same way your wife does. Space is at such a premium on these rigs that most would rather store good crap there than use it for trash crap.

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Old 07-23-2018, 03:14 PM   #3
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We had it in our wildcat fiver and wife has complained about not having it in our Rockwood following the wildcat. Now we have it back in the Forester class c and it's all she tells people about. I'm not crazy about it.
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Old 07-23-2018, 03:16 PM   #4
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Old 07-23-2018, 03:41 PM   #5
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We have one on our 5vr but don't use it.
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Old 07-23-2018, 05:26 PM   #6
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We use ours as it was intended. Very little gets to occupy precious flat surface space on our countertop. Take it out, use it, put it away.
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Old 07-23-2018, 05:48 PM   #7
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We use ours all the time. That is one of the features that really got our attention. With the 3011 there is plenty of counter space.
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Old 07-23-2018, 09:21 PM   #8
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I love that little trash hole
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Old 07-23-2018, 09:55 PM   #9
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I use mine in our 2801QS all the time, I found a Rubbermaid trash can that takes the white kitchen bags that fits perfectly and there is room for spare rolls of bags in there too. I find itís only a small section of counter space to keep clear with the lid partially covering the hole and I keep my paper towel holder in the same corner.
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Old 07-23-2018, 11:23 PM   #10
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That was one of the features on our 5ver I decided I was going to have to live with when we bought it. Now I absolutely love it. We do 90% of everything outside, it's nice to have access outside and just dump the small stuff inside.

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