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Old 12-12-2015, 02:13 PM   #1
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What's in your wallet? I mean your bays...

Since we have a kitchen sink I do not carry one in "my space", the bays... But I think I am ready for bear in every other regard...

I started this thread to reconcile a proper list, but also how best to stow it.

I addded a few pics in my album, and would love to see others so I can borrow some ideas.
The objective is to reduce weight while increasing the capability or variety of items I drag down highway...

There are some critical items for each of us. For me it is spare blue ox tabs (lugs) that connects the tow bar, because if I break one (doubt that) or have one fall off while parked (helped by unknown fingers at 30 bucks a pop) then I would have to un-toad. So what have I missed? Now this is tempered as DW has custody of a the cooach interior that represents what a house would have. Think garage...

From my perspective here is my short list of the "important" items:
ladder
Gas grill
electric grill
outdoor table(s)
outdoor rug
broom
tools
cleaning supplies
extra 30 and 15 am cords
chairs
doorstep
water hoses white and black
red box full of parts
red box full of toys
outdoor radio
battery charger for bosch radio and drill
fogger
bug candles and spray
propane
blue ox stuff
beach umbrella
mud boots
gloves
tire guage(s)
bucket
bed table insert (replaces the curvy table top to make a bed)
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Old 12-12-2015, 05:51 PM   #2
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Not much in my wallet, its all in my compartments:
Air lift contrller for air bags
110v compressor for tires and bikes
Clam quik set screen house
Spare tire in rear compartment(easier to get nat)
Spare 4' table
tools that I probably dont need
Spare slinky
6x6's
Ramps for all 6 tires
2x12's
Chocks
12v floods
110v flood
Must of the stuff on your list
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Old 12-12-2015, 06:20 PM   #3
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Flood lights, like the idea. Wonder how much room I have to yield for an air compressor that can hit 85 for the tires (without taking 10 minutes)..... Do you run on board air for your rear bags?
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Old 12-12-2015, 07:59 PM   #4
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We always carry an oscillating fan, it has many uses. To keep you cooler inside and out. Helps keep the bugs away, a little noise to help with sleep and blow away campfire smoke if your firewood is too green.
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Old 12-12-2015, 08:11 PM   #5
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I have one of those oil-less pancake compressors. 150psi. does tires, toys and winterize or anything else you can think of. Not heavy and doesn't take up much room. And enough tools I could probably rebuild RV!
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I have one of those oil-less pancake compressors. 150psi. does tires, toys and winterize or anything else you can think of. Not heavy and doesn't take up much room. And enough tools I could probably rebuild RV!
Like A32Deuce I have nice pancake that's up to 100# in aminute or minute an a half and plugs into the dyson outlet in my big rear compartment. The air lift compressor is in the side compartment and strictly for the air bags. Started dumping the air bags when I level so backend comes down a little and front doesnt have to go floating in space and I usually use the ramps I carry
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Old 12-13-2015, 08:42 AM   #7
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Nowthatsinteresting.....

Never considered dropping bag pressure to assist the front level lift. Looks like I need a compressor...
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Lowering pressure in the airbags to keep the front wheels from lifting off the ground sounds like a great idea. Thanks.
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Don't want to mislead you guys I got the air lift mostly for the air bags losing pressure. But after being srrounded by A's all summer and watching them dump front and rear bags tried dumping my rear bags to 5-6# and liked the way it leveled. Still used ramps for the front at some of the State Parks we stayed.
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Old 12-13-2015, 11:51 AM   #10
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Ok, I'll play.

Black & Decker Power Station with Air Compressor (which I have already "blown") and jumper cables and inverter plug ins

Three different models of the "Slime" brand of Air Compressors (one that you hook up to engine battery, one that you connect via 12 volt, and one that you can plug into an outlet, hey, just want to be covered....)

Small step ladder

two small beach chairs (no, I don't go to the beach, these were gifts)

Tub with sewer hoses

A small step for outside my door

Lynx Blox (two cases) and the tire backstops that work with Lynx Blox (and there have been times I have had to use one full case and a partial case)

Pads for the Quadra Big Foot

Rubbermaid Tool Box with lots of tools I don't know how to use....

Two small plastic boxes with stuff like fuses, batteries, playing cards, both are pretty much "junk" boxes

Fan

Flat long plastic box for my hoses (25 foot and 3 five foot hose)

Extra water filters.

A "three drawer" plastic thing with 30/50 and 30/20 connectors, and heat tape and insulation wrap and duct tape

A BIG plastic drawer full of extra lotions and potions and soaps and shampoos I purchased over the years and never used

A black wheel with a thick high powered extension cord wrapped on it.

A plastic box with flashlights and two way radios (Ok, I'm a solo, who am I going to talk to on those radios? What can I say, they were a gift....)

Extra sponges and bacteria wipes and Britta filters and Borax and dish washing soap and laundry soap

I have one small storage bay left over, so what's in there? Backup gallons of white vinegar (I use this!) and plastic bottles of lemon juice (I use this!) and cans of soup and bottles of juice

As for dumping the air bags, I'm SKEERED to touch those things.....
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