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Old 09-19-2013, 07:20 PM   #1
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Cooktop grates

Has anyone pursued putting grommets in the holes that the stocks top grates go into to secure them more? I know other Rvs come with them standard. I haven't figured out a simple way to keep them from scattering all over underneath the cover yet and thought I'd try grommets.

If you have done this, what size did you use?

If I don't hear from anyone, I'll post back with the size and the results in about a weeks time.
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Old 09-20-2013, 10:10 AM   #2
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We cook outside, so I haven't used our stove yet. Save that for rainy camping. I just pull mine off and stow them in the towel basket.
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Old 09-20-2013, 10:18 AM   #3
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Mine came with rubber grommets that the legs of the grate push into. They look to be about 1/4 inch.
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Old 09-20-2013, 11:17 AM   #4
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no, but we did put a flat piece of wood on top of the grate and that keeps down the rattling
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Old 09-28-2013, 11:16 AM   #5
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Put in 1/4" grommets, problem solved.
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We leave the cover down while traveling and have not had a problem, no grommets on burner grates. Also with shocks on the trailer, it does eliminate the severe bouncing.
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Old 09-28-2013, 06:50 PM   #7
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Put in 1/4" grommets, problem solved.
Do you have to remove the grommets to use the stove? Seems to me they'd melt if left in place while cooking...? I'd like to do this addition too but am afraid someone would forget to remove them and stink the place up. If they're fine left in place that would be super.
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They can stay in while cooking. My cooktop is all scratched from the grates sliding around under the closed lid, these will keep them in place for travel as well as for use.
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Old 09-29-2013, 11:25 AM   #9
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Guess it must depend on who the manufacturer of your stove was. I thought they ALL came with the rubber grommets installed - I know that the stoves in both the trailers we have owned did. FYI, you can obtain a package of replacement grommets from the parts department at Camping World.

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Old 09-29-2013, 12:32 PM   #10
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We leave the cover down while traveling and have not had a problem, no grommets on burner grates. Also with shocks on the trailer, it does eliminate the severe bouncing.
Is there a thread about your shocks that are on your camper? I am interested in that.

Sorry for the thread hi-jack.
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