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Old 06-25-2014, 02:54 PM   #1
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I purchased a cargo rack and tote for the rear hitch.i use this to store my sewer hoses and our Rv mat. Which sometimes is kinda dirty if it's raining when we were camping. Also fits wife's solar patio lights,and electric fly trap. This stuff is pretty light as the hitch is only good for 250 lb. I seen some good ideas from other members for sewer hose storage with abs pipe and will install that setup eventually.but for now in just keep them in garbage bag an trow them in the tote.Click image for larger version

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Will have to move my licence plate to back of rack.lol

We have friends that have cedar creeks and they all have outside speakers for listing to music. Wife kept asking how come we never had outside speakers.Not that we listen to loud music but it's nice to listen to some tunes while having a cold one or to listen to local radio when your in new locations. I did not want to cut holes in outside of our trailer so I installed some speakers in storage compartment and installed a car stereo in the pannel under electrical accessClick image for larger version

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ID:	56325. Works great the stereo has Bluetooth so if your sitting by fire you can play music from your phone or iPod.

We have a black lab and after using the Dyson vac that came with the trailer I decided to install a dirt devil central vac.our friends have one in their trailer and I was impressed with it. There was lots of room to install it behind the panel In storage area.i had to move my transfer switch back about a foot or so.this was no issue cause there was lots of excess wire.Click image for larger version

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ID:	56330. I also installed one in the storage area so I could vacuum that area if needed. Or if you wanted to vacuum out your truck also.Click image for larger version

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ID:	56331. I set the unit up so that I cut a hole in the panel so when it's screwed into place just the end of the vacuum canister protrudes trough the opening.this way I can change the bag in the vacuum once it's full without having to remove panel.Click image for larger version

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ID:	56332 the only downfall with the dirt devil was the lack of a power head for the carpet.it came with a air driven rug rat for carpet.what I did was I purchased a hose and electric power head unit for a household central vac.you can get them at any place that sells central vacs ( $150-250) some are fancier. The hose fits right in the dirt devel Fitting and we just plug the cord for the power head into the outlet that was in place for the Dyson. This kit came with a hose and floor attachment and it's own hose so I just keep the one that came with the dirt devil in the basement storage to use in that outlet.

In the storage area I found these racks and installed them.they are nice to keep all the small stuff at hands reach and not having to search for it every time you need it.Click image for larger version

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Old 06-25-2014, 04:25 PM   #2
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I also installed one in the storage area so I could vacuum that area if needed. Or if you wanted to vacuum out your truck also.Attachment 56331
That's a really great idea! I may have to steal that one.
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Old 06-25-2014, 04:50 PM   #3
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Man, that's an excellent idea to install the Dirt Devil with a real power head. We also don't like the Dyson.
You should submit your ideas to Dynamax, they are brilliant.
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Old 06-25-2014, 05:45 PM   #4
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For now we store the vac hose and power nozzle in the closet where the Dyson was. It fits perfect in there but there seems to always be 3 or four pairs of shoes floating around the doorway not including the ones the wife is wearing.lol.
So she's been asking for a Coffey table /ottoman for the living room.Click image for larger version

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So I will store the vacuum hose and power nozzle in here freeing up the closet it's in now. Then I will install shoe rack, a hook for the wife's purse, and a shelf with a charging station for cell phones. Will post pics what I get it done. Always seems there are shoes in door way, wife's purse is always on kitchen table or couch somewhere.and there is always cell phones laying around being charged on the island. The other closet above the drawer when you come in I have put a coat rack in there and it works great for hoodies and smaller jackets.gets them off the back of the chairs.lol I checked the ottoman will fit with the slides in just tip it on its side between the couch and recliners.will put some velcro on the lid to keep it closed when towing but not enough that wife cannot open.
Thanks guys for the positive feedback.I think these forums are a great place for us to share our ideas. I have learned so much from all of the people on this forum it's great.


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I'm hoping this pic is on it's side.
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Yes that's awesome.I will have to look for some of that next time I go to the city. I was thinking wood but that's a better idea.


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Very cool! My new Charleston came with central vac but the head is such a pain. I'm going to order that power head "fo sho". Your mods are awesome. Good work!


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I'm hoping this pic is on it's side.

You bet it is .
If somebody could teach me how to keep it upright when posting .
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Yes that's awesome.I will have to look for some of that next time I go to the city. I was thinking wood but that's a better idea.


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Thanks, I thought wood also but often the shoes are wet and when we place them on an old newspaper the wire rack is probably better.
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