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Old 01-10-2016, 07:41 PM   #1
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MBS Storage Ideas

Just sharing a few things that I've found work well for our 2400R from a storage perspective, since storage is at a premium on these small motorhomes.

I've settled on small plastic flip-top bins along with one of the larger bins that doesn't have a top. The small bins fit nicely in the driver's side rear compartment right in front of the door that hides the water pump, and they stack 2-high nicely and tend to stay in place well as we go down the road. I'm attaching a few pictures of how I have packed them and labeled them to make finding things a lot easier. I'm also testing a new use for the mostly useless sewer hose compartment. I'm keeping a collapsable garden hose in there which I use for black tank flushing. So far it has been the only use I've found for this spot since my drain hoses don't fit in there with their attachments on the ends.

My plan for the spring is to put together a well thought-out tool box that stays in the coach all the time. Right now I just pack a lot of random tools in to a tool box each time we travel.

Any thoughts, comments, or other ideas that people have found to work well for them?
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Old 01-10-2016, 11:30 PM   #2
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I have a 24r as well and use a 5 gallon bucket to wind up my sewer hose to put in for traveling. Worked great on previous coach.

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Old 01-12-2016, 02:18 AM   #3
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Good stuff, thanks. We are working in all kinds of ideas - to be finalized in the spring. The outside storage space is immense and you have nailed some good ways to take advantage of all of it, including using the vertical space not just horizontal.


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Old 01-22-2016, 11:23 AM   #4
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Not so much as storage.

DW wanted more space when preparing meals. I came up with this folding shelf that sits in the space where the overhead mattress folds. Easily removed folded and stored in the basement when not needed. Very light weight.
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That looks useful. What keeps it from falling off?


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The rear and side edges are supported by the same area that supports the folding part of the mattress. The two halves are held together by a long hinge (piano hinge) on the underside. The hinge is augmented by the rails in the front. They butt very tightly together in the middle. The plastic trim around the cutout area have raised ends that prevent the shelf from sliding off toward the coach.
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We bought these flip top bins also. 10 of them fit in the large outside compartment. Have to watch what we put in them though because of the weight limits. All this new stuff to learn
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