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Old 08-01-2016, 02:59 PM   #21
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Love all the ideas. It's fun to see the creativity of others. I have the same little spice jars as Yalahagirl. Love them. Though this has little to do with things moving around, we added the paper plate dispenser that was shown in one of my photos, and a napkin holder, as well. This rack that holds the Saran Wrap, foils, and waxed paper is meant to be installed vertically, but we hung it horizontally under a shelf in the upper cabinet. I kept the foil, etc. in a drawer before, but this rack utilizes otherwise wasted space in our overhead cabinets.
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Old 08-01-2016, 03:48 PM   #22
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We use the rubber shelf liner between plates, bowls, etc. It not only helps keep things in place, it also keeps them from rattling, which is important when driving a motorhome. I've also used the cabinet bars vertically, to keep things from moving forward, which is the natural direction for them to go when driving down the road. Small plastic baskets help keep the smaller items in place, too.
Great idea, I never thought about turning my tension bars vertically.
I also use plastic bins. There are plastic plate and cup holders available that will hold and stack dishes. I also stuff extra dish towels or pot holders between dishes or coffee mugs when traveling.
I also learned the painful way the importance of leveling your rig from left to right; if not level your dishes can slide out on your head when you open the door!

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Old 08-01-2016, 05:56 PM   #23
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IKEA makes these plate holders that tighten (with a thumb screw on the bottom) and keep your plates from moving around. The smaller one works well for bowls. If these are used on the gripper, you don't have to worry about movement. DH made a plastic glass holder out of a wooden block to which he attached 3 different lengths of PVC narrow pipe. He capped this off on one end, attached the "poles" to the wooden block and then to the inside of the cabinet. Larger plastic glasses stacked over one, medium size over the next one, and juice glasses over the shorter one. They didn't tump over or move around in the ecabinet. We also had nesting coffee cups that we attached to the inside of the top of the cabinet with screw in cup hooks. When the coffee cups were hooked on these, they didn't move either. After many years of this system, I got rid of all dishes - we now use paper plates & bowls and the Solo cups. I do still use my Melamine cups and still use the cup hooks. This is the information on the plate holder from Ikea....
VARIERA Plate holder IKEA The plate holder is adjustable, so you can customize the width based on the size of your plates.
Plate holder, light beech, stainless steel
Article Number: 802.404.16
7 1/2-12 5/8 "
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Old 08-01-2016, 06:11 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by ependydad View Post
Here is our plate and bowls. They travel like this with no issue.

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Here are the slotted interlocking dividers. We use them for cups and other places (like my flashlights):

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And we also use risers a good bit. Things don't fall off of these nearly as much as you'd think they would:

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Thanks alot!!!! These pictures gave me a few more ideas, I always struggle with packing stuff so it won't fall all over as we drive.
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Old 08-01-2016, 08:05 PM   #25
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For drawers and doors you can use child proof latches.
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Old 08-01-2016, 08:15 PM   #26
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towels or bags of chips

I have thought about buying the bars, but decided to use towels or bags of chips to stuff the deeper cabinets and both work great! Everything stays in place. For the more shallow cabinets, like the medicine cabinet, I use a thin beach towel or hand towel when I remember.
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Old 08-01-2016, 08:36 PM   #27
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Secure items

I use the gripper shelving mats, cupboard bars and stuff pillows in the cupboard ... Bed pillows, throw pillows ... Works great ... have also used the longer cupboard bars on the outside of the cupboards thru the cupboard handles ...
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Old 08-02-2016, 06:17 AM   #28
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The adjustable curtain rods do a Great job in our medicine cabinet !!!
I even saw some in the RV section @ Wal-Mart the other day,,,
catching on I guess !!!
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Old 08-02-2016, 06:43 AM   #29
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I have the same problem like everyone, never heard of those cupboard bars what do they look like? I little piece of the non slip works great between plates and bowls. Dose anyone know how to adjust a drawer it keeps opening and I know I will forget to look and that slide will make a big Crunch....I guess I kinda Some of us idiots need pictures, whats a little high jacking between friends...
Can you post a picture of the drawer slide you are asking about ?
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I also made some shallow containment trays for the plates, etc. A square piece of ply with a 2 inch or so dowel screwed to each corner. Easy to get the plates in and out but they can't slide out of the tray and hit the door open. Having lost a Corning Ware plate yet.
I also made plate and bowl holders with the dowels. It keeps the plates and bowls securely in place. Plus it allows me to stack the bowls really high (we have multiple dogs that need fed 2-3x a day so - many bowls) and they don't move. I made a hardboard template with holes cut into it that fits in the glass shelf and the glasses sit into the holes. No movement of glasses (acrylic - no glass in our trailer) but I like the PVC idea and think I'm going to try it. And like everyone else - the rubber shelf grip stuff on every shelf (pain in the *** but it does keep things from sliding around). cincia

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