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Old 05-28-2013, 09:15 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by OldCoot View Post
I put our folding ladder in the bumper as I figured the rust wouldn't hurt it.
It is 4 1/2 inches tall. It won't fit in my 4 inch bumper.


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Old 05-28-2013, 10:47 PM   #22
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This is a bit off the original subject, but once I was stung by wasps while opening the electrical pedestal cover. Now, before I open one at a campsite that isn't often used, I stand behind it and tap it.

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Old 05-28-2013, 11:05 PM   #23
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I like the mods some have done, and will probably look at doing a white 5" PVC solution in the future, but back to the original OP's post, and for others reading, I always put a leather glove on my hand before pulling that black plug out of the bumper. I got stung a couple years ago and now as habit, just protect my fingers. I also keep a can of wasp and hornet spray in the front cabinet where my gate valves are. That way if I need it, It's already in an open cabinet and I am ready to kill the little stingers (no pun huh!)
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Old 05-29-2013, 08:07 AM   #24
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Haven't tried it yet, but a friend said WD40 will keep them out.

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