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Old 10-07-2013, 04:44 PM   #1
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Towel Bar in silverback 33 RL

This was one of the first things we noticed when we were shopping for our Silverback 33 RL. There wasn't a shower bar in the bathroom. My saleslady called FR and they approved the bar. When we returned to pick up the RV, no towel bar. So we waited for over a day to learn that the small hand towel ring next to the sink is the towel bar. I have tried the over door bars and hooks,they do not work. Other than hanging towel over the shower door, which I hate, does anyone have a suggestion. Thanx
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Buy a towel bar from Home Depot and install it where you want.
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Old 10-07-2013, 05:27 PM   #3
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With our trailer, we were happy the towel bars, rings and TP holder weren't installed. What they provided were polished chrome and the rest of the fixtures were brushed nickel. My analness would not allow me to handle the discrepancy in finish.

We purchased brushed nickel stuff and installed it ourselves.
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Old 10-07-2013, 05:42 PM   #4
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Get a stud finder and an adjustable length towel bar and go for it. You're best to screw the towel bar holders directly into the studs may they be wood or aluminum. It's a bit of detective work finding the studs, but well worth the effort. I recently installed a stairwell grab rail in the side-isle of The Beast to help this ol' boy navigate the stairs in the early am hours. It was long overdue.
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Old 10-07-2013, 11:56 PM   #5
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Thank you everyone for the great suggestions. I wasnt even thinking about on the wall. Our old Fleetwood had the towel bars on the shower door. This is where we were trying to get it installed. But I have learned that Forest River no longer installs the towel bars on the shower door. Does anyone know for sure if the shower doors are glass? I tried to put suction cups on the door won't stick of course.
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Old 10-08-2013, 12:00 AM   #6
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Get a stud finder and an adjustable length towel bar and go for it. You're best to screw the towel bar holders directly into the studs may they be wood or aluminum. It's a bit of detective work finding the studs, but well worth the effort. I recently installed a stairwell grab rail in the side-isle of The Beast to help this ol' boy navigate the stairs in the early am hours. It was long overdue.
I want my hubby to add the grab bar next to the steps. Since I will be on crutches for the rest of my life, it will be very beneficial
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Old 10-08-2013, 10:27 AM   #7
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Buy a towel bar from Home Depot and install it where you want.
Just make sure that there is "beef" in the wall or wherever you screw the bar onto. Otherwise the screws will not hold!
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I want my hubby to add the grab bar next to the steps. Since I will be on crutches for the rest of my life, it will be very beneficial
I had our dealer install a nice wood grab bar or assist handle on the left wall (as you are going up the stairs) in our Silverback FW.

I envisioned it run lengthwise (parallel with the ceiling), but they installed it vertically and after getting used to it, I found it to be more easy to grab onto.
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Old 10-08-2013, 04:47 PM   #9
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Towel Ring first. I hated it in my Cedar Creek 36CKTS.


Here's Before:


After:



If you go to forestriverinc.com and find the floor plan for Cedar Creek 36CKTS.

Then take the virtual tour of the bathroom and you'll see a towel bar mounted under the medicine cabinate above the toilet.

After looking at the virtual tour of your 33RL it looks like you should be able to mount a similar towel bar.


C.B.

PS After looking at more pic's of the bathroom in your 33RL you might even be able to mount a towel bar off the bottom of the medicine cabinate.
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Old 10-08-2013, 04:59 PM   #10
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I purchaed an over the door towel rack from Kmat... was cheap to start... had "ship to store" for free... AND only cost me $3.45 becasue I had shopping points!! Whhhoooo wooot!

Essential Home EH OVER THE DOOR TOWEL RACK 4385 CHR/D - Bed & Bath - Shower Curtains & Accessories - Bath Accessories
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