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Old 08-02-2014, 09:38 AM   #1
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Just finished a 3,000 mile lap and here's the tool that I used nearly every stop:

Big-Reach Pole Hook

I put this hook on a five foot threaded pole and used it constantly to move stuff around in the basement. Made it easy to stow stuff in the middle of the bay. Also great for positioning or retrieving leveling pads.

Boaters use similar devices for grabbing mooring ropes, etc., so a marine supply would be another source of a similar tool.

Runner up on the trip was an auto floor mat that served as a kneeling pad when I positioning leveling pads or getting into the storage bays with the slides out.


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Old 08-04-2014, 08:41 AM   #2
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when I first saw the picture, I thought it was some kind of wonky shower head.


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Old 08-04-2014, 09:14 AM   #3
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when I first saw the picture, I thought it was some kind of wonky shower head.

Me too!!!

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Old 08-04-2014, 09:29 AM   #4
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I have a similar tool for the bed of my F-150. It is expandable so I can keep it short for stowing and extend when needed. Invaluable, for sure....

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Old 08-04-2014, 09:39 AM   #5
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I never thought of taking along a boat hook. Great idea.
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Old 08-04-2014, 10:01 AM   #6
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Did OC invent that???

(just kidding, but wouldn't be surprised)

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Old 08-04-2014, 12:44 PM   #7
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I just use my walking cane. I always have it with me and it comes in handy for a lot of uses.
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Old 08-11-2014, 09:03 PM   #8
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I have a 6 ft piece of 3/4 pvc with a rubber pad on one end and 3" short 90 degree pvc on the other end. I use it to reach chalks, prop up cargo doors, walking stick, scare threatening dogs and to help me get up out of a chair.

Oh, and I have learned it is one of my grandsons favorite toys while visiting our rig. I have since made several more of these multi use tools.
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Me too!!!
That makes 3 of us.

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