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Old 11-28-2015, 03:02 PM   #5721
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I edited my post...re-read #5719
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Old 11-28-2015, 03:55 PM   #5722
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Yeah, with the door lower like that, there's no place for it to lay down. How about a side hinged door?

Hmm, a side hinged door might work! I wouldn't have thought of that.

I do have to say- this was one of my cheapest projects. Clearly the door is reused, so were the drawer slides, and the hinges were repurposed from a desk. The only money I have into this was the project piece of MDF.
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Old 11-28-2015, 04:43 PM   #5723
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Made the crudest of crude temporary mods today using Vise grips and adjustable wrenches. If it works while we're in FL, I will refine it and make it removable and a little more presentable.
OC I see Epydad sent you some Zip Ties! Youroo!!
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Old 11-28-2015, 04:51 PM   #5725
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Hmm, a side hinged door might work! I wouldn't have thought of that.

I do have to say- this was one of my cheapest projects. Clearly the door is reused, so were the drawer slides, and the hinges were repurposed from a desk. The only money I have into this was the project piece of MDF.
Why not just move the front of the drawer slide up about 1/4" and leave the rear of the slides alone? Much easier and the drawer would have a tendency to close automatically.
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Old 11-28-2015, 04:53 PM   #5726
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OC I see Epydad sent you some Zip Ties! Youroo!!
Will replace the zip ties with a hose clamp as soon as I go to Lowes, etc. while we're down here. Whole new ballgame when we get home!
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Old 11-28-2015, 06:02 PM   #5727
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No idea, but I think they need to be used. I'll check the manuals when I get them and/or ask my contact at TorkLift.
The feet just flip down. I put mine at the mid point when I store the steps. The height of the steps is also adjustable. Easy is, easy out
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Old 11-28-2015, 06:45 PM   #5728
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Rockfordroo, we have a kitchen on the inside that has never been used, why would we need one on the outside?
The discussion was about figuring out how to get water for your coffee pot. If you had an outside kitchen, you'd have the faucet for the sink right there.
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Old 11-28-2015, 07:04 PM   #5729
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What did you do to your camper today?

Finally installed my drinking water faucet and filters.
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Old 11-28-2015, 07:23 PM   #5730
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Our hot water tank low point drain cap was leaking while camping in Savannah area, so I stopped by the local Lowe's and bought a pair of 1/2" plastic stop valves, like someone posted here previously, and just installed them a few mins ago. Problem solved, and will be easier to drain in future if I ever need to
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Old 11-28-2015, 07:44 PM   #5731
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Old 11-28-2015, 07:52 PM   #5732
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The discussion was about figuring out how to get water for your coffee pot. If you had an outside kitchen, you'd have the faucet for the sink right there.
We are perfectly happy with what we have, I don't want to have to make all the improvements to a new one and buying a new/different trailer just to get a water faucet to make coffee is a little much for us.
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And not near the fun of doing it yourself
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Old 11-28-2015, 10:36 PM   #5734
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We are perfectly happy with what we have, I don't want to have to make all the improvements to a new one and buying a new/different trailer just to get a water faucet to make coffee is a little much for us.
It was said in jest. (I was too lazy to go to "Advanced" and add the laughing guy ).
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Old 11-29-2015, 01:38 AM   #5735
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Didn't do anything with the printer tray, but I did do a couple of little things.

Hung a coat rack in the bedroom:
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Old 11-29-2015, 02:29 AM   #5736
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That could work. We'll see. We don't like the door hardware anyway- could be a good time to make a change. Or raising the drawer slides should be easy.

I dunno. It'll be a week+ before I get back to it.
or change the plywood to a thinner one? That or make the door and drawer slide out all at once at one unit.
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Old 11-29-2015, 02:38 AM   #5737
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or change the plywood to a thinner one? That or make the door and drawer slide out all at once at one unit.

Good thoughts. But...

Even with thinner plywood, I worry about the "hook" at the top of the door being the next thing in the way.

The door and drawer need to be separate so that the paper has somewhere to come out and to make loading paper easier.
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Old 11-29-2015, 05:08 AM   #5738
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Didn't do anything with the printer tray, but I did do a couple of little things.

Hung a coat rack in the bedroom:
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I also put a screw into the back of an over-the-door hanger that we use on a much-to-thin closet door. It stays on when the door is closed, but jumps at the slightest pressure or when the door is open.
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Use some double sided 3m tape on that puppy, that will hold it in place...
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Old 11-29-2015, 05:10 AM   #5739
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It was said in jest. (I was too lazy to go to "Advanced" and add the laughing guy ).
I thought it was a good idea myself. I mean if you can't walk up 3 steps to get water out of the sink, you need an outside kitchen....
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Old 11-29-2015, 05:23 AM   #5740
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I thought it was a good idea myself. I mean if you can't walk up 3 steps to get water out of the sink, you need an outside kitchen....
I agree,just wait for the (Outside Outhouse)! Youroo!!
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