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When you travel how do you keeps things in place

Postby Ron Dickey » Thu May 23, 2013 11:16 am

My wife who will tell me ya or na as I build the galley asked ....
when other folks travel down the road how do they keep things from flying in their trailer.

We Pack thing tight and have a line that goes around the floor of the trailer that a large bungee web connects to.

Use lots of tie downs and then unpack when we camp. We at this time are designing a galley and trailer.

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Re: When you travel hot do you keeps things in place

Postby Oldragbaggers » Thu May 23, 2013 11:27 am

Plastic bins packed tightly in the cabinet. The stove, extension table, and anything else that travels on the counter top will be bungeed down. I am installing tiny pad eyes in various places to give attachment points for the bungee cords. I lived on a sailboat for 5 years, so I'm an old hand at lashing things down!!
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Re: When you travel hot do you keeps things in place

Postby nevadatear » Thu May 23, 2013 12:42 pm

We went kind if fancy. Our galley has cabinets and drawers, so everything is secure behind the scenes.
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Re: When you travel hot do you keeps things in place

Postby PKCSPT » Thu May 23, 2013 8:25 pm

My galley area is pretty open and things are able to fly around pretty well, I read somewhere where someone used their pillows to keep things in place and that Is what I do. Going down the road I stuff my pillows in the galley area.
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Re: When you travel hot do you keeps things in place

Postby Jim Edgerly » Sat May 25, 2013 1:25 pm

We've got 3 large overhead plastic bins behind drop down/lift up door, and a large plastic bin underneath a pull out stove shelf. Everything is secured in these bins and even with a rather stiff ride on 50psi ST tires nothing bounces out of place. Can't over rate the plastic bins enough. I bought the bins first, then designed the galley spaces around the bin dimensions.

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