Favourite tip/adjustment to make life easier

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  1. Lindylooj

    Lindylooj Read Only Funster

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    I am looking for brilliant little tips and ideas I may not know about. What is your favourite idea for storage or anything to make life in the motorhome easier. The last owner of ours seemed to love velcro its on every cupboard door and on the floor under the carpets, its OK but really hard to open some doors.

    Look forward to hearing your ideas - sensible or not so :BigGrin:
     
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    Swmbo says 'make sure hubby doesn't embark his full garage contents' ... :Eek!:
     
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    We were fed up with the blanket slipping off our shiny double sleeping bag so I stitched an old flannelette sheet to the top of the sleeping bag.

    Not only did it solve that problem but I found that it also made a pocket big enough to put a single duvet in for those really cold (summer) nights.
     
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    Was he a boy scout - be prepared and all that :Smile:
     
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    Duplicate your make-up/toiletry bag , then you dont ever forget anything.
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    Have a stock of toiletries in van, need to sort a second set of makeup :Smile:
     
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    Alcohol



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    Have an important place where everything important goes so you don't mislay anything important :BigGrin:
     
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    No afraid not -has to be chocolate for us - not big drinkers :BigGrin:
     
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    Fray Bentos Pies...

    Keep for ages... no need to store in a fridge... :thumb:

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    I always have tinned tuna, baked beans and microwave savory rice in the storecupboad but actually like that idea for the other half, me I dont eat meat. :BigGrin:
     
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    I think the more you can duplicate the better. Clothes, coats, sat nav etc the better. Leaves less to forget and load/ unload.
     
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    A corkscrew plus two spares for when they go missing after the third bottle!!!:Eek!:
     
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    Couscous and stock cubes-no cooking required bar boiling a kettle,you can throw anything in with it and you have an instant hot,filling meal/snack.Oh and I also duplicate toiletries, hairbrush,medical kit,crocs, waterproofs,dog bowls,dog food etc. All I need to do now is establish a basic camping wardrobe and get it down to fresh food only needing to be packed. That would be good.:BigGrin:
     
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    I have taken a large old towel and made anti rattle covers/pockets. For instance two pockets slip over the oven shelves. No noise. Grille tray, in a pocket. Some cups would occasionally clink together. Couple of small pockets, sorted. We had used tea towels before but sometimes ended up thinking we had used dirty ones. No confusion now and don't need to carry so many tea towels..:Smile:
     
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    Large clear pencil cases to keep leads and cables in so they can easily be found with out getting in a tangle.
     
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    Gaffer tape applied thus: :Wink:

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    I like this Jim...

    Could you give me some step by step instructions on how to acheive it without getting dead??:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    yep Kev thought this was a brilliant idea :Rofl1:, actually at times I would probably agree with him LOL.
     
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    Nope, dead is very necessary and often worth it.........
     
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