Plate Rack.

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  1. Baycott

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    I didn't like the plate rack that came with my new Swift Bolero as plates and mugs were held by a piece of elastic.
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    So I took it out and we have a reasonable sized cupboard.

    In a smaller cupboard I fitted an Omni Stop, thanks for the idea @Ralph-n-Bev and some foam packing received from @Mags52 and improved the system.
     

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  2. Ralph-n-Bev

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    We are going to pinch your idea for our cups and glasses . We just need some foam now !
     
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    Hi John where did you get omni stop and foam from :whistle::whistle:
     
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    Got the Omni Stop from Johns Cross (10% funster discount) and the foam was used by mags52 for protecting the chairs I bought from her. (y)(y)
     
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    You're not anticipating too many guests for dinner are you:LOL:
     
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    Any more than 2 guests and we operate a strict bring your own crockery policy. Got to keep the weight down somehow. :rofl::rofl:
     
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    The foam was from lock together mats that we used to 'carpet' our motorhome at one time. We had a few left in the shed and I thought they would be ideal to pack the chairs that I sold to John. Threw the rest away yesterday - seeing this I realised we could have put them to good use. ;)
    Great idea John!
     
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    I know what you mean, however we do use the rack in our Bolero and find it ok.

    Nice job though (y)
     
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    Just bought a "Muggi" for the cups and mugs and am currently looking for a quite alternative for the plates and bowls.. Anyone know of any ?

    Great job here though !
     
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    Any more than 2 guests and we operate a strict bring your own food policy :)
     
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    Cheers Lee. We at the moment are using those thin neopreme lap top bags from the £shop . It was a tip I picked up here on this forum. Trouble is every camper has cleared the shelves of them ! :D

    I will sort some foam and copy the above and will end up with something nice and easy to use rather than keep bagging everything :)
     
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    Pound shop has some foam kneelers for gardening. Picked one up yesterday and made a neat tumbler holder from it. Only problem is finding an easy way to cut the foam. Using a craft knife is ok but a bit labour intensive. What did you use John?
     
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    Depending on the type of foam, it is sometimes possible to hammer a shape through, in the way they used to cut out gaskets in cars. A suitably sized tin placed under the foam and 'tapped' with a hammer from above, can cut out a very neat circle for a tumbler if you do not have a circular cutting bit.
     
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    Yes I used a craft knife Mags. The secret is to do several passes and the first one being quite shallow. This is easier to control the knife and gives you a guide line for the deeper cuts.
    Hope that helps. (y)
     
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