Where do you stick yours

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  1. kcy

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    When we bought Kcy chausson flash 18 months ago a fire extinguisher was in the cupboard floating round with all the other bits and bobs. So at this minute Steve is walking round thinking where to put it. Any ideas.
     
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    just inside hab door screwed to wardrobe at head height
     
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    In the wardrobe while travelling, at the side of the bed at night.
     
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    Under the passenger seat. ..
     
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    Behind the drivers seat , accessible from both inside and outside the van.
     
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    Ours is just inside th Hab door at floor height. I guess the thought there is that you will be able to see it when you're crawling around on the floor trying to keep below the smoke.....


    Or, you can just open the Hab door from outside and grab it without going in.

    Who knows?
     
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    Fire extinguisher behind the passenger's seat.

    Fire blanket inside a cupboard door by the kitchen; makes less mess than a fire extinguisher if it's a small fire in the kitchen.

    Mike
     
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    one inside hab door other by cab door
     
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    On the side of the fridge, which also happens to be at the end of the bed
     
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    Bingo, that's what his nibs was just thinking,mainly cause it'll be out of the way but accessible
     
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    Same as ours, hopefully we'll never have to use it, remember to check your use by date it could save your life. :)
     
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    Ours is still in date with the needle in the green. They should be checked at least yearly.
     
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    When you check them, annually, give them a good shake to loosen the powder, the vibration of the van in motion makes the contents compact. We used to do this on board ship as they also have constant vibration.
     
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    Ours is floor level by Hab door and a fire blanket directly above head high next to hob
     
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    just inside hab door easily accessible inside or out. but dont forget to shake up powder extinguishers regularly or they are useless when really needed
     
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    Just inside the hab door inside cupboard
     
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    Hab. Door, under the Alarm, (if that Bl**dy thing goes off again we'll use the extinguisher as a hammer)
     
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    In driver door well and fire blanket in kitchen area.
    Might invest in the non powder extinguisher seen at Peterbrough show .
     
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    We have a bucket of water stood on the end chest , but I have to drive slowly so the water doesn't spill out :whistle:

    But seriously ,I have one by the hab door and one by the drivers seat ,a fire blanket next to the oven and a smoke alarm at the end of the van
     
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    Used to carry a bucket of sand but it ate into the payload so I swapped it for a bucket of fine sawdust.....looks similar but much lighter.
     
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