Middle aged frustrated designer!

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  1. mdixon

    mdixon

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    Hello all
    I bought my first Motor Home just over 1 year ago and have now visited most of south west England along with Scotland, Belgium (Grand Prix) and France.

    On my travels, I have been thinking of things that would make it even better!
    One thing I saw was a pole carrier mounted on the bike rack at th rear of the motor home. Great Idea - but poorly executed. 6inch pipe with two solvent sockets mounted dubiously.

    Is there any need out there for a 6 inch pole/fishing rod/cosy corner carrier, that looks good an has a locking cap?

    Another idea is a roll out workshop for fixed bed vans. I was forever having to stick my head into the far reaches of the garage. Now I have a prototype roll out box allowing easy access to all of the accesories!

    I have a garage with a few engineering tools (CNC Mill, Lathe etc) If there is a need I can do some runs.

    Any comments or ideas for products welcome!!

    Many thanks for reading

    Marcus
     
  2. Jim

    Jim Ringleader

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    Hi Marcus , welcome to the Fun, I think you'll fit here nicely::bigsmile: :thumb:
     
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    I hope that was for carrying them home, we really don't need any more coming here.

    One sensible thought, weight is everything. Some MHs have barely the capacity for a pair of knickers when they leave the factory.
     
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    :welcome::welcome:
    I echo that sentiment,::bigsmile:
     
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    Hi Marcus, welcome to the forum..

    This idea has been around for ages.. RVers use them to carry their black tank flexible dumping waste pipes , usually mounted across the rear bumper..

    It's a cheap and easy DIY project .. about £20 for 2 mt soil pipe + caps + mounting brackets..

    I don't see a market for something that is more expensive and or elaborate .. unless you can do it cheaper..
     
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    Hi Marcus, Something for you to think about is a good CHEAP tilting mechanism for tilting solar panels towards the sun. Preferably worked from inside the van. I have been working on a self tracking solar system for over a year now, but it would be impractical for commercial use. But a good tilting system that could be sold at a good price am sure there is a market for.
     

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