I carry my extra sewer hose, water line, extension cord, and a couple other rarely used items in a plastic bin pushed deep into the depths of the under bed storage. I don't use this stuff very often, but it is fairly easy to move a couple things, then hook it with the awning rod to pull it out for access.
2017 Escape 5.0 TA (someday soon, I hope
2015 Ford F150 Lariat 3.5L EcoBoost
2009 Escape 19 (previous)
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