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Old 08-14-2013, 08:34 AM   #11
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We get our 19 in Oct. Your 1st hand is very helpful on QC since ours to be delivered to IN. Boxes - do you move one aside to access the other? Is it tedious to lift over edge of board to pull into kit floor?
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Old 08-14-2013, 01:59 PM   #12
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The boxes are a bit wide for the door under the bed. I put one in and move it slightly to the left side and then put the other one in. The little wood brace just lifts out like it is in the top pix setting on the bed. Without the brace, we found the boxes tend to move forward when traveling and push the doors open. They will also tend to move backwards and beat up the foil insulation so I laid my two travel chairs behind them and it all just fits fine. When you do your orientation, ask Dave it he can have one made for you. It will take them just a few minutes, a few screws, and some scrap wood. I would also open the doors under the bed, turn the pump on, and look at the pump mounted just inside to the right. Chances of another bad one are small and I think Reace is changing the model he uses. Also stand inside the trailer and close the door. Look for sunlight around the door that shouldn't be there. The leaks around ours were rather dramatic, considering it's a $30K trailer.
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Old 08-14-2013, 02:03 PM   #13
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My Under Bed Storage Container Hold Back

Hey,

I plan on building a slide out drawer like others here but I am using the same type of plastic bins shown. I picked up two D Rings and mounted them Behind the door frame using a bungee across.

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Old 08-14-2013, 02:04 PM   #14
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Sorry, Diane. Just reread your post and realized you won't get the usual orientation if you're having the trailer delivered. I think once you get the trailer, you will be able to visualize how to make the brace. I suspect you will find your own way to skin the cat.
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Old 08-14-2013, 02:06 PM   #15
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Cypherian...looks like your cat also got skinned. Nifty and easier than my set up. Well done.
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Old 08-14-2013, 04:02 PM   #16
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Cypherian...looks like your cat also got skinned. Nifty and easier than my set up. Well done.
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Yeah and funny reading your post my chairs are behind the bins too to prevent them from rolling that way :} I do prefer the KISS method lol Keep it simple stupid :} You could even pull off what I did with two inexpensive flat metal screen door handles mounted on the back side no one will see them though they would take 2 screws not the one still the same idea. I happened to have the stainless D rings from another project on my truck.

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Old 08-14-2013, 04:29 PM   #17
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Just be careful with those screws under the bed, especially into the floor, your fresh tank is located there. Another owner already punctured their tank installing underbed drawer guides. I'd recommend laying down a piece of 3/8" plywood under there. For one thing there are 4 large bolt heads protruding into the storage area that the plywood would eliminate by cutting out around them. In addition you can now attach some protection for the back walls, the water heater to the plywood. It is not too big an area down there although for working..
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Old 08-14-2013, 05:11 PM   #18
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Yeah I read about the the floor and tank issue , the screws I used are into the back side of the double door frame under bed access. When I build the slide out they will be removed and sealed. If the bungee is not in place you would never know they were even there :}. My camera work is not the best but I did put up some pics in the album of a few changes .

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Old 08-14-2013, 08:57 PM   #19
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I've approached my trailer with a "no added screws" mind set, especially after reading about some of the adventures others have had drilling into tanks, etc. It only took two screws to secure a 3 inch block of wood to hold the right side of my brace. No possible way to puncture anything there. I did mount a soap dish, towel hook, and small tray in the loo with adhesive strips but no screws.
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Old 08-16-2013, 08:28 AM   #20
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Thanks for suggestions Lefttee. Anxious for Oct and being able to do hands on! Forum has been priceless since we have been inside two 19' only after seeing one but not getting into it in FL last winter.
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