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Old 04-06-2019, 05:13 PM   #1
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5.0 modifications

I have been working on some minor modifications on our 5.0 TA since we picked it up last spring. The trailer has been so nice and comfortable on the trips we have taken with it so far but I have had fun making some minor changes that make it a little more comfortable. I have been so impressed and inspired with some of modifications people in this group have done, although mine are small in comparison, maybe some are new. I am new to posting here and just realized the photoís have to be in landscape format.....The Lagun table that I got on eBay just went in today, we are really pleased with how it opens up all that leg space, it swing real easy from side to side so itís real easy to get in and out of the seats. The seat it is mounted to needed to be streghthend but was otherwise pretty simple to install. The other pictures are of a pullout garbage door utilizing the dead space in the cabinet by the door. There is still quite a bit of space that could be used in there for something, hmmm?......I opened up the top step which worked out great for storing two nice folding tables....some pull out drawers in the pantry cabinet next to the fridge has eliminated a lot of hassle digging through the trying to find the crackers at the back! ... The mini nightstand on the bed has worked out great for coffee in bed in the morning, it sits in the space between the bed and the outer wall, two legs had to be shortened because they sit on the nail strip for the carpets.
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Old 04-06-2019, 05:50 PM   #2
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I have been working on some minor modifications on our 5.0 TA since we picked it up last spring. The trailer has been so nice and comfortable on the trips we have taken with it so far but I have had fun making some minor changes that make it a little more comfortable. I have been so impressed and inspired with some of modifications people in this group have done, although mine are small in comparison, maybe some are new. I am new to posting here and just realized the photoís have to be in landscape format.....The Lagun table that I got on eBay just went in today, we are really pleased with how it opens up all that leg space, it swing real easy from side to side so itís real easy to get in and out of the seats. The seat it is mounted to needed to be streghthend but was otherwise pretty simple to install. The other pictures are of a pullout garbage door utilizing the dead space in the cabinet by the door. There is still quite a bit of space that could be used in there for something, hmmm?......I opened up the top step which worked out great for storing two nice folding tables....some pull out drawers in the pantry cabinet next to the fridge has eliminated a lot of hassle digging through the trying to find the crackers at the back! ... The mini nightstand on the bed has worked out great for coffee in bed in the morning, it sits in the space between the bed and the outer wall, two legs had to be shortened because they sit on the nail strip for the carpets.
Nice mods ! Especially like your use of space for trash can . Question your profile says you have a 2002 5 th trailer . Did Escape make a 5 th wheel in 2002 ? Pat
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Old 04-06-2019, 06:01 PM   #3
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Thanks for pointing that out, ours is a 2018 5.0.
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Old 04-06-2019, 06:39 PM   #4
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Nice mods. The trash can at the door can be handy for whether you are in or out.
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Old 04-06-2019, 06:47 PM   #5
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Thanks for pointing that out, ours is a 2018 5.0.
No problem . I miss things all the time . Pat
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Old 04-06-2019, 06:58 PM   #6
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Nice!
Your going to like that Lagunn mount!
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Old 04-06-2019, 07:05 PM   #7
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A couple more

A couple more modifications that I have been busy with. Velcro seems to be pretty handy around the trailer for cords and stuff but it also worked good to strap the tv to the wall when not in use, which seems to be pretty much all he time! ..... We used to unload the medicine cabinet and throw it in a bag for traveling but the Velcro was a simple fix for that, back out the screws and putting it through the Velcro and back again. ....We use a little electric heater when we are using shore power, no matter where it got put it always ended up being in the way, the space under fridge had just the carbon monoxide sensor so I relocated it under the plug in the seat and made this little spot for it, it would be great to put it on a thermostat but will save that for another day.. Creatied a little shelf in the bath with some 1/4 inch stainless steel rod and some pieces of plastic that are attached with a few dabs of silicone chalking. ....The cabinet doors above the sink and stove were really small but have a pretty large space inside them, itís a bit of work enlarging the opening but makes the so much easier to use. ( Opps, I wasnít paying attention to the fact that all the other door have the grain running vertical ). I was surprised the little door lift was up to the task of supporting the larger doors ..... We also put the led ribbon lights up under the cabinets of the bed and table cabinets thatís hidden behind a little piece of trim, it is a nice suttle light in the evening, no pictures yet.
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Old 04-06-2019, 07:11 PM   #8
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Jim itís my wifeís favorite item!
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Old 04-06-2019, 08:46 PM   #9
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Great mods...
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Old 04-07-2019, 08:43 AM   #10
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😎Really like your little railing in the bathroom!
Curious about your little cube heater, does it move enough air in that confined space?
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