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Old 07-21-2014, 12:21 PM   #11
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Alf, In posts # 29 and 32 of the thread "Dickinson Marine Spitfire 180 BBQ" Jim Bennett noted that he could store his Spitfire under the dinette seat of his 19 footer. By any chance did you check to see if we can do that with a 5.0TA? I would love to put the 30 pound Spitfire behind the axle rather than out front near the pin.
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Old 07-21-2014, 12:47 PM   #12
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Bill, I did have to redo the braces that goes from the floor to the rear support piece under the lid, angling them back. I also have to tip the Spitfire 90° forward to fit the opening. Once inside I tip it back, and it nestles nicely onto the cleats I added.

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Old 07-28-2014, 05:49 PM   #13
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Hi: All... Here's another one that wasn't my idea but came in our new to us 5.0. We have put another one in the 5.0TA and it works just fine. Its a small Rubbermaid cutlery tray!!! 13.4" X 9.1" X 1.84" and slides on the edge of the drawer. Alf
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Old 07-28-2014, 07:31 PM   #14
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Cool beans Alf! I need one of these. I took the one out of my Scamp, but it's a bit too wide. Shopping I'll go! !
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Old 07-28-2014, 11:26 PM   #15
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Wow that cutlery tray looks just like mine. Oh wait that is the one Alf referred to he left it for us

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Old 07-30-2014, 09:37 PM   #16
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I got my tray today, it will not work in my top drawer, but will work in the bottom drawer, so I flip flopped the contents, works fine, thanks for the lead.
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Old 07-30-2014, 09:42 PM   #17
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Hi: All... Here's another one that wasn't my idea but came in our new to us 5.0. We have put another one in the 5.0TA and it works just fine. Its a small Rubbermaid cutlery tray!!! 13.4" X 9.1" X 1.84" and slides on the edge of the drawer. Alf
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I have the same tray in my top drawer and the weight of the contents caused it to sag in the middle so I added two threaded rods across under the tray sideways...worked out fine!
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Old 07-30-2014, 10:59 PM   #18
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I have the same tray in my top drawer and the weight of the contents caused it to sag in the middle so I added two threaded rods across under the tray sideways...worked out fine!
Hi: hotfishtacos... You must have real sterling cutlery in your drawers to weigh down the tray!!! We only have used University grade S/S cast offs from the kids. Alf
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Old 07-31-2014, 02:49 AM   #19
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Does it work in a 17?
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Old 07-31-2014, 07:52 AM   #20
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Does it work in a 17?
Hi: Fox hunt... I can't see why not. The 5.0 we had was just a stretched 17'er. Same cabinet's I think. Here's a pic of the 5.0 galley. Our small cutlery tray fit in the top drawer too. Alf
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