Exterior Conveniences

SWING DOWN STAILIZERS

Our camper only came with rear stabilizers. The front was secured with only the tongue jack, allowing the camper to wiggle a lot when moving inside. I added two jacks to the front.

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OUTSIDE ACCESS DOOR

This is one of the my favorite modes. Installing a locking door that provided access to the inside storage under the curbside dinette seat.

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BUMPER STORAGE FOR BUNK SUPPORT POLES

Pole storage was always a pain. I attached a 3″ sewer pipe to the rear bumper. The locking mechanism worked well, though it took me a while to come up with this solution.

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ENTRANCE DOOR CLASP

There was no way to hold our door open. This little clasp was sure convenient.

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SOCKET GENIE AND ELECTRIC DRILL TO RAISE THE ROOF

Our camper came with a hand crank to raise the roof. A real pain. But when the kids were young, it was their job to crank up the roof 🙂

When they got older and went off to school, I bought a special socket and 18 volt portable drill to take their place.

Hand Crank

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Socket Genie

Actually this is a prototype I tested for the Socket Genie company. When it went into production they gave me a free final production socket.

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DeWalt Portable Drill

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A MOD THAT DIDN’T WORK OUT

Sometimes some ideas just don’t work out. This was a storage unit I built and mounted to the bottom of the trailer frame. It was bulky, heavy, and got in the way of the tire jack when servicing the wheel bearings.

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