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Posted: 03/16/22 04:43pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

What's your favorite modification? Did it work out as expected? Or did it flop? Share some pics of your handy work.

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It may not sound like much but I added 2 shelves in the pantry. There was so much room between the 3 shelves that were in there that I was able to put in 2 more. Just the right height for canned goods. The wife loves it. Another was I divided the under bed storage in half. We have a cat and one half is where the cat box goes. Works very well actually. I also added a wire basket in the bathroom for towel storage. Up behind the toilet high enough not to be a head banger. That works quite well also. Just small things that make RV life easier. Sorry about no pics though.

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When we buy a new trailer, my wife has visions of what shelves and dividers she wants inside the cabinets. After she describes them, I build close to what she wants. All of my shelves have the weight carried by the floor, not the sides of cabinets because the cabinets are built very cheaply.
Our Class C went over 50,000 miles with my mods, first TT went 10,000 (sold at that point) and our current TT has gone 25,000 miles without anything coming loose.

I also remove some of the plywood panels that builders install to hid the plumbing, I redo to areas so that I get extra storage and still looks good.

I add a second LP tank and auto switch over regulaotr. I hate getting up in the middle of the night to change LP tanks.

One other thing we do is cut the bench seat plywood lids in half and mount them on hinges to make it easier to get stuff out of the seat. Some extra framing is required to keep the seats strong.


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The DF likes to load all of the drawers very heavy which causes them to fly open on the bumps or sharp corners. This means newer heavier door latches.

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Progressive EMS install is the first mod I've done to both my trailers.

Upgraded thermostat the second.

On the current trailer the shelf in the pantry over the TV collapsed on the first trip because they constructed it like idiots (floor UNDER the styles stapled upwards?!?) So I cut 2 pieces of 3/4 plywood to replace the luan floor, it's worked very well even with the earthquake that is Michigan roads.

We've cut out Reflectix to the size of the windows, helps a ton with retaining heat in the winter and blocks enough light for the boys to sleep in the rear living area despite it being about 60% windows.

We installed a wire rack shelving unit in the space between the shower and the hall wall, gives us a linen closet like space so we can use the hall closet for the boys. It tipped over once so I tied it off to the bathrobe hanger and that's worked well, just needed to stop the tipping from getting started.


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We installed Reflectix in every closet and cabinets touching the outside walls. Installation was done with a staple gun. This additional insulation helps with cooling and heating. We could tell a difference right away!

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Adding more USB ports.

Bluetooth T-stat upgrade

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Wife wanted tissue box next to bed. Tissue box kept falling off the
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Added to the shelf. Now box stays in place and tissue can be pulled out up or down.

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