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Old 04-25-2018, 07:33 PM   #1
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My First 2 Mods

Coming from the motorcycle camping world (2003 GL-1800 Gold Wing/Kompac Kamp pop-up)I know a little about making more with less when it comes to storage.

First Mod: Had 6 or 8 magazines and maps I wanted to put in the Vegas but I didn't want to chase them around. Instead of the $41.00 CW magazine rack I made one from some leftover cedar and mountedit inside the door at the end of kitchen counter. Time: 1 hour Cost: $.25 (screws)

Second Mod: The two big drawers under the kitchen burners just beg of wasted space. Most of us will put canned goods, etc that only fill the bottom 2/3 of the drawer. Most of those cans are No. 300/14-16 oz. That leaves a whole bunch of waste space on top.

I took some scrap plywood and cedar to make a 11x18 removeable shelf with a front lip. Left space on the front end for standup-type items (oil, syrup). Time: 45 minutes Cost: $.25 (glue and nails)

Photo 1 shows drawer with a few things I tossed in to hold shelf for Photo 2 which shows 3 or 4 inches of unused space. In Photo 3 I tossed in some kitchen towels to show a possible use but you can use it as your imagination lets you.
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Old 04-25-2018, 08:14 PM   #2
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Very nice and inexpensive too. Well done.

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Coming from the motorcycle camping world (2003 GL-1800 Gold Wing/Kompac Kamp pop-up)I know a little about making more with less when it comes to storage.
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Old 04-25-2018, 08:51 PM   #3
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Old 04-26-2018, 02:04 PM   #4
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Coming from the motorcycle camping world (2003 GL-1800 Gold Wing/Kompac Kamp pop-up)I know a little about making more with less when it comes to storage.

First Mod: Had 6 or 8 magazines and maps I wanted to put in the Vegas but I didn't want to chase them around. Instead of the $41.00 CW magazine rack I made one from some leftover cedar and mountedit inside the door at the end of kitchen counter. Time: 1 hour Cost: $.25 (screws)

Second Mod: The two big drawers under the kitchen burners just beg of wasted space. Most of us will put canned goods, etc that only fill the bottom 2/3 of the drawer. Most of those cans are No. 300/14-16 oz. That leaves a whole bunch of waste space on top.

I took some scrap plywood and cedar to make a 11x18 removeable shelf with a front lip. Left space on the front end for standup-type items (oil, syrup). Time: 45 minutes Cost: $.25 (glue and nails)

Photo 1 shows drawer with a few things I tossed in to hold shelf for Photo 2 which shows 3 or 4 inches of unused space. In Photo 3 I tossed in some kitchen towels to show a possible use but you can use it as your imagination lets you.
Looks very good! Good job
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Old 04-26-2018, 02:08 PM   #5
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Great ideas and nice work!
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Old 04-26-2018, 02:19 PM   #6
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Do you make house calls?
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Old 04-26-2018, 04:08 PM   #7
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Need to get a visa for my passport to enter NY. That's a fir-in land.
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Old 04-26-2018, 04:24 PM   #8
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Unfortunately: I have to agree with you!

But if you enter the State illegally: they'll probably offer you sanctuary!
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Old 04-26-2018, 05:19 PM   #9
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You will get a lot of good benefits like free health care and food stamps, not to mention a housing allowance!
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Old 04-26-2018, 05:30 PM   #10
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A housing allowance?!?
If they'll just help pay my mortgage and taxes: I'd be happy to forego any allowance!
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Old 04-26-2018, 06:26 PM   #11
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If they gave you sanctuary, wouldn't they put you up in free government housing that you are helping pay the mortgage on?
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Old 04-26-2018, 07:47 PM   #12
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That sort of does sound like what they're doing to all of us!
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