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Old 03-25-2015, 08:16 AM   #11
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An earlier comment mentioned J steel sofa. Perhaps your's is similar to our 23b unit. You mentioned shoe stowage.

When we replaced the vinyl floor in our main area I removed the fancy padded panel on the front of the sofa during installation for access. I didn't replace it right away. We found that it provides a great place to stick our shoes. That panel will never be re-installed while we own the trailer.

We rarely have hanging clothes. I've been using the huge carabiner (sp?) clips (often on sale at Harbor Freight) to hang our backpacks on the unused hanging rods. It keeps the backpacks high so the storage area underneath can be used for other things.

We also hung a canvas shoe holder in the small hallway. We use that to hold many things, not just shoes.

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Old 03-25-2015, 09:06 AM   #12
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We hung a canvas shoe holder on the inside of the bathroom door. It's been super handy for storing toiletries, sun screen, sun glasses, band aids, anything that you want easy access to. It has about 25 deep pockets and nothing falls out. I cut out two of the pockets to allow better access to the inside door handle.
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Old 03-25-2015, 12:22 PM   #13
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I'm not sure this would fit behind the bathroom door, but it looks like it would add alot of valuable storage, if it did. (instead of the shoe holders)

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Old 03-25-2015, 10:18 PM   #14
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Thanks so much for all the replies!

We're taking a 3 week road trip with the trailer in the South East this summer, and I was *really* hoping to avoid moving things back and forth between TT and TV, but I've got some great ideas here... I just found an easy pop-up tent online that might be perfect for storage. We have a giant Thule topper for the Traverse, so I'm just trying to be careful with weight bc the Traverse is not exactly a work horse.

We are in Colorado and camp in the mountains most of the time, and we've got that part pretty much figured out because once you get set up, you're there for a while and can make anything work, but this road trip has me worried that we're going to get tired of moving things around so much from campground to campground...

Anyone have experience with packing up and moving frequently? our shortest stay is 2 nights, and our longest (in Panama City Beach, FL) will be a week.

Thanks everyone!!
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Old 05-15-2016, 08:52 PM   #15
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Smile Thanks everyone!

Thanks for all the good info!! :-)

We actually ended up buying an older suburban and bigger trailer- 267bhsw. Our road trip was AWESOME! So glad we got the bigger trailer because it truly felt like home, and we didn't have to worry about moving things around when we loaded up.

However, I really appreciate all the great tips! I'm able to use most of the tips in our 267- I just love this forum!

Happy camping!
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Two of our three children "moved out" in the past few years for college. We decided to way downsize and get a 17Z because it would be my wife & I with our son sleeping in a tent. The girls would never be around to go camping.

And then the girls were around to go camping.

And our son decided not to tent.

And we have a dog.

My wife and I have always gotten the front bunk in our hybrids. Our girls shared the rear bunk (sometimes with the dog) and our son tried to sleep on the short sofa with his legs hanging off.

We did a number of trips like this. Last summer was dry, we had a drought up in the Northeast, except when we were camping will all five of us. Then the heaven opened up and we got to enjoy quality time in a cramped space.

It's tight, but doable.
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Vacuum storage bags for clothes and sleeping bags. I had a tiny shop vac that worked well with these. BUT you still need to remember WEIGHT..
https://www.amazon.com/Premium-Quali...rage+bag+jumbo
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The "shoe holder has really worked for us in finding storage in our X17z: https://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f3...age-26054.html


I'm a proponent, even after a couple years of using it. We added hooks on the wall inside the door also, for coats and dog leashes/shoes etc.
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With three kids in a medium popup we packed for one weeks cloths and stopped at a laundromat, filled several machines at once and then went on our way. As the kids got older they helped fold and store clean cloths.
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