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Old 05-13-2015, 12:45 PM   #1
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Items in drawers

Ok, so this weekend I'm going to get inside my new TT and really set it up. Test out all the appliances, fill the tank and run hot water etc. I was also going to go ahead and start putting some kitchen utensils and things in the drawers and cabinets. My question is... How does having pots and pans in the drawers during travel work? I would think these would really bounce around and cause damage.
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We store ours under the dinette seat and that area on ours is carpeted.
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Really heavy stuff/loads can bend/break the bottom of drawers and cabinets that have thin material.

If you mean pots and pans banging into one another causing damage to each other, try alternating some rubberized shelf liner between each one. We are loading our first TT and that's what we are doing until we know if it is really needed or not.
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We store the heavy items like skillets and sauce pans under the sink, on the floor. I would trust the upper cabinets to hold any significant weight, like a cast iron skillet for example.
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We store the heavy items like skillets and sauce pans under the sink, on the floor. I would trust the upper cabinets to hold any significant weight, like a cast iron skillet for example.
I think he meant NOT trust...
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I think he meant NOT trust...
You are correct! The bottom shelf on the upper cabinets is awful thin.
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We have the extended dinette with the drawer underneath. We keep pots and pans in one and cookie sheets, cake pans, muffin pan and odd sized pans in the other one. Canned goods are kept on the bottom shelf in pantry. Lighter items on upper shelves. Corelle and plastic glasses and stove top coffee pot with coffee and filters only kept in upper cabinets. This has worked for us.

Cast iron skillets are kept in storage bin or in back of truck.
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We keep alot of heavier items in plastic totes (WalMart) and travel with them under the dinette then unpack when we get there. The plasticware (cups, dishes, etc.) we keep in the cabinets. They're not heavy enough to cause any damage. As a matter of fact, we arrived at the CC this weekend and not one item was disturbed. Weird.
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Ok, sounds like plastic totes are the way to go. I wonder if a place like the container store would have plastic containers to fit in each drawer/cabinet. That might be interesting.
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Ok, sounds like plastic totes are the way to go. I wonder if a place like the container store would have plastic containers to fit in each drawer/cabinet. That might be interesting.
We usually start looking for containers in the 'dollar' stores. That's where we've found most of our smaller containers.

Don't overlook Home Depot for containers. I was looking earlier for storage totes and found containers at HD that were priced lower than other places; of course the quality could have been different, too.
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