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Old 10-11-2002, 12:57 AM   #1
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My Stupid Question of the Day.

What is the purpose of the covers over the sinks? I see that almost every travel trailer has them, but I don't know why.


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Old 10-11-2002, 01:13 AM   #2
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They are used for:

1: Additional counter space for putting away the grocies, preparing meals etc...
2: Hide dirty dishes
3. Hide Storage Items - the sinks I use to put delicate glasses and such into with towels etc to keep from bouncing aroun.

Sometimes they can make a good improvision for a drum set if you haven't had enuf sleep or drunk to much.

Your imagination is the only limit to what they can be used for

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Old 10-11-2002, 06:22 AM   #3
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No stupid questions!

Only stupid answers!

I would use mine as a cutting board ... if it was over 35 years old and not replaceable with an original without searching and or paying lotsa coin (i'm sure.)

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Old 10-11-2002, 08:37 AM   #4
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The two trailers we owned had the sink covers. Jody hit on the main things we used ours for.

Also, a maple cutting board was attached to the back of the sink covers.

Of course, I worry enough about bacteria (I've had food poisoning TWICE!!) that I won't use a wooden cutting board for food preparation. But they make great trivets for hot pans coming right off the stove.
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Old 10-11-2002, 08:41 AM   #5
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This oughta lower my Karma

Hey friend when they outlaw stupid questions I'll have no further purpose in least not in cyber-life!

So here's mine; Do these things clip down or is it just gravity keeping them in place on the road?

Perhaps an early Wallyite....maybe even Mrs. Wally devised these as a parlor game for those cold nites on the road.
Here's the layout.
Couple sit on the gaucho and toss coins at the two holes on the boards/covers. Nearest hole = 10 points (it's harder) Further hole = 5 points. Winner gets to decide what to play with next. Loser pulls out gaucho and keeps all coins.

BTW the game was called Titdeley-Sinks
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First, it is gravity that hold them in place combined with the inch and a half thick cutting board attached to the back.

As far as Titdeley-Sinks goes, we never got bored during those cold nights on the road. Of course, we've only been married 18 years and don't have kids.

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