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Old 06-27-2016, 08:51 AM   #1
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amazing DIY camping gadgets

i am originally from south africa and got connected with this forum when i went on a trip to namibia. it is very interesting and innovative and i wanted to share it.

http://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/...amping-gadgets
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Old 06-30-2016, 09:02 PM   #2
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Some very very creative ideas here thx for sharing
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Thumbs up ....keeping the "crap" out....



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Great idea, Bob. Stealing this idea today.


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Old 07-01-2016, 07:14 AM   #5
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I like it. My front plexiglass gaskets touch the shell … occasionally. 🙄

Did you glue it in place or is it friction fit?

Thanks for sharing.

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Old 07-01-2016, 07:32 AM   #6
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I originally used water pipe insulation.
Last season I switched to 'Pool Noodles'.
The pipe insulation lasted several years, the noodles may last a bit longer, we'll see.

No glue, just split and apply.

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Great idea, Bob. Stealing this

Me too. I have used pipe insulation for all kinds of other stuff as well.
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Did you spray paint them?
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Did you spray paint them?
No...the pic is of the pipe insulation, noodles come in various colors.


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I don't get it; what am I looking at???
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He added pipe insulation (or a pool noodle) over the upper weather stripping on the rock shield to close the open gap that allows junk to get between the window and the rock guard.

Pretty good idea - I just opened mine this year and cleaned out and was stunned how much junk gets behind them ... and I was the trailer every week!
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* Should say I wash the trailer every week.
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I thought that this was a great idea so I bought some of the pipe insulation and tried it. I cannot get the window rock guard to close with the additional insulation on it. I even tried having someone push on the curved part while I attempted to get the locking screws engaged. Did not work. How did you get yours to close?
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