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Old 11-13-2011, 12:09 PM   #15
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Another alternative is to get one of the collapsible rods that are available at Camping World and other RV dealers. They're only about a foot long when collapsed but they will eventually fail and come apart - or at least the one I had did.
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Old 11-13-2011, 12:20 PM   #16
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I put one of those peel and stick plastic hooks just inside the closet. For me, it's handy and out of sight.
Ditto, works for me.
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Old 11-13-2011, 02:25 PM   #17
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I placed two 'snap' clips (that have self stick'em tape on them) on the small top shelf above the rear shelf.
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Old 11-13-2011, 03:40 PM   #18
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In the rear bumper compartment, along with the shore power cord and various adapters... (Our sewer hose resides in a tube under the belly pan)...
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Old 11-13-2011, 04:32 PM   #19
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Bucket versus Awning Rod

The awning rod I have must be five feet long. All these years I thought it was a fly rod, needing a custom reel. A bit stiff but good action, none the less.

The bucket has multiple uses. The best is to tie it onto the awning corner, when the awning is extended out, fill it full of rocks... the bucket, and it will keep the wind from bending the awning brackets during a gust.

Do not sit it, bucket or AS, close to a campfire to heat water. It "don't work".

Standing on the bucket might be only appropriate for the 23 foot AS. It should be considered optional equipment from the factory, considering it has more uses than the rod they have been providing.
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Old 11-13-2011, 04:41 PM   #20
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The rod that came with my previous trailer was quite a bit shorter than the rod that came with the current trailer, so I shortened the new rod to the same length as the old rod. There was no need for the extra length.

The new, shortened rod hangs on the edge of the galley counter, just inside the entrance door. Easy to reach there from outside. The raised splash on the end of the galley counter provides a nice place to hook the handle. The shortened rod does not touch the floor, so it hangs there quite nicely.
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Old 11-13-2011, 04:48 PM   #21
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In the rear bumper compartment, along with the shore power cord and various adapters... (Our sewer hose resides in a tube under the belly pan)...
I do the same
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Old 11-14-2011, 07:29 AM   #22
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No rear compartment on a 22' Sport, so inside it stays.

Great ideas re rod placement and with a "bucket list", no less.

Off to stare at the possibilities. Thanks to all.
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