I suppose these could also all apply to the A/S trailers themselves...lol
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one thing i noticed about the new trailer was the abundance of warning labels.
Interesting topic for discussion!
Abundance....is a good word for it. All those labels detract from the clean lines of the design, IMHO. The thing that "bugged" me (probably because I am the obsessive/compulsive type) was that none of the labels 'coordinated'. All different formats,sizes, fonts, etc.
So, in the kitchen galley area, I removed all the labels and replaced them with labels that I had created on a labelmaker. I edited the text to the bare minimum and printed them using a small font on clear tape. Eventually, I plan to remove them all. But for now, I have the safety reminder WITHOUT the unsightliness of the mish-mash of labels.
I also (discreetly) labeled the multitude of switches throughout the trailer for the time being...eventually I will remove these, too. It's that 'ob/com tendency thing,' again.
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in the kitchen galley area, I removed all the labels and replaced them with labels that I had created on a labelmaker. I edited the text to the bare minimum and printed them using a small font on clear tape.
I also (discreetly) labeled the multitude of switches throughout the trailer
so you made your own labels?
mmmmmmm i say that's more like anal retentive than ocd.....unless you have to count all the labels 12 times before leaving the trailer!! just kidding of course, you can 'label' the condition anything you want.
i agree they affect the look, so i've removed almost all of mine too.
now maybe someday these labels (and the instructions on how to use everything) will be low energy leds or holographic pop up images....so that when you touch a given item the warning/instructions appear...and then vanish magically.
that'd be cool, no?
speaking of anal retentive........everyone out there over 50 needs to have a colonscopy and sooner if family history warrants!!!!
In the believe it or not category: a friend of mine is an attorney and told me of a man who, several years ago, mounted 2X4's to the edge of the underside of the mower deck of a push mower and lifted it by the 2X4's in order to save time trimming his hedges. Yes, I said he picked up a running lawn mower by the deck with his bare hands to trim his hedges. You can see this one coming.
One day he slipped and the mower blade cut off the four fingers of one of his hands that were curled under the 2X4 on one side. He sued the mower manufacturer and won because there was no warning that if he used the mower like this it would be dangerous!
Now you know why there are labels on new products that warn that using products in a manner for which they were not intended can result in personal injury. Some labels go so far as to say that using for unintended purposes are illegal. I think these "generic" labels are because there isn't enough room to list every possible dumb a** thing somebody can come up with.
and actually applies quiet nicely to airstreams......
maybe they could modify it a little and slap in on the door....
'caution this trailer contains lots of sharp edges.
expect to catch your skin and clothes
on screw tips, trim ends, aluminum sheeting and various metal burrs....
but enjoy, it's part of the airstream owner experience!'
as part of the ongoing customer service experience
we now include a box of bandages in every trailer....
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