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PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 6:42 pm    Post subject: Making a little more room Reply with quote

I got tired of the drain hose under the sink aways getting in the way so I rerouted it so now I can put 2 shelves in.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 7:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

interesting 90-degree angle from the sink. Where did you get it?
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 10:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

very nice Alaric, we need details, yeah, what is that 90 degree angle?
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 11:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

madspaniard wrote:
very nice Alaric, we need details, yeah, what is that 90 degree angle?


Yes this is a great idea please more details!
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 05, 2009 4:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I am not so great at details after I do it I lose interest and go on to the next thing I was just cleaning the cabinet out and thought that hose it a pain and started driving to the plumbing store found a sink drain kit 2inch cut out but in the end you can use the stock 90 the new one is just a little shorter the plan was to find a really low profile drain to be able to use the rest of the drawer http://www.pyacht.com/scandvik-drains.htm
but even this is not low enough so I glued a 3/4 barb reducer to the 90 in the kit drilled a hole near the bottom and put a 90 at the hole to lower the line with a thru hull thingy I made and I cut a channel on the bottom of the floor to go lower but you can not see it. Wow my write ups suck sorry.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 05, 2009 6:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice mod to the drain line!
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 05, 2009 11:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 05, 2009 6:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

wow Alaric - hope you have stronger than average hatch struts. Wink

but a neat out of the way hidey-hole.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 8:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I found this quick release pop rivets to hold the hatch cover on and I have had no problems it takes about 45 seconds to accesses it.
The westy has the panel without the holes so you will need to find one from a 7 passenger.

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 11:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Can you give us a source for those quick-release rivets? Do they fit nicely into the existing holes?

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 12:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

stormforge wrote:
Can you give us a source for those quick-release rivets? Do they fit nicely into the existing holes?

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 12:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Alaric! I need to totally replace that back panel and that will be perfect!

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 05, 2009 6:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

does the upper part of the sink drain unscrew from the metal sink? I tried briefly and its stuck on pretty good. I wanted to ask the forum before herkin' on it and breaking something...(like i usually do.) Mad thanks
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 05, 2009 6:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You can stick something like a pair of needle nose pliers into the X in the drain. This allows you to twist the top and the bottom. It can be stiff.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 22, 2009 4:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

To make a little more room I bought some new towels I tried them at home and they seem fine I can put 4 in the space of one.

http://www.rockcreek.com/aquis-adventure/microfiber-towel/?ref=RCO_googlebase

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 22, 2009 5:43 pm    Post subject: Re: Making a little more room Reply with quote

Alaric.H wrote:
I got tired of the drain hose under the sink aways getting in the way so I rerouted it so now I can put 2 shelves in.
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Alaric,

yesterday I bought some tubing to this same thing, thanks for the idea
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 22, 2009 8:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here is another way to save one spice bottle with 6 spices.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 6:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I found a socket set that can save room because the sockets are deep&shallow so That gets rid of a lot of sockets.

http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product.aspx?Prodid=1...1&s=1#
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 04, 2010 4:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have 4 spoons 4 forks 4 knives 12 all together I have cut that down a bit making more room in my drawer.


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