Why have a boring old plain cover or a piece of wood when a little more time in cutting and painting (with some old left over tins of paint) – still made from a piece of wood – makes a lot more interesting and pleasant item to look at.
Having spent the last 10 days in Wales and traveling down many narrow roads i now realise why our motorhome maker put the aerial in such a strange position. With the aerial angled outwards it gives a first advance sound warning when i am getting too close to the high hedges that grow on each side of the road as the tip of the aerial brushes along the bushes.
The trouble with having a spirit level in the van means that even on so called level pitches they are usually slightly out. I find that having a 25mm piece of ply which i can easily store in the door pocket usually does the trick to level it perfectly. Yes a bit OTT!!
Also useful as a bit of extra padding under your normal ramps to give a bit of extra height.
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Handy little stick on tissue holder or note pad available from eBay. The area needs to be cleaned with meths and the sticky pads warmed up prior to attaching. You also need to find a position where the contour is the same contour shape of the back of the pocket to get a good contact for the sticky pads to hold.
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