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Old 04-28-2015, 05:26 PM   #1
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How do you keep your extra cargo from shifting inside your toy hauler?

How does everyone secure their cargo inside their toy hauler when not carrying an ATV/UTV? About half my camping trips are without my ATV. As with most families with kids, all of our extra stuff goes inside the toy hauler, but I get tired of it rolling/shifting around. I've thought about building some sort of floor bracket system that would keep the totes, camp chairs, kids toys, etc. from shifting during traveling. Would like to hear from everyone on what they did to solve this. Pictures of your setup would be nice too.

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Old 04-29-2015, 07:47 AM   #2
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We have found that totes and straps or ropes help keep the bigger things still. Then we put the littler thing in between the bigger things.
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Old 04-29-2015, 11:25 AM   #3
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I have chairs I hang on bump stops for the rear bed in the garage. I hang folding tables too. I bungee my folding picnic table to a cabinet and the stops. Leaves room for my motorcycle or other gear.
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Old 04-29-2015, 02:20 PM   #4
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I use bungee cords for several items. I carry a Weber charcoal grill that I run bungee cords across the lid through the handles and it has never fallen over. I also use them for other items like chairs in the garage of the toy hauler. I buy them by the bag full and have found they work pretty good. I also roll up my outdoor mats and put bungee cords around them then I just throw them in the back while traveling.
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Maybe a tarp over the stuff would contain it.
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Old 05-02-2015, 05:04 PM   #6
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Get a good cargo net
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I strap groups of gear together and then strap the groups down to the D rings. Nothing moves.
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I strap groups of gear together and then strap the groups down to the D rings. Nothing moves.
Ratchet Straps? Industrial grade? "Donated" by the latest contractor of the week? lolol
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I use ubolts attached to d rings for heavy items,ie. packs, tools, extra tires. Also use cargo nets and rachet straps for coolers. Flat items I store between the bunk beds, 1 layer thick, on the HappiJak bed system
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Ratchet Straps? Industrial grade? "Donated" by the latest contractor of the week? lolol
I use half inch lashing and ton and a half comealongs, boilermaker style. ;-) I put matting down before I level my trailer and crib it with 12 bys, 4 bys and wood wedges.
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I find that a rig with a better suspension will cure most of that shifting of cargo. Most toy haulers come standard with basic leaf spring and trailer tires with electric drum brakes. This is the least expensive route some manufacturers choose. So, what to do...changing the geometry of your rig is tricky and expensive, but can remedy the situation. Otherwise, just ties everything down and keep your fingers crossed. Good Luck
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