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Old 03-30-2016, 10:03 PM   #1
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Unsecured storage shelf over LPG tank

I'm wondering if you have an unsecured storage area and if so what do you store in this area on your coach?

Our Palazzo has a large bay for the 104lb tank, which of course does not have a lock.

First off let me be clear we understand why this cannot be locked which we are good with this!

So again on the 2016 Palazzo there is a solid metal shelf over the 104lb tanks and wondering what you store in this area or would store in this space? It is a lot of space and I hate to see it wasted since storage has a big value to us all.

Right now we used this for the stinky slinky, which does have caps and couple regular hoses for rinsing it out or to clean the coach. This helps us keep this in an area away from our fresh water bay and the items we use for fresh water. Plus the area is not a seal compartment so it gets plenty of air and could possibly get some road wash on a rainy day too.

Again kind of lost as what we could use it for since at times we are away from the coach for hours or its sitting in a parking lot while we go eat.
Figure if you want to steal my slinky you must not have a clue what it is and can only hope you get a wonderful surprise when you take off the caps which, you would deserve!

Look forward to all responses,
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We store a fire extinguisher in that same bay on our Bounder. There's also a "FIRE EXTINGUISHER INSIDE" sign on the outside of the door, in case someone other than us wants to take a shot at putting out a fire.

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Ours is on the passenger side so easy access for patio type stuff. So I keep door mat, inexpensive folding plastic table, etc. there.
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My Monaco had a 7' wide propane tank with about 8" of space above the tallest part of the tank and a little more on the sides. I had three 2"x 6" x 30" triple stacked ramps for the tires stored in there. Since I didn't use them often, I put straps on them so I could push them deep into the bay and pull them out when needed.

I stored several other long poles inside some 3" pvc pipe. There was still enough room for three water hoses. Finally, in front of the tank, between the tank and bay door, was enough room for a bucket with wash gear and a small stand up propane tank for the BBQ. I never worried about anything being stolen.
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I store the fire extinguisher as well as reflective triangles [for breakdown]. The plywood cut squares for the jack leveling are there as well. Small propane tanks for the gas grill in their own storage tray.
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Thanks to all for the great ideas looks like I could do a little rearranging and give me a little more space.

Happy Rving and Safe Travels to all
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If you use a large patio mat, that would be a good place....no issues with dirt or wetness when you pack up to leave.
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Last coach we had, I stored all the water hoses in with the propane tank.
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The propane bay in our Allegro has an open bottom, it gets pretty dirty and dusty in there.
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