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Old 12-18-2015, 10:37 PM   #43
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Originally Posted by twogypsies View Post
So...if you use them on your sinks for extra counter space, how do you run water to rinse things while cooking? or rinsing your hands? etc.???
I cook a lot, in fact we only dine out once every couple of weeks. I use the biggest side of sink as additional prep space and leave the cover off the small side to wash the vegetables. We are now vegetarian, and there is a lot of chopping, cutting every meal. We keep the small cover under the cushion of the dining booth.

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Old 12-18-2015, 10:53 PM   #44
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we use ours....alot.

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Old 12-19-2015, 12:33 AM   #45
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Originally Posted by powerboatr View Post
i stored ours as they are corian. they make a nice cheese cutting board
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Mine is one piece and is not of the same material as the counter, it is a cutting board that also happens to fit the sinks...
There's reason #2...yes, the sink covers extend your counters when needed -and- the corian or similar poly material can be used for food prep on the table or other location, without worry of cutting that surface.

Our sink covers are a real HDPE cutting board material (high density polyethylene)...but the OP's are the cut-out left after making the counter from a single sheet of composite. These look better than HDPE, but might not wear as well as HDPE(?).

I would hope that the sink is mounted well enough to the counter, that the sink could not be punched out the bottom by the weight of these covers.

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Old 12-19-2015, 04:10 AM   #46
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I leave the Corian insert closest to the cooktop in place but it has a stone tile over it (for hot cookware) ... Corian is only heat resistant to about 212 f. If I didn't have the Corian covers I would probably cut 2 wooden cutting boards to fit.
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They are only good for one thing. When you go to resell your RV it does make it look nicer and more counter space that's it other than that they are a total P.I.A.
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Old 12-19-2015, 06:56 AM   #48
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I ALWAYS travel with the sink covers stowed somewhere. As you all said, they are really heavy, and in the event of an accident, guess where they are going to fly... that's right.... right toward the driver and passenger of the RV. Very lethal projectiles. I guess with a travel trailer or 5th wheel, it doesn't make too much difference...but in a motorhome, it's a safety issue.

well said,I agree 100%

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Our 1993 Foretravel has a special cabinet to store them. They are not as thick as the rest of the Corian countertop, but maybe 5/16" with four rubber bumpers on each of the two parts. We keep the covers in their storage place most of the time, but put them out when Jo Ann is cooking. The stove also has a Corian cover, but it doesn't have a special home.
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I guess I am kind of an oddity. When traveling all Corian covers are in place. When stationary I typically remove one sink cover and place it in it's holder. The stove covers remain on unless cooking in which I place them slots behind the stove. I am OCD and like everything in it's place...always like the coach to look new! Takes me a few seconds to remove an put back in-place and I like the counter space.

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Old 12-19-2015, 07:34 AM   #51
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Consider your selves lucky, ours didn't come with them. I had to go buy some for that extra counter space since we didn't get that either...

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I replaced our little double sink with a single, larger stainless sink. The old covers don't fit, so I cut the covers to make partitions in the vanity areas. They look very nice and keep stuff from falling of the counters.

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we use ours....alot.
+1 Those of use with smaller RVs need to use those sink covers. People on the internet like to use the term "first world problems" when Americans complain about trivial stuff. Here, I think we need to coin the term "class A problems". We could also apply it to those that complain they have use the manual buttons to level their coach.
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Have not read all posts but...

Our coach has rails attached to the BOTTOM of a shelf under the stove that the stove cover slides into so it takes maybe an inch of the top of the area so nothing lost.

Look for rails or slots under shelves that may be there for that function.

Otherwise make some.
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Have not read all posts but...

Our coach has rails attached to the BOTTOM of a shelf under the stove that the stove cover slides into so it takes maybe an inch of the top of the area so nothing lost.................
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