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Old 09-02-2014, 05:08 PM   #15
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We had some problems with that in the fivers!
Not so much in the MH. solution? Have enough clothes
that they cannot move. DW, solution!

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Old 09-02-2014, 08:02 PM   #16
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DH covered ours with pipe insulation. We also use the non-slip hangars - found at Costco, Bed Bath, Tuesday Morning & other places. Haven't had any issue with hangars coming off or clothes coming off the hangars.

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Old 09-02-2014, 11:41 PM   #17
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Anybody Found A Cure?

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.....the problem is that our wardrobe is in the rear cap so there is a lot of bounce back there......

So is ours.......
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Old 09-03-2014, 09:17 AM   #18
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I drive a gas coach and have never had that problem.. but then I have a very strong "Bar" (Actually an L shaped piece of flat metal with slots (holes) for the hangers every so far apart)

I do have a cure though.. Or at least I think I do.

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Old 09-03-2014, 09:34 AM   #19
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For some reason we don't have that problem with our current rig, but we did with most of our RVs.

I bought some narrow, maybe 1/4" or less, wooden dowel - placed that over the hangers/rod and fastened with a Velcro wrap tie on each end. No more shirts on the closet floor. While parked the dowel just laid on the closet floor.
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Old 09-03-2014, 09:52 AM   #20
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We had some problems with that in the fivers!
Not so much in the MH.
No MH owner would put up with a ride rough enough to cause hangers to come off the closet rods.
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Old 09-03-2014, 10:59 AM   #21
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That's funny I was just complaining to my wife about our closet rods this morning. They are close to the ceiling and you have to force the hanger between the rod and ceiling, I don't think you could knock them off if you tried. Maybe you just need to move the rods up a little.
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Old 09-03-2014, 11:22 AM   #22
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Pop, you must have been reading my mind. Hang enough clothes and they'll clump together as one mass.
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Old 09-03-2014, 04:50 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by sknight View Post
Find two (Or three, or one if you don't have a center support.) bungee cords the correct length to go from the center rod support to the end, it needs to be fairly tight.

Put the bungee on top of or if possible turned to the closed side of the hanger. Now when they hop off they'll hit the bungee and stop hopefully never leaving the rod.
This simple trick really works!!
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Old 09-03-2014, 07:29 PM   #24
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Anybody have a simple cure to keep clothes and hangars from jumping off the rack? Thanks in advance for any great ideas.


Tie a piece of string around the 'neck' of all of the hangers on the rod in a big loop and draw it snug. They won't all jump as a single group, they weigh too much.
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Old 09-06-2014, 02:28 PM   #25
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We had this problem of hangers jumping off the closet rod. CW sells a hanger the has a more closed hook that slips around the rod. These hangers solved this issue for us.

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Same problem for the closet in bedroom on side back corner. No problem with the middle closet so tend to agree with GaryRomer's comment. Will try some of the suggestions here thanks
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Originally Posted by Gary RVRoamer View Post
Put new shock absorbers on the rear axle?

I think this problem occurs mostly in gas chassis coaches with a long rear overhang. The pitching motion over a RR track or similar makes the hangers jump. Haven't had that issue since we moved to a DP, even though the closet is across the rear.
We have never had this problem in our Bounder.
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Old 09-08-2014, 09:41 PM   #28
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They sell closet organiser stuff with a replacement shelf that looks like a rack with a bend along one edge that has a bunce of slots.

You pull existing rod out and replace with shelf which is new rod.

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