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Nice Westy shelf idea

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Spotted this on the samba. Makes good use of the poptop lifting bar.

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Mmmmmmm... pretty cool that. Might make one!
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And if you want to put the poptop down?

:rofl

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California Dreamin wrote:And if you want to put the poptop down?

:rofl

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It just rotates to stay flat against the roof.
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I like that a lot.....especially the fact that it stays put......

Does it fasten to anything....he says it needs an iimm socket to fix.?

Cant work it out from the pics.
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To fasten it it looks like the "U" bolts are fitted around the pop top lifting bar and bolted on the top (not shown in the photos).

Very ingenious I just need a Westy to go with it now. :rollin
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Coolio...
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danmetallic wrote:
California Dreamin wrote:And if you want to put the poptop down?

:rofl

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It just rotates to stay flat against the roof.

Yes I get that but what do you hold onto to push the poptop up? as we all know, it takes some effort to push and lift the bar past vertical, with the table in place, I would think raising and lowering the roof would be very difficult to say the least.

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Arrrrrr...never thought of that..
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California Dreamin wrote:
danmetallic wrote:
California Dreamin wrote:And if you want to put the poptop down?

:rofl

Martin

It just rotates to stay flat against the roof.

Yes I get that but what do you hold onto to push the poptop up? as we all know, it takes some effort to push and lift the bar past vertical, with the table in place, I would think raising and lowering the roof would be very difficult to say the least.

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Hmmm true. They may have those GoWesty roof struts fitted.
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One of my friend's manufactures these shelves, it was his idea as well. I made a video of the shelf and how to use it. If you are looking for some extra space and want things to be out of the way when not in use, the shelf could be for you.

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Another storage cabinet that I use in my Westy. This spice cabinet will hold all the spices I will ever use as well as some other items

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Timwhy wrote:Another storage cabinet that I use in my Westy. This spice cabinet will hold all the spices I will ever use as well as some other items

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Hi Tim, so many good ideas in this photo, love it!
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danmetallic wrote: Hi Tim, so many good ideas in this photo, love it!


If you need more information about anything in the photo, I'll give you as much as I know?

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I just want a kitchen lid that's got more resistance to falling down than a snipper's hair trigger! The thing has nearly had my fingers off so many times. I normally try to lower the drivers seat to act as a block, but sometimes forget!
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