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Old 08-07-2014, 05:27 PM   #1
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Hitch mounted towel drying rack

I have searched high and low for a towel rack that utilizes a 2" receiver on the rear of a trailer. If not available, maybe I'll make one and become a millionaire….
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The ones I've seen clamp onto the bumper/stinky-slinky storage. What would be the advantage of moving it to a receiver mount?
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We just use either suction cup hooks, or if they are full, the awning arms with clothes pins). I also carry a 15m length of 6mm cord which has multiple uses, including being used as a clothes line from time to time. All solutions that weight little, and have multiple functions.

I often have a bike rack stuck in the trailer's receiver....go figure.
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The ones I've seen clamp onto the bumper/stinky-slinky storage. What would be the advantage of moving it to a receiver mount?
I already have one….no need to add extra peripheral weight….
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Old 08-07-2014, 07:43 PM   #5
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Jim,

We use a rear mounted clothes line easily capable of two beach towels and two bathing suits. Is that the kind of space you're looking for? At first I thought you were looking for a paper towel holder....
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Unfortunately, Chuck H isn't making any more of these... It's super light and rolls up small.
I can get you some detail pictures this weekend if you want to build your own.
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That is similar to one I was hoping to find that could slip into the receiver, Paulw
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I have searched high and low for a towel rack that utilizes a 2" receiver on the rear of a trailer. If not available, maybe I'll make one and become a millionaire….
CP I have one in stock mounts on the rear bumper. Donna bought one.
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Yup, slides in & the upright pieces slip into sockets in the horizontal tube.
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Thanks, that may be my resort if I can not find one that utilizes the 2" receiver plug on the trailer.
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Light, easy clothes line

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Post 108 at this link.

Preparing a 1991 Scamp 16

This is our clothes line, 3 poles and 1 piece of rope. The two side poles slip into a "C" clamp, no tightening required. The top cross piece slips on to the side pieces.

The clothes line has hooks on each end of the rope and the hooks slip into eyelets pn the side posts to keep it all together.

Weighs virtually nothing, no fasteners required and stores easily. Of all my mods this was the one women most applauded at the Vintage Fiberglass Rally.
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Post 108 at this link.

Preparing a 1991 Scamp 16

This is our clothes line, 3 poles and 1 piece of rope. The two side poles slip into a "C" clamp, no tightening required. The top cross piece slips on to the side pieces.

The clothes line has hooks on each end of the rope and the hooks slip into eyelets pn the side posts to keep it all together.

Weighs virtually nothing, no fasteners required and stores easily. Of all my mods this was the one women most applauded at the Vintage Fiberglass Rally.
Norm,
Thank you for the link! That is a great idea for a travel/solar clothes line, one that will work!
I have a question, please? When I purchase my camper, what would you charge for a consult fee on ways to improve my storage space in my camper?
I do believe that you can more than double the usable space in my camper!
Scamp needs to hire you as a consult!
Thanks,
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Carl,

I offered my services to Scamp for free, realizing that there was and is a significant opportunity. It was a day I lost my mind. It means my life would have flipped. The nicest thing is that Ginny never blinked. In retrospect I'm glad I'm still on the road.

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Dear Honda,

I clicked on your link but it said no post. Could it be not working because I use the FGRV app for my iPhone? Would love to see this. Just returned from camping and all if the NY state parks we've visited won't let you hang clothesline. I guess it's a safety thing for people accidentally walking into it.




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