Storing Toilet Paper Roll in Toilet-Shower Combo - Fiberglass RV


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Old 11-26-2005, 05:36 PM   #1
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HI All,
My wife and I excited about getting out for our first overnighter in our Burro next weekend!
While I was prepping the trailer, I noticed that there was no toilet paper holder in the combo toilet-shower. Not that we're planning on using the shower, but it got me thinking.

I'd appreciate any advice, tips, hints. etc. on how to mount and store a toilet paper roll in a combo toilet shower. I'm thinking suction cups or something. I found a marine toilet paper roll holder at Boater's World, but $23 for a plastic box with an overbite seems really steep.

You're advice has been really, really helpful, and I hope to share some ideas to add to the mix some time soon!

Steve
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Old 11-26-2005, 05:38 PM   #2
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I found a plastic tobbaco can works good.It can remain water proof when showering.
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Old 11-26-2005, 05:39 PM   #3
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Also go through Kens photos.They came up with a great idea.
http://community.webshots.com/user/kjames68
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Old 11-26-2005, 06:32 PM   #4
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Steve,
We got one from West Marine for $25.00. Riveted it on to the wall opposite from the john. Works great. Tip up lid provides access, when down, the roll is totally out of any water source. Don
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Old 11-26-2005, 07:22 PM   #5
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We attached the toilet paper roll holder to the wall... The shower curtain keeps it dry.

We also keep a spare roll in a CD plastic case - fits perfect.
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Old 11-26-2005, 07:22 PM   #6
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Someone on the prehacked forum suggested using a TALL Recordable CD Pack holder...one of those holders that you purchase with 100+ blank CDs. If you don't burn your own CDs...check with your friends and neighbors!
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Old 11-26-2005, 09:38 PM   #7
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If you have your TP on a typical roller gizmo, be sure to squeeze the Charmin before you put it on the roll -- An oval carboard tube won't unroll as easily whilst bumping down the road as a perfectly round one will.
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Old 11-26-2005, 10:35 PM   #8
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I keep mine in wire storage bracket that came with trailer. When I take a shower I just put it ouside the shower door. :4
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Old 11-26-2005, 10:46 PM   #9
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On my 17' Boler the holder is a cheap household one and is mounted on the door and when showering is covered by the shower curtain....Benny
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Old 11-27-2005, 08:46 AM   #10
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Like Benny, I have mine on the door. I have a small bungie around the holder. When I'm stopped I push it toward the door allowing the roll to move freely. When traveling, I pull it toward the roll and it keeps it from unrolling. A rather nifty and easy mod if I do say so myself.
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Old 11-28-2005, 12:24 AM   #11
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Since I have a portapotti, I keep my TP in a medium-sized coffee can so I can also carry it in the rain or whatever to the CG potties.
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Old 11-28-2005, 01:17 AM   #12
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When I gets done with my corn cob I just leeves it in my pringles tater chip can in the shower and washs it the next time i showers so she's ready to go the next time i needs it.
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Old 02-25-2014, 11:32 PM   #13
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I went to WalMart and purchased a chrome Over-the-Door TP Holder for less than $10 and it works great. You can hang it to put the TP inside the Shower or outside the Shower.
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Old 02-26-2014, 06:59 AM   #14
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I have installed several of these in trailers and motorhomes:
http://www.amazon.com/EZ-Load-Toilet.../dp/B004GPG3XI
Usually less than $10 at RV stores.

EZ to load and the top flap protects the paper and keeps it from unrolling when travelling.

There is also a YouTube demo if you Google the name.
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