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just brought what is called a Lap Tray ( no not a lap dog ) from the reject shop for $12 has many useing , it marketed to use to sit lap top on .Has a Led light that runs on x3 AA batteries. can be used also to read a book/ craft projects / sitting your plate on it to eat .It is light weight and takes up np room.And best of all dosn't use any power to use.

I am really happy with the lap table , but i must of got ripped off ( Again† )†,as i payed $12 for mine,What shop did you get your's from ?The pillows sound good also,Did they come from the same shop ?



-- Edited by herbie on Friday 1st of March 2013 05:16:13 PM

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just brought what is called a Lap Tray ( no not a lap dog )†from the reject shop for $12 has many useing , it marketed to use to sit lap top on .Has a Led light that runs on x3 AA batteries. can be used also to read a book/ craft projects / sitting your plate on it to eat .It is light weight and takes up np room.And best of all dosn't use any power to use.



-- Edited by herbie on Thursday 28th of February 2013 01:44:53 AM


†I saw those Herbie, wish now I had got one after reading about your purchase. Will keep an eye out when I go into Bundy next.



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just brought what is called a Lap Tray ( no not a lap dog )†from the reject shop for $12



-- Edited by herbie on Thursday 28th of February 2013 01:44:53 AM


†I saw those Herbie, wish now I had got one after reading about your purchase. Will keep an eye out when I go into Bundy next.


†I bought one too. It also has a groove for a pen/pencil and a drink holder. Mine cost $10 in Taree. The same place had hyperallergenic pillows on spesh for $10 each. I bought two. They're vacuum packed and puff up as soon as you open the bag. RRP $30 each.



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for peace of mind: put a†hook inside one of your kitchen door†cupboards to hang your car keys and caravan keys on. It needs to be "out of sight". of those† light fingered people who could come into your van. cos they go on holiday too.



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Crazy Clark's have been selling them for ages.† Pretty sure they're less than $12.00 there too.

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Now I remember where I saw them Sheba, Sams Warehouse in Bundy. If I get in there next week will go get one.

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Now I remember where I saw them Sheba, Sams Warehouse in Bundy. If I get in there next week will go get one.


CC's and The Warehouse are one and the same these days, so I knew some-one would pick up on it.††† I like the Zebra print one myself, but don't need one yet.

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Check the top surface for slip when you buy those, we had a couple, thought they'd be good for all sorts of things. But the surface was so slippery everything slid about, not good for drinks or plates of dinner!! Tried non-slip rubber mats on them, didnt really like that either, so left them in a caravan park laundry with a "Free" sign on them. They were gone in minutes, and I wondered what the new owners would do with their sliding plates/books etc.

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Yes, thats how I clicked when you said CC. It is Sams Warehouse now. All The Warehouse outlets were bought out by the others when they weren't making money for their parent company The Warehouse in NZ.

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Does any-one remember when it used to be Silly Sollys' ?

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GaryKelly wrote:
herbie wrote:

I am really happy with the lap table , but i must of got ripped off ( Again  ) ,as i payed $12 for mine,What shop did you get your's from ?The pillows sound good also,Did they come from the same shop ?

My lap table isn't slippery ; if any thing is has a very flat non slip surface .

-- Edited by herbie on Friday 1st of March 2013 05:16:13 PM


 SoMy lap tamething like "Home art or home wares" Herbie. And yep, they also had the pillows. Lots of sale prices on things at the mo.


 



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Sheba - "Silly Solly's" - we were on holiday in Tewantin when one opened up nearby - the were queues(?) out the door on the opening day!!!! Down here in Tassy, they have "Chickenfeed" or Shiploads!

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herbie wrote:

I am really happy with the lap table , but i must of got ripped off ( Again† )†,as i payed $12 for mine,What shop did you get your's from ?The pillows sound good also,Did they come from the same shop ?



-- Edited by herbie on Friday 1st of March 2013 05:16:13 PM


†Something like "Home art or home wares" Herbie. And yep, they also had the pillows. Lots of sale prices on things at the mo.



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Hitch Storage Bracket on a frame, Hitch Handle, Tap protector Plate Sorry wrong place †image.jpg



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More handy items


Fridge slide,measured and cut myself and then had them welded,a secret I copied the Engle one a little different.the wire running into the fridge is a temparture gauge,sends the setting back to the monitor on the dashimage.jpg



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Stainless steel eye fitted into existing stay bolt used for tie down.image.jpg



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Handy Gadgets


Hitch Holder on a frame ,Hitch Handle, Tap protection Plate.wrong place †as well I give upimage.jpg



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Great ideas you are posting Olley but maybe they would be better in "Hints, Tips and Great Ideas" that way they can be tracked down later easier.

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I have seen this done many times, some only screw into a plastic fitting in the arm, just beware.

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Good idea but that does not stop the roller from turning and moving in the wind.

I prefer a cord or strap around the roller, nothing moves.

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Easy Way to put Reversing lights on your van.


This is has to be done to the tow vehicle ,I did it to mine it is pretty easy.image.jpg



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Handy hitch for those hard to get in place,s removble when not in use.image.jpg



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Handy television table for outside.image.jpg



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Same Table Without the teleimage.jpg



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Rear end scraper,s good for steep driveways like mine.image.jpg



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Side Window Awnings these were on the van when we bought it, they are fantastic†image.jpg



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Sulledge hose and drinking water hose storage5mtr lengthsimage.jpg



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Caravan plug storage when not in use.image.jpg



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Electric Leg great for arthritis suffer,simage.jpg



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Decided I could manage sleeping in a single bed, as†this would create extra floor†space†in my 12ft caravan, I found that in†pushing the bed back,†I exposed part of the external door under the bed.†My grandson and I†had only fitted†the door†last month. The first photo shows the area on the†opposit side of the caravan,†imagine the door†here.†I've made the single bed into a comfortable lounge area where†I can stretch out and watch telly and my bed will be at the table end of the van.† I could never get comfy in those seats and table so now its my bed.

. 3.jpg†Now the area is contained for entry from outside and I have a little shelf beside my lounge.†Some plastic edging and a bit with a lick of varnish should tidy it up. Above this there'll be a drop down table in the next few days. Feeling good about being a handy man, Helen

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