Welcome to the third entry in June’s Mini Mod-Ster Contest. One phenominal Mini-Mod will be published in every Email Alert in June. At the end of the month we’ll hold a reader vote to determine June’s winner. For information about the Mod-Ster Contest, including how to enter, click here.
Scott Schurtter, Avon, Indiana
Step Up Storage Area
2018 Ford F250
2018 Lance 650
As I am sure you all can appreciate, we were looking for any additional storage we can in our small camper.
I was looking at the step up to the bed and wondered what was under it. I removed the four screws holding it down. Beneath the step I found a whopping 1-square foot of open air (well, close enough).
I decided to put a hinge on the front of the step and secured it with a barrel slide bolt. Then I drilled a 3/8-inch hole for the bolt to go into. I picked up a piece of piano hinge, some 1/2-inch wood screws, and a barrel slide bolt at the nearest hardware store.
I think it will work great, although I have to admit, I haven’t used it yet.
It took me one hour to complete this modification and cost me less then 10-dollars. In my opinion, the skill level of this modification is easy.
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