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John E Davies
repetitive G loads to the left….
I have no idea what that means but this one gets an A+!
Right turn, left turn, right turn, straight, right turn….. It’s very typical of north Idaho highways and especially back roads…… The fun eastern part of the Hells Canyon Scenic Byway is 100 miles of tight hairpin turns. So is the Million Dollar Hwy in Colorado.
Left turns will tend to keep the drawers closed, in right turns the G force tries to open them, and sometimes succeeds. The Soft Close latches are pretty weak. When they are open and you hit a bump, spatulas go flying. It is really wierd to enter the trailer and find the drawers closed but lightweight kitchen stuff in the middle of the isle, or under the table.
I am sure this happens in all of these trailers, to a certain extent. Most owners are unaware of it. I was tempted to duct tape my phone to the bathroom door to video the action, but I never got around to it. If it happens even a little, it can damage stuff, rip the screws out, bent the mount latches. Not good… it is best to restrain the drawers for any enthusisatic and/or twisty driving. Specially if you store heavy items in there.
"Mouse": 2017 Legacy Elite II NARV (Not An RV) Two Beds, Hull Number 218, See my HOW TO threads: https://olivertraveltrailers.com/topic/john-e-davies-how-to-threads-and-tech-articles-links/
Tow Vehicle: 2013 Land Cruiser 200, 33" LT tires, airbags.