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Old 05-02-2021, 06:16 PM   #1
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Hi fellow Winnie owners.
My husband and I live in Holmen, Wisconsin formerly from Mason City, Iowa. We lived very close to the Winnebago plant in Forest City.
We recently downsized from a 40ft Crossroads to a 24 foot Trend. Itís a huge change for us. We are excited to take her out on a maiden voyage.
Although we are not new to camping having a motorhome is a complete new experience for us. We have been at a permanent seasonal campground for years. I feel that we are ready for this new experience but I am terribly anxious about how to managing the lack of storage, especially for our outdoor gear. We literally have no storage on the outside of our unit. I would love to hear any organizational tips you have to offer.
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Old 05-02-2021, 11:59 PM   #2
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Hi Vgraf,
The Trend is a smaller unit, to be sure. Hopefully, you can thin-down your cargo. I guess some things can be rented, when needed. Which floor plan did you buy?
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Old 05-03-2021, 06:50 AM   #3
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Hi Eagles5,
Thank you for responding.
Our Trend is the 23D with the twin beds. The layout inside seems like it will be perfect for us once I figure out where and what we need to bring along. Unfortunately, the outside storage is less than ample. It wonít hold chairs, or our grill, let alone a tool box. We need to figure out a way to bring these items without using our precious space inside to do so. I know I will eventually figure it out. My mind is geared for problem solving. I would love to hear how others owners have worked through this issue.
Have a wonderful day. Vicky
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Old 05-03-2021, 10:30 AM   #4
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Hi Vicky,
Even though my outside storage is larger, I still use small collapsible chairs. Tools can be wrapped-up in custom tool bags. Small outdoor grilles and backpacking gear can save space.
These threads may also be of interest:
https://www.winnieowners.com/forums/...nd-350864.html
https://www.winnieowners.com/forums/...nd-204278.html
https://www.winnieowners.com/forums/...rs-250337.html
Keep us posted as to your storage solutions. Maybe some other current Trend owners could add their two bits too.
Thanks, Eagle5
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Although we don’t have a Trend, we do have a Travato, which has 0 outside storage. We were able to store our folding chairs and table over the cab. We bought a wheeled container from the Container Store and put our grill, collapsible trash can, and a few other things in it. We put it near the sliding door, so we are able to access the rest of the RV. We purchased a Wilco swing away spare tire carrier that fits in the hitch. Just a side note, we found some good ideas on YouTube. Enjoy your Trend. We like the Promaster chassis.
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