Sleeper Setup???

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Taylor T.'s Comment
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Hello everyone. Been a while since I posted here but I'm hoping some more experienced long term drivers can help me out here.

I have a 2020 Cascadia next gen (profile picture) and behind the passenger seat there is that little flat pad for a fridge. Okay cool, what I want to know is how do you guys or girls better equip that area? I'm finding that I don't have much "counter" space and was considering building a shelving unit the fridge could slide into?

Any suggestions would be a great help, and though I can build stuff because I'm coming out of residential remodeling to do this job, I'd rather buy something if at all possible.

On another note, I do have a tray table that I use when making my food but having to always put everything away at the end is a pain.

Basically what I'm asking is do any of you have a counter style setup above the fridge, and if so, how?

Thanks everybody!

PackRat's Comment
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Where will the fridge go if you put shelves or storage there?

Taylor T.'s Comment
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I am building like a box to go around it basically. Think of it like how a dishwasher is under the counter top. Basically building something like that, but maybe adding a drawer between the top of the fridge and the counter top. Probably going to be getting a smaller fridge, but if not then I'll just do it without the drawer.

Where will the fridge go if you put shelves or storage there?

PackRat's Comment
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Do you have a condo sleeper....two bunks? I use the upper bunk area for lots of storage in all the trucks I've driven OTR.

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Taylor T.'s Comment
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Sorry I know this is a hell of a delay on the reply, but yes I have a high roof sleeper. I planned on using the top bunk for storage originally; however, I've come to find I don't need it because I don't have that much stuff. Maybe as time goes on I'll aquire more and end up using it. Also a better term for what I was looking to build or buy would be a night stand. I have my PlayStation and I'm currently having to move it from on top of the fridge to the bed every time I get up or go to sleep.

Do you have a condo sleeper....two bunks? I use the upper bunk area for lots of storage in all the trucks I've driven OTR.

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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Sorry I know this is a hell of a delay on the reply, but yes I have a high roof sleeper. I planned on using the top bunk for storage originally; however, I've come to find I don't need it because I don't have that much stuff. Maybe as time goes on I'll aquire more and end up using it. Also a better term for what I was looking to build or buy would be a night stand. I have my PlayStation and I'm currently having to move it from on top of the fridge to the bed every time I get up or go to sleep.

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Do you have a condo sleeper....two bunks? I use the upper bunk area for lots of storage in all the trucks I've driven OTR.

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Wow, Taylor . . . it's been a while!

I've not got my usual time for hunting, but Susan D. had some awesome pix of her setup, with her WestSide Transport truck. Wasn't an ARI/Legacy or anything, but a pretty good size condo.

Look up her profile, and go through her photos. Her & her 'then' trainer/beau, were perhaps gamers (don't recall) but they had a heck of a set up, of which you speak. Turtle ALSO had some clever layouts.

Have you LOOKED at any of the ARI/Legacy videos, for some 'non piracy' ideas, however?!? (Don't answer, haha!)

Other than that, PackRat will have the down low!! His pix & set up are optimal for a 'one man show!'

~ Anne ~

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

CM59's Comment
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I know exactly your trucks layout haha. I have a whirlpool mini fridge/freezer, midsize. The large one would probably been better and still left some room.

It’s tough whipping out appliances but I have ample room on top mostly. I don’t prep on the slide table. I’ll lay things on the bed while cooking if need be. I take things out the cabinet only when I need them and then put them back.

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Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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I know exactly your trucks layout haha. I have a whirlpool mini fridge/freezer, midsize. The large one would probably been better and still left some room.

It’s tough whipping out appliances but I have ample room on top mostly. I don’t prep on the slide table. I’ll lay things on the bed while cooking if need be. I take things out the cabinet only when I need them and then put them back.

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CM59, the OP may never stop back, but.. in the interest of this forum; why TT exists, is to help future proteges'!!

So, on that note: HuH???? Why can't you share the innards?!?!?!?

Curiosity sure DOES get this 'cat.' We all know (and if we didn't we do now!) who you work for...why not a pic of the inside set up???

AND.. much Love & hugs to all; been a long few days, with my loved ones..(yeah, on here!)

~ Anne ~

ps: Susan D. was 'not' the photo share person.. but, she describes to the nines.

Here's her diatribe(s:) Susan D., via WST !!!

CM59's Comment
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Haha I will next week. I got loads of reject TP and paper towels taking up the whole top bunk that I am getting out this weekend and it’s just unkempt looking.

The fridge could use a good Clorox around the seals. Pesky things to clean.

Fine fine. It’s been bothering me all week anyways. Just for you LOL

2022 FL Cascadia double bunk DD15 505hp DT12. Not that it has anything to do with the inside. Only driver, 115000 odo.

Top bunk not shown as I said its full of boxes. Mattress is still in its vacuum roll. Two actually. I put my own in.

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I know exactly your trucks layout haha. I have a whirlpool mini fridge/freezer, midsize. The large one would probably been better and still left some room.

It’s tough whipping out appliances but I have ample room on top mostly. I don’t prep on the slide table. I’ll lay things on the bed while cooking if need be. I take things out the cabinet only when I need them and then put them back.

0112174001651884830.jpg

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CM59, the OP may never stop back, but.. in the interest of this forum; why TT exists, is to help future proteges'!!

So, on that note: HuH???? Why can't you share the innards?!?!?!?

Curiosity sure DOES get this 'cat.' We all know (and if we didn't we do now!) who you work for...why not a pic of the inside set up???

AND.. much Love & hugs to all; been a long few days, with my loved ones..(yeah, on here!)

~ Anne ~

ps: Susan D. was 'not' the photo share person.. but, she describes to the nines.

Here's her diatribe(s:) Susan D., via WST !!!

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Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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Well, shut MY face! TYSM, CM Five Niner~!

I'll sure take that with a HUGE thank you! Wow, just .. wow. NICE! Very ! Like anyone could see gunk in the door jamb??! NOPE! My home one is way worse, haha!

That fan. Our son has the same one. Pretty awesome, isn't it?

Want to trade some TP and/or PT for some SMUCKERS ?!??! (How much jelly/jam can one household eat ?!?!?) Tom's hung up there, trying to finish 3rd run, to be off tmrw... NO JOKE!

Thanks, man. Really really nice. I'm still 'wow' ing!

~ Anne ~

ps: (Sweet as .. ykw.... set up! New Balance Clouds! Major fist bumps & arm pumps!)

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