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Thanks everyone for a very useful and informative thread!

I will be fitting our calicap 700 this weekend to house our CFX35 and a selection of 'Borris boxes'

A question to those with a similar setup; does the coolbox stay in place on the tray or does it require fixing in some way?

Thanks in advance!
 
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Borris

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Thanks everyone for a very useful and informative thread!

I will be fitting our calicap 700 this weekend to house our CFX35 and a selection of 'Borris boxes'

A question to those with a similar setup; does the coolbox stay in place on the tray or does it require fixing in some way?

Thanks in advance!
It just sits in the tray although I have cushioned ours on all sides with some rubber buffer material where it comes in contact with the tray to both prevent the tray damaging the fridge/freezer and also to stop movement and therefore rattles. There's no need to secure it further, it can't go anywhere.
 
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@Borris Hello! New to the group and with 2 grubby kids and a baby, we're interested in your set up. Re your seat covers, are they Inka? Or custom made? Thanks
Rhyd& Izzy
 
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Has anyone done similar to @Borris and @Amarillo for the Ocean boot re boxes and maximising space etc?
It’s on my list of to do’s.
If you have a search I made one for my Beach, which worked really well.
I might try and sort one this week for my Ocean.
 
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@Borris Hello! New to the group and with 2 grubby kids and a baby, we're interested in your set up. Re your seat covers, are they Inka? Or custom made? Thanks
Rhyd& Izzy
Welcome and hello Rhyd and Izzy,
The seat covers are Inka sourced via the dealer. If you are a Club VIP member the dealer should give you 5% discount on accessories etc. They are essential with kids and dogs (not that we have a dog). We have eight grandchildren instead so protection is essential. Therefore we have the Inka seat covers on all seven seats, waterproof mattress covers on both beds sourced direct from Comfortz (now available via the club shop). The mattress cover for the downstairs bed was custom made though.
We also have Brandrup carpets through out and mats over the top to keep it easy clean. The rest of the van is wipe clean plastics so ideal for sticky kids and babies.

Like you I'm sure, we always have several packs of baby wipes with us. BTW, the seat covers are wipe clean but can be washed on a cool wash to bring them back to as new.
 
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Welcome and hello Rhyd and Izzy,
The seat covers are Inka sourced via the dealer. If you are a Club VIP member the dealer should give you 5% discount on accessories etc. They are essential with kids and dogs (not that we have a dog). We have eight grandchildren instead so protection is essential. Therefore we have the Inka seat covers on all seven seats, waterproof mattress covers on both beds sourced direct from Comfortz (now available via the club shop). The mattress cover for the downstairs bed was custom made though.
We also have Brandrup carpets through out and mats over the top to keep it easy clean. The rest of the van is wipe clean plastics so ideal for sticky kids and babies.

Like you I'm sure, we always have several packs of baby wipes with us. BTW, the seat covers are wipe clean but can be washed on a cool wash to bring them back to as new.
Thanks Borris, that's super helpful!
 
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Good evening.

I found some pictures (I might have even posted them in the past, but I can't remember....):

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The boxes are also handy going shopping. It is easy to put everything in get it to the car and from the car into the house. Even if something spills or breaks it stays at least in the box.
I also use a box if I get burgers from a specific American burger chain. Before I had the boxes I just kept the drinks in the cups in the paper holder on the floor, passengers side. Of course it dropped and the van was full of coke. Now everything goes in a box. Again if something spills it stays in there (ok the Big M... can't be eaten anymore if the drink spills, but at least the van is ok).
When we go away in the summer my wife will get 3x boxes, I get 2x boxes and 1x is for shared things.

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Eberhard
 
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Thanks @Borris for the box sizes and all the other invaluable info. That is what I love about this forum, so much knowledge sloshing around (see what I did there?)

I have just realised though that as we are getting the 2 seat version this set up won't quite work for us (lucky I read the threads about different multiflex board heights :)) I'm going to have to adapt the packing to fit our set up and the fridge will have to go behind the front passenger seat but the principle of the calidrawer and euro boxes combo is a winner...:thumb
Hi, may we ask did you go for the pull out drawer & storage boxes for a 2 seater Beach? We think this is the system we would like to adopt although still waiting on delivery of our vehicle. Any comments, advice on how you've found this system would be appreciated, thanks.
 
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There is two sizes of this pull out drawer, 800mm ans 760mm. Which one should be used with an Ocean?
 
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Hi, may we ask did you go for the pull out drawer & storage boxes for a 2 seater Beach? We think this is the system we would like to adopt although still waiting on delivery of our vehicle. Any comments, advice on how you've found this system would be appreciated, thanks.
Hi @BeagleMum, no we haven't yet. We've only had the van for 3 months so want to use it for a good while first to see if the drawer would be right for us and our needs. I don't think you can buy them at the moment anyway, due to Brexit :rolleyes:
 
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I'm planning on making one. it seems the hinges are about €160, then I am just going to put a simple self of wood (marine ply) on them. (rather than making a complicated metal frame). I will naturally catalog the whole process/disaster on here for your benefit.
 
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There is two sizes of this pull out drawer, 800mm ans 760mm. Which one should be used with an Ocean?
The 760mm fits the standard space behind the bench. The 800mm allows you to use standard 400x600 plastic crates, but you have to move the bench slightly forward. I have (and recommend) the 800mm version.
 
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I'm planning on making one. it seems the hinges are about €160, then I am just going to put a simple self of wood (marine ply) on them. (rather than making a complicated metal frame). I will naturally catalog the whole process/disaster on here for your benefit.
This might help
 
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This might help
Thats an excellent piece of work, well beyond my ability :rolleyes: I'd happily pay someone to make one up though :)
 
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