Portable RV Clothesline Rack
Jackie likes to hang clothes out to dry in the breeze, so Pat constructed this simple yet effective portable clothes line rack. It doesn't obscure much of the rear view and it's light weight. It's made out of PVC pipe and clothes line held in place by two bungee chords attached to the roof access ladder and to the outside of the clothesline where metal eye-bolts are bolted into the PVC. It is also secured at the base of the ladder by utility hooks that are permanently secured to the ladder by screws. Notice that a reddish colored bungee chord is wrapped up around the two PVC center pipes to hold it to the ladder. In this way the entire clothesline rack is held securely in place. You will notice that Pat drilled holes in the PVC pipe and then threaded the clothesline through the holes making a neat application. Tie a tight knot in the clothesline to secure it, then thread it through the holes and secure it at the opposite end with another knot. Pat says he stores it in the basement of the 5er because it is flat and flexible. He likes it much better than the kind that attach to the bumper (pictured above) because it holds more laundry and since he doesn't have a bumper this works out great. It also doesn't allow the clothes near the ground.All the parts for this project are readily available at your local hardware store. You can save energy and enjoy the freshness of air dried laundry all from the comfort of your RV.