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easy operation of extension handle for washing rig

Peg_Leg
Explorer
Explorer
I use one of the 13' yellow extension handles for washing my rig. I thought it was just me that had a hard time with the twist locks, dry and wet. I've had 8 trigger finger surgeries and my grip isn't so great anymore. One fellow RV'er said he carried 2 pair of channel locks in his pocket.

The last time I washed my roof I had the wife throw me up one of the rubber grip pads for opening jar lids. It worked GREAT, even when thrown in the wash bucket.

After I was all done, rested and putting things away. I found a comfortable hand placement for me to operate the twist lock. I cut the pad into a couple of strips that would wrap around the pole. I Super Glued the strips to the yellow handle of the pole. No more problem.
2012 Chevy 3500HD Dually 4X4
Crew Cab long bed 6.0 gasser 4.10
2019 Open Range OF337RLS
Yamaha EF3000iSE
retired gadgetman
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IB853347201
Nomad
Nomad
Great idea! I have the same problem and will give your solution a try. Thank you for sharing.
2010 Suncruiser