Given the right circumstances, any door can leak. I sealed my home-built doors with automotive doorseals ('67-72 Chevy pickup seals), held in tight compression; one seal leaked after sitting directly under the spot my canopy chose to constantly drip (pour?) water during a 3-day monsoon. I was away from my trailer for 12 hours, or I would've noticed it. Returning just at dark, I opened the door on the other side (totally high and dry), to find two inches of standing water in the trailer. Fortunately, my sealed floor, and rubber/carpet flooring were not damaged, as I tilted my trailer, and directed most of the water out my main door. My two foam mattresses were both dry, wrapped in plastic covers, and only the rubber/carpet flooring was wet. I sealed the leaking door with duct tape (the good HVAC foil stuff), until I could fix the leak at home. It seems I had a 1/4" gap where the seal met the floor threshold. Water will find a way in!IndyTom wrote:.... Guess I will have to figure out the not leaking thing as I go along.
SwiftRiver wrote:This is from one of my other posts and I was wondering if yall wanted to weigh in. Might be an affordable way to not make your own.
So as you all know, premade doors for teardrops are ungodly expensive. I was looking on ebay for them and this came across my radar.
It is a cargo door for a larger RV. Its dimensions are 28x40 and it is 2 inches thick. I was thinking that I could replace the handle with an RV latch and install it as my main door. Over all it would save more than $150. I know it doesn't have a window, but maybe we can put a peep hole in.
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