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Postby Gerdo » Fri Sep 15, 2006 4:53 pm

I saw a picture that halfdome had posted of his door props. They looked tike they would work for me. I have Grant's flip out style windows in my doors and to keep from crushing them when open I had limitting straps on my doors. This kept them from opening too far but I didn't have anything to keep them open. These door props do both so I removed my limitting straps. I had to bend, modify the pins.
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Now even with the window open full there is clearance between the window and the Teardrop.
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Postby KA » Sat Sep 16, 2006 10:26 am

Thanks for the good idea, Gerdo.
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Postby JohnF » Sat Sep 16, 2006 10:40 am

Gerdo,

From whom did you buy those pins? Looks like what I need also.

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Postby asianflava » Sat Sep 16, 2006 2:52 pm

Me too, I need a set of those. I haven't even gotten around to making the limit straps, let alone installing them. These pins would be easy, 4 screws, and you're done.
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Postby NightCap » Sat Sep 16, 2006 4:19 pm

Yep, I'd like them too. Keeps the door from blowing closed as well.
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Postby bdosborn » Sat Sep 16, 2006 6:06 pm

I have some on mine. I got them at
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Postby Gerdo » Sat Sep 16, 2006 8:23 pm

I picked mine up at Camping World as did halfdome. I think they were about $5 ea.
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Postby asianflava » Sat Sep 16, 2006 9:33 pm

Now, if I can only get into a Camping World. I tried 2 times and they were closed. We tried another time and the road was washed out.
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Postby b.bodemer » Sun Sep 17, 2006 6:46 pm

great idea and with my windows from Grant too looks like a solution to a future problem...............the door blowing too far.

I'm lucky to have a Camping World close by.
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Postby Nobody » Wed Oct 10, 2007 9:04 pm

Most any RV dealership with a parts/service department will have the door stops, usually for around the same price as Camping World. Got mine locally but have 'em mounted a little different. Wanted my doors to swing farther open so I just have to make sure the windows aren't open very far :R
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Postby Chaotica » Thu Oct 11, 2007 5:25 pm

This seems like a great idea but don't these pins create too much stress on the hinge side of the door and cause problems?
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Postby Gerdo » Thu Oct 11, 2007 6:13 pm

They don't seem too bad. I wouldn't intentionaly let my doors fly open into the stops. If a strong wind caught the door while opening, it may cause some stress. Otherwise no.
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