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Old 09-01-2016, 01:35 PM   #11
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Bought at Camping World for $7.97 on sale. Added Plexiglas at the bottom of the door so the young dog does not go tumbling out.
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Old 09-01-2016, 04:05 PM   #12
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Our first 2 mods were the bar and a screen guard. The only problem I foresee would be in using the bar to close the door while it is coupled to the exterior door. It seems to put considerable stress on the flimsy plastic screen door latch where it connects to the outer door. I plan to purchase the metal replacement handle mentioned in another post on this forum. We didn't care for the gas strut on the exterior door because it didn't allow the door to open fully and it didn't hold the door well in breezy conditions. I removed the strut and added a 4" T type door holder and a bumper stop so the door cannot hit our tilt out window.
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Old 09-01-2016, 08:06 PM   #13
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Put one on our FR Wildcat fifth wheel and was one of the first modifications I made on our new motorhome. I had the black ends with the aluminum bar but didn't like the aluminum color so I painted it black.

Didn't like the black paint on the aluminum so I took 1" heat shrink tubing slid it on the handle (just fits) and shrunk it in place. Looks great and gives the handle a rubber feeling.
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Made mine to activate the latch from the inside.
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Old 09-01-2016, 08:17 PM   #15
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OC...Don't you ever stop tinkering ?
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Old 09-01-2016, 08:23 PM   #16
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OC...Don't you ever stop tinkering ?
Did that 3 years ago.
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Old 09-01-2016, 09:18 PM   #17
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One of my first mods were the grab bars on both the doors of my TT. My friend who installed my grab bars was suitably impressed so I purchased him a bar for his 5er as a thank you gift for helping me. My sister was suitably impressed the first time she was in my TT so she purchased a grab bar for her DH to install in their 5er. Not sure why it took me so long to find the grab bar at CW but certainly am glad I did.
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Old 09-02-2016, 05:55 AM   #18
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We have one on our door, it's great
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Old 09-02-2016, 10:24 AM   #19
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I put one in this year - a great mod.
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This is one of those things you don't know you need until you have it and then you don't want to live without it.

Camco 42183 Screen Door Cross Bar (Black)
that Camco Door Bar may be the most common mod done to more RVs of all makes and models than any other mod,.... and because of its popularity, I'm surprised there isn't a copy cat on the market, but I've never seen one,....

we were at a cg once and were having trouble getting the cable tv to work, the lady manager/owner of the cg came to our trailer to see if she could help,... coming into our trailer she grabbed the bar and exclaimed "hey, I like this, where did you get it", ..... dealing with RVs every day, she had never seen one before, go figure....................
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