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Old 08-15-2012, 03:38 PM   #11
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Most of the handles for the emergency window I have seen are notched on the bottom, meaning you lift the handle just a tad to allow them to close. Try placing a small tapered shim into the top opening where the handle travels to see if that will keep it open?
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Old 08-15-2012, 04:02 PM   #12
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What ever you do remember it is an emergency exit. The bar is designed to go THROUGH the hole to let the window swing free so you can drop to the ground.
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Old 08-15-2012, 04:20 PM   #13
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Old 08-15-2012, 04:24 PM   #14
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What ever you do remember it is an emergency exit. The bar is designed to go THROUGH the hole to let the window swing free so you can drop to the ground.
YES, INDEED!
I was thinking of a blockage (nail dropped in hole) OUTSIDE
the place where the bar meets the frame. That would prevent
the window closing, but present no obstacle to pushing it
open.........always be safe......

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I'm a little unsure of what your window looks like. I do keep my emergency window open but there's a notch in the handle that keeps it in place. On mine it takes a bit of pressure to release it to close. We might not have the same window.
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Old 08-15-2012, 04:36 PM   #16
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How about turning her around so her feet are at the window instead of her head.
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Old 08-15-2012, 04:56 PM   #17
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How about turning her around so her feet are at the window instead of her head.
Window is at her side if I'm not mistaken
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What ever you do remember it is an emergency exit. The bar is designed to go THROUGH the hole to let the window swing free so you can drop to the ground.
I think in an emergency, any window whether closed or not would not be much of an obstacle. In our trailer, the emergency window is in the bedroom and it is a 7-1/2 ft drop to the ground. We'll go out the door.
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I'm a little unsure of what your window looks like. I do keep my emergency window open but there's a notch in the handle that keeps it in place. On mine it takes a bit of pressure to release it to close. We might not have the same window.
I think that that is what the OP was describing. Mine is exactly
like that too. It may have required much pressure to release
when new, but now in my older TT, the weight of a gnat's
backside is about enough to release it. Bedding rubbing
against will surely release it every time.......

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YES, INDEED!
I was thinking of a blockage (nail dropped in hole) OUTSIDE
the place where the bar meets the frame. That would prevent
the window closing, but present no obstacle to pushing it
open.........always be safe......

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