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Old 03-21-2013, 11:12 PM   #11
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I like this solution to the missing screen door problem better than I like my earlier stab at it.
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Old 03-22-2013, 11:13 AM   #12
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Here is what it looks like when the Magic Mesh screen door is not in place. Velcro strips not pretty to look at, but when we are using the trailer, the screen is in place and we dont have to look at them haha

There are 3 velcros on each side and 4 at the top
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Old 03-24-2013, 04:11 AM   #13
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And lastly, this is what it looks like from the outside
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Old 06-15-2013, 01:48 PM   #14
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I'm installing my magic mesh screen today.

On the door side I attached the loop side of the velcro, hoping to minimize any snagging when exiting the door.

It appears that the magnets must snap together 'edge to edge'. Is this true?

I expected the magnets would overlay each other. There is more magnet surface area on the magnet backside than on the magnet edge.

Thanks for help.
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I installed my MM last week and decided to use only half the door, I'll post later in my thread and put a link here.
Here is a pic of the installed MM using half the door.
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I use the excess top to roll the mesh in it before folding the trailer.
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Old 06-15-2013, 03:04 PM   #16
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Magnets are edge to edge
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Old 06-15-2013, 03:52 PM   #17
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I installed my MM last week and decided to use only half the door, I'll post later in my thread and put a link here.
I just updated my thread post #353 on how I installed my MM, A128S Converted from ALINER Ranger
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Old 06-15-2013, 08:19 PM   #18
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Ko777:

Very interesting aligning the bottom of the mesh screen with the floor and having the excess at the top of the door to make a screen storage pouch. Please tell us more about your storage pouch. Size... how/where fastened, etc.

Not sure who posted, but I like the idea of using one whole panel attached to the door's hinge side with a 1-3" (I have not measured yet) slice of the second screen (long side with magnets). This way, a person exiting only has to deal with screening on one side of their body.

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Old 06-16-2013, 11:51 AM   #19
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neil.ervin, dont forget to post photos of your Magic Mesh project! Its great to see the different designs and user preferences
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If you havent made your screen door yet, there is still time! LOL

This is a picture that shows how the Magic Mesh screen door can stay in place when the exterior door is closed. I'm not handy with power tools (that includes sewing machines) so for project simplicity, the two panels were each folded and sewn on themselves to fit the correct width of the door opening.

They are attached to the door frame with velcro, so extremely easy to remove or put up. Last summer,at the dog shows, we were frequently and hurridly in and out of the trailer & surprisingly in our frantic haste to race for ring time, never once pulled it off.
Handbuilder, we have an A frame pop-up just like yours. We bought it last summer and love it, but miss not having a screen door. Looks like you found a way to "tailor" a mesh screen door. My husband and I are not "handy" types, but I'm going to try to emulate your invention... can you give me a list of the supplies needed? Did you use the "magic mesh" door? Thanks so much.
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