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Old 04-28-2014, 11:49 PM   #11
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Those latches are a joke! Mine both broke within the hour and the dealer said that warranty didn't cover them. Not a big expense for better ones but still. I own a waterjet so I drew some with autocad and cut them out of carbon fibre. Problem solved
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Old 04-29-2014, 12:48 PM   #12
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Those latches are a joke! Mine both broke within the hour and the dealer said that warranty didn't cover them. Not a big expense for better ones but still. I own a waterjet so I drew some with autocad and cut them out of carbon fibre. Problem solved
It would help if you referenced which of the 3 hold opens mentioned that you are talking about.
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Old 04-29-2014, 02:27 PM   #13
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It would help if you referenced which of the 3 hold opens mentioned that you are talking about.

Are we not talking about the 90 degree plastic door latches like the subject states.
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Are we not talking about the 90 degree plastic door latches like the subject states.
There have been discussions about 3 different types of hold opens. You need to read all to have a coherent response.
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Wow so sorry I wasn't a little more descriptive to your liking boss. Why don't you relax a little!
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Old 04-29-2014, 03:39 PM   #16
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Do you NEED a 90 deg door holder???
My trailer also came with a 90 deg holder on one door.

I left the 90 deg on there but have not used it in 6 years.
My 90 deg is on the back door. If the door is fully opened it would be in the way to the awning arms.
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My 90 deg is on the back door. If the door is fully opened it would be in the way to the awning arms.
Ah, now I remember-- My door has to be shut to open or close the awning
but once it's done- out or rolled up- the door just "barely" misses the
awning arm so I'm able to use an almost full open door holder.
I guess yours interferes more than mine.... They do have hold opens
that are different lengths if that would help? I've seen some as long as
6 or 8 inches.
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Amazon has all the different kinds. No they didn't do it just to save a few pennies they did it counting on a lot of fools to replace with the same plastic junk and paying multiple times making them more money.
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Do you NEED a 90 deg door holder???
My trailer also came with a 90 deg holder on one door.
It was flimsy and I could not figure why they had it on there to begin with.
I went to a local RV parts counter and bought a metal hold open that holds
the door all the way back against the wall.
Full open won't break and it's not in your way.
Easy install.
I left the 90 deg on there but have not used it in 6 years.
I can't open them all the way because of the awning arms.
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I can't open them all the way because of the awning arms.
Bummer!
I know my 90 deg wasn't going to last anytime if I used it. Wind would
quickly snap it.
I'd probably rig some sort of bungee cord from the door to the awning
arm.... if that's possible.
That would be more sturdy than just the plastic 90 deg hold open gizmo.
Good luck!
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