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Old 08-28-2012, 09:23 PM   #11
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Old 08-28-2012, 09:57 PM   #12
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We had the same thing happen, and simply replaced the screws with bigger ones that also had larger heads. Now they hold tight. The teeny screws the factory used are simply too small, and of course the installers probably over-tightened them, stripping the holes in the door.
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Old 08-29-2012, 07:12 AM   #13
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Glad Herk was talking about the screen door and not Dw pounding sand. All I could think of was That guy in the 80's with the wooden maul pounding watermelons and everything else
That was "Gallagher" with his Smash-O-Matic
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Old 08-29-2012, 11:56 PM   #14
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Ahhhh! Saw him in 1982 here in little old Roanoke, VA
The Sledge-O-Matic!
It slices, it dices, and it even makes julienne fries if you crack that sum-b juuuust right!
Gallagher - SLEDGE-O-MATIC!!

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Old 08-30-2012, 12:50 AM   #15
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We had the same thing happen, and simply replaced the screws with bigger ones that also had larger heads.
Ditto - same issue, same fix. Better than new.
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Old 08-30-2012, 07:06 AM   #16
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Ahhhh! Saw him in 1982 here in little old Roanoke, VA
The Sledge-O-Matic!
It slices, it dices, and it even makes julienne fries if you crack that sum-b juuuust right!
Gallagher - SLEDGE-O-MATIC!!

That's right! Sledge-o-matic
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Old 08-30-2012, 07:14 AM   #17
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I noticed my screen door is rubbing tight upon closing. The wee little screws are being swaped out for some bolts, lock washers and nuts with some locktite.
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Old 08-30-2012, 10:12 AM   #18
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Ours wasn't making connection, so I unscrewed it, moved the latch over (within tht factory adjustment) and tightened. At that point, the latch rubbed the frame. So I moved it back to the original position, inserted a screwdriver in the slot of the door frame and brought it out a tic. Holds and fits fine now.

In your case, I'd just use larger screws...or rivets....and tell the wife to either like the way it looks or fix it herself.
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Mine was doing the same thing as yours....adjusted it on the last camping trip out.
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Ours wasn't making connection, so I unscrewed it, moved the latch over (within tht factory adjustment) and tightened. At that point, the latch rubbed the frame. So I moved it back to the original position, inserted a screwdriver in the slot of the door frame and brought it out a tic. Holds and fits fine now.

In your case, I'd just use larger screws...or rivets....and tell the wife to either like the way it looks or fix it herself.
My sentiments exactly, that's why I said pop rivet it and tell DW to go pound sand.
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