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Old 05-28-2018, 08:25 PM   #1
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Reversing door swing on 23 DBH

So the designers screwed up when designing the door swing on the bathroom exterior door. It only opens about 65% before hitting the awning arm when extended. My question to the group:

Has anyone ever changed the direction of the door swing? Is it easy? Any thoughts.
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Old 05-28-2018, 08:27 PM   #2
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New door and frame required. Sound like a warranty issue.
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Old 06-11-2018, 10:53 AM   #3
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They do this so if your door pops open on the road it won't get ripped off
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Old 06-11-2018, 11:07 AM   #4
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Sound like a warranty issue.
As long as the door swings past 90-degrees, I can't imagine it's a warranty issue. Dumb, maybe but not a warranty issue.

Seems like it should definitely go that far based on this picture:
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Old 06-11-2018, 12:29 PM   #5
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My door has to be open all the way flat against the outside wall to get that flip up step stowed away.
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The bathroom door does not have a flip up step like the front. it just slides in. I have never had a problem and I have the 23 dbh.
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Let's clarify something: You state that your door "only opens about 65% before hitting the awning arm when extended". I don't know if the TT in the photo is yours or one "epennydad" copied and posted. On the TT in the photo it seems clear the door will open to 90* or a bit more. My bath door will open a bit more than 90* but there is an air shock at the top to keep it from hitting the awning arm, unless one of the g'boys opens the door. Does yours maybe have an air shock to prevent the door from opening a full 90* and maybe limits the door to the 65%? IF it really hits the awning arm without an air shock the only thing I could recommend would be to move the awning arm, not a likely thing to do.
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Let's clarify something: You state that your door "only opens about 65% before hitting the awning arm when extended".
I just grabbed a random internet dealer pic of that model. I just wasn't sure if the 65% meant of 0-90 degrees? or 0-180 degrees.

If 0-180 degrees, then 65% is > 90 degrees.

But, I'm just guessing.
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Why does it need to swing any farther? Is there not a gas cylinder on it to limit it?
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These doors are friction doors no shock and mine does open more then 90 degrees but he stated 65 % not degrees which would be the same . Were im confused is do you have a differnt step then the pic
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Let's hope the OP comes back around.
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Reversing door swing on 23 DBH

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These doors are friction doors no shock and mine does open more then 90 degrees but he stated 65 % not degrees which would be the same . Were im confused is do you have a differnt step then the pic


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ID:	175507 so here is a picture of the door as full open as it can go.~65% 120 degrees open. Meaning I cannot opens it all the way without hitting the frame of the awning.

I wish instead of it opening to the right (awning frame side) it would open to the left and lay flat. But I do see how one person said this will prevent the wind from taking it off should it open when driving.
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