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Old 09-06-2014, 12:56 PM   #11
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I like the latches. I just hate it floppin around in the wind.
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Old 09-06-2014, 01:06 PM   #12
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Installed 2 gas struts on each door. They hold the doors open just fine.
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Old 09-06-2014, 01:43 PM   #13
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Installed 2 gas struts on each door. They hold the doors open just fine.
That's works fine on a door that picks up, but the OP says his opens sideways like a house door is what I read, strut couldn't work. Nice picture through...
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Old 09-06-2014, 01:47 PM   #14
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That's works fine on a door that picks up, but the OP says his opens sideways like a house door is what I read, strut couldn't work. Nice picture through...
Works on doors that swing to the side also. Does on my entrance door anyway.
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Old 09-06-2014, 01:49 PM   #15
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Probably take a look at the MH doors that open sideways and mimic their design...just a thought ')


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Old 09-06-2014, 01:52 PM   #16
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You're correct. Sideways vs up and down. I know ones going to get crunched if I don't do something soon.

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Old 09-06-2014, 05:10 PM   #17
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Works on doors that swing to the side also. Does on my entrance door anyway.
Yea it will open and close but he wanted to hold it open. I guess it could work who knows, I'm sure he will figure it out... I thought you installed a regular door closer not a strut on your door? Never really payed attention to it. You have so many mods, I don't think you remember them all anymore with your CRS in high gear.... I don't even think it's a Flagstaff anymore......Your very talented old man, being I can't call you old goat anymore. You should change your name from OLD COOT< to OLD GOAT then I would be legal...
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Old 09-06-2014, 05:53 PM   #18
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The strut on the door was factory, I merely moved the anchor points 2-1/4" closer to the hinge to make it work.

The struts don't know whether they are horizontal or vertical, they hold the door open just fine. Either one or 2 struts will hold a side opening door open just like they do a door that opens up. Geeeeze!
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Bungee cord seems to work or me. Got plenty laying around and don't cost much.
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