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Old 01-31-2016, 08:22 AM   #21
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What trailer Banda?
The trailer is S.O.B. The handle is similar to this one, but mine locks even tighter into each position:
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Old 01-31-2016, 09:44 AM   #22
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If you make a "U" (staple) shaped piece you can put it in the 2 small holes next on the side of the handle bracket so if it does get closed it does not drop into the locking area.
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Old 01-31-2016, 10:10 AM   #23
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We used to do a lot of motorcycle rallies and we use to stay in a our inclosed trailer that just had the standard cargo trailer door lock what they call the cam lock,
so on that i drilled a hole put an eye bolt in so i could lock the handel open so we could not be locked inside
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Old 01-31-2016, 11:43 PM   #24
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Thanks to this thread, I finally tried opening our door with the handle folded over and it wouldn't budge with my daughter pushing. I may need to get in there and put my shoulder on it to see if I can move it.

I think I'm going to look for the thread where someone filed down the catches.
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Old 02-01-2016, 08:45 AM   #25
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It will swing out with enough pressure on the door. Try it with someone outside just for peace of mind. I've thought about this also.
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Old 02-02-2016, 08:08 PM   #26
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I just tried my Cedar Creek and with me on the inside DW closed the handle I could not open the door. Something will have to be done, maybe a lock installed on handle or take a file to it


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Old 02-02-2016, 08:31 PM   #27
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I'm thinking about drilling a hole so I can put a small padlock on it to lock it open when camping.


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Old 02-03-2016, 02:23 PM   #28
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I wonder if they were redesigned at some point. When mine is folded it doesn't fully seat in the bracket but when extended it does. Mine is easy to force open if needed.
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Old 02-03-2016, 02:25 PM   #29
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Old 02-07-2016, 07:14 PM   #30
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Hi Guys I keep seeing posts about fellow RVers worried about getting stuck inside there travel trailer is someone was to close the exterior door grab handle!!! Well as for my TT I have one that was factory installed which you lift up grab handle and it swings over a closed door during traveling. And you open up when out at your campsite. Then on my front entry door there was only a stationary pull handle, and I purchased and. Install a extra exterior grab handle like the factory installed swing over door handle. Well reading these forums and seeing so many concerns,i went to my TT and closed both swing grab handles over each door and I was able to get the swing handle to open effortlessly, so I'm confused everyone saying they get stuck from the inside of there TT and can't get out. Either theirs are installed wrong or something is defective with their handles. I find it weird a manufacturer would put a hand on a door that would trap someone inside, being a safety concern. Just Saying.
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