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Old 10-21-2019, 06:18 PM   #1
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2020 Alpha Wolf door retention

I am new to this forum so I apologize for asking a question that may have already been answered. My wife and I are new to RVing. Our new baby is actually in storage for the winter, but I thought I'd ask the question anyway. This is our first travel trailer, but I am surprised that the door does not have anyway to hold it open. Seems like a poor design, or am I missing something obvious.

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Old 10-21-2019, 06:46 PM   #2
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Most RVs have a latch that is behind the door when it is open and connects to the side of the camper. This latch does keep the door open.
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Old 10-21-2019, 06:56 PM   #3
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That certainly seems to be logical, however our door does not have any latch or means to attach it to the side of the trailer.
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Old 10-21-2019, 07:17 PM   #4
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Are you sure you don't have a gas cylinder attached to the bottom of the door that is designed to hold it open. if not its very easy to install a door latch. Make sure you door is not blocking any venting when in the full open position.
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Old 10-21-2019, 08:48 PM   #5
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Thanks SeaDog. No, I am not sure if there is a gas cylinder on the bottom of the door. I will certainly be checking to see if I have one or not.
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Old 10-21-2019, 11:06 PM   #6
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Your door may have friction hinges.
They don't require anything to hold the door open.
My Tracerair has them.
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Old 10-22-2019, 09:07 AM   #7
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Thanks Bikendan. I will give that a look as well. Much appreciated feedback.
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