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Old 02-03-2023, 07:39 AM   #1
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Recently got a Puma 22fkc. Upgrading from a popup. It's absolutely perfect, except I wish it had a full glass entry door. Has anyone ever changed entry door to glass? Is it even possible or am I deluding myself? I can't find anything online.
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Old 02-03-2023, 09:18 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum its a great place to get your questions answered. Being you had a popup I'm assuming you camp other the resort campgrounds? Do you really want a glass door that might not stand up to off road debris and possible breaking, the standard door with the window changed out to something tinted and installed shade is great. JMHO
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Old 02-03-2023, 12:22 PM   #4
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At home I installed clear glass "storm" doors on both front and back porches, liked that enough that we wanted to do the same to our Micro Lite 25KS, ... not the entry doors but the screen doors, I installed clear sheets of Lexan from Lowes on both doors, ... laid-out, cut and installed right over the screen door... we like being able to have either door open during the day without losing heat or air conditioning, ... pics are of our "front" door, ...
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At home I installed clear glass "storm" doors on both front and back porches, liked that enough that we wanted to do the same to our Micro Lite 25KS, ... not the entry doors but the screen doors, I installed clear sheets of Lexan from Lowes on both doors, ... laid-out, cut and installed right over the screen door... we like being able to have either door open during the day without losing heat or air conditioning, ... pics are of our "front" door, ...
What a great, easy idea! Thank you so much!!
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What a great, easy idea! Thank you so much!!


Thank you, glad you like it, we sure do, ....
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I don’t know how your door is designed but mine came with eisenglass inserts that are removable. Sometimes, or at least we do, want to let fresh air in the screen door along with light. Look at this to see if your screen is recessed that would allow you to do this… there are 4 of these, one at each corner. I remove the eisenglass. In your case lexan when I want air flow.
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I don’t know how your door is designed but mine came with eisenglass inserts that are removable. Sometimes, or at least we do, want to let fresh air in the screen door along with light. Look at this to see if your screen is recessed that would allow you to do this… there are 4 of these, one at each corner. I remove the eisenglass. In your case lexan when I want air flow.

The pics clearly show that our doors are completely different, not the same at all, .... what works for yours, doesn't work for ours, what works for ours, doesn't work for yours, .... our screen door mod works great for us,
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Not sure how the thread got to inner screen doors from the OPs question about entry doors but regardless, as I recall, LCI (Lippert) began introducing glass entry doors around 2018. (at least that's when I first started seeing them)

I would contact LCI with your door dimensions and ask if they make a door that size.

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Recently got a Puma 22fkc. Upgrading from a popup. It's absolutely perfect, except I wish it had a full glass entry door. Has anyone ever changed entry door to glass? Is it even possible or am I deluding myself? I can't find anything online.
Be careful of what you wish for.

A full glass entry door would allow a lot of sun light in during the day plus the heat from the sun on a 90F day. Your A/C may not be able to keep up with all of that excessive heat load.

At night you may need a curtain or some other means of providing privacy into your trailer.

We have had two previous 5er's with the small window in the door. These were covered 90% of the time with reflected foil to help keep the trailer cool in the summer months.

Our Cedar Creek has no window or large opening in this door just a peep hole for looking out when someone is at the door. To us this is the great in keeping the trailer cool on hot summer days. If we want extra light in the trailer the solid door is opened and the screen door is than left opened.

Just saying!
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