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Old 08-22-2015, 08:50 PM   #1
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I'm wondering how Trillium Jubilee and other 'square' fiberglass owners keep their exterior doors open. I'm really put off to drilling holes and adding a holder but it seems the only avenue left. Any ideas? I know most other style of fg doors are curved and open 180 degrees, but mine has a door jamb style that limits the opening to 90. I'm thinking of an eyehook in the lower corner of the door and a chain/tentpeg to hold it open, plus a rubber bumper to keep it from slamming against the corner of the trailer. Its a poor trailer door design but one I have to adapt to. Pics would be a great help. Thanx in advance.
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Old 08-22-2015, 08:55 PM   #2
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here's the only pic I have of the doorway at the moment
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Old 08-23-2015, 10:51 AM   #3
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You might be able to use one of the stronger suction cup hooks on the trailer body as a chain attachment where you couldn't use a tent peg. I have a couple of these Ikea hooks and they're quite strong. (They use a screw to tighten.) STUGVIK Hook with suction cup - IKEA
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Try a bungee cord and a large sponge. I have the bungee wrapped around the sponge. One end of the cord fastened on the door handle and the other attached to a spot on the bottom leg of the awning that will hold the hook.
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Old 08-23-2015, 02:36 PM   #5
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That's good input. Thanx much.
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Old 08-26-2015, 08:16 PM   #6
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Barb's idea of using a sponge is great!

Being cheap...I have a small rope/line with a loop on each end. One loop I attach around the front frame, and the second loop I hook around the inside door handle when I want the door to stay open.

Hey! I said I was cheap!

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ID:	88610i added this door holder to eliminate the use of a bungee cord. It can be picked up from most trailer outlets.


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Attachment 88610i added this door holder to eliminate the use of a bungee cord. It can be picked up from most trailer outlets.


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Yep. I purchased one of those, then on second thought decided I didn't want anymore holes in the shell of my trailer. The fewer the better in regards to potential leaks down the road. I'll stick with my bungee, but thanks.
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How about a couple of those rare earth magnets on decent double sided tape?


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