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Old 09-24-2014, 09:26 AM   #11
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How wide is the door, how tall is the door? How wide is the door opening at the widest part? How tall is the door opening?
Are you a welder?
door and opening are 32". dont remember but the height of door is around 4" taller than opening, i am not a welder, but can weld and have access to nice welding rig mounted on a trailer.

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Old 09-24-2014, 09:28 AM   #12
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I don't think that door will work, looks like you would be cutting into glass.

If you had a solid door (no glass) you could cut it to fit and then add a smaller glass window later, OR... you could square off the opening and use a narrower door--the door is smaller but the opening will be about the same as what you have now with the bifold in inside the doorway.
thats what my buddt suggested, but i was looking for less work and less welding.
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you might try the door upside down..... glass on bottom.....and trim the solid portion of the door. maybe install another window in it.

a metal wrap door isnt the easiest to work with..... something will have to cover your new cut edge.
thought about that, also thought about filling window with wood or sheet metal. how would one cut the door? what tool would work best?
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Weld the door pieces together and re hinge it.
are you talking about reusing the original door?


this would work lots better if i knew how to multi quote!

thanks yall.
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yes that's what he ment, lorna,me and several others have done this
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yes that's what he ment, lorna,me and several others have done this
thanks, no problem with that much weight hanging and bouncing? what type hinges? how did yall do the lock and knob?
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I think you'll find that the original front hing can be turned around so that the door opens out. I would think something like this
http://www.morehandles.co.uk/scotch-rim-lock.html could be adapted for a latch. Although a quick search only found new ones in UK. You
can find plenty of older used ones, but only have a skeleton key.
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