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Old 11-17-2020, 08:35 AM   #1
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I did my first real upgrade to the trailer... The "hallway" is kind of tight between the toilet room door and shower, so I installed this,
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Old 11-22-2020, 01:24 PM   #2
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Great idea. Maybe put one on my toilet room.
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Old 11-22-2020, 04:08 PM   #3
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Great idea. Maybe put one on my toilet room.
I was going to call it a bathroom but technically the shower is on the other side.

I had to modify it because the door is skinnier than a normal door but it was not hard.
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Old 11-22-2020, 04:25 PM   #4
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Before that room had a name it was called the 'water closet' It was usually built, sometimes without walls, in the kitchen next to all the plumbing and drains. People would add curtains or walls around it and it became the water closet.
There is no bathing in there so.. ? rest room? Or, named after the famous guy involved in inventing it, John Crapper. Going to the 'john' or the 'crapper'.
Ships call it the 'head'. I call it whatever pops out of mouth.
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Old 11-24-2020, 01:05 PM   #5
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Knowledge collected from 50 years in construction.
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Old 11-24-2020, 11:20 PM   #6
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Nice idea. Where did you source the handle from?


That door and the fact that it effectively forms a "suite" at the back of the trailer is one big reason that made the 19erd so attractive to my wife and I. She's an early riser, I play with telescopes at night and sleep in. She gets up, closes off the "suite", bangs about in the other end and I sleep blithely on.
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Old 11-25-2020, 12:12 PM   #7
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Nice idea. Where did you source the handle from?


That door and the fact that it effectively forms a "suite" at the back of the trailer is one big reason that made the 19erd so attractive to my wife and I. She's an early riser, I play with telescopes at night and sleep in. She gets up, closes off the "suite", bangs about in the other end and I sleep blithely on.
Amazon...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

You have to modify the length and girth to fit. I just ground off 0.5mm from 2 sides and cut off (I think) 11mm, but meaure everything first.
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Old 11-26-2020, 02:18 PM   #8
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Trotline interesting information on the history of the bathroom. Farmer Fran that is a good idea that may be of help in our Vista Cruiser 19BFD.
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Old 11-26-2020, 03:17 PM   #9
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Fran,


The "no snag" door hardware is an excellent idea in any narrow hallway -- even my 42 foot diesel pusher coach Tour Master got a similar treatment. I used a bullet catch and a recessed pull...wish I had found that hardware you used, as it appears to be very high quality.


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Old 11-26-2020, 06:20 PM   #10
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Th "no snag" door hardware is an excellent idea in any narrow hallway -- even my 42 foot diesel pusher coach Tour Master got a similar treatment. I used a bullet catch and a recessed pull...wish I had found that hardware you used, as it appears to be very high quality.


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Ironically It does seem to be very high quality and it shipped straight from China.
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Old 11-29-2020, 02:09 PM   #11
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Thanks, FF. Great help. Much appreciated.
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