Today (March 07, 2014) came home, and opened the
main entry door. Would not close. I had to grind
a lot of wood off the top jamb, and it's only
barely back to abnormal. Had to move the knob
lock strike about 1/4 inch.
Might be spring time? Global warming?
Well, at least I can close the door.
On Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:51:59 -0500, Stormin Mormon
A lot easier to just adjust one of the corner jacks on the trailer.
Planing the door down makes gaps to let the cold in to freeze your
pipes, or to let critters in. ( that IS one advantage of a trailer. It
is easy to level and relevel when the frost heaves and settles -
unlike a REAL house
On Sat, 08 Mar 2014 08:35:28 -0500, Stormin Mormon
What, no screw jacks??
A couple big short bolts with thick nuts welded to a plste allows over
an inch of adjustment just by turning the bolt. Pretty common device
in trailer parks (as uncommon as THEY are), around here. When you set
up the trailer you ship it to "close" and then crank the screws to
tweek it level. When (not if) it shifts, you just spin a couple of
bolts and "robert is your mother's brother" If you run out od screw
adjustment you add or remove a 3.4" shim, or switch a 1X6 for a 2X6 or
vice versa. and fine adjust with the screw.
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