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Old 04-28-2014, 12:52 AM   #1
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Cabinet doors

Tried to find information through the search and found nothing. We want to fasten our cabinet doors before we travel. What is the best options. If there are two doors close together we can take long velcrow and wrap the handles but what about a single door? Does anyone have a suggestion on how to keep the doors closed?
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Old 04-28-2014, 12:55 AM   #2
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Some added latches, some put pillows between it and the island, some added a board inside.... which cabinet ?
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Old 04-28-2014, 01:47 AM   #3
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http://www.homedepot.com/b/Tools-Har...s/N-5yc1vZc25f
these work well on the single doors even the pantry door
The spring loaded cabinet locks
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Old 04-28-2014, 01:52 AM   #4
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We use one of those small nylon bungee cards with a ball on the end. We loop it through and handles and then around the ball. This keeps our wine safe.
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Old 04-28-2014, 02:16 AM   #5
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We haven't latched any of our cabinet doors yet. Been at it almost 2 years and so far we haven't had any come open . Used child locks on our Carriage. The only thing we restrain are the shelves in the pantry for which we insert our board which I showed on another post.
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Old 04-28-2014, 03:19 AM   #6
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Were concerned about the upper cabinets, they have handles to tie but the single ones don't. I like the child proof locks at Home Depot may look at these. Thanks
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Old 04-28-2014, 04:31 PM   #7
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Were concerned about the upper cabinets, they have handles to tie but the single ones don't. I like the child proof locks at Home Depot may look at these. Thanks
We have pulled our 2012 36RL for nearly 10,000 miles and haven't had any issues with doors opening; even over the rough Arkansas roads. I did add sliding door bolts to the pantry shelves although I had not really had a problem with the pantry drawers opening. I could see where the drawers were bumping up against the inside of the pantry door.
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Old 04-28-2014, 05:19 PM   #8
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I used to always Velcro the doors and drawers shut on our Montana where an open door or drawer would be hidden until you opened the slide and ripped it off.

The 36RL doesn't really have any of those conditions so I don't really do anything, but other models may, like those with 2 pantries.

A friend with a brand spanking new Bighorn towed it to storage and a cupboard door in the kitchen wrap around swung open in transport. He couldn't see it and opened the slide and the solid oak door lived, but it pushed a 2-1/2 foot hole right through the side of his fiberglass wrapped Styrofoam slide wall!!! I felt horrible for him, as he just lowered the landing gear on top of the stop pins and jammed them in the tube.
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A friend with a brand spanking new Bighorn towed it to storage and a cupboard door in the kitchen wrap around swung open in transport. He couldn't see it and opened the slide and the solid oak door lived, but it pushed a 2-1/2 foot hole right through the side of his fiberglass wrapped Styrofoam slide wall!!! I felt horrible for him, as he just lowered the landing gear on top of the stop pins and jammed them in the tube.
that's a bad day right there!
Some feed back I have received from a couple of Redwood owners is the closet doors /washer dryer in the hall doors have latches way back by the hinges they need another out by the end of the door to hold them or they open during transport. FWIW
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Old 04-28-2014, 05:45 PM   #10
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yes, we learned the hard way years ago, no slides move until a visual inspection is completed behind them!
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