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Old 06-26-2016, 01:14 PM   #1
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weather stripping for access compartments

curious of what styles, brand, size or where to order new weatherstripping/door gaskets for the access/storage compartments for my 75 26' argosy?
any feedback?

Battery door, interior lip measures 1/2"wide and 1/2" tall

under bed access, 3/8" wide 3/8" tall

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Old 06-26-2016, 06:18 PM   #2
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weather stripping for access compartments

1/4h x 5/16w epdm rubber weatherstrip "D" shape
Order online. I bought mine at grainger. I've got 200 ft, so of your in or near birmingham alabama stop by and I'll give you what you need! Then we can go to lunch on you😁

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Old 07-02-2016, 10:30 AM   #3
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I'm not to sure if the battery door gets the weather strip. I think the batteries need to vent to the outside, unless you go AGM type.

I thought building a box and venting to the outside would be easy. I purchased (2) 6v batteries at Costco, a dual battery box, fittings to vent to the existing door, and though the bottom. My plan was to add a panel behind the battery door and vent to there.

I read somewhere, someone did a similar install but also added a exterior shower behind the existing door.

AGM's and seal the door probably was the best way looking back, as others suggested.
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Old 07-04-2016, 10:48 AM   #4
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I used standard D from out of doors mart (an airstream online store) and local big box store. I put them on with weatherstripping adhesive (auto parts store). The double sided tape will not hold it in place for long. Start at the bottom center of the door and work around. I used the same on my Windows.
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