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Old 05-10-2014, 04:39 PM   #1177
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Actually you are lucky, if the door was closed you might have exploded the beer and you would have lost it's fizz.

Just put the beer in yesterday when I arrived for a quick chill down!
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Old 05-12-2014, 02:31 PM   #1178
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I pulled the door panels off today so that I can paint them and replace the window shade. The top panel came out very easy but the bottom panel was a bit of a pain. Hopefully I won't regret pulling the panels off!
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Old 05-12-2014, 02:45 PM   #1179
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I pulled the door panels off today so that I can paint them and replace the window shade. The top panel came out very easy but the bottom panel was a bit of a pain. Hopefully I won't regret pulling the panels off!
Dean, I've pulled the interior door panels from two doors but so far have not reached the point where I am ready to re-install them. On one of the doors the panels came off easily, on the other one it was a real bear getting it off. I may have even creased one of the panels in the removal process.

Don't forget to put the insulation back in

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Old 05-12-2014, 07:56 PM   #1180
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Think I will wait to see how re-installation goes before I do mine to replace the shade.
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Old 05-15-2014, 02:34 PM   #1181
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I've got the door back together! It's not perfect but much better looking then before! I put new foam insulation in the door, painted the two panels and painted the inside edge of the window plastic frame.

I hammered flat the edges of the bottom panel. They were curled a bit from removal. Installation went ok. I used soapy water on the lower edges n order to slide the lower panel in. I worked in one side, the bottom, then the other side. I riveted from one side to the other as I made sure all sides were or would slip into the lip on the door.

I also installed a new shade. I got it at Lowes. A lady that knew her stuff helped me. She saw my old shade and chuckled. She said that is an old shade and they don't make them with that quality anymore. She wanted me to know that before she cut a new shade. I had to shorten the shade as well otherwise the roll would be too thick to fit in the plastic window frame. I used the original mounts...I don't think you would find the correctly shaped mounts today!

I put the vinyl molding around the window opening this morning and it had shrunk more then an inch! The bottom panel at the bottom edge had corroded some between the aluminum and the vinyl. I cleaned up the corrosion and I'm going to cover the bottom edge with an aluminum door kick plate that I've had sitting around for a few years!
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Old 05-15-2014, 06:29 PM   #1182
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Great work! Are you for hire?
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Old 05-15-2014, 07:18 PM   #1183
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Yes your door really looks nice now.
And thanks for the details about the shade in the door.
I never knew that was there. Will be continuing to read along for more learning.

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Old 05-15-2014, 08:02 PM   #1184
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Dean, I've pulled the interior door panels from two doors but so far have not reached the point where I am ready to re-install them. On one of the doors the panels came off easily, on the other one it was a real bear getting it off. I may have even creased one of the panels in the removal process.



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Yup, I stalled new insulation!
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Great work! Are you for hire?

I would love to open a shop!
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Old 05-15-2014, 08:04 PM   #1186
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Yes your door really looks nice now.

And thanks for the details about the shade in the door.

I never knew that was there. Will be continuing to read along for more learning.



Cheers Richard

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I would love to open a shop!
If you do give me a call and 2 months notice to drive out and be your first customer!
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Old 05-21-2014, 09:32 PM   #1188
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If you do give me a call and 2 months notice to drive out and be your first customer!

You're on the top of my list!
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I trimmed and mounted the aluminum kick panel that I had...just hope no one actually tries to kick the bottom of the door!

We are having some awesome weather here. Also had a thunderstorm roll through Monday afternoon/evening. And what would life be like without cooking up some King Salmon from Alaska caught by a friend of mine here?
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Old 05-22-2014, 04:55 PM   #1190
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The kick plate looks awesome! Saved a pic of it to my "ideas if I ever get the time and skill" folder.

The salmon looks great as well. We love fresh salmon.
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