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Old 12-05-2012, 09:37 AM   #1
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Cabinet doors

I have a 1976 Argosy with the roll up cabinet doors. Some of them wont stay open and others are practically impossible to open. Does anyone know a way to repair these doors.
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:41 AM   #2
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I have a 1976 Argosy with the roll up cabinet doors. Some of them wont stay open and others are practically impossible to open. Does anyone know a way to repair these doors.
A coating of "silicone spray" does wonders for the tambour door operation.

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Old 12-05-2012, 11:45 AM   #3
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I also would like to know how to get them to stay open.
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The bottom metal "handle" should latch when they are raised. A slight pull toward you when the door is raised completely should do the trick.

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I also would like to know how to get them to stay open.
The bottom edge of the tambour catches on a small ridge thats at the top of the spirel.

The bottom edge could be worn out after all these years, but can be fixed with a small file, by squaring off that edge thats within the spirel.

Most of those spirels are no longer available.

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Is there anyway to "tighten" the rollers? Lubricating helped some of the doors but others still stick or catch on one spot.
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Is there anyway to "tighten" the rollers? Lubricating helped some of the doors but others still stick or catch on one spot.
Rollers are not used with tambour doors.

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