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Old 07-13-2013, 08:56 AM   #1
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New door opening for trailer

I recently purchased a 1978 Argosy 28. It is a shell right now, but my plan is to build it out it as a useable camper for my family, but also as a mobile boutique. I have a large embroidery machine that will need to go in the camper when it is being used as a store. I would like to cut a door big enough to take the machine in and out. It would need to be about 3' x 3 1/2'. Anyone have any advise on doing this? Thanks!

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Old 07-13-2013, 09:09 AM   #2
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The shell provides at least some of the structural strength of the trailer, in combination with the frame. Airstream placed the oversized door at the back in Eddie Bauer models. I would think you'll need to add structural support for any structural ribs you remove.

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