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Old 05-27-2014, 10:08 AM   #15
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How about a sliding barn door style door or set up the front wall to be a giant door on a hinge.... that way you don't loose the height due to the overhead door.

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Old 05-27-2014, 06:37 PM   #16
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Driveway and Garage floor are Concrete. Flat no elevation.
The suggestion of the dual track garage door is interesting. Google, some info.
But, the reality is I will just have to build a larger garage bay.

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I knew better, just thinking this issue too much!

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Old 05-28-2014, 08:44 AM   #17
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First you need to know exactly how high the MH is, I wouldn't do anything until you know for sure. The figures you were given do not sound right, my satellite antenna (Winegard Trav'ler) is lower than my A/C units.
I lower my MH down with the air bags to get in my garage but I have air leveling so I don't have to drop it all the way, just a couple of inches.
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Old 05-28-2014, 05:52 PM   #18
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The low sweep garage door rails will work and give more room. but they don't open as smooth as the regular rails. but might give you the room you need.
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Old 05-28-2014, 08:20 PM   #19
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Schedule a meeting with the metal building and the overhead door contractors
I would like to get a door frame height of 13' 6", that should give me clearance for any coach I purchase.
My building has a roof pitch of 1 on 12, the only issue is the door frame height.

The Monaco website (2007 diplomat) is where I got the 12'10" plus the 5" for a sat antenna.

A 2007 Fleetwood discovery that I have interest in, is also 12'10" but the pictures of the coach show the in motion sat antenna that's lower than the a/c units.

I would like have my building to park my coach in before I purchase. That's how I feel about my stuff. I'm determined to make my building work!

Operating a business and family obligations have limited most of my RV shopping to the internet.

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Old 05-28-2014, 08:34 PM   #20
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Hanger doors will give you the full opening.
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Old 05-29-2014, 05:51 AM   #21
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I just built our RV garage and I bought a roll up door. The door sits above the header between the trusses. It does not take up any of the overhead room up below the trusses.

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