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Old 09-17-2021, 11:57 AM   #1
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What do normal people do?

I'm 6'-2" and I can barely reach the range hood exhaust flap outside. I figure if you're under 5'-10" you've no chance. Do they use a step ladder or let it flap? The 'locking' mechanism is not the most user-friendly either, is it?
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I'm 6'-2" and I can barely reach the range hood exhaust flap outside. I figure if you're under 5'-10" you've no chance. Do they use a step ladder or let it flap? The 'locking' mechanism is not the most user-friendly either, is it?
I married an Amazon..... problem solved.
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That's where the rod for manual awning comes in handy
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We use a step stool to get to ours
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Old 09-18-2021, 11:33 AM   #5
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Mine never gets latched until we put it away for the winter. Done that on my last NW 5er for 6 years and now 3 years for our 25RDS.
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Yeah, it seems a bit OCD. Pretty tough climb even for a mouse!
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Old 09-18-2021, 11:38 PM   #7
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Ours is unlocked. It doesn't flap very often----maybe more hot air inside than realized?
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We use a step stool to get to ours
I use a step stool, too. I like to shut it when I'm traveling because dust and heat flow through the trailer if I don't.
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Opened it when I bought it and have no plan to ever close it.


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Old 09-20-2021, 04:25 PM   #10
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Open it and remove flapper and then put a screen over the opening. A mud dubber screen like for a water heater works great. Can attach several different ways as situation dictates.
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I'm 5'10 and you're absolutely right, s-T-r-E-t-C-h!
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Old 10-04-2021, 10:40 AM   #12
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And that is why I always carry a spare case of beer!....to stand on and resolve the issue.
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I use a long handle wooden spoon.
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