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Old 11-03-2019, 08:54 AM   #1
Ed McLawhorn Jr.
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Getting ready to build new 50x45 shop with room for motorhome. Anybody put in 2-shop doors so you could drive straight thru without having to back into shop? I assuming the best use of space would be to install doors on the eve side and not the gable end? In addition to rv, there will be 2-race cars and a pick up. Thanks.
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Old 11-03-2019, 10:48 AM   #2
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Getting ready to build new 50x45 shop with room for motorhome. Anybody put in 2-shop doors so you could drive straight thru without having to back into shop? I assuming the best use of space would be to install doors on the eve side and not the gable end? In addition to rv, there will be 2-race cars and a pick up. Thanks.
No experience personally but I think a lot of folks have done that. I think the bigger issue is enough space to line up and or turn around on each side. For example if I built a shop the front door would be no problem, the rear door would have no way off the land.
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Old 11-04-2019, 09:26 PM   #3
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Having a large front door and the same size door in the back of the shop is nice for two reasons one is you can pull thru without having to back your motorhome and trailer into the shop and the other is you can open both doors and get a cross wind or breeze when you are out in the shop working on your stuff. I have 2 Large roll up doors in the front of my shop the one on the right side of the shop is the pull thru bay the other side is where my 4 post lift is. Even with the lift there I can still park a 4 door truck in the bay also. By the way I bought the lift from RTD Aaron Allison. One last thing make sure you make the shop tall enough for a tall motor home or toterhome.
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Old 11-05-2019, 08:07 PM   #4
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I have a 36x40 shop with three 10x15 doors. the doors are on gable end. two doors on one end with rear door on back end for drive thru.
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