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Old 10-17-2017, 08:52 PM   #1
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Hinge for door above Microwave cabinet

For the life of me, I cannot find the thread that discussed a spring loaded hinge to keep the small door above the microwave cabinet open. Can anyone help?




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Old 10-17-2017, 08:56 PM   #2
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For the life of me, I cannot find the thread that discussed a spring loaded hinge to keep the small door above the microwave cabinet open. Can anyone help?




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Old 10-17-2017, 08:57 PM   #3
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I think this is the thread you are looking for.
Solution for door over microwave without hydraulic lift
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Old 10-17-2017, 09:24 PM   #4
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I think this is the thread you are looking for.
Solution for door over microwave without hydraulic lift


Yes...thank you!


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Old 10-18-2017, 09:36 AM   #5
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Yes, you need those hinges!!! It's so nice having that door stay open on its own. I'm still bummed ETI took that cabinet away. Those viewing my trailer really like it as well and were bummed to hear it wasn't available any longer.

Dirk said they were kind of a pain to install, but well worth it.
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Old 10-21-2017, 11:00 AM   #6
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Yes, you need those hinges!!! It's so nice having that door stay open on its own. I'm still bummed ETI took that cabinet away. Those viewing my trailer really like it as well and were bummed to hear it wasn't available any longer.

Dirk said they were kind of a pain to install, but well worth it.


Hi Laura! I found the hinges at Home Depot and Lowe's. Can you post a screenshot of them already installed?


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Old 11-06-2017, 03:13 PM   #7
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Not sure if the video posted, but here is a still photo




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Can anyone who has this modification please let us know the internal height of the two upper cabinets please? Thanks much.
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Old 09-14-2018, 08:40 AM   #10
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Can anyone who has this modification please let us know the internal height of the two upper cabinets please? Thanks much.


Hi Chris & Patricia, I will be happy to measure for you.

On ours, the lower cabinet is about 12 high on the inside.

The small upper cabinet is about 8-8.5 in the front, but it slopes downward to about 6 - 6.5, due to the roof contour.


I did not realize ETI was installing the small cabinet above the microwave door again.
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Hi Chris & Patricia, I will be happy to measure for you.

On ours, the lower cabinet is about 12 high on the inside.

The small upper cabinet is about 8-8.5 in the front, but it slopes downward to about 6 - 6.5, due to the roof contour.


I did not realize ETI was installing the small cabinet above the microwave door again.
Red Dog, This is perfect. ETI will still do this cupboard at a cost. But in fact for us they are doing a cupboard, like yours but one big door and no shelf, ie one big cupboard. We have a specific plan for that cupboard for us.

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We are finding good use for that small cabinet. Right now it's holding rolls of foil, waxed paper, saran wrap, etc. .... and loaves of bread/rolls. Will install the latch when we get home.
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We are finding good use for that small cabinet. Right now it's holding rolls of foil, waxed paper, saran wrap, etc. .... and loaves of bread/rolls. Will install the latch when we get home.


Same here. We love that small cabinet!

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