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Well having my solid wood garage door replaced today. One of the torsion springs broke and couldn't get it to go up with or without the opener. That door must weigh about 800 lbs. I got tired of trying to lift it and ordered a new door and opener; nothing fancy, just a replacement!
 

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That's the best I got for "We want pictures!". For those with only 20/20 they're a little tough to see. Umm, anybody know how I can make my emojis bigger???
 

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Well didn't have one then but here goes!
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I put my bullet heater in there for the guy, it is about 23 degrees here today!
 

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I put my bullet heater in there for the guy, it is about 23 degrees here today!
Doesn't look like the sun is working much either.
 

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Sort of off and on with the Lake Effect, got about an hour of snow, then an hour of sun. Also temps today are dropping, down to 19 degrees right now!!!
 

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Must have been an old insulated wood door to weigh 800 lbs.. I hope the installer is not doing this by himself as those are some darn heavy panels.
 

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Sawzall took care of the old door! He didn't waste any time on it either!
 

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Hope cost of disposal was included in the price of the door. If not your waste disposal people are not doing to like hauling that off.
 

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Done that too many times already! I can't handle the weight and the door opener won't lift it. Lighter door can be lifted even if one spring is broke!
 

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That's a good sized door, 16ft?

When I bought this house 12 years ago, the garage had no doors on it. The openings were 10ft wide and 8 ft tall. Had to special order the doors, but it was worth it. Real easy to drive in and out of. The door openers had to have a track extender on them too....Regular is only 7ft.
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Lots of new doors are now 8 ft.. They were always available. Just not many builders used them. I wish I had put 8ft openings in the shop because now the F250 super duty will not fit threw the 7 ft door. The old Ram D350 just verily does. But if I was to do it over again the side walls would also be 10 ft instead of 8 ft..
 

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PA318,

Just a thought, take a Sharpie and mark anything that you think might move due to use, make a line on the two corresponding surfaces and if things get out of whack, it will be easy to realign.

CCMoe
 

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PA318,

Just a thought, take a Sharpie and mark anything that you think might move due to use, make a line on the two corresponding surfaces and if things get out of whack, it will be easy to realign.

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Good idea CCMoe!
 

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I've got some serious cement work to do in the garage, and if not fixing all the issues need to at least get area under the door redone so that it's level across and not broke up and lifted like it is now.
 

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That's the best I got for "We want pictures!". For those with only 20/20 they're a little tough to see. Umm, anybody know how I can make my emojis bigger???
I don't feel comfortable discussing that here on the forum, but PA318Guy would be the guy to ask LOL
 

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I don't feel comfortable discussing that here on the forum, but PA318Guy would be the guy to ask LOL
Hey, someone got it!!!!
 
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