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Hello everyone,

I have a hopefully quick and easy question to ask. I'm looking at getting a Larson full view stormdoor with the hidden closer. If the closer is detached, can the Larson doors swing much past 90 degrees? Looking for close to 110 to 120 degrees of swing to move it out of the way to haul stuff in and out of the house when needed. Also to note, no other doors will be considered yet since this is mostly aesthetic and picked by the wife. 馃槅

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My storm door is not a Larson (its Aluminart), but I do recall checking the swing when I installed it. Without the closer, does not go much beyond 90 --- maybe 100 degrees. Then the hinge starts to bind. But really, at that point, the full door opening is available.
 

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I think this one is only available through Lowes. 44904052R There's no info on the Larson site for this specific model. I figured it would be comparable to most other Larson doors of this style since they share the same mounting hardware.
 

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You adjust the closing speed from above the door with an allen wrench, and adjust the opening attitude likewise with an allen wrench from below the rail embedded in the nylon keeper. Pretty good pictures on the site and the installation instructions show how to do it.
 

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Thanks chandler48. I already checked the process for installation and adjustments. I just wanted to see if anyone knows if there is a limit the hinges would allow for the door opening while disconnected from the closer. I have seen some places online stating some doors can swing open well past 135 degrees while others say you won't get much past 90 degrees on some models.
 

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Seeing how you would never need much more than 90 degrees, if the hinge pin is sitting outside, the door will probably open and hit the wall without something to stop it. You don't want that, nor do you want to be releasing the closing mechanism too often. That is why I say a little over 90 degrees is all you will need to access the opening of the main door. I am sure the nylon adjustment will allow sufficient opening to move furniture, etc. in and out.
 
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