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Austin Hardware- Weld on hinges

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by FWP, Mar 3, 2005.

  1. FWP

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    Anybody buy any of these? There's no pictures on their website.
     
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    If they're the same weld on hinges I have used in the past they work awesome. They can be a little tricky to set up though, it's really easy to get a slight misalignment.

    A place I used to work at built custom steel belly boxes for gravel trucks, and big trailers, and all the boxes had weld on hinges. They make them in aluminum too. We'd often mix and match the aluminum and steel weld on hinges so we could put aluminum doors on a steel box.

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    OK, thanks man. I'm planning on a different tube door design, and wondered what they looked like. Maybe I'll call em on Monday, and see if they can shoot me some specs.
     
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    They have a pic on the site...

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    http://www.austinhardware.com/dept.asp?dept%5Fid=219

    If you were to rotate the right hand half of that hinge you'd see the same 'tab' that the left shows. That is the area you weld on each half.

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    They have shorter versions of those hinges at the local steel yards in phoenix. I saw one up to a 5/8" pin. They use them for heavy duty gate use, they are greasable and cheap too. IIRC the 1/4" pin (most reasonable in size) is a little longer than 2" toatal (inch on door side, inch on hard mount side).
     
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    The link I posted shows them all the way up to 3/4" pin diameter and 10" total length.

    The most common ones we used were 5/16" pin and 3.5" long.

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