Classic Finns Plastic Hinge

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Classic Finns Plastic Hinge

Postby qajaq » Thu Sep 21, 2006 3:10 pm

G'Day

I have a tear under construction in New Zealand and was planning on using the plastic hinge that Classic Finn had a link to a few posts back
(sorry can't find the post or link)

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Other than being more difficult to install, as you have to screw it to with the hatch open it looks OK but has any one tried something similar?

I Can't get Hurrican hinge and the postage from the US is expensive. I think your post master must look like this guy :twisted: any way I can get the plastic hinge for about $90US for 5m (no cut lenghts) but the left over could do the tounge box or be an excuse to build another tear :lol:

There are some pics in my album of progress and I hope to start the alloy next weekend.

Regards Carl
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Postby goldcoop » Thu Sep 21, 2006 3:39 pm

Carl-

I have used the following:

http://www.monroeengineering.com/hinges ... -hinge.htm

On a 6' wide hatch, been out in the weather for 1 1/2 years, NO problems!

I love it!

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Postby angib » Thu Sep 21, 2006 4:15 pm

Here is a UK supplier of the type of hinge Heikki found, with specs and sizes: Albert Jagger

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Postby qajaq » Thu Sep 21, 2006 7:00 pm

Andrew

Your recall is amazing

The Centaflex 23mm was the one I found locally. I guess I will have to find a few helpers to get it screwed on.

Anyway hope it works, it looks a lot smaller and lighter in the flesh.

Regards Carl
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Postby Steve_Cox » Thu Sep 21, 2006 8:39 pm

Hi Carl,

Here's a view of a plastic hinge on a Woodie. 1st picture is a sample side view of how it was installed. The hinge is a 1/8" X 2". 8 months old and still working good. From http://www.mcmaster.com

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Postby Classic Finn » Fri Sep 22, 2006 7:24 am

qajaq wrote:Andrew

Your recall is amazing

The Centaflex 23mm was the one I found locally. I guess I will have to find a few helpers to get it screwed on.

Anyway hope it works, it looks a lot smaller and lighter in the flesh.

Regards Carl


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Let us know how it goes with that hinge..show us some photos ok..
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