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Forum topic by knapp1189 posted 04-17-2011 03:42 PM 4687 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-17-2011 03:42 PM

Topic tags/keywords: log swing question

hello this is my first post i am building a pine log swing i got some issues with the way i hung the seat it seems very sturdy but when you are swinging the hardware i used is clicking or binding, any useful ideas would be great thanks mike


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#1 posted 04-17-2011 03:55 PM

Not sure what type you used but my guess would be that it is the welds in the links (chain) making noise. Could you post a couple pictures of what you are using?

-- The more I learn, the more I realize I don't know. Ron, Crossville Tn

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#2 posted 04-18-2011 07:35 AM

hello i have posted a couple pictures,the problem im having ,is when it swings it binds on the i hook ,i think i may change the way it hangs not sure yet what i am gonna do yet i have this swing sold to a lady, i want it to be perfect with in reason thanks mike

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#3 posted 04-18-2011 07:55 AM

Add a couple links of chain, it will probably cure the issues.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#4 posted 04-18-2011 03:40 PM

I agree, a link or two will get you going.

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#5 posted 04-18-2011 06:45 PM

Very nice swing set. I have to agree with the above, a couple of links.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#6 posted 04-19-2011 07:04 AM

thanks for the imput im gonna give it a try,i have to have this swing ready for this lady on friday,i have a lot of sanding to do thanks again ill post more pictures when done thanks mike

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#7 posted 04-19-2011 07:05 AM

thanks for the imput im gonna give it a try,i have to have this swing ready for this lady on friday,i have a lot of sanding to do thanks again ill post more pictures when done thanks mike

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