Way to tighten piano hinge?

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Forum topic by mporter posted 12-14-2014 08:59 PM 1202 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-14-2014 08:59 PM

Is there a way to tighten a piano hinge? I have one that seems to have a lot of play in it and is causing the door it holds to sag.

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#1 posted 12-14-2014 09:17 PM

Is this a new one or and old one. If its old replace it.

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#2 posted 12-14-2014 09:38 PM

Brand new, just put it on today.

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#3 posted 12-15-2014 12:41 AM

What material are you screwing into? Some materials do not take well to screws and others particular to what face is secured.

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#4 posted 12-16-2014 02:01 AM

I have never tried this, but I wonder if you could tighten it up by tapping the knuckle with a hammer while the knuckle is on a steel surface?

-- Art

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