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Forum topic by Garp posted 02-12-2015 09:24 PM 795 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Garp

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02-12-2015 09:24 PM

Hello, I’m trying to find hardware that can be used to adjust a box lid open, and lock in position. Im not sure what it is called so my google-fu is not finding what I need.

What I saw on a large wooden box is turn-buckle looking piece that turned and expanded, then locked with a locknut to hold the position. Anyone know what this might be called? the lid in question is 3 feet wide and a foot deep. It only has to hold open from about 45 to 90 degrees.


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#1 posted 02-12-2015 09:26 PM

Try Googling “friction lid support”. Don’t know if that what you are thinking of or not.

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#2 posted 02-13-2015 12:09 AM

Try quadrant hinge, HD hinge support or torsion hinges

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