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Nick



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 17, 16 2:47 pm    Post subject: Name of hinge?  Reply with quote    

See this picture? It's a hinge. The strappy bit has a pin, top and bottom, and they sit in the metal 'cup' that screws to the frame.

I've lost some 'cups'. Do they have a proper name, and can anyone suggest a seller, please? I cannot find them, but I suspect that's because I don't know what I'm searching for.

Ta.


dpack



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 17, 16 3:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

no idea what they are called ( sockets seems a fair bet for a name) but i would expect they come as part of a whole hinge set with the strap part .

the whole thing is called a strap hinge

a decent blacksmith could probably make something suitable but it would probably cost more than a whole mass produced hinge

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 17, 16 3:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

I would call the gate hinge sockets, gate hinge sockets. Cast socket while looking at shed/gate hinges also throws up results.

It's the sort of thing that comes up in job losts of ironmongery for pennies but new ones cost a fair bit. If you have the time they might be picket up in shops that sell old stuff but are not as grand as antique shops.

http://www.ironmongerydirect.co.uk/products/gate_fence_and_shed_hardware/gate_hinges/4084/heavy_cast_socket_galvanised_/472737

dpack



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 17, 16 3:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

wow ,im surprised ( and pleased for nick ) they can be bought without the strap part.

i spose the next issue is size of hole and will the bolt bit fit or wobble . i spose wobble could be sorted with a liner made out of a bit of suitable pipe and within reason they could be bored out a bit to accommodate the fatter bolt.

Treacodactyl
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 17, 16 3:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

The do three different sizes and there may be other people selling various size and shapes out there.

http://www.ironmongerydirect.co.uk/search?SearchText=Cast+socket+

Nick



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 17, 16 3:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Treacodactyl wrote:
The do three different sizes and there may be other people selling various size and shapes out there.

http://www.ironmongerydirect.co.uk/search?SearchText=Cast+socket+



Thank you both.

And I found the missing ones in the garage. They were in a safe place. Obviously.

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 17, 16 4:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

I shall look forward to tomorrows "name that mystery item" post, or perhaps we should have a "name that mystery item and does anyone know where I've stashed it" thread?

Hairyloon



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 17, 16 4:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

If in doubt, call it Kevin... Or maybe Eric.

Nick



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 17, 16 5:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Treacodactyl wrote:
I shall look forward to tomorrows "name that mystery item" post, or perhaps we should have a "name that mystery item and does anyone know where I've stashed it" thread?


I think we need the latter. If I've got it, I don't need to know what it's called quite as often.

dpack



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 17, 16 8:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    


Treacodactyl
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 18, 16 7:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Hairyloon wrote:
If in doubt, call it Kevin... Or maybe Eric.


Surely Evadne or Hilda?

dpack



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PostPosted: Sun Sep 18, 16 3:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    


Behemoth



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PostPosted: Sun Sep 18, 16 5:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

All hinges are called Mary.

Hairyloon



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PostPosted: Sun Sep 18, 16 8:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Behemoth wrote:
All hinges are called Mary.

Spoken with clear authority. I shall not argue.

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