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  • Gate assist I built

    I built this for my trailer so the gate would be easier to lift..
    I used a garage door spring..









    Added a PVC pipe for saftey..
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    In Memory of My Dad..1943-2008..Gary "Snuffy" Smith

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    That is really cool!

    You should include a parts list too! How long did it take you?

    Also have you ever seen any made with a counter weight instead of a spring?
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    • #3
      That is really cool!

      You should include a parts list too! How long did it take you?

      Also have you ever seen any made with a counter weight instead of a spring?
      It didnt take a real long time.. Maybe a few hours with tweaking it to my liking..

      Parts:
      a few links of heavy duty chain
      I use rubber coated cable
      cable clamps
      a eye hook
      garage door spring
      2 1/2 inch sch 20 PVC<< I think

      A welder
      hack saw
      drill


      In Memory of My Dad..1943-2008..Gary "Snuffy" Smith

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