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Fixing sliding door catch spring

 
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Jedi Knight
Jedi Knight


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Location: Netherlands

PostPosted: Mon Aug 20, 2012 10:11 am    Post subject: Fixing sliding door catch spring Reply with quote

My sliding door wouldn't stay open, on account of this spring missing:



Some DIY handy work and a donor clothes-peg spring made me this:



Now it works like a charm again. I am curious though how long the spring will last (rust/fatigue/etc.)

Thought I shared it with you. Found it on Shoptalk somewhere, I think, and tried it out.
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