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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 3:55 pm 
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Hi
I made a garden gate using garden fence as in photo. The frames are made of 3"X3" fence post.
Which hinges shall I use?


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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 4:06 pm 
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standard tee hinges ? if you want them to last galv/zinc gate hinges

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something fancy

https://www.wickes.co.uk/Wickes-Heavy-D ... m/p/103776

Hook and band type

https://www.screwfix.com/p/smith-locke- ... 33mm/2154j


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A diagonal brace on the gate would be a good idea.

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Bob225 wrote:
standard tee hinges ? if you want them to last galv/zinc gate hinges

eg.

something fancy

https://www.wickes.co.uk/Wickes-Heavy-D ... m/p/103776

Hook and band type

https://www.screwfix.com/p/smith-locke- ... 33mm/2154j


Can I use butt hinge, flush hinge or flap hinge?


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Tee hinge or a long hinge help with the weight also it helps brace the gate

AJ Is correct it needs some diagonal to give it strength


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+ 1 for diagonal bracing, from the hinge side upwards.

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Thank you all
I used 2 X Tee hinges at top and bottom and 2 X butt hinges in between and works perfect-job done.


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