STRAP HINGE
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STRAP HINGE

STRAP HINGE, home hardware

Description: This hinge has long, identical leaves tapered down in width from the pivot to the ends. It comes in various sizes and in plain steel as well as some finishes.

Buying information: The length of the leaves militates against this type of hinge being mounted on a normal doorjamb. Rather, it is appropriate where you have a lid of some sort hinged in the center. In marine use, for example, you find strap hinges on fish box lids. When small fish are caught, either side of the lid can be lifted and the fish 'tossed in the box. Around the home you might use a strap hinge on an outdoor storage box or a shed door.


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