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Old 02-16-2009, 05:11 PM   #1
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Springs have lost their spring.


I have two rocker recliners that have the springs so streached that they threaten to go over backward when I sit in them. Yes, I am a big boy, 275, and I wonder if I could shorten or rewind the springs someway to re spring them?

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Old 02-16-2009, 09:41 PM   #2
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Springs have lost their spring.


Shortening the springs won't be a good option I don't think...Spring steel doesn't cooperate very well. Why not contact the manufacturer and have them send you some replacements.

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Springs have lost their spring.


Thanks, I will try that.
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