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Old 03-25-2009, 07:52 PM   #16
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Not really, just put a pair together, hopefully with the same pin that was left on one leaf. Even the pins are worn differently, don't cut any doors until you've tried all the combination's. I used to change the door fit , with a crescent wrench, bending the barrels slightly until it fit. It wouldn't take much as they are very sensitive, as you've noticed. I scratch the reference mark and number on each leaf, and tape the pin in a barrel. Be safe, GBAR
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Old 03-25-2009, 11:29 PM   #17
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try grabbing the doors and wiggling them in half open position,,,check for wear top and bottom,,,or loose hinges,,,loose pins,,might be slight,but doesnt take much. all else fails try moving them around and see if you can improve or make worse the prob.
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Your not mounting them backwards are you? The hinges will usually have a different number of pin ears on them. The ones with the most ears go on the door frame - ears facing in. The ones with the fewer ears go on the door - ears facing away from the door edge.....
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Having a addition built contractor hung 4 prehung doors then removed them for paint problem is that all hinges were taken apart (pins and off doors) so all halves were mixed up together.Doors all hung even and true before but now some of the hinges sit outside the hing cut out so they are inside on cutout one side and on top of cutout other side needless screws were all stripped. Also i noticed that the hinges were put back together for example 1 half of hinge has 2 holes for the pin other has 3 so some were installed with the 2 side holes on door at top and 3 side in middle and bottom. Could this cause me a problem because none of the doors are alinged like the were when first installed gaps around doors are all different sizes from top to bottom and side to side. Hope im not confusing anyone cause what im trying to say is could mixing all hinges up and installing them in all different patterns would cause mounting problems contractor says no they are all the same . Thanks Phil
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Check all the hinges make sure they are all on same way ( one side of a hinge is straight while one has a slight bend in it make sure all three on the door r same way
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