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hinge

1. a device for holding together two parts such that one can swing relative to the other, typically having two interlocking metal leaves held by a pin about which they pivot
2. Anatomy a type of joint, such as the knee joint, that moves only backwards and forwards; a joint that functions in only one plane
3. a similar structure in invertebrate animals, such as the joint between the two halves of a bivalve shell
4. Philately a small thin transparent strip of gummed paper for affixing a stamp to a page

Hinge

A movable joint used to attach, support, and turn a door about a pivot, consisting of two plates joined by a pin which supports the door and connects it to its frame, enabling it to swing open or closed.

hinge

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(design engineering)
A pair of metal leaves forming a jointed device on which a swinging part turns.

hinge

A movable joint used to attach, support, and turn a door (or cover) about a pivot; consists of two plates joined together by a pin which support the door and connect it to its frame, enabling it to swing open or closed. Also see action hinge, butterfly hinge, butt hinge, dovetail hinge, gravity hinge, H-hinge, HL-hinge, pintle hinge, side hinge, strap hinge.
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For some reason, the hinge pin seems to be a source of concern for many Contender shooters.
55 drill bit in the forward and aft end of the hinge pin and hinge like it says in paragraph 2-3-11 of TM 1-1520-248-23.
I drove out the hinge pin and turned it 90 degrees and reinstalled it.
When the flight controls are in certain positions, it is possible for the vertical hinge pin and/or the lower pin oil tank to hit the light lens.
Then remove the hinge pins by tapping on the bottom of the hinge pin with a nail (Photo 1).
The two ends of the belt are then joined together with a plastic hinge pin.
The usual reasons why the BT-99 shoots loose are a worn locking bolt and/or barrel lug, a worn hinge pin or hinge-pin socket, or sometimes a loose forearm bracket.
com)-- The new 4-124 120[degrees] concealed hinge from FDB Panel Fittings is designed for surface mounted doors on specialist enclosures and cabinets where it enables easy door removal/re-fitting without loss of the securely retained hinge pin.
The common remedy is to make a new hinge pin or add metal to the barrel hook, and then fit the breech back onto face.
Putting them in upside down and tapping away can ruin a good hinge pin.
Some modifications are: updated operator controls for safer and easier operation; tip capacity increased to 1,650 pounds; improved operating capacity of 825 pounds @ 50 percent; higher hinge pin and dumping heights of 76 inches and 60 inches respectively; faster ground speed of 3.
Stick the shim loosely between the door and the jamb to hold the door in position when you drive out the upper hinge pin.