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matta25

01:25PM | 06/02/03
Member Since: 12/29/01
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I have a deck a one third around a pool. There are steps going up to it. At the top of the steps is a gate. The gate is 48" by 38" and is on hings and has a wheel on the one corner. The wheel is making a black track on the desk when the gate is opened and close.
My question is can I enforce the gate by putting a z of x brace on the inside of the gate and take off the wheel? Any suggestions will help.

matta25

01:32PM | 06/02/03
Member Since: 12/29/01
7 lifetime posts
Also can you suggest a spring hinge to close the gate automatically.

Altereagle

07:37AM | 06/03/03
Member Since: 12/27/02
543 lifetime posts
If you go to the local hardware or depot type place you can get a diagonal cable brace already made for this application, it even has an adjustable universal connector in the center of the cable for adjustments later.

I use it quite often for gates over 3'

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