attic ladder hinge broken


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Old 12-15-22, 08:38 AM
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attic ladder hinge broken

One of the hinges of my attic ladder got broken/bent. but ladder is perfectly fine.
But I can't find ladder hinges sold in Home Depot separately. I went to Amazon but the hinges sold look very different
any idea how to buy hinges seperately?




 
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Old 12-15-22, 09:21 AM
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btw, the label says "MFS 8/96-9/96"
 
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Old 12-15-22, 09:46 AM
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Try checking with the atticladderguy.com. With a pic and some measurements they should be able to fix you up. Worst case, you may need to replace both sides with something close.
 
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Old 01-14-23, 02:05 PM
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I called the atticladderguy but he doesn't have any and put me on a waiting list.
MFS Memphis Folding Stairs Inc is permanantly closed. I even went to EBay but didn't find anything.
Lowes has installers. I had them give me a quote to install a new aluminum ladder. the ladder itself is $270. but installation cost is $600.
I'm stuck. all I need is one hinge arm. but I can't find any replacement. It's a waste to replace the whole thing when everything else works perfectly.
 
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Old 01-14-23, 02:23 PM
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I would start looking at other companies. For example, search for "louisville attic ladder attic spreader hinges". You don't really include a good photo of your actual part, (by itself) in order for us to be of much help.
 
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Old 01-14-23, 05:22 PM
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Another option would be to take it to a welding shop for repair. A decent shop will either be able to repair it or fabricate a copy of the broken piece.
 
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Old 01-14-23, 05:32 PM
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Compare yours to this. If its not right maybe a similar one is.
 
 

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