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Removing door hinges


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02-29-16, 04:04 PM   #1  
Removing door hinges

I want to install a door hinge doorstop (or at least that's what I call it) on the entry door to my house. Would it be possible to remove the middle hinge of the 3 hinges and leave the others intact thereby eliminating the need to remove the door. I would re-install the middle hinge along with the doorstop
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02-29-16, 04:12 PM   #2  
You can put it on the middle hinge if you want. Just pop the pin and remove it, place the stop on the pin and reinstall it. Be aware, however if the door is not solid wood (entry you say) or metal, the stop could penetrate the skin, so adjust it judiciously.

 
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02-29-16, 04:14 PM   #3  
You should probably use 2 of those... one on the top hinge and one on the bottom hinge. Yes, if you do them one at a time you can just pop the hinge pin out and install it.

 
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02-29-16, 05:47 PM   #4  
It's a door that leads from the outside into the house so the pins don't pop out for security reasons. So, I would have to remove the middle hinge and replace it with one that has a removable pin. I wouldn't want to replace the hinges on the top and bottom with ones that have pins for security reasons.

Can the middle hinge be replaced without removing the door?

 
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02-29-16, 05:51 PM   #5  
Can the middle hinge be replaced without removing the door?
yep..................................................................

 
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02-29-16, 06:20 PM   #6  
These are not my favorite door stops, they tend to have spring action.
A Floor Mount Dome Stop is out as an option?


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