Having trouble removing pins from door hinge

Old 07-05-21, 07:29 AM
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Having trouble removing pins from door hinge

I can't seem to pop out the pins on this door hinge. I tried tapping them from the bottom and pulling them from the top but no luck. Am I missing something, or are there some tips? I'd really rather not remove the hinge if possible. Thanks!

Old 07-05-21, 10:00 AM
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Get a small dia punch and just tap it upwards!
Old 07-05-21, 10:24 AM
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A nail set and hammer will drive it up. No love taps... Hit it like you mean it.
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Try tapping the bottom of the hinge with the door in different locations other than closed
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I either use a punch from below or a stiff putty knife under the top lip of the pin. Putty knife is often quicker but you still need to get the pin up a tad.

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