Adjusting a Metal fence gate

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Old 07-18-08, 09:34 PM
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Adjusting a Metal fence gate

I have a metal fence and gate. The gate no longer closes because it hits the post. Previously when I had this problem I could adjust the hinge which allows me to move the gate towards or back from the post. However there is no room left on the hinge to adjust any further. I guess the gate post has moved. How do I fix this problem and get the gate to close again?
 
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Old 07-19-08, 05:28 AM
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Install a brace wire from the top of the gate post to the bottom of the adjacent post. Apply enough tension to raise the latch side of the gate. When I did this, I used turnbuckles to adjust the tension of the brace wire. Hope this helps. Good luck with your project.
 

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