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07-11-19, 07:31 PM
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Posted By DOORDOCTOR

Sounds like some form of double acting door...

Sounds like some form of double acting door closer, do you have a pictire of the door/closer? I ask as some closers (such as Rixson 30/40 one valve handles opening while the other handles closing and...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,880
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

Hello Sgull, these closers are still...

Hello Sgull,

these closers are still rebuildable, I including have rebuilt a few of these, from seeing your picture, appears your leak can be coming from a valve on top, usually sweep or latch,
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Replies: 15
Views: 1,242
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

Hn_88, if in the future you do decide to...

Hn_88,

if in the future you do decide to have the closer repaired, I know of a guy in the UK that may have a closer that may fit the hole the Garnish sits in, not seeing the door off the closer,...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,242
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

Hn_88, for the noise, some grease will do at...

Hn_88,

for the noise, some grease will do at top pivot,

as for the floor closer, I watched the video and didn't ee any checking action (smooth dampening action) instead it slammed, to me it...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,242
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

Rstripe, the large flat nut you are talking...

Rstripe,

the large flat nut you are talking about is ONLY used in situations where the closer is concealed overhead in the frame, (Jackson, Kawneer)

in floor closers the raising of the door is...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,242
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

Hn_88, yes makes alot of sense being there is a...

Hn_88, yes makes alot of sense being there is a hydraulic cylinder and spring inside the body of the closer.
Replies: 15
Views: 1,242
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

Hello Hn_88, GregH and Marq1 If I was the...

Hello Hn_88, GregH and Marq1

If I was the tech who was called to this door, first thing I would do is check the frame to make sure it is still square (completely vertical) and not leaning in any...
Replies: 5
Views: 3,107
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

Hello all, wow, I sure need to login more...

Hello all,

wow, I sure need to login more often here, sorry for the dissappearing act, I drive alot as well as REBUILD door closers and moved my tools and hardware collection from NJ to the...
Replies: 41
Views: 3,131
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

Exclamation not all floor closers are made the same!

Greg Rogers and GlobalLocky,

the Meroni closer, this is more meant for a light to medium duty half inch thick glass door up to 220 lbs this will not work for your application, the reasons are...
Replies: 41
Views: 3,131
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

Greg, I just heard from my friend that I...

Greg,

I just heard from my friend that I been trying to contact about this closer, he says best to call universal door controls at 503-908-1453, the person who answers the phone may be a...
Replies: 41
Views: 3,131
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

Greg, if they used an allen head you...

Greg,

if they used an allen head you probably wont be able to get enough torque on the bolt and may end up rounding off the allen key tool.

as for the screws to remove when removing the closer,...
Replies: 41
Views: 3,131
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

Greg Rogers: hope it finally lifts off, ...

Greg Rogers:

hope it finally lifts off,

the bolt I speak of, is the bolt that used to hold that pin in place on the shaft that you drilled the pin from on the bottom arm of the door (where top...
Replies: 41
Views: 3,131
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

rstripe, the shafts on these are NOT splined...

rstripe,

the shafts on these are NOT splined like the surface mounted closers, it may be still the bond of rust holding the shaft to the arm/bracket on the bottom of the door.

Greg Rogers:
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Replies: 41
Views: 3,131
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

rstripe: not heard of reading floor closers, but...

rstripe: not heard of reading floor closers, but there is a brand NEAR reading, called Dorma, yes, they make floor closers (well actually sell them here as dorma north america, but the actual...
Replies: 41
Views: 3,131
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

Hello All, Greg Rogers, check your inbox,...

Hello All,

Greg Rogers, check your inbox, sent you a message about the closer, went to reply here and was a long one and computer/boards deleted it when I realized I was not signed into the...
Replies: 17
Views: 867
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

hedgeclippers, few times had a call like...

hedgeclippers,

few times had a call like that, when I answer, I mess with them, last time I did, I had that indian guy going for 47 minutes and he even got his "supervisor" to help me find out...
Replies: 10
Views: 3,651
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

sgull, I deleted many message I had that...

sgull,

I deleted many message I had that were old from my inbox, should be space enough to send now as I deleted the old stuff this morning.

will find if theres any others or hidden ones I...
Replies: 10
Views: 3,651
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

sgull, that is the 4110 HANDED closer, yours is a...

sgull, that is the 4110 HANDED closer, yours is a left hand unit.

when one of these leaks, it is usually from the pinion shaft o-ring or one of the 3 valve screws (3/32 allen key) more then likely...
03-20-15, 03:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

Hello there LightLover, I just seen your...

Hello there LightLover,

I just seen your message you sent me, I am happy you have found me and asked your question and always happy to help, I just replied, I hope the info in the PM I just...
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

yup, one wrong click and oops, you have a...

yup, one wrong click and oops, you have a computer that is now a doorstop, as there are users out there that do not understand what they are looking at and will delete folders (that are important...
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

I had a similar problem with my win vista, could...

I had a similar problem with my win vista, could not get online (wired ethernet to router/network switch and no luck) I went online with a laptop (win 7)

things I did, reset browser, disc...
10-18-14, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,214
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

hello, welcome to the forums, door closer...

hello, welcome to the forums, door closer doctor here,

this is refillable, you will need a workbench and a vise to do it

but as goldstar said, photo/series/model number seen on closer?? ...
10-14-14, 05:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

screen door closers as XSleeper said can be...

screen door closers as XSleeper said can be mounted anywhere there is a horizontal rail on the door, this can be top, middle or bottom,

the only closers that are top mounted ONLY, are those...
07-25-14, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

Hello Quietmouse, from what I read, are...

Hello Quietmouse,

from what I read, are you asking how to stop it from slamming the door (slows down before latching)

or are you asking to find one that does not latch the door, but closes...
Replies: 13
Views: 3,242
Posted By DOORDOCTOR

grease/oil/lubricate the hinges and latch...

grease/oil/lubricate the hinges and latch (doorknob spindle and lock parts inside as well as the bolt that comes out the door edge into the hole in frame)

the closer, the "elbow" and frame...
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