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Old 18 January 2014, 12:17   #11
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Originally Posted by indaba1991 View Post
You have very wisely spotted two modifications I am now considering. The "hoop" is not particularly relevant but dose add some strength to any lateral forces. So i will either get rid of it or will make a modification so it undoes very quickly.

The weight of the unit, the tight locking fit and the chain /rope forces keep the unit in position - and down. However I am going to make another modification where it locks securely to the Sampson post. Needs to be quick and easy however as the unit lives in the locker.
Bit of bungy cord terminated either side of the slot would work. You just looking at stopping the slot falling out of the hinge pin.


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