Tube hinges for a folding A-Frame
Anyone have any experience / know where I could find some tube hinges that could be bolted on to the front legs of my A-Frame so it will fold forward.
I'm not too concerned over design, just that it works and is relatively strong. Current A frame is bolted to the transom at the rear, but the front legs are bonded to the deck - my idea is to cut the front legs above where they are bonded, and bolt in tube hinges. Looking at the angles, the frame will fold away from the transom OK and will fit over the rear jockey seats, resting on the helm seat when fully forward.
It's a 2 1/2" OD frame and I've googled all sorts of hinges and they don't seem to fit this tube size.
The frame is too high for my shed and I don't want to spend another winter working outside in the cold ( doing GRP repairs )
Any help appreciated.