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Bubble door gas struts

Posted on February 10, 2010 at 12:59pm 6 Comments

Thanks Michael, Jonathan, Phill, Bob, and everybody else who took the time to respond to my request.

You guys have been very helpful.

Michael, I think I will go to NAPA and try your solution since it seems to be working.

I originally purchased two struts from Aircraft Spruce, but I didn't realize they were really for raising a canopy.

They are short and very strong, will not work very well for the larger movement needed of swinging open a door. I envy you guys…


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At 10:30am on November 26, 2012, Doug Pflugradt said…

Hey William, I'd love to see your project sometime if you're up for it. I'm down in Vantucky and thinking about building a 750.

At 1:28pm on February 4, 2010, ulis temos said…
I used a 20 lb # c16-24193 from mcmaster-carr industrial supply

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