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re: Replacing tension springs on a garage door - MrSmith
Wow those would not be fun. ...
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re: Replacing tension springs on a garage door - MrSmith
Just finished! No issues whatsoever. No injuries either although I have a feeling my back will be fricked tomorrow. ETA: I used [link=(https://youtu.be/zxUoJrLhaSI)]this video[/link] as a guide fwiw...
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re: Replacing tension springs on a garage door - MrSmith
Already got the old ones off. Putting the new ones on after I eat lunch. My wife is a PA so at least shell be able to take care of me if I lose a finger :lol:...
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re: Do you have to have a mailbox? - MrSmith
Maybe you should just live in the woods...
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re: Replacing tension springs on a garage door - MrSmith
Yeah they're marked. The guy at overhead door let me know which is which....
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re: Replacing tension springs on a garage door - MrSmith
Thanks. That's what I've read. I'm going to paint a white line across the new ones so I can count the turns easily as well....
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re: Replacing tension springs on a garage door - MrSmith
I figured that out after I posted haha...
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re: Replacing tension springs on a garage door - MrSmith
Yeah I don't think that's even possible with these. Door has to be down...
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re: Replacing tension springs on a garage door - MrSmith
No, mine are at the top of the door. Edit: I thought you were replying to me :lol: [img]http://i.imgur.com/QhagWrhh.jpg[/img]...
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re: Replacing tension springs on a garage door - MrSmith
I think you're talking about a different type of spring...
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re: Replacing tension springs on a garage door - MrSmith
[quote] I didn't have to go out and there and try to figure it out for hours[/quote] That's the best part!...
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re: Replacing tension springs on a garage door - MrSmith
Already have two 18" bars made for this...
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re: Replacing tension springs on a garage door - MrSmith
[quote]That said, it also provides people with a false sense of "I can do that".[/quote] I agree with you man. ...
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re: Replacing tension springs on a garage door - MrSmith
For sure. I know what you mean. Unfortunately I've already made up my mind :lol: I'll have to post an update after I finish now...
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re: Replacing tension springs on a garage door - MrSmith
Definitely doing both. Bought both springs already. ...
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re: Replacing tension springs on a garage door - MrSmith
I don't care about the cost to hire someone. I just enjoy doing certain things myself and learning something new....
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re: Replacing tension springs on a garage door - MrSmith
Yeah I have the bars. Got the springs from Southeastern Overhead Door in Industriplex...
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re: Replacing tension springs on a garage door - MrSmith
[quote]Famous last words.  My tip? Don't do it yourself[/quote] Simple != Easy But I'm not paying someone to do this :lol:...
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re: Replacing tension springs on a garage door - MrSmith
I have the tools I need bruh...
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re: Replacing tension springs on a garage door - MrSmith
That's exactly what I'm doing....
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