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  1. Thank you for the formula and the diagram. That...

    Thank you for the formula and the diagram. That formula is dead simple and I probably learned something like that back in school but that was so many years ago.... I don't do this kind of work very...
  2. Thank you for your reply. I think I understand...

    Thank you for your reply. I think I understand your answer; distance of CG of supported weight from pivot multiplied by the door's weight = weight of counterbalance weight multiplied by distance...
  3. Thank you for your reply. I've tried to post a...

    Thank you for your reply. I've tried to post a sketch in reply to my post.

    --HC
  4. Adding a sketch in PDF...hopefully...I've not...

    Adding a sketch in PDF...hopefully...I've not done this before.

    Maybe?

    --HC
  5. Thank you for your reply. I will have to go...

    Thank you for your reply. I will have to go through the other replies and then, if I've not gotten the answer I will look up cantilever calculations. I'm sorry but I'm not an engineer so I'm not...
  6. Simple lift calculations for pivoting load; help, please.

    Hello, all. I've got a device I'd like to build which will require a small panel (maybe 3 feet tall by 2 feet wide) be pivoted. The panel will have a pivot at the narrow edge. I'd like to assist...
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