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Looking for ideas to raise hinged hood opening (1 Viewer)

steveb

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The front of the hood opens upward. I’m looking for a way to open it easily for daily feedings etc. I do have two 400lb linear actuators in storage. I forget the length though.

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I’m looking to raise it about this far
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and this is fully open
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Are you holding it at the 90* angle or is it somewhat stable on its own in that position?
 
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I have an idea but don't know if it's feasible... I'll talk to you when I see you tomorrow
 

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sort of like this?


but 18" seems a long way lol
 
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Yeah that’s the idea but I don’t have room for the linear actuators under the hood... or at least the ones I have. I will need to measure the distance when opened. Might be a shorter one would work. Probably have to modify the light rack too.
 

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