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Gravity Gate closer
Here's an ingenious gravity-powered gate closer we spotted on a wooden gate in England. A short length of flexible plastic tubing is fastened to the gate about 2 ft. out from the gate post. It runs back through a pulley attached near the top of the post to a weight that hangs inside a length of protective pvc pipe. The weight pulls down on the flex tubing to close the gate after you pass through.


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1990 - Volume #14, Issue #6