Thread: How to lift flippac lid???

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    Default How to lift flippac lid???

    Hi , Some how, lucky for me I found the hinge part that I need to get my Fippac back in operation. So, does anyone out there have ideas how one goes about lifting the lid? IE w/ scaffolding, a sky track, ladders, ropes, hoists, whatever? And, some ideas of how to attach ropes, webbing, whatever to lift the lid in a vertical position and supporting the lid while the hinge is replaced? Yes, I looked at some other posts about doing this, however, there doesn't seem to be anything regarding how to attach rope, etc to the lid. Ideas? Anyone?
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    I'd use where the latches attach to. The lid is not extremely heavy, just awkward.
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    I seem to recall someone in a similar situation just getting inside and pushing it up and over. It would be good to have someone to help slow the descent on the outside.
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    Go back though this section and you will find the thread your looking for.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shruk View Post
    I seem to recall someone in a similar situation just getting inside and pushing it up and over. It would be good to have someone to help slow the descent on the outside.
    This will work to get it at 90 degrees for a T-bar replacement or changing the hinge hardware in general.

    Tie off at where the latches are to "suspend" it in place so you can R&R the torsion bar. It's not that hard, best done with 2-3 guys.
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