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Old 01-20-2022, 09:41 PM
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Similar to Danís but I took an arm off another lid stay, modified it to work as a keeper to lock the installed stay in place when up & riveted this to the upper arm of the installed stay. Simple, works great and maybe cost me 10 bucks.
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Old 01-21-2022, 07:35 AM
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Really cheap at Princess Auto, probably equivalent to Harbour Freight in the US...

I needed to experiment a bit to get the geometry right..

Works very well..
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Old 01-21-2022, 06:27 PM
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I used McMaster Carr as well!

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I got my coil-spring support from a marine/boat supply site. They are often used to support built-in cooler lids.
Less than $10.
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