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Which Gas Strut Do I Need?

Today you will cover how to determine the perfect gas strut for any project.

Which Gas Strut do I need is also the most asked question!

This simple process, once you know how, is going to save you time, money and a whole lot of frustration…

What you’ll learn:

  • What information you need
  • How to work out Which Gas Strut

A BIG DISCLAIMER WARNING: If you guess or estimate, it WILL NOT WORK, costing you money, time and a whole lot of crazy frustration.

Step 1.

Measure your lid: from the hinge to the front of the lid:


Lid Length: _____________ mm


Step 2.

Weigh your lid: at the front and then double that weight to work out the deadweight:


Lid Weight: ________ kg x 2


= _________Deadweight

Step 3.

The Extended Length (the length of gas strut you need) is 60% of the lid length:

Lid Length: _________ x 60% = _________ Extended Length of Strut

Step 4.

The Position of the Strut on the Lids is 20% of the lid length:

Lid Length: __________ x 20%= __________ Position of Strut on Lid

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