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Old 02-12-2009, 08:22 AM   #67 (permalink)
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I really like the pivot idea too, but I'm planning on mounting the whole assembly directly on the back of my lower grill. So, everything has to swing backwards.

As for it staying closed, if it needs it, I'll probably just use some thin magnetic strips along the door to keep it closed. The actuator has gearing it it though, so it does have some holding force while its not powered up. We'll just have to wait and see if its needed though.
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