Thanks, Donald. I feel a lot less dumb. Those hinge pins are hard to remove.
> I managed to drill one out VERRRY carefully, using a small pilot bit,
> drilling not-quite-all-the-way-through (maybe 1/4 inch left) then
> increasing bit size until it looked like I might be ready to break
> through the side of the pin. Then I used a long drift inserted into
> the middle of the now nearly-hollow pin and drove it out over the
> course of several hours (maybe it was days, can't remember back that
> I found it much easier after all that to purchase a couple of new
> hinges for roughly USD10 each.
> > From: "Ken C" <email@example.com>
> > Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2000 11:34:00 -0700
> > While I agree with Jeff regarding hinge replacement rather than pin
> > replacement, has anyone replaced a hinge pin ? I tried and just couldn't
> > budge the existing pin. Soaked it in WD40 overnight, beat on that bad
> > big time, no success. Do I just need the proper tool ? (a bigger hammer