1-1/2” Offset Bottom Pivot

Improper pivot set installation can lead to personal injury or property damage. Follow
all instructions carefully. For questions contact Technical Support at 1-888-371-7331.


1. Prepare and mortise bottom of door and floor to receive pivot set. Determine pivot location
using dimensions on reverse side. Be sure to properly locate and mark pivot center point
of the base plate. The bottom pivot set is non-handed. The pivot shaft will thread into either
side of door leaf. To determine hand of door, see diagrams above.
2. Prepare bottom of door: Locate, drill, and tap 1/4-20 mounting holes for metal door. Locate
and drill pilot holes for #14 wood screws for wood door. Mount door leaf in bottom of door with
1/4-20 x 3/4” FHMS or #14 FHWS screws provided. Drill 7/16” dia. x 3/4” deep holes for base
plate mounting. Insert and secure anchor pins, then mount base plate to floor with screws provided.
3. At this point, hang door. Refer to instruction sheet packed with top pivot for details.
4. If height adjustment is necessary for proper door clearance, adjust bottom pivot as follows:
A. Loosen set screw using 3/32” Allen wrench provided (see diagram above).
B. Use 5/16” Allen wrench to adjust pivot shaft height as needed (Figure 1).
C. Tighten set screw firmly.
5. Fasten pivot cap as shown. Secure with cap screw.
Figure 1
Left hand
Right hand
installation shown;
left hand opposite
Right hand
Base plate
Pivot shaft
3/32” set
Door leaf
Pivot cap
Cap screw

Installation Instructions

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