What is a turtle hinge?

Answer A turtle hinge is a moveable joint found in the shell of some species of turtles.Hinge AnatomyTurtle shells are composed of fused bone plates. Most turtle shells are covered by large scales known a... Read More »

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What kind of turtle is a painted turtle?

The range of Chrysemys picta, the painted turtle, extends from coast to coast in the United States and spills over into adjacent areas of Canada and Mexico. This colorful turtle lives in a watery w... Read More »

Are turtle shells supposed to fall off the turtle?

No, turtle shells aren't supposed to fall off. A shell is made from bone and plates made of keratin called scutes. Many freshwater turtles will shed their scutes as they grow but they do not shed t... Read More »

What is a piano hinge?

A piano hinge is a long, thin hinge that runs the length of the surfaces to which it is attached. Piano hinges were invented for and are most often seen attaching a piano's lid to its body. They ar... Read More »

What is a riveted pin hinge?

A riveted pin hinge, also known as a "fast hinge pin" is a security device that prevent intruders from removing your door. The hinge pin is longer than the hinge height when inserted into the hinge... Read More »