At Hardwaresource.com we have a great selection of Pintle Hinges. Pintle gate hinges have a vertical pintle which acts as the pivot point of the hinge. HardwareSource pintle hinges for sale can be installed so that the gate may be lifted off of the post after installation. Pintle hinges have a long history dating back to blacksmiths hammering out early pintle strap hinges that took the place of hinges made from leather and hand-carved wooden hinges. Check out our site for Pintle hinges made from iron, steel and bronze.