The chain link gate hardware kit allows the gate to swing open and closed for smooth operation. Included are: metal post hinges, metal gate frame hinges, metal fork latch, and metal carriage bolts/nuts. The female gate hinges fit around gate frames that are 1-5/8 in. diameter. The male post hinges fit around terminal (end/corner) fence posts that are 2-3/8 in. diameter. The Y-shaped fork latch will keep your fence gate securely closed. Hing allow the gate to swing open and closed.