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RE: locking bypass doors?

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Subject: RE: locking bypass doors?
From: Mark Miller <>
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 1999 09:23:52 -0700
The easiest, cheapest, and cheesiest looking method is just a couple of big
eye bolts and a padlock.

Mark Miller

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> From:         Richard George[]
> Reply To:     Richard George
> Sent:         Tuesday, July 27, 1999 9:40 AM
> To:   shop-talk
> Subject:      locking bypass doors?
> hey guys,
> Here's one for you - I am just finishing up a remodel where I
> put some bypass doors on a small storage (4X7) storage
> area - Its next to the garage, and having doors that would swing
> into a car parked in the driveway seemed inconvenient :-)
> Anyway, I was told there is a locking system for these sorts
> of doors (plus they were an order of magnitude cheaper than
> a "rollup" security door) - The trouble is that the contractor
> droid now seems to have no idea what sort of hardware to
> use to do this, and I was hoping some of you might have
> some interesting ideas on this subject...
> I was thinking maybe some sort of Great Big Camlock or maybe
> some sort of lock used for a sliding glass door on the "outside" door
> one of those bolting mechanisms that push a pin into the ceiling
> and floor for the inside door.
> Anyway, any suggestions would be appreciated - I'd really like to
> get this working so I can get the cherry picker and yard tools out of the
> garage
> so I can do some honest to goodness sworking (and there's this 10" lathe
> sitting
> in the back that I gotta get on its stand and put the saddle back on...).
> TIA,
> rkg
> (Richard George)

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