ARE BARRELL BOLTS SAFE?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by tackyrama, Jun 14, 2009.

  1. tackyrama

    tackyrama Songster

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    I have barrell bolts on my pop doors. Has anyone had problems with predators getting them open?
     
  2. Big C

    Big C J & C Farms

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    Have those on all of ours, they are on the inside. So far so good
     
  3. tackyrama

    tackyrama Songster

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    Uh ohh. Mine are on the outside.
     
  4. Thomas423

    Thomas423 Songster

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    I wouldn't think that barrel bolts would be safe on the outside. If a 2yo can open it so can a racoon. The barrel bolts we have on our coop door have a hole in the them that a padlock can be placed in. We don't need a lock yet because the door shifted and they are very hard to open. I have to bump the door with my hip while sliding the lock at same time. LOL. But if we ever get them to work right we are going to add more security.
     

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