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Automatic coop door.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by famahjosh, May 5, 2016.

  1. famahjosh

    famahjosh New Egg

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    Hello I am new to this site. I have found it very helpfull thanks! My question is i am building an automatic door for my coop (plans i found online involving a car antenna motor. Has anyone on here used these plans and swapped out the lever operated micro switches for magnetic contact limits with any success. It just seems less likley to fail with the less then clean environment they are placed. Thanks for any help!
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  3. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - sorry, i have no such experience, but the peeps on the "Coops and Runs" forum are likely to be able to help you out.

    All the best
    CT
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sorry I'm not mechanically inclined beyond using a can opener.
     

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