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Newbie DIY door lock

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Axlhoss, Oct 9, 2015.

  1. Axlhoss

    Axlhoss Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 23, 2015
    So cal
    I was wondering if this style slider lock Thingamajig really works against predators/ raccoons etc... I'm hoping they never make it in the run but I'm locking the door anyways as if they could.?, made it today from a metal rod and key rings [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
  2. 123RedBeard

    123RedBeard Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 20, 2014
    I'm confused on how it works ...

    This picture

    Looks like there is a joint in the pipe? Is it held together with the key rings? Is that the locked position?

    I would use a heavier duty eye screw ... Preferably a eye BOLT, drill a hole through the door, and put a good sized washer on the other side ...
    Last edited: Oct 10, 2015
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    I don't quite get it either.

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