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Old 03-08-2011, 11:24 AM   #21
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Re: Door locks?

Possibly your locks need adjusting. Metal expands as it warms. I don't have that problem. No locks.. yet.
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Old 03-08-2011, 11:25 AM   #22
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Re: Door locks?


Here is the system that was on my bus when I got it.(ugly but functional) I have kept it the bi-fold doors are barred.
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Old 03-13-2011, 09:41 PM   #23
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Re: Door locks?

I used a garage door dead bolt lock on my back door. I didn't add the key because I didn't want to put another hole in the door. I also changed out my bi-fold door to a "standard" heavy duty household door. Now I have pretty decent security...I hope!
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