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Old 06-13-2010, 06:57 PM   #1
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Breaking into a garage

I took the pull string off of ours and zip tied the lever up to the slider. Now you have to cut the zip tie in order to release the lever.

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Old 06-13-2010, 08:15 PM   #3
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wow. thats amazing. i will have to do some modifications on my garage door now. thanks for sharing
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Old 06-13-2010, 08:39 PM   #4
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I guess i have not break-in bones. I would have never thought of that. Thanks for sharing. Will have to look into what we can do now.
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Old 06-13-2010, 09:04 PM   #5
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[COLOR=#22229c][COLOR=black][FONT=sans-serif]I took the pull string off of ours and zip tied the lever up to the slider. Now you have to cut the zip tie in order to release the lever.
The only problem with your 'fix" is if for some reason the electricity fails and you need to open the door quickly, you will be sort of out of luck.

Putting a "pin" in the release would be much more effective, and could easily be pulled in case of an emergency.

On the other hand, if the garage door does not have windows, then the coat hanger becomes sort of useless since you can't see where it's business end is located.

Never defeat any emergency feature of anything.

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Old 06-30-2010, 11:07 PM   #6
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Hi, how long does it take if you don't have windows on the door?
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