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Old 11-14-2011, 09:10 PM   #16
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are deck screws enough to stop a kick in?


Using the drill bit shank screw "between the inside diameter of the screw theads hte same, if thats still tight 1 / 64 size, and even some liquid soap detergent on the screws, Wedding Cufflinks the screws into the lubrication it makes it easier.

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I have to agree with orangeclawhammer, locks only keep honest people honest. They might slow a thief down but may not deter them. I have yet to see a door that could not be broken into by some means.
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I find that a clearly marked GLOCK sticker at eye level helps with break ins . I don't bother locking the doors most of the time, they are there just to keep out the misquitos. theifs will get in if they want. you could install a vault door that looks like a regular door from the out side.
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I bought a $60 lockset from HD. The "kwikset signature series" came with a door knob and deadbolt, with a Grade 1 label.
Haven't seen this entry set, but $60 is pretty cheap. Not to mention the quality of stuff from the big box stores. If the lock is the weakest point in your entry, go to a real lockset company

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