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Old 04-11-2010, 08:10 PM   #1
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I am trying to install an anti-sag gate kit, but have run into a problem. I need to find out how I can put in screws on the bottom board when there is only about 4" clearance from the ground to the board. Obliviously I can get the side screws in, but not quite sure how I am suppose to screw into that bottom piece. there is not enough room for a regular screwdriver, let alone a power one. Suggestions please - I have limited tools.
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Old 04-11-2010, 09:25 PM   #2
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Remove the gate, install the screws, reinstall the gate.

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Old 04-12-2010, 10:04 AM   #3
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I know, it sounds simple enough, but I am not able to do that by myself. The gate is big and way too heavy. I would like to figure out how it could be done without someone having to help me. I know, I am too darn independent-been told that all my life. Thanks anyway!
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Angle screw driver attachment. http://www.amazon.com/Milwaukee-48-3.../dp/B0000224AW
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thanks, I had no idea there was such an attachment. I will see if i can find one locally first.
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lowes has them, just not on their site that i can see. Otherwise matco and snap-on are where i used to get them.
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what type of material is the ground?

you could always dig a small hole, open gate over the hole ... attach screws.

no cost if you can do it this way.
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It is concrete-----so that is not an option. thanks anyway!
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there are also 'flex shaft' screwdrivers available.

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