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Old 10-08-2010, 01:31 PM   #1
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How do I lock my fence??


When we bought our house, we had the sellers put a chain link fence in for our dog and kids. Well.. they just finally finished it yesterday. It's a simple 4' chain link fence. They put a simple gate on it with a fork latch. I am wanting to lock this so the kids won't open it all the time and let the dog out... and to keep people out of it of course. But I can't figure out how you would connect a lock to a fork latch. What do we need to do?

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Old 10-08-2010, 01:35 PM   #2
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it would be a huge hastle if we have to unwrap a chain all the time to unlock it. I have several locks I can put on it.. just need a way to do it.. If I need to buy another type of latch I will. But I'm going after work to get the materials... so we can get it done tonight. I'm getting my dog from my mom tomorrow!

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Old 10-08-2010, 01:43 PM   #3
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Usually something like this works:
[IMG]file:///I:/Users/Bob/AppData/Local/Temp/moz-screenshot-7.png[/IMG]http://www.fdsons.com/138x238-fork-latch-87046-p-40657.html
You can put a combination or key lock on it.
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Old 10-08-2010, 01:45 PM   #4
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the picture didn't work...
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Old 10-08-2010, 04:59 PM   #5
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There's a hole in the fork latch at the bottom. You can simply insert a lock into it and the fork can't be lifted.
If you post a picture it would help as maybe your connection is different.
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Old 10-08-2010, 05:51 PM   #6
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Try:
http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1...atalogId=10053
There is a hole below the bolt in the latch to put the lock through.

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