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warded locks (door)

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Postby helix » Wed Jun 01, 2005 12:40 pm

Capt.dunc, that was AWESOME!
The explainations were so easy to understand and the
pictures helped a huge deal too.

The link as well that you gave is great too. Thanks.

Mad Mick, those pictures are fantastic.

Digital Blue, I can't wait to see them all put together.


And thanks. It makes me think that there is more security
in one of the old intricate warded locks, than my dodgy deadbolt.

Benroy44, I think that there is definately a market for that sort of
thing, and they would probably cost a fortune to buy, too.
I say, go for it.

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Postby capt.dunc » Wed Jun 08, 2005 7:37 pm

mick's finished the last of the pictures, and if he's happy, i'm happy. so it's ready to assemble,
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Postby digital_blue » Thu Jun 09, 2005 11:05 am

File has been updated. Once again, thanks to capt.dunc for his great work and Mad Mick for all the fantastic CAD drawings!

The link again is http://www.geocities.com/digital_blue_site/warded_locks_by_captdunc.pdf
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Postby jamesphilhulk2 » Tue Apr 18, 2006 9:50 am

couls those drawings be made on ProDesktop ???
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Postby pinhopper » Tue May 09, 2006 8:26 pm

Thanks alot for posting those diagrams, it helps alot to have a decent visual and simple view of those locks.

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Postby cL4y » Thu Jul 06, 2006 3:43 pm

these locks are very popular,especcially in old houses,and chests etc.

It gives us a good view of how they work.Sweet guide capt.

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Postby kr15 » Thu Dec 14, 2006 3:16 am

Thanks for amazing guide. Very helpful to me as a beginner :)
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Postby franko452000 » Sat Jun 23, 2007 1:07 pm

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</center> : cut-a-way
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Postby franko452000 » Sat Jun 23, 2007 1:11 pm

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Postby the wizard » Sun Jun 24, 2007 10:00 pm

WOW!!!!! what a very interesting read. very informative and easy to follow. I woudln't be at all supprised if this type of system is brought back in some form or another as the big manufacturers seem to have run out of ideas a bit with regards to lever lock security. and as some have mentioned it does in this day offer a greater level of security now than when these warded type lock were in common use.
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Re: warded locks (door)

Postby crazynllovewitu » Wed Oct 29, 2008 2:38 am

very informative thanx for the pictures and explaination :shock:
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Re: warded locks (door)

Postby Dak » Wed Nov 05, 2008 10:17 pm

is there a cutaway picture hiding somehwere?
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Re: warded locks (door)

Postby spoolspanker » Thu Nov 06, 2008 7:23 am

great drawings! very informative and show very well how warded locks work.
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Re: warded locks (door)

Postby Dak » Sat Nov 08, 2008 12:34 pm

but seriously though anyone have a cutaway pic of a warded lock?
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