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Old 08-09-2010, 05:43 PM   #1
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Long Backset Deadbolt


Hi All,
One of my clients has a front door with a seven and one quarter inch backset. He wants to install a dead bolt that has the same backset but neither he nor I could find any source for this. The house, if you haven't already guessed, is an eighty's ranch, with yankee gutters and a slate roof no less. Any and all help would be appreciated.
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Old 08-09-2010, 06:21 PM   #2
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There is a place by me called Ball & Ball that will make replica hardware.I would bet there is a place like this by you.

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Check with a local locksmith he can hook you up with one. I've had foreclosure homes that have had them and I don't carry anything like that in my inventory. I prefer Schlage for a deadbolt. When you have to drill one out or tear it off trust me they're a bitch.
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I have tried the local locksmiths and they are no help. Anyone know of any oddball lock stores?
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You might try this place.

http://www.historichouseparts.com/vi...tise_locks.htm
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