Hi everyone. I'll let the locksmith know, and I'll let you know once he's
come by to assess / maintain it and hopefully resolve the issue.
On Mon, Apr 11, 2022 at 10:54 PM Jake <jake(a)spaz.org> wrote:
it seems like people are still having trouble with the electric latch on
I would like whoever installed it and is responsible for it to weigh in on
kind of lubrication we should be using with it, because if we put the wrong
kind in there, it will not only not work, but it will need to be cleaned
before we can use the right thing. So lets just do it right the first
If there is nobody we can ask, my first guess will be powdered graphite
lubrication. I want to stress that this latch is an important part of our
building and we need to get it working right.
If the latch doesn't function reliably with a normal amount of force, it
not work for the automatic door opener that we are going to install (which
been ready for installation for years now)
On Sat, 19 Feb 2022, Ian C wrote:
From what the installer told me, the supplier
could not get them
for $500, but that was purchased from Ebay for $200.( prices may vary...)
No Warranty, as is.
However, we have an enormous expertise in the person who installed it.
and let him know it needs a bit of adjustment.
If you demonstrate it for me,
I have the perfect adjustment device.
On Friday, February 18, 2022, 02:11:32 PM PST, Jake <jake(a)spaz.org>
today i got a call that the front door latch wasn't working right.
I came to the space and checked it out, and it's definitely getting
trying to open the door right after activating
the latch release
doesn't work. Trying a second time works.
I fiddled with the solenoid latch and tried to identify the problem but i
can't see anything specific that's going wrong.
This latch was just purchased a couple of months ago and i'm guessing it
hundreds of dollars. It's a really fancy
thing. Maybe it has a
I don't see a good place to put in lubricant, and sometimes that makes
worse. So especially since this thing was fancy
and expensive, i think
should be careful and do the right thing.
Hopefully it's not going to get worse, but I expect that since it was
before and now it's not, it's just going
to produce more complaints. We
might have to put up a sign or something.
Next time I work on the front door, i'll put a louder speaker on the
system so that people can better hear the beep
indicating that they
pull the door open.
-jake _______________________________________________ building mailing
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