ive just fitted a lock to my front door however when i assemble the
barrel to the chassis (via the revolving round pin thingy) I cant pull
the key out.
if i pull the key out, i cant assemble the lock as the revolving pin
wont twist into place. I wonder if someone can explain, as im sure its a
very trivial thing....
help appreciated! thanks :)
You've got part of the assembly upside down somehow. Done it myself
years past. If it seems hopeless, it just might be a faulty lock.
Return it for a new one. And you did really, really, double check the
instructions, didn't you?
You have something out of time.
Without specific information such as brand name and type of lock, The best
thing for you to do is to remove the lock, go to your local locksmith and
explain your difficulty.
He should be able to show you how to assemble the lock properly. Advise
like this is usually free.
Generally speaking, if you are installing a dead bolt, if you install the
bolt in the extended position, this usually prevents you from getting the
lock out of time.
About the time I had mastered getting the toothpaste back in the tube, then
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