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    Riverdale Locksmith - Deadbolt Lock Purchase Tips
  • Bolt should be 1" thick with a 1 " throw (bolt extended)
  • When installed, bolt should lock into place when extended. You should not be able to push the bolt back by hand
  • Bolt should be constructed to include a hardened steel core
  • Lock cylinder should be constructed of 100% brass (some lock manufacturers use a combination of brass and plastic)
  • Screws that anchor rear thumb-turn plate to front lockset should be heavy-duty at least " or larger in diamater
  • Deadbolt face should be 2 pieces (outer slip ring with separate lock face - some manufacturers may join both pieces together)
  • Outer slip ring should be free moving when NOT installed
  • Outer slip ring should contain a tempered or hardened interior ring. (slip ring shouldn't be hollow)
  • Deadbolt should be of a 6 or 7 pin construction. (Available ONLY through locksmiths and locksmith supply houses)
  • Deadbolt should contain pick-proof pins. (Available ONLY through locksmiths and locksmith supply houses)
  • When mounted to the door surface, the deadbolt face should be able to sit flush to the door to help defeat crowbar attacks
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