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Sep 25 2013

WW: Creative Dogging

Category: Panic Hardware,Wordless WednesdayLori @ 12:44 am Comments (14)

Although this isn’t a code violation since the doors are not fire rated, I firmly believe that failing to limit the ability to lock / unlock doors can severely impact security and the safety of building occupants.  What say you?


Thank you to Keith Kimbrel and Wes Lunsford of Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, who saw this and thought it would make my day.  🙂


14 Responses to “WW: Creative Dogging”

  1. Robert says:

    ok ok now THAT’s FUNNY thanks
    made my week best picx
    I have seen holes drilled down with nails or bolts in them but this is a good one

  2. Curtis Meskus says:

    I noticed the lock cylinder is missing

  3. Ray Lee says:

    This is funny! Isn’t that thing used with windows?

  4. Joel Luper says:

    I was under the impression that panic devices at required exits were not allowed to be dogged. I think this would constitute dogging the panic bar.

  5. Safecrackin Sammy says:

    There is obvious dogging on the right end of the device but it is either broken or they did not have the hex key/know it exisited.

    Mid panel devices are a mystery to a lot of repair type people…

    I will have to say at least the finish on the sash lock installed some what matches…. Coulda got a shiny brass one!

    Dogging high traffic doors during peak hours can reduce a lot of wear and tear on the exits, but if you dont have security in the area or a quick release/lock down capabilty, it can reduce security.

  6. RB Sontag says:

    Human’s!!!!!!!!!!!! That is all I can say about this dogging feature.

  7. Jamo Ladd says:


  8. Howard says:

    looks like an obsolete Dor-O-matic 1390

  9. Eric Nye says:

    I would say..someone did not want to spend the money to repair it…

  10. Eric Hirning says:

    That certaily is a creative way to dog down the device! Since it’s obviously not a labeled door, ans dogging is more for convenience, not a big deal. Funny tho!

  11. Justin Smith says:

    I want to buy this for my home. Is it available at affordable price?

  12. Cecilia says:

    If there was a “like” button….I would definitely “like” this photo…wow.

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