Some creative and unusual hardware applications sent in by blog readers:
From James Caron of Kamco Supply of New England, a rated elevator door with deactivated spring hinges and a luggage cart just in case they suddenly became self-closing again, and a mismatched mag-holder and armature location rectified with a chain:
Sent by Bob Caron from Kelley Brothers of New England, wood boxes with push plates mounted on them, built over surface vertical rods. These are on a federal building in Vermont. I’ll bet the architect didn’t have this in mind when he visualized this opening.
And a funky old closer from Tom Riddle of the Mid-Atlantic office of Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies:
Thanks everyone, and keep the photos coming!
Update: Frequent blog reader and door closer lover Jess identified the “funky old closer” as a Kant-Slam gate/door closer (here’s a link). Thanks Jess!