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    • loracan1
    • By loracan1 8th Feb 10, 5:10 PM
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    • 8th Feb 10, 5:10 PM
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    • 8th Feb 10, 5:10 PM
    Do you have a key? Is it one of those euro cylinder locks? If so, it's a simple matter of opening the door, there should be a screw on the side holding the lock in place, just undo that and replace with same size.
    • timnicebutdim
    • By timnicebutdim 8th Feb 10, 5:15 PM
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    • 8th Feb 10, 5:15 PM
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    • 8th Feb 10, 5:15 PM
    Hi, ..... there's a screw on the door frame (the bit under the catch thingy), then gently pop the barell out, jobs a goodun.
    Here's a more technical explanation.... http://www.bernards.co.uk/oval_euro_cylinders_faq.htm
    • timnicebutdim
    • By timnicebutdim 8th Feb 10, 5:17 PM
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    • 8th Feb 10, 5:17 PM
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    • 8th Feb 10, 5:17 PM
    doh! someone's beat me to it!
    • ukmike
    • By ukmike 8th Feb 10, 5:52 PM
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    • #5
    • 8th Feb 10, 5:52 PM
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    • 8th Feb 10, 5:52 PM
    Or just leave the key in on your side when locked ,then another key won't be able to open it from the outside.
  • amarg
    • #6
    • 8th Feb 10, 8:23 PM
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    • 8th Feb 10, 8:23 PM
    This might help-
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vHnzeSlOY4

    Make sure you get one of the correct length when you get a new one.
    • daveyjp
    • By daveyjp 8th Feb 10, 9:28 PM
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    • #7
    • 8th Feb 10, 9:28 PM
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    • 8th Feb 10, 9:28 PM
    Pay the extra and get anti snap locks:

    http://security.ingersollrand.com/bumpandsnap/Pages/CISABumpandSnap.aspx

    All those on the Bernards site can be snapped in seconds.
  • iwishihadhair
    • #8
    • 4th Oct 10, 12:08 PM
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    • 4th Oct 10, 12:08 PM
    I'm probably jumping in on someone elses question, but I'm having problems too. I want to replace both locks on my french doors. I have changed the lock as described above by accessing from the screw on the side of the door next to the lock. But the other door has a long plastic strip which the other door closes to, and this is covering the screw to remove the barrel. Can anyone tell me how to remove this strip before I attack it usually ending in tears.
  • Locknut
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    • 4th Oct 10, 8:38 PM
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    • 4th Oct 10, 8:38 PM
    You will have to remove the long strip to access the retaining screw. they are held on a number of ways so you may have to work it out or call in a locksmith. if you need help finding one PM me.
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