2005 - Volume #29, Issue #6, Page #17[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Garage Door Opener Powers Farm Gate
The opener and other components are housed under a 14 by 29-in. cover made from a salvaged heating duct set next to a block pillar.
He built the brackets to stand out about 12 to 15 in. from the wood post and the gate. He added a pivot bracket for the motor end and welded a pivot pin on the traveling carriage of the opener. They can use the remote control from the house.
"The deer stay out and we and our guests can come and go easily," he says.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, S. Douglas VanDyke, 1714 Bunker Hill Road S., Salem, Ore. 97306 (ph 503 589-1911; firstname.lastname@example.org).
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