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Removing and Installing a new 30895 operator

We recently sold a Truth Awning Operator 11.10 30895 to a Do it Yourself-er. He has made a slide presentation on his blog on how to change this operator out and replace it will a new one. The website address

Posted in Window Hardware

Von Duprin 050709 Dogging Assembly

We have been able to find a large stock of the Von Duprin 050709 Dogging Assembly, the older version of the Von Duprin Dogging Assembly used on devices shipped before 1997. This device was used on the 22, 33, 35,

Posted in Door Closers, Door Stops, Exit Devices

We find the the number 31878 on the Truth 11647 slide shoe

Over the past few months we have been seeing a lot of calls on a Truth Window Hardware part marked 31878.  We can confirm that that part is our part number Wi11647, the Truth Maxim Slide Shoe 11647.  This piece

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Master Lock’s new 3630, 3631 and 3670 Multi User Locks

Master Lock’s new 3630, 3631 and 3670 Multi User Locks allows a locker user to set their own temporary 3-digit combination for the duration of there visit, eliminating the need for system charting.  The are designed for  standard lift handle

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How to Fix the Arm Position on Truth Entrygard Operators

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The Truth Entrygard operators are shipped with the arms in the wrong position, especially the linkage arm. The easiest way to switch this over is to hold the base and the long arm in one place and crank the crank

Posted in Window Hardware

EMCO HardyHook now available online

We are now offering the New EMCO HardyHook.  This new wall hook is manufactured in England and is designed to support 32 pounds without flexing.   At 32 pounds the hook will flex, but not break.  The hook is available in

Posted in General Info

LCN Door Closers Part Lists are now available online!

We now have detailed LCN Door Closers Part Lists available online!  Each parts break down has the complete arm break downs with the part number you need to order.  We have them online for the 1460/1461, 4040/4041XP, 4010/4011, and 4110/4111

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Truth Entrygard Offset Up and Down Linkage Arm Video

We just posted the video below to help clarify the difference between offset up and offset down linkage arms. Truth Entrygard Offset Up and Down Linkage Arms: One of the more popular questions we are asked is, “ what is

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Panic Hardware 259M is a number we find on Falcon Doromatic

Panic Hardware 259M is a number we find on Falcon Dor-o-matic Panic Exit Devices.  The number 259M is an Underwriter Laboratory number, and is a number that signifies the device has passed certification.  We find this number on all of

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How to select a replacement commercial door closer

We have just uploaded a new video to You Tube, titled “How to Find Replacement Door Closers”.  This video will show you how to use our website, http://www.rbadoor.com,  to find the best replacement door closer , with the minimum amount

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