How to install a padbolt

EASY STEPS FOR INSTALLING A PADBOLT

In this How To video, we’re showing you how to install a Pinnacle Hardware padbolt to your gate.

  • Total Time : 10 Minutes
  • Tools Used : Safety glasses, Marker, 2mm Drill bit, PH2 Driver bit, Drill, Appropriate hardware (timber fasteners included).
  • Difficulty Level : Beginner-Intermediate

Step 1

Watch our video!

Step 2

Tools required: • Safety glasses • Marker • 2mm Drill bit • PH2 Driver bit • Drill • Appropriate hardware (timber fasteners included)

Step 3

Position bolt at desired location, mark and drill pilot holes. Use a 3mm drill bit for all pilot holes.

Step 4

Drive screws into pilot holes to attach padbolt.

Step 5

Position the keeper over extended padbolt (locked position). Mark and drill 2mm pilot holes.

Step 6

Fasten the keeper with screws provided.

Step 7

Our range of easy to install padbolts are perfect for gates, access holes and any general outdoor use.


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