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Old 06-09-2011, 02:14 PM
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"Sliding electric gate openers", anyone have any info on these?

I am having a 16ft chain link fence "sliding gate" put in. I plan on ordering the electric portion and doing all the electric work myself. Just need info on the brands to look for and avoid.

Like this:
http://www.gate-openers-diy.com/gate...r_slider.shtml

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Old 06-09-2011, 03:31 PM
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I have had one at my storage facility for 10 years now trouble free chain drive and gate is 18' and heavy duty, it wors off a keypad and remote opener I will check the brand tomorrow. PM me your phone and I can text you pics of it
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Old 06-09-2011, 04:29 PM
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Originally Posted by oceandansar View Post
I have had one at my storage facility for 10 years now trouble free chain drive and gate is 18' and heavy duty, it wors off a keypad and remote opener I will check the brand tomorrow. PM me your phone and I can text you pics of it
Phone number sent to your pm, thank you.

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Old 06-09-2011, 08:29 PM
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I ended up using an old garage door opener turned it sideways. and tada,
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Old 06-09-2011, 08:56 PM
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Looking for security?

My old work location had some heavy electronic sliding gates. Every so often they would get stuck open or closed. When the motors didn't open them, we could simply just push the gate open, manually. It took a lot of effort, but was able to do it. Once I even just lifted the gate off of the bottom track and put it aside!

And last but not least, those gates that open automatically as you approach them have a magnetic sensor in the driveway. When we needed the gate to stay open, we just put a large flat piece of steel on it (but you didn't hear that from me).
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Old 06-10-2011, 04:56 AM
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Mine works off an electronic eye we just cover reflector when we want it to stay open, it also has a timer on it I set for mon-friday to stay open while I am at work closed on weekends everyone that rents from me get a remote for 15. the eye and reflector will get dew on them and not operate so I made shields for them, I also installed a walk in gate beside the main gate so I can get in when there is a problem, the motor has a release on it so you can manualy push it open if there is a failure. My gate is so heavy it would take four guys to remove it. There was a learning curve with it but once you figure it out it was the best 5k I spent, that included building the gate purchasing everything and having it professionaly installed.
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