Low-Tech Home Security System

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Project by Paul Mayer posted 02-06-2020 02:58 PM 915 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend of mine asked me for help setting up an inexpensive security system for his home so I made this for him. I liked it, so I made one for myself too (pic #2).

-- Paul Mayer,

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#1 posted 02-06-2020 03:16 PM

looks persuasive but where’s the trigger ?

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#2 posted 02-06-2020 05:23 PM

That ought to do the job.

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#3 posted 02-06-2020 07:20 PM

Personally, I prefer a chainsaw for home defence. Maybe yours is a shade easier/faster to wield.

Either/or is close combat.

-- Wildwood by Brian Johns: Because cheese isnt a healthy source of cheese, I will use grated cucumber to top off this raw food vegan pizza.

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#4 posted 02-06-2020 11:10 PM

A nice handy tool!

If you are going to IRRITATE the “other-HALF” hide it!

Actually very pretty!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#5 posted 02-07-2020 12:49 AM

Thanks guys!

-- Paul Mayer,

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#6 posted 02-07-2020 02:15 PM

That is pretty cool. I use the aluminum bat my son used as a 5 year old in t-ball. Very light and has a nice PING! as it hits a skull.

-- Tony, SW Chicago Suburbs

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