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Christopher A. Young
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: Many, many, years ago, I saw a unique solution to a problem of
sand and salt
: air getting into a door lock on a beach-front vacation house.
: Owner had taken the lid of a large (1 qt, approx.) jar and cut
an opening in
: it so that the lid fit between the lock and the door. When he
was leaving
: for the week, or whatever, he screwed the jar onto the lid,
thus covering
: the lock. I have always thought that was a slick solution to
: seldom-used locks.
: Just thought I'd pass this along in case there's someone out
there who
: hadn't seen or heard of it before.

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