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Not all doors are created equal. Take a look at this door and decide how you would attack it’s integrity to force it open. There is a lot that the characteristics of a door can tell you about how it is hung and secured.

Although this seems like a very simple skill and knowledge that everyone should know, I am continually surprised by how many don’t really understand how to use forcible entry tools. I’m sure you have seen the guy just beating a door to death but not getting anywhere because he is attacking the door the wrong way.

Share your thoughts, experiences and techniques with all of us on how you would attack this door. If you have photos, post them or send them and we will post them for you.

Stay safe and train hard.


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Outward swinging, hinges exposed and some sort of pushbar hardware. Possibility of taking the hinges, cutting the bar bolts or using a hydra-ram. Those are 3 suggestions I can think of right now. Any other ideas? The "irons", maybe??? I'm open to any suggestions or if any of my ideas won't work let me know.

Great Post Jason

Larry
Nate from the Brotherhood Instructors gives a great suggestion on this door. Here is the link. Attack the Door.

Larry Glover said:
Outward swinging, hinges exposed and some sort of pushbar hardware. Possibility of taking the hinges, cutting the bar bolts or using a hydra-ram. Those are 3 suggestions I can think of right now. Any other ideas? The "irons", maybe??? I'm open to any suggestions or if any of my ideas won't work let me know.

Great Post Jason

Larry

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