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Just like the lap belts in a car these would be attached
a third of the way from top and bottom across the back
the door. The ends with the reels would be attached
the wall on the jamb side of the doorway and the belts
be clicked into the latches bolted to
the back of the
The door could be opened to let the cat out but could not
pushed open quickly by a person on the outside, giving
time to get your weapon in case you didn't bring it when
answering the door. Might do this before the next
Fashion conscious people might want to consult their
||// giving you time to get your weapon in case you didn't bring it when answering the door //
||Yeah, like that would ever happen ...
||[8th] I know. Not everybody can BE a weapon.
||Aside from letting animals in and out what's the practical
difference between this and a door bar?
||Don't forget to add some release pins, so the groom can carry the bride across the doorway. And the movers get the beds and sofa across easily.
||These can be actual seat belts removed from a junked car.
When you leave the house reach around and snap them in
place. Open the door slowly when you return, far enough to
reach the push buttons. Bad guy kicking the door in wouldn't
get very far and when you are home they would be better
than the typical short door chain to see who your caller is.
||I like this idea. I think it might need some extra thought,
like make sure the belts can't be cut with a knife or
razor. It would be great, too, if the belts were rather
portable and could be easily installed temporarily. I
imagine a kind of hinge side "clip" on the door, and on the
latch side a kind of "clamp" thingy that clamps the belt to
the jamb without leaving marks- but, once in use,
impossible to remove from the outside. I know a bit more
thought could make this a really useful travel device for
that bit of extra security you need when staying in motels
and at other guest places. Imagine like when you visit an
Aunt and you are in her guest bedroom...you could whip
out your "Door Belt", install it and sleep secure knowing
your crazy, demented Aunt can't enter and steal your
shoes in the middle of the night (My imaginary Aunt has a
||We're thinking of transparent tape and inertia reels with pyrotechnic tensioners.
||Wait until they're half way in, then hit the initiator. Enjoy the classic BANG-WHAAaaaaaaaaa.... THUD as the victim follows a ballistic trajectory onto some unyielding object.
||[Altoidian] Steel belts like in tires? [8th] Cacti?