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February 2007 Professional Builder Product Report: Hardware
The latest appliance pulls and hardware from MNG, Schlage and others
The latest appliance pulls by Hickory Hardware are designed for oversized cabinets and wood-faced appliances. They are available in 8- to 18-inch sizes in three different styles and in an assortment of finishes. The pulls are made to complement the company's Zephyr, Studio and refined rustic hardware collections.
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The tubular locking system family from Baldwin includes sectional and emergency egress entrance sets, deadbolts, and knob and lever sets. Interior passage, privacy and keyed sets are available as well. Named after a 17th-century New York village, the Bethpage locking hardware has 17 finishes forged out of solid brass.
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The stainless steel knobs and pulls from Outwater are made in an assortment of standard and irregular sizes. The Rail Collection handles have a projection of 1 3/8 inches and a diameter of 12 millimeters and are offered in a brushed finish in a variety of overall lengths from 5 3/8 inches to 22 inches. The Bow Collection handles can be mounted vertically or horizontally and are available in a brushed finish.
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The Striped series of knobs and pulls from MNG Hardware have round and egg-shaped knobs available in 1¼-inch and 1½-inch sizes. Mount pulls and clapper pulls are available in 5 inches or 9 inches from center-to-center. Six finishes are available: brass antique, silver antique, oil-rubbed bronze, satin, or polished chrome and polished brass.
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The electronic keypad locks and deadbolts from Schlage, a division of Ingersoll Rand Security, feature a four-digit code system on blue LED-lit keypad. The owner has two preprogrammed access codes and can store an additional 17 codes. The locks and deadbolts have eight finishes in two different designs and runs on a nine-volt battery.
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