mechanical gate

glargleJuly 22, 2014

Roughly how much does a mechanical gate (~10'x6') cost with all of the components? Trying to get an idea of if this project is affordable. Thanks for your input!

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MFatt16

DIY kits are your cheapest option. Costco sells them online. I had one done over a 14ft. driveway, single gate set up and it was $11K. Can do yourself for less than half last I checked.

    Bookmark   July 22, 2014 at 4:27PM
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Oaktown

If you need to have electrical run out to the gate area remember to have that priced out as well. Check whether you will need a Knox box or similar for fire dept. Our double swing gate was similar in price to MFatt's (including Knox box but not electrical).

    Bookmark   July 22, 2014 at 4:44PM
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MFatt16

Oh yeah, I will add that our project already had power at the $11K price but we did have to have a knox box.

That really jogged my memory Oaktown, LOL, its been 3 years since we installed.

    Bookmark   July 22, 2014 at 6:36PM
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