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mechanical gate

Posted by Glargle (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 22, 14 at 15:59

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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RE: mechanical gate

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.

RE: mechanical gate

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).

RE: mechanical gate

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.

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