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toicy4ya 09-05-2011 06:42 PM

Cant remove old door knob...?
 
Hello everyone,

I am having a difficult time trying to remove an old door knob. After removing four screws is still does not budge. Ive tried to go at it with pliers but still cant get the thing off. Here are some pictures,

Front knob, I tried to remove the metal plate where there appears to be a hole underneath. Im not sure what this hole is for.
http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f2...4ya/image1.jpg

Rear of the knob where i removed the two screws.
http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f2...4ya/image2.jpg

Side plate where i removed two screws.
http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f2...4ya/image3.jpg

I removed a cap the door knob had and this is what it looked like inside.
http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f2...4ya/image4.jpg

Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks

nealtw 09-05-2011 09:29 PM

The hole under is likely a set screw that holds the knob on the shaft.

toicy4ya 09-06-2011 08:48 AM

I set a flashlight to the hole, unfortunately it isn't a screw.

Anyone, have any ideas?

toicy4ya 09-06-2011 05:52 PM

Thanks, i was able to pry it loose using a pair of pliers.

RocLok 09-07-2011 11:17 PM

Got to love loads to paint and years of gunk holding it on. Good Job


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