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Re: A bell

Post by Fitter » Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:09 am

We can't see our gate from the house windows so we have a remote doorbell. A little bell push screwed to the gate post which connects wirelessly with a little box in the kitchen that plays a merry tune. It cost about €10 from either Lidl or Aldi - I forget which. Works ok and delivery people mostly seem to be able to use it without special training. :roll:
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Re: A bell

Post by menomad23 » Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:24 am

Wow, thanks for all the responses, Mysty would have a doobell but for some reason my dogs are terrified of them and smoke alarms, which is why we thought of a bell.
Hexenbeest, thats what I am looking, thanks.
Vic, great idea, but my other half would turn it into a big project and god knows what I would find hanging from my gate.
Did look in the garden centre but couldn,t see them, shame.
Anyhoo thanks everyone for your help, till next time

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Re: A bell

Post by DominicBest » Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:33 am

I use a cowbell. It’s probably about 50 years old, not a traditional one, but gives a clear ring and was as cheap as chips at a brocante.

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Re: A bell

Post by Tom » Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:12 pm

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Re: A bell

Post by yello » Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:22 pm

Fitter wrote:
Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:09 am
We can't see our gate from the house windows so we have a remote doorbell. A little bell push screwed to the gate post which connects wirelessly with a little box in the kitchen that plays a merry tune. It cost about €10 from either Lidl or Aldi - I forget which. Works ok and delivery people mostly seem to be able to use it without special training. :roll:
We have something like that. Unfortunately, the battery goes quite quickly and unless we remember to check it frequently then it becomes a bit of a useless ornament. We've probably won the pools several times.

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Re: A bell

Post by Ally » Mon Mar 05, 2018 2:39 pm

Don't do it. My life was peaceful here until I hung a bell by the gate. Now it's just one ding after another.
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Re: A bell

Post by alittlebitfrench » Mon Mar 05, 2018 2:48 pm

Nobody wants to know about your sex life Ally.

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Re: A bell

Post by mysty » Mon Mar 05, 2018 3:25 pm

menomad23 wrote:
Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:24 am
Wow, thanks for all the responses, Mysty would have a doobell but for some reason my dogs are terrified of them and smoke alarms, which is why we thought of a bell.
Hexenbeest, thats what I am looking, thanks.
Vic, great idea, but my other half would turn it into a big project and god knows what I would find hanging from my gate.
Did look in the garden centre but couldn,t see them, shame.
Anyhoo thanks everyone for your help, till next time

Who is Mysty? :lol:
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Re: A bell

Post by Jaques » Mon Mar 05, 2018 4:20 pm

menomad23 wrote:
Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:49 am
Hi Everyone,

Does anyone know where I can find a bell that I can put outside my gate for people to ring when they visit, as I have two dogs in the garden and a couple of times by sheer luck I have seen delivery people stood there. Have looked in the Bricostores but no luck. Many thanks.
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Re: A bell

Post by Kathyc » Mon Mar 05, 2018 4:25 pm

yello wrote:
Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:22 pm
Fitter wrote:
Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:09 am
We can't see our gate from the house windows so we have a remote doorbell. A little bell push screwed to the gate post which connects wirelessly with a little box in the kitchen that plays a merry tune. It cost about €10 from either Lidl or Aldi - I forget which. Works ok and delivery people mostly seem to be able to use it without special training. :roll:
We have something like that. Unfortunately, the battery goes quite quickly and unless we remember to check it frequently then it becomes a bit of a useless ornament. We've probably won the pools several times.
We put one of those up 10 years ago and have never changed the battery.

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