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Mighty Mule Automatic Gate Lock for Single and Dual Swing Gate Openers
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Mighty Mule

Automatic Gate Lock for Single and Dual Swing Gate Openers

  • Designed for the "Do-it-Yourself" Installer
  • Compatible with single and dual Mighty Mule swing gate openers
  • Unlocks and locks automatically as the gate is activated
$119.00 /each

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Product Overview

The Mighty Mule Automatic Gate lock is ideal for single and dual swing gate openers. Unlocks and locks automatically as the gate is activated to open and close to provide added security for Mighty Mule automatic gate openers. Recommended for gate leafs over 8 ft. long, high wind areas or additional reinforcement against unwanted intrusion to your property.

  • Compatible with single and dual Mighty Mule swing gate openers including models MM260, MM360, MM462, MM560 or MM562
  • Activated by mighty mule entry remotes, driveway vehicle sensors, wired or wireless digital keypads
  • Easy DIY (do it yourself) installation for your gate opener system
  • Installation of the gate lock provides secure protection to withstand up to 2500 lbs. of force, providing stability and security
  • Column-mount lock receiver (433IH) is recommended for use on column-mount single gate installations
  • Includes 2 keys for manual release
  • Backed by a 12 month mighty mule warranty and technical support
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Customer Questions & Answers

Does this lock require any kind of connector to close to?

Can I have this shipped to another store - i.e. from GA to Washington state?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, it comes with a locking attachment.
Answered by: Bob
Date published: 2016-11-21

Does the lock require hardwire or batteries ?

Asked by: Al
It connects to a Mighty Mule gate opener. It comes with everything you need.
Answered by: Bob
Date published: 2016-11-21

What is the amount of force required for the pin to over come the latch part.How hard does the gate have to hit the lock

Asked by: Cjcx3
As "averageJoe" said in his review, there is no force required - the latch mechanism opens a few seconds before the lock enters the receiver bracket. What he didn't say is that it is vital that when the close-cycle completes, the lock "box" is held firmly against the back side of the receiver. If the lock isn't firmly against the stop, an errant wind may blow the slab so that the latch mechanism in the lock box rests on the receiver pin. If there is any pressure on the latch mechanism, it will not open, and as the gate tries to open, the lock box will jam in the receiver. At that point the gate will try to open until either a)it hits the force limit you've set in the control box, or b)the motor rips free of the mounting.
Answered by: ICouldDesignBetter
Date published: 2016-12-01

Will it work on a gate that swings out?

I'm looking into purchasing this product, but am concerned that my gate swinging out to open will prove problematic. I'm concerned with having to mount it on the outer side of the gate. If it is on the outside of the gate will that defeat the purpose and make it susceptible to tampering?
Asked by: GirlGoneCountry
Yes. My gates open out. I did two things. I purchased locks for the pins that hold the "arms" in place. I also purchased a gate lock with my system. Even if they got the "arms" loose, you still are not going to get the gates open!
Answered by: AverageJoe
Date published: 2016-08-17
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Automatic Gate Lock for Single and Dual Swing Gate Openers is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 50.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from The item works, and if you need it (because your gate is too wide to be held closed by the motor ... The item works, and if you need it (because your gate is too wide to be held closed by the motor alone; I'm not going to consider here those people who are buying it for reason of security), you are simply going to have to buy it. That being said, it has multiple design flaws, including: 1) If the gate puts any load on the catch mechanism "tongue" (for instance, because a prevailing wind is pushing on the gate "slab"), the catch will not open and the gate will jam. 2) The gate must remain perfectly aligned with the receiver, since the flare at the ends of the receiver is only a few degrees, and there is no wheel or low-friction pad to ease the mating of the lock with the receiver. All slabs sag, especially if you need to hang them so they don't contact the receiver at all, so you have to be constantly adjusting the receiver for the ever-increasing sag. 3) The pin is secured in place with a friction-fit cap - hard to put on, hard to remove for adjustments, but easy enough to remove by someone bent on defeating the security feature of the lock. Ultimately I designed a wheel and ramp mechanism, which I bolted to the gatepost and slab to guide the gate into the receiver, prevent the lock from rubbing on the receiver, and coincidentally supporting the slab whenever the gate is closed. And I have adjusted the geometry so that the slab is pulled hard against the stop, so no wind is going to push it against the "tongue" of the lock. And I simply left the cap off the pin the last time I had to remove it to modify the mounting of the receiver.
Date published: 2016-12-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Works some time. Gate Lock Installed the lock and works 80%. The lock hangs up on the pivot pin and does not release placing the gates in a bind and then causes the opener to close. If the lock would work better at release would be OK. Now we just use it for a stop for the gate.
Date published: 2017-01-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Automatic gate lock So far so good, works great with a recently installed Mighty Mule gate opener... A must have in windy conditions, also provides extra security... Time will tell though, only had it operational for a couple of weeks...
Date published: 2017-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The gate lock works great. Took place of my old one. The gate lock works great. Took place of my old one.
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No need to worry about the gate being locked No need to worry about the gate being locked
Date published: 2016-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great and as to install. Works great and as to install.
Date published: 2016-11-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Gate Lock Good lock but FYI: it does not come with mounting bolts which is somewhat understandable as every application is different. Make sure you pick up whatever bolts you are going to need to mount this to the gate and post.
Date published: 2011-09-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great, solid recommendation Installation is easy. Adjustments will be needed but they too, are easy. It LOCKS the gates so they cannot be pushed open enough for say MY dogs to escape. Since that is the reason for the whole system, this part is crucial! One idea: hide one of the unlock keys somewhere near the gate, in case of a failure of some sort. You are not going to get the gate open with out it!!! Another reason I like it.
Date published: 2016-08-16
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