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Old 02-17-2013, 08:17 AM   #101 (permalink)
bennelson
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I put a piece of cloth over a prybar and stuck that under the hatch, with a small weight hanging off it.

Then I cycled power to the hatch, it' unlatched for a moment, and the prybar lifted it open.

After that, I set an old work glove over the latch, so that it could accidently lock closed again.


And yes, I did pull the big orange safety disconnect. Here it is, see?

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