Get Those House Cylinder Locks Changed - Part Deux

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Moving on from John D's and contributors' helpful thread on cylinder locks (https://www.mbclub.co.uk/forums/general-discussion/222924-get-those-house-cylinder-locks-changed.html), I decided it was timely to review our side door security as the 15 year old handles were tatty and felt like they were going to "go" soon anyway. Also, as I last changed the cylinder in 2007 for one which was "harder to grip", clearly things have moved on since then!

Having replaced the handles and in the process of acquiring a new cylinder, my thoughts turn to the hinges. There seems no point in making the handles and cylinder tough when the hinges are shyte.

I currently have the attached hinges. I cannot find a direct replacement for them so I am wondering if it is just better to fit hinge bolts instead to mitigate?
 
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Hinge bolts are a good solution. Low cost, good security and the added benefit that Johnny Burglar doesn't know where to attack.
 
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After that last stint in the slammer, I've given it up now but you're right - I'd have no idea!
 

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