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Houston, TX, US
I found it unfortunate that the camera wasn't moved while demonstrating how to mark the placement of the strike plate on the jamb. He says it's the most tricky part of the installation and then we have to watch from five feet away and can't see where the combination square measurement is supposed to match up on the strike plate. I have replaced existing door knobs so I could visualize what he was saying (I think), but if you're going to do an instructional video on something that can't be easily fixed if you make a mistake, you really should be looking over his shoulder to see where he is marking. It seemed like he was doing this by himself with a video camera like an amateur YouTuber.
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