Wrong hinge & strike plate

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Old 07-27-18, 11:49 AM
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Wrong hinge & strike plate

My builder insists these are the correct hinge and strike-plate fir this door....The only place I have seen these hinges used (hinges with the alignment tabs) are for mounting a wood door to a metal frame...
Do these look like the correct components for this door?
 
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Old 07-27-18, 12:30 PM
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I most often see hinges like that on entry doors, both wood and steel. I always thought the protruding tab helps strengthen the hinge/door against being kicked or pushed in.
 
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Old 07-27-18, 03:17 PM
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Looks normal to me. The striker plate with extended tab just makes for smoother closing of the bolt.
 
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I agree, exterior door hinges are always beefier than interior door hinges.
 
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The "tabs" on the hinges are what I think is a poor attempt to replicate a security stud. The idea is that if the hinge pins are removed, the leafs of the hinge won't slide past each other. But that "pimple" of a stud is easily overcome.

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The extended-lip strike is often required when the inside of the door frame isn't flush with the inside of the wall (as in thicker walls) or with thicker casings. Below are strikes with lips from 1.5" to 4".
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