The gate pin (the one that goes into the hole in the ground) has been straightened so can now be engaged.

To get the lock open however:

  • Pull pin out of ground and let get swing open a wee bit and the two tabs come closer together making the lock easier to remove.
  • Then when locking gate do so with gate open a wee bit and fit lock and push gate closed and insert pin back into ground.

To remedy this a larger reinforced hole is required in the ground.