Andy Scott has not ruled out further forays into the transfer market - despite the window slamming shut at midnight on Monday.
Many supporters were expecting the Brentford boss to replace striker Alan Connell, who left for Bournemouth last Friday - especially since the board gave him the green light to do so.
But Scott, who now has Ross Montague back at his disposal up front as well as Nathan Elder, Charlie MacDonald and Moses Ademola, insists the end of the window does not mean the end of his dealing.
He said: "There is a seven-day period of grace, after which you can make loan signings again, and you can sign out-of-contract players at any time, and I have got a few on trial.
"The transfer window tends to encourage managers to go out and make snap judgements on players they haven't really thought about.
"Every single player I have signed I have thought long and hard about, and we are not going to change that now and upset the balance for the sake of a deadline day signing to parade.
"When the loans window opens again, that's when we may do something."
Having already extended the loan deals of centre-backs Jamie Wilson and Alan Bennett, Scott will this weekend turn his attention to Wilson's Bristol City team-mate Frankie Artus.
The young midfielder had an impressive debut in the centre of the park against Yeovil on Tuesday night on his return from an injury he picked up almost immediately after joining on a month's loan three weeks ago.
Scott said: "I will make a decision about Frankie on Sunday when his loan spell is up.
"He is a good, young player who could really enhance out squad."
Brentford's only piece of deadline day business in the end was to ship out Karleigh Osborne on loan to Oxford United.
But Scott made it clear the centre-back, who only signed a new twoyear-deal with the Bees this summer, still has a future at the club.
He added: "After we secured Alan Bennett and Jamie Wilson's loan extensions, there was no point having Karleigh just sitting on the bench, and we thought it better to get him out on loan.
"Oxford are probably the biggest non-league club around, and he can develop there and come back a better player for it."