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Old 08-15-2015, 06:04 PM   #1
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Plastic door latch has broke twice

The plastic door latch has broke for the second time. I've looked at replacing with a metal one but was wanting to see if I could replace with a strut instead. Has anyone out there done this before and if so what and where did you get the correct strut.

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Old 10-30-2015, 06:17 PM   #2
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IF you are talking about the latch that holds a cargo type door open--just buy the stainless steel latches and replace the cheap plastic ones. Yes you can put struts on the doors but it will entail a lot of measurement to obtain the correct length struts for your particular application.

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Old 10-30-2015, 06:39 PM   #3
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Or are you referring to the plastic latch for the screen door? Mine broke this past summer, but thankfully just days before going to Goshen so I had it replaced there.

So I know replacement plastic ones are available, not sure on metal.

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