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Old 08-12-2013, 09:32 PM   #1
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Mirrored Closet Door Latches

The plastic latches on my mirrored sliding closet doors keep breaking and I keep replacing them. Does any one have a substitution for the plastic latches? This is the second RV with these cheap latches that crack and break.
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Old 08-12-2013, 09:42 PM   #2
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No idea about alternatives, but are the catches too tight? Meaning- are they taking a more than normal beating from you opening/closing the door?

And, if so- can you adjust them so that they're looser?
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Old 08-12-2013, 09:47 PM   #3
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I have no idea if these would be applicable, but this is what keeps those door closed for travel in my RV.
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Old 08-12-2013, 10:14 PM   #4
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Same problem here. DW kept breaking them and I replaced a few at an expensive price per each from a local dealer. Finally I contacted Andy in the parts dept at FR to order something else unrelated and he sold me a box of 6 of them for very little cost each. Now this season I am well stocked to easily replace the cheap things but of course haven't broken one since!
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Old 08-12-2013, 10:58 PM   #5
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On my old arctic fox I used a short strip of velcro on the closet door ends. It worked great for keeping the sliding doors from moving.
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Old 08-12-2013, 10:59 PM   #6
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There was a guy on the Crossroads forum (Dayle1) who makes a magnetic latch to replace to plastic ones; nothing to break. You may want to check in with him and see if he has any available.
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