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Drawer and Cabinet latches
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Author:  tanksalot [ Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:16 pm ]
Post subject:  Drawer and Cabinet latches

I've replaced many, many drawer and cabinet latches, the ones with the black hook and black receiver. They seem MEANT to fail. I recently got some (which I suspect are Chinese knock-offs) which lasted 6 weeks.
I've found some magnetic latches on Amazon which work GREAT! They'll never fail, and are not complicated to install to replace the plastic hook system. They're at:

Author:  wanderso [ Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:40 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Drawer and Cabinet latches

Thank you for this tip. I've replaced those same plastic latches on a different RV and agree that they can be problematic.

Did you replace all of yours with these, or are you doing so as the other catches fail?

Author:  tanksalot [ Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:56 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Drawer and Cabinet latches

No, I'll wait until they fail. The Amazon magnetic catches that I posted are STRONG (very difficult to separate plate from magnet), but due to incongruities in the installation, they work fine. I initially was afraid I wouldn't be able to easily open the drawer.

Author:  bornnorm [ Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:13 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Drawer and Cabinet latches

I replaced ours with originals that I found on line though my BF is a '93 and may not match your latches, If you look in the Newbie thread you'll see the source.

I wish everyone would include their rig model and year in their signature.

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