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Old 05-19-2007, 06:04 PM   #1
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Does any know where I can get replacement cabinet door latches for a '74 Trill?
They are the sort that have a little spring set button in them. Mine are so worn that they no longer hold the doors closed when under way.
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Old 05-19-2007, 06:19 PM   #2
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Don't know if they are the same you want for the Trill, but I just replaced all of mine on an 81 13' Scamp at Lowes. They are called self closing hinges and are $1.79 per pair. About four or five color options. They also have the cabinet catches with the lil roller and spring assembly for about $.98.
Fit right in the existing holes. I am changing some over to SS 1/2 bolts and nylon lock washers if they have much weight to the door.
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Old 05-20-2007, 09:29 AM   #3
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Ian...had same problem...found them at the RV dealer (about $12 each!!!) but you can't travel without a secure interior I bought an extra set after ANOTHER original one broke on me during our Florida trip. So...buy some extras...not all RV places stock them as I was to discover. The good news is the latch socket doesnt need to be replaced...the handles/catches are still compatible with the 35 year old stock.
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Old 05-21-2007, 08:52 PM   #4
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.....in a recent re-do of our cupboards I found that the latches (not the hinges) were impossible (for me) to find, so I ended up taking all of mine apart, tweeking the l'il springs and while apart, painting the latches grey (to match new hinges) before re-assembly, worked for me!!!
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Hi: Lee Valley Tools has an extensive line of hinges and cupboard hardware...not trailer specific but might work!!! Alf S. North shore of Lake Erie
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Old 05-22-2007, 12:15 PM   #6
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Does any know where I can get replacement cabinet door latches for a '74 Trill?
They are the sort that have a little spring set button in them. Mine are so worn that they no longer hold the doors closed when under way.

Hey Ian ! Have you tried trilliumtrailers.com ?? They are here in Calgary and I keep hearing great stuff about them....Happy trails mitch
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Old 05-23-2007, 09:58 AM   #7
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I just ordered two of these push button latches from RVgod on ebay. Worth a look. Howe this link works....

http://cgi.ebay.com/RV-PUSH-BUTTON-LATCH-M...9QQcmdZViewItem
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Old 05-23-2007, 10:35 AM   #8
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An online store called "TJ Trailers" carries a very wide selection of goodies. I've ordered things from them before and been very satisfied.

Are the latches the same as these?

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