Wanted: '74 Boler Door Latch - Fiberglass RV


 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 06-20-2017, 10:37 AM   #1
Junior Member
 
Name: Kiefer
Trailer: 1974 Boler
Alberta
Posts: 2
'74 Boler Door Latch

Looking for an "L-Handle" for my '74 Boler.
Have the inside doorlatch, but have been using a screw driver to open it from the outside.

Found a few online, but everywhere appears to be out of stock.

Also looking for a window gravel guard if anyone has one.

Let me know if you might be able to help me out!
__________________

kieferolson is offline  
Old 06-21-2017, 07:32 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Jon in AZ's Avatar
 
Name: Jon
Trailer: 2008 Scamp 13 S1
Arizona
Posts: 7,956
Registry
I found an L-handle (slightly different style) at Ace Hardware. I found one for a few dollars more that was identical to the original at a local RV store. They put it in a vice and cut off the shaft to the right length for free, too.
__________________

Jon in AZ is online now  
Old 06-21-2017, 10:16 AM   #3
Junior Member
 
Name: jOHN
Trailer: bouler
Wisconsin
Posts: 1
when I replaced the latch on my 1974 boler I looked on line and found a latch for a semi truck from a truck parts supply that was a look alike and worked great. If I can find the parts site I will post it. it may have been easternmarine.
rockhead is offline  
Old 06-21-2017, 06:19 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
Name: Lisa
Trailer: Boler 1974 13 ft
Florida
Posts: 250
You might try this site. The exterior handle on my door ('74 Boler 1300) matches the locking L handle exactly...
Vintage Trailer Supply - parts and supplies for vintage travel trailers and campers!
The interior handle I am looking for matches the screen door handle to a Shasta trailer.
Here's an idea, if you find a complete assembly, I'll take the interior handle and if I find one you can have the external handle. Best of luck.
Lisa in FL is offline  
Old 06-21-2017, 06:37 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
Donna D.'s Avatar
 
Name: Donna D
Trailer: Escape 5.0 TA, 2014
Oregon
Posts: 24,839
Most of the outside door handles are GARAGE door handles, truly... just shortened square shafts that you can take care of with a hack saw. Check out your local big box hardware store. I replaced the outside handle on my Scamp years ago when the lock spun inside the lock... cost me a whole lot less at Lowes for a replacement than an "RV parts place."
__________________
Donna D.
Ten Forward - 2014 Escape 5.0 TA
Double Yolk - 1988 16' Scamp Deluxe
Donna D. is online now  
Old 06-21-2017, 09:24 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
Jon in AZ's Avatar
 
Name: Jon
Trailer: 2008 Scamp 13 S1
Arizona
Posts: 7,956
Registry
It's worth checking, Donna. The one I found at the RV parts store was only a buck or two more, looked a lot nicer (contoured instead of flat), and they cut the shaft for free. As you often say, YMMV.

Since, like yours, mine failed suddenly and without warning (the day before we were scheduled to depart on our very first trip in the Scamp), it's nice to know any hardware store garage door handle will work, even a T-handle in a pinch if that's all you can find.
__________________

Jon in AZ is online now  
 

Tags
boler


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Lyster door latch for 77 Boler purple egg Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 2 02-12-2014 02:33 PM
Boler door latch glamourpets Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 5 05-13-2013 10:11 PM
Boler Cabinet Door Catch / Latch Replacement Mike Roho Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 2 06-08-2010 02:08 AM
Boler Door Latch Doug Mager Classified Archives 0 08-08-2008 10:05 AM
Door handle and latch replacement for a '75 Boler KenReiss Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 9 07-15-2006 11:51 AM

» Upcoming Events
No events scheduled in
the next 465 days.
» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:42 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.