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Old 12-18-2011, 04:39 PM   #1
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Fixed pesky drawer latch!

I have a drawer under each of my dinette seats that open during travel. The drawers are large and heavy and no amount of Velcro would hold them closed. I was unable to find exact

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replacements for the broken latches so I went to the baby section of Walmart. I installed a magnetic child-proof lock on each drawer and they work like a charm. They can be disabled while parked and locked with a flick of a switch. Since I use them for linen storage they are rarely used. I put the magnetic "key" in the kitchen drawer across from the dinette. The kit came with 4 latches, so I have two more for future latch repair for $20.

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Old 12-18-2011, 04:48 PM   #2
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THink I wil try that on closet door. I have been fighting that door forever this could be the fix. Thanks for sharing

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Old 12-27-2011, 05:20 PM   #3
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I have the same problem on the same two drawers. Thanks for the tip!
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