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Old 08-03-2010, 22:31   #1
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Source for Latch (or is it a Catch?)

I was on a Friends boat recently. A Beneteau 47.7. The catches on the doors and drawers where held in place with a nylon catch system. The system worked like this, when you placed your finger in the teak pull hole. Your finger would push on a flat piece of the catch that covered the hole the catch would release and the door will open. Sort of a reverse elbow catch.

I would like to locate a source for these catches. Also has anybody had negative experience with the durability of them?

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Old 09-03-2010, 04:38   #2
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Seafarer in Ft. Lauderdale carries them, and can probably tell you what brand they are and from there you can search the net or buy from them. I tried to use them, but the admiral wouldn't hear of it. I had to go with the push button style, which work equally as well. They are at No affiliation with them, except as a happy customer.
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