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Old 02-09-2013, 15:03   #1
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I'm getting pretty tired of my plastic lid latches that keep breaking so am looking for suggestions for replacements.
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Oyster? Halberg-Rassy? Pacific Seacraft?

Couldn't resist

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Oyster? Halberg-Rassy? Pacific Seacraft?
Sure.

Don't know what boat brand has to do with latches for the frig lid. I can get the OEM latches that came on the boat, I'm looking for something else.
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Thats what he's saying, if you buy an Oyster, Halberg-Rassy, Pacific Seacraft, you`ll get good latches, they come with the boat...
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Bob got it - just pulling your tail Don.

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Hunter Bashing??
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so what type latches does Oyster use?

My current ones are all internal with a male hook that fits into a spring loaded box. But I could install ones that fit into the corners if I could fnd any.
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See what they might have at McMaster-Carr McMaster-Carr
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I'm getting pretty tired of my plastic lid latches that keep breaking so am looking for suggestions for replacements.
I know what you mean about those darned latches. I remember treating them like a newborn they were so delicate. I just got used to looking to be sure they were open before closing the top on the fridge. Sorry to say, we ended buying them by the dozens-LOL!

The real horror is that we sold the boat but they are on the RV we are living in now-and they break here too.

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I'm getting pretty tired of my plastic lid latches that keep breaking so am looking for suggestions for replacements.
H Don there are hundreds of them on Ebay here in Ozz Im sure there will be plenty on there where you are Cheers Jacko
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I'm getting pretty tired of my plastic lid latches that keep breaking so am looking for suggestions for replacements.
So I finally just took the latches off and allowed the lid weight to hold itself closed. 4 weeks later the system has had a lot less ice build up.
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