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- This Suffolk style gate latch will fit gates up to 3" thick.
- Gravity strike bar on back of gate measures 7-3/8".
- Installs by drilling a 1/2" hole and elongating it vertically to about 1-1/4" with a rotary burr or round file.
|Gate Latch Type||
|Door Thickness||3" Maximum|
|Width||1 - 3/4"|
|Projection||1 - 7/8"|
|Mounting Hardware Included||Yes|
|Mounting Hardware Type||Matching wood screws|
|California Residents||Prop 65 Warning|
You're reviewing Suffolk Gate Latch
5/5 Stars out of 1 Reviews
| January 4th, 2019
Easy to install, works as expected.
2 Questions asked about Suffolk Gate Latch
Q Scot McLeod • 03/05/2018, 10:30:39 AM Can the Suffolk Gate Latch be locked - such as with a padlock? It is not obvious from the image on the web page? If Yes, Can you e-mail a copy of the installation instructions? Thanks, Scot
A 03/05/2018, 11:40:31 AM Hi Scot! This latch cannot be locked with a padlock unfortunately. We can provide you with instructions that are right from the manufacturer's website in order to assist you with the installation. How to Install the Suffolk Gate Latch: NOTE: to be used on gates up to 3 ½” thick. 1 Establish a desired position of thumb piece, normally about 4” from ground level. Measure to the center of the style and mark a vertical line 1½“ long. Drill a ½“ hole at each end of the line and drill or cut out to make a slot 1½“ x ½“. 2 From the front, pass the thumb bit through the slot ensuring it is positioned so that it can be raised and lowered to its fullest extent. Also, it should fall back under its own weight when raised. Secure back plate with screws provided. 3 Moving to back of the door/gate, position the latch tail so that it is level and resting across the top of the thumb bit. It should overlap on to the door/gate frame by 1 ¼”. Secure latch mount plate with screws provided. 4 Slide the keep over the end of the latch tail. Keeping the latch bar level, lift keep up as far as possible without moving latch tail. Secure keep with screws provided.
Q Mark • 10/21/2018, 6:50:31 PM Does this come with a stop and can it be locked? If not can you recommend add ones for this purpose.
A 10/22/2018, 8:45:42 AM Hi Mark! This Thumb Latch does not come with the ability to be locked with a padlock. You may want to check out this other option on our website which can be locked with a padlock. https://www.hardwaresource.com/thumb-latch-for-in-swinging-or-out-swinging-gates.html