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Old 04-17-2013, 06:22 AM   #1
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Slick Sliding Bathroom Door Lock

I'm surprised I haven't had a complaint on this yet... just a matter of time.

Does anyone have an idea for a lock on the sliding bathroom door that can still be unlocked from the main cabin in case of emergency?

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Old 04-17-2013, 06:31 AM   #2
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We have some sliding doors in our house, called "pocket doors" by the builders, I believe, and they have a locking mechanism. You might be able to adapt one of them to your sliding bathroom door.


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Old 04-17-2013, 08:31 PM   #3
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depends on the thickness of the door. Many brands available
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Old 04-18-2013, 09:08 AM   #4
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I looked into this when I bought the trailer in 2005. The doors in my Classic are too thin for the locks found in hardware stores. I thought of adding a thin overlay right where the lock mounts, but never got around to it.

I have a magnet embedded in the edge of one door and a steel plate in the other. This prevents the doors from being accidentally opened by bumping into them. Beyond that, we are adults and a closed door is deemed to be a locked door. No need for a lock.
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