Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-20-2003, 01:24 PM   #1
1959 18' "Footer"
Powell River , British Columbia
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 46
Question closet latches 59 Traveler

Need to take apart closet spring-loaded latch to refinish metal plate. Can someone tell me how they work, or how to get them back together after I manage to get them apart?
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	59 closet latch brass 640.jpg
Views:	296
Size:	51.1 KB
ID:	1788  

cindy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2003, 03:22 PM   #2
Rivet Master
59toaster's Avatar
1959 22' Caravanner
Atlanta , Georgia
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 2,197
Images: 22
I'll try to look at my 59 in the next day or so. The way it latchs is the tip on the knob looks like a bent over screwdriver tip. it engages the spring metal peice and hooks. When you turn the knob it spreads the spring metal to alow it to release.
I'll have to look at mine to see how the knob attaches to the mounting plate. It's probably a c-clip on the back side. If so a sharp pair of needle nose plyers will take it off.

1959 22' Caravanner
1988 R20 454 Suburban.
Atlanta, GA
59toaster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2003, 02:22 PM   #3
1959 18' "Footer"
Powell River , British Columbia
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 46
Thanks for taking the time. I'll watch for your reply. That is how the latch works on mine. There is a round metal ring that seems to hold the parts together...not exactly a C clip but the same principle. I haven't yanked it off yet...didn't know what would spring apart or whether I'd be able to get it back together and working properly.
cindy is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
30 amp or 15 amp / 59 Traveler bkpine Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 14 09-14-2006 08:10 PM
Building in a Computer area in closet JLD General Interior Topics 5 12-05-2003 05:03 PM
Need HITCH help on a 59 59toaster Hitches, Couplers & Balls 3 02-14-2003 11:13 PM
59 Traveler bkpine 1959 Traveler 8 11-11-2002 11:31 PM

Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Airstream, Inc. or any of its affiliates. Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:54 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.