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Old 06-12-2007, 12:38 AM   #1
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Need a gen. compartment lock.

The brass key goes in and turns, but the thumb screw was frozen, so I used a vise grip and broke off the top thumb screw tooth. It still wouldn't budge, so I may need a new one but want to know where to buy or if it's even worth it. Peter secured his with two zipdee awnings latches and it looks good. I don't really care if it locks. What do you think?

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Old 06-12-2007, 04:45 AM   #2
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Check with your local locksmith. We had no problem replacing the two lock latches on the '60 Trade Wind. We just brought the old one in and they had exact replacements for about $5 each.
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