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Does anyone recognize this screen door hardware?


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Old 10-31-09, 09:33 AM
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Does anyone recognize this screen door hardware?

The handle on my screen door has broken but, normal replacement hardware does not fit this odd size handle. There are 3 holes for the top part of the handle and 2 more holes for the bottom lock mechanism which connect to the outside plate. Normal replacement handles do not fit or cover this odd setup. I have checked the screen door for a manufacturer number but there is nothing to be found. Does anyone recognize it or know where I might find a replacement? I have searched everywhere and any help is greatly appreciated.

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Chuck

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Old 10-31-09, 09:43 AM
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The inside of the lock has Cmech stamped on it which is a Hong Kong Manufacturer
 
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Old 10-31-09, 09:46 AM
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http://forum.doityourself.com/electr...your-post.html

Also put some pics of the door itself....
 
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Old 10-31-09, 11:00 AM
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Turns out the door is an EMCO which has been purchased by anderson and they want $60 for the replacement handle when I could buy a new door for $100. What a joke. Any alternative solutions are welcomed.

Where could I get some plastic or metal plugs to fill the holes for the bottom locking unit. Does Lowes or HD sell things like that?
 
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Old 10-31-09, 11:05 AM
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Still like to see the pics....I'm pretty familiar with that brand..I may have some suggestions.
 
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Old 10-31-09, 11:16 AM
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Where could I get some plastic or metal plugs to fill the holes for the bottom locking unit. Does Lowes or HD sell things
I'm drawing a blank on the correct name but there is a threaded rivet like fastener that consists of a machine screw that threads into a tube with a head on it. You cold paint those to match the door and insert into the holes.
 
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Old 10-31-09, 11:22 AM
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Well, they also make plastic/nylon snap in plugs in various sizes and colors in the misc small parts drawers at Home Centers and Hardware stores.

If you don't feel like pics...do you know what model door it was?
 
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Old 10-31-09, 01:45 PM
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model: EMCO 681 8496

I need 25 characters
 
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Old 10-31-09, 02:17 PM
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Sorry..the number doesn't help me anymore...don't have all the access I used to. Either need a name or picture...sorry for the trouble. May amount to nothing..so...up to you.
 
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Old 10-31-09, 03:26 PM
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Yeah, Ray, I think they are called post binders, and you can find them in the drawer thingys at HD where the weird screws are.
 
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Old 10-31-09, 03:32 PM
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Hah...thx Larry...how about binding or binder posts? Thats what we called them I think...used to use them in tech manuals.....
 
 

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