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Old 02-21-2013, 06:55 PM   #5
huntin smoke
On the road to being a farker
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Join Date: 05-25-11
Location: St. Louis, MO

Originally Posted by GOHOGS View Post
Best picture I got but we just drilled a hole, put a piece of round bar through it, and bent both ends with a spacer between the outside of the fire box and the "handle". After that we cotter pinned a trampoline spring on it and it stays cool to the touch. All we did was use what was laying around. I bet if u tried to buy all that stuff you'd spend a lot more money than you would buying a latch of some sort. But this one will last forever!
I like the look of your latch but the door Pappy and I are using is 1/2" steel plate. I don't know that we would ba able to drill through it.
So I got that going for me. Which is nice.
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