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  • #1450
    mpilone
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    I ended up going with a t-handle truck cap style lock. I build a simple latch plate for it on the inside of the galley. It isn’t as low profile as I would have liked but I do like that all the hardware is internal and I don’t have to worry about the hasp or lock banging on the camper.

    I originally purchased a cam lock like the one’s Bill used but I was a little concerned that the 1/16th or so rim wouldn’t have enough grab to hold and not pull through the hatch. I’m sure you could make or find a washer to help spread the load a bit if you wanted to go that way.

    #3915
    rachelurner
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    Do you happen to remember the hardware you used for this? I’d love to order the same handle/lock but I’m having some trouble finding it. Also, does the hatch feel secure enough with just one latch point?

    #3916
    mpilone
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    I don’t remember where I got my specific one but it looks the same as this:

    Just search for “locking t-handle”. They are commonly used on the back windows of truck bed caps. I haven’t had an issue with the single center locking point. Others have posted that they’ve had some issues with the hatch warping a bit and allowing water in the sides. You could always put one in each corner if you were concerned.

    #3919
    wayne3676
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    here is my take

    #3920
    wayne3676
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    #3921
    wayne3676
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    #3923
    rachelurner
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    Very Stylish! Not sure if I’ve got the skillset to install those properly but nice job!

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