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Replacement sliding door lock - Pat 3596954

A home owner from Michigan says:
The lock on my sliding glass door is broke. I'm looking for a replacement. Local stores here do no carry this part. While searching online, I came across your site. I want to send a picture to make sure I'm about to order the right part. I'm looking at part number 82-214 on your site. I think that's the right one.

Thanks in advance for your help,
User submitted photo of their sliding glass door lock part.
Stamp (top image)

Stamp on reverse side (bottom image)
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Mike from SWISCO responded:
Good Morning,

I had the product pictures of the 82-211 and the 82-214 redone to show more detail. I was not sure which one of these two latches match up to your original latch. Take a look at each product picture (you may have to hit the 'refresh' button on you Web browser to update the image you see). Match the measurements of your original latch to the dimensions found in the product picture.

Let me know if one of these latches match yours.
A quick learner from San Francisco says:
Dear Swisco,

I am looking for a sliding glass door handle replacement similar to the one in the photo. The only indication on the handle is US patent number: 3,596,954 and the Canadian patent number 919213 (patented 1973). Do you still keep this part in stock? I need 2 of them.

A customer submitted photo of a sliding door handle set.
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Mike from SWISCO responded:
Martin, have you taken a look at the 82-005 Surface Mount Door Handle? Compare it to your original and see if the screw hole centers (4-7/8") match up.

It can be switched to work both left and right on your door:
A quick learner from San Francisco says:
Dear Mike,
Thanks for the swift reply to my e-mail. The 82-005 surface mount door handle that you indicated does not have a lock-out device (visible in red on the photo I sent) that prevents the lock from being opened. Second, the screw hole centers appear to be exactly 5" apart and not 4-7/8" as indicated for 82-005. Hence, even if you do not have an exact replacement part, do you have something that has a lock and the correct placement of the screws.
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Dave from SWISCO responded:
It appears that the 82-005 is the closest possible match that we have, in terms of screw-hole distance. I would recommend that you double check and make sure that it's not a little closer to 4-7/8". As for the locking lever, the 82-005 has one very similar to yours--visible in the above video--just a different style. Unfortunately, it is not sold separately. You would have to purchase an entire handle set to replace.
A home owner from Monterey, CA says:
I purchased the 82-005 for this application, but found that the body of the Swisco product is not quite deep enough for the latch mechanism to clear the door channel. The 82-005 will have to be shimmed about 1/4" to correctly engage the latch fitting.
A home owner from Baker la. says:
need to order canada patent 3596954
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Thanks for contacting us! I've placed your post into an existing thread concerning this patent number. Check out our suggestions above and see what you think.
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