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Paddle Handle Locking Latch w/ Release - 5-1/2" Long x 4-1/4" Wide - Steel

Paddle Handle Locking Latch w/ Release - 5-1/2" Long x 4-1/4" Wide - Steel

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Paddle handle latch is ideal for storage compartments, toolboxes, and doors on field equipment. Can be locked with included key. Features a knob that allows the lock to be disengaged from the inside. Sturdy steel construction. Lowest Prices for the best trailer door latch from Polar Hardware. Paddle Handle Locking Latch w/ Release - 5-1/2" Long x 4-1/4" Wide - Steel part number PLR5115 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Polar Hardware Trailer Door Latch - PLR5115

  • Flush Latch
  • Latches
  • Built In Lock
  • Steel
  • Polar Hardware
  • 3-3/8 x 4-5/8 Inch Cutout

Paddle handle latch is ideal for storage compartments, toolboxes, and doors on field equipment. Can be locked with included key. Features a knob that allows the lock to be disengaged from the inside. Sturdy steel construction.


Features:

  • Paddle handle latch keeps your door or panel closed
    • Locking door with 1 key prevents theft and tampering
  • Release knob disables latch from the inside
  • Sturdy zinc-plated steel construction resists corrosion


Specs:

  • Dimensions: 5-1/2" long x 4-1/4" wide
  • Cutout dimensions: 4-5/8" long x 3-3/8"


5115 Paddle Handle Lockable Latch w/ Release - 5-1/2" Long x 4-1/4" Wide - Steel





Video of Paddle Handle Locking Latch w/ Release - 5-1/2" Long x 4-1/4" Wide - Steel

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Review of Polar Hardware Trailer Door Latch - Paddle Handle Locking Latch - PLR5115

Michael: Hi there. I'm Michael with etrailer.com. Today, we're going to take a quick look at the pedal handle locking latch. This is going to keep your door or panel closed. It's very easy to operate. It's spring loaded.

That latch is always going to rest in the closed position. This will lock with the included key to make sure that you can't open that latch. Turn this around, you can see we also have a release knob here that's going to allow us to open the latch from the inside. So, if we're using this on a door, we can easily open that up, or if it's under the compartment, good safety measure to make sure that if someone we're to get caught in that compartment, they could open it up from the inside. They wouldn't be stuck in there.This is a nice sturdy zinc plated steel construction.

So, it's going to be very durable and resist corrosion. I'll just give you a little bit of the backside view here. As I'm opening this up, you can see that our keeper is being retracted. And then when I turn the key to lock it in place, that's going to prevent our latch from opening up. And if I move that, it allows us to bring it up again from either the inside or the outside.Now, the important thing to know for any locking latch like this, it's going to be the dimensions.

So, this is going to have an overall length right about five-and-a-half inches. Overall width, you can call it at about four-and-a-quarter. Our cut out dimensions, we're going to be looking at right about four-and-five-eighths, just over four-and-a-half inches for our cutout. And then our cutout width, we're going to be right about three-and-three-eighths of an inch.Overall, I think this is going to be a great option for those of you who are needing to either add a latch or replace a current one. I think this is going to hold up well for you and be very strong, durable, and to help to make sure that your compartment not only stays closed, but also can be locked so you can keep all your valuables inside without having to worry about anyone getting to them.

So, that's going to complete our look for today. Again, I'm Michael with etrailer.com. Thanks for watching.


Customer Reviews

Paddle Handle Locking Latch w/ Release - 5-1/2" Long x 4-1/4" Wide - Steel - PLR5115

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (26 Customer Reviews)

Paddle handle latch is ideal for storage compartments, toolboxes, and doors on field equipment. Can be locked with included key. Features a knob that allows the lock to be disengaged from the inside. Sturdy steel construction.

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Fit great and it’s well made 595038



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These were exactly what i was looking for. They are heavy duty and work great! I used them on tool drawers in the bed of my truck. They are raw metal so can rust is not finished. 831068



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The latch was exactly what I ordered and needed. Looks to be of very quality. It's a replacment for an existing latch. 829953



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Product fine but wasnt correct size never installed it 805513



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This item was an exact replacement for the entry latch on my Tuff Shed barn. The original latch lasted about 15 years and so far this one has been an excellent replacement. 791047



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I found this door latch on your site and it fit my trailer door perfect. Made well and shipping was fast. Thanks and I'll well be back you have great prices and fast shipping. 760297



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It looks like a good quality part but i haven't installed it yet thank you 733210



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Just received unable to put in door yet seems to be built heavy duty and will probably last for years 667846



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As always etrailer have exceeded expectations quality product at a fair price if I ever get this project done I’ll include some pics 666784



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Just what I was looking for perfect fit quick delivery will purchase again from etrailer 664629



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Installation was quick and easy. Really happy with the result. 634809



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Just what I was looking for, product was excellent, delivery was excellent and express how good they worked and are. Thank you. Have three log skidders needed them for the doors work perfect. 554152



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While the product appears to be well constructed, it does not fit my application, I would recommend you add dimensions to your website brochure to possibly reduce this type of problem in the future. I have sent a request for return to your customer service department. 538868


Comments
On the product description page, we list that the overall dimensions of the latch is 5-12 long x 4-14 inches wide and that it fits a rough opening 4-58 long x 3-38 inches wide.
-- Mike L - 07/09/2018

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This product is exactly as was described and is very good quality. Excellent customer service and very fast shipping. 498223



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Well send picture when installed. Plan on making a piece to lock latch from inside. Well made! Will be installed on a cargo trailer/camper conversion. 491567



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We'll send picture when installed. Plan on making a piece to lock latch from inside. Well made! 491566



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The latch is high quality and the cheapest one I could find. The shipping was also pretty speedy. 476753


Comments
It’s still working just like it did when we first put it on the door.
Casey - 02/17/2019

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Perfect replacement for old shed latch that had broken. 474819



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Miss the release knob 466762



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It appears to me that this handle is better quality and and more durable than the original equipment The service and response to questions from etrailer was excellent!! 445145



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the latches were what i expected, very good quality at a good price. Best price I found on the web. Will buy from them again. 435448



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I'm a little worried about corrosion. 434617



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Very fast delivery and exactly what I needed! !!great service 384915



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Worked perfectly . Quality made product. 376513



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Outside of being on backorder and delayed for a week, this lock is what I needed. It would be helpful if there was a cut template included. The lock is a bit cheap. We'll see how it lasts. 370857


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Ask the Experts about this Polar Hardware Trailer Door Latch

  • How Does Paddle Handle Locking Latch # PLR5115 Normally Fit Door
    I attached a couple pictures that show how flush latches like the part # PLR5115 that you referenced install. One shows the cutout and the other shows how the latch fits into it. You'd drill holes through the flange and door and use hardware that you'd have to provide to secure it.
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    It's a little hard to see exactly what kind of lock your Kingston Horse Trailer is equipped with on the picture but from what I can tell it looks awfully similar to a flush-style latch like the Paddle Handle Locking Latch # PLR5115. Unfortunately trailer manufacturers don't typically do a good job of keeping track of information like this (or sharing it if they do) so I'm not able to verify an exact replacement based on the trailer model. Your best bet will be to take a few measurements...
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  • Replacement Paddle Style Handle for a Wells Cargo Trailer
    As you have come to find out, the paddle style handle you have on your Wells Cargo Trailer is very large and they just don't make anything that large to replace this nowadays. The largest paddle style handle we have is the Paddle Handle Locking Latch w/ Release part # PLR5115 which installs in a 4-5/8" long x 3-3/8" tall cutout and is made of metal so it wont break. Therefore, in order to make this work for you, you would need to fill in the remaining space but aside from this I just don't...
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  • Replacement Door Latch for 1995 Kiefer Built Golden Eagle Horse Trailer
    Since trailer makers do not maintain records/specs on smaller items like the door latches used in construction of their trailers you'll be best served by reviewing the linked page that displays all the types of door replacement parts for horse trailers that we offer. Feel free to send me a few photos of your door/latch if you are unable to find a suitable part using the linked page. If possible, remove the latch and measure the size of the opening in the door into which the new latch...
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    Trailer makers do not maintain record of smaller items like the specific latches they install on compartment doors but many of these OEM products come from one of a few major suppliers like Polar and Lippert Components who produces most trailer frames made in the U.S. Since your photo did not come through to us you can send them to me via reply email along with dimensions and I will try to identify a replacement. Or you can review the linked pages which display our range of trailer...
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  • Availability of a Door Latch That Will be Compatible on an 1 Inch Thick Door
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  • Does Paddle Handle Locking Latch # PLR5115 Require Gasket or Come with Holes Drilled
    The Paddle Handle Locking Latch # PLR5115 does not come with a gasket. You'd want to use a sealant between the flange and the body of the door to prevent water from getting it. It also does not have any holes drilled in the flange which allows you to decide the best place to put them for your application. You could use a silicone sealant like part # 0160297 as well if you wanted.
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    For a similar latch that can be keyed alike you will need to use the Global Link RV Entry Door Locking Latch Kit part # 295-000002 which installs in a 2-1/2" wide x 3-1/2" tall to 3" wide x 4" tall cutout on a door 1-1/4" to 1-1/2" thick. The Paddle Handle Locking Latch part # PLR5115 does not have the keyed alike option unfortunately.
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  • Door Thickness that Paddle Handle Locking Latch w/ Release # PLR5115 Fits
    The RV door latch part # PLR5115 that you referenced is designed to fit the standard RV door thickness of 1-1/4" to 1-1/2" thick.
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  • How To Determine Fit of Paddle Handle Locking Latch w/ Release PLR5115
    The Paddle Handle Locking Latch w/ Release part # PLR5115 is designed for a cutout which measures 4-5/8" x 3-3/8". Therefore, you'd need to enlarge the cutout but the latch would still work just fine. I don't have any other options that match the exact dimensions you provided so enlarging will be your only option.
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  • Replacement Latch Lock Options for 1993 Enclosed Cargo Trailer
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  • Does Paddle Handle Latch # PLR5115 Come with Inside Release Knob
    Yes, the Paddle Handle Latch # PLR5115 does come with the release knob that you seen in the picture for the interior of the door.
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  • Is There a Standard Size Storage Door Lock
    There is not a standard size storage door lock nor is there a standard type. The only way for me to offer you replacements is with a photo of the original lock in addition to it's dimensions. If you can provide me with these two bits of information I would be more than happy to help.
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  • Polar Paddle Handle Locking Latch with Release Installation
    The Paddle Handle Locking Latch w/ Release - 5-1/2" Long x 4-1/4" Wide - Steel # PLR5115 does not have holes drilled for installation. You would need to drill them for this particular handle. The latch will extend approximately 1/2 inch past the outer mounting flange to latch and is 3/4 inches tall. The suggested cutout from the manufacturer is 3-3/8 tall by 4-5/8 wide.
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  • Side Door Latch Recommendation for 2011 Wells Cargo Enclosed Trailer
    Based on the picture you sent in it looks like the the Polar latch part # PLR5115 would be the correct replacement you'd need. You'd still want to compare the dimensions of it to what you have though. This measures: Dimensions: 5-1/2" long x 4-1/4" wide Cutout dimensions: 4-5/8" long x 3-3/8"
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    Before trying to remove the lock itself I do just recommend trying to apply some spray lubricant like WD-40 inside the lock cylinder, letting it sit, and trying the key again. You might even do this a few times. It could be as simple as some built-up corrosion or debris inside the mechanism that just needs to be loosened up. If this doesn't work then you will need to try and remove the latch itself. After removing the mounting screws you should hopefully be able to angle the paddle...
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    The largest locking paddle latch we offer is the Paddle Handle Locking Latch w/ Release part # PLR5115 which measures to be 5-1/2" long x 4-1/4" wide and installs in an opening at least 4-5/8" long x 3-3/8" wide. In order to make this latch work for you, you would need to fill in part of the opening until there is a place for the flange on the Paddle Handle Locking Latch w/ Release to grab onto. Unfortunately, this will be the only option we have for you as we do not have any paddle latches...
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  • Polar Paddle Handle Locking Latch w/ Release Keyed Alike Option
    The Paddle Handle Locking Latch w/ Release - 5-1/2" Long x 4-1/4" Wide - Steel # PLR5115 are not guaranteed to be keyed alike. I recommend using the Replacement Cam Lock Cylinder for RVs # 295-000003 to get your keyed alike option, but you do need to select keyed alike from the drop down on the product page.
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