Suffolk Thumb Latch used to secure garden gates. Available in a light and heavy duty and either a Epoxy Black or Galvanized Finish.
NOTE: To be used on gates up to 3½ thick.
1. Establish a desired position of thumb piece, normally about 120mm from ground level. Measure to the centre of the style and mark a vertical line 40mm long. Drill a 12mm hole at each end of the line and drill or cut out to make a slot 40 x 12mm.
2. From the front, pass the thumb bit through the slot ensuring it is positioned so that it can be raised and lowered to it's fullest extent. Also, it should fall back under it's own weight when raised. Secure back plate with screws provided.
3. Moving back to the door/gate, position the latch tail so that it is level and resting across the top of the thumb bit. It shoud overlap on the door/gate frame by 32mm. Secure latch mount plate with screws provided.
4. Slide the keep over the end of the latch tail. Keeping the latch bar level, lift keep up as possible without moving latch tail. Secure keep with screws provided.
5. With the latch tail still level (resting on keep), position and fasten catch to door/gate frame with screws provided.