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Spring Latch w Holdback for Trailer Tailgate - 3" x 1-1/4" - Zinc Plated Steel - Left Hand

Spring Latch w Holdback for Trailer Tailgate - 3" x 1-1/4" - Zinc Plated Steel - Left Hand

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Spring latch is ideal for securing large trailer tailgates, ramps, and other heavy-duty doors. Set the latch in the open position while the tailgate is open, and it will easily slide into the keeper once closed. Designed for left side of tailgate. Lowest Prices for the best trailer door latch from Paneloc. Spring Latch w Holdback for Trailer Tailgate - 3" x 1-1/4" - Zinc Plated Steel - Left Hand part number F720-182Z105 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-636-306-4830 for expert service.
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Paneloc Trailer Door Latch - F720-182Z105

  • Spring Latch
  • Latches
  • Steel
  • 3 Inch Long
  • Paneloc
  • Non-Locking
  • 1-3/4 Inch Hole Spacing
  • 1/2 Inch Pin Diameter
  • 1-1/4 Inch Wide

Spring latch is ideal for securing large trailer tailgates, ramps, and other heavy-duty doors. Set the latch in the open position while the tailgate is open, and it will easily slide into the keeper once closed. Designed for left side of tailgate.


Features:

  • Spring-loaded latch keeps large trailer tailgates, ramps, and other heavy-duty doors closed
    • Pull latch until it clears your keeper to open
    • Release latch inside of the keeper to close
  • Left-hand configuration for mounting to the driver's side of your trailer
  • Holdback pin lets you secure latch in open position
    • Pull pin to open and twist to maneuver holdback pin into the cutout
  • Cone-style latch pin slides into keeper even if you don't line it up perfectly
    • Angled edges function as guides to help ease the pin into the keeper
  • 2-Hole mounting plate for secure, bolt-on installation
    • Mounting hardware not included
  • Zinc-plated steel construction is corrosion resistant


Specs:

  • Bracket dimensions: 3" tall x 1-1/4" wide
    • Distance between mounting holes (center to center): 1-3/4"
    • Mounting hole diameter: 5/16"
  • Latch pin dimensions: 5-3/4" long x 1/2" diameter
    • Pin extension: 1-1/2"


F720-182Z105 Paneloc Heavy Duty Spring Latch - Zinc Plated Steel - Left Hand

720-S-L-Zinc with holdback





Video of Spring Latch w Holdback for Trailer Tailgate - 3" x 1-1/4" - Zinc Plated Steel - Left Hand

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




Video Transcript for Paneloc Heavy Duty Spring Latch Review

Hi, neighbor. This is Brad at etrailer and today we're looking at the Paneloc Heavy Duty Spring Latch system that is zinc coated. For those looking for added protection, we also have a stainless steel option. So if you have a trailer that you use on a regular basis, a lot of times we're not so fortunate to be able to store it inside so it sits outside in the elements, which in turn can cause corrosion, as you see. Same with the hardware. A product is only as good as its hardware sometimes, and honestly, the hardware can make a difference of ease of loading or just the overall feel of the quality of a trailer.

Something else you might consider needing new hardware would be adding your own attachments to the back for repurposing a trailer for something. In this case, loading a golf cart. So this bracket itself, pretty simple, two mounting holes. You have a compression pin here that acts as a lock. If you've ever loaded a trailer by yourself, it can get kinda tricky.

A lot of your attachments can get heavy, so you catch yourself in a position while you're trying to put it up. If the pins are down, you're having to do the dance in between 'em. So something cool with that locking system is you can do one at a time, drop down. Same thing. You can load your golf cart, in this instance.

Put this up. I can walk over here, take my time, and boom, one-person system. So something to take in consideration with this kit and something that you'll have to have some forethought before putting it on is, it does not come with hardware. So what we're using since we have a 5/16 hole is a 5/16 bolt, roughly about an inch long. Depending on your situation, your bracket, metal, it could change.

The 5/16 hole, we're gonna put this through. And here we have a flat washer and a nylon locking nut. Nylons are good, especially on a trailer that has a lot of vibration. You don't want that working out and all of a sudden your hitch pin coming out. So we'll get this tightened up. You're gonna need to find a bracket or fabricate your own bracket for your needs if your trailer doesn't have one, so make sure you match the 1/2 inch hole, maybe a little larger. Something that's nice about this pin, as you can see, it's tapered in so you don't have to have a direct shot in, so it should make for an easy drop in. Something else. This construction, it is steel. It is zinc coated. Zinc coating helps protect it from the elements for a pretty long time. It does a great job. So something to think about when you're buying these for your trailer would be left hand or right hand so these mirror each other, so obviously one side will go to the other. But the way to determine that, if you look at the front face of it, see where the pin is It's on the right and that's your right-hand side. This is the opposite side, so as you can see looking at the front, it's on the left. So the product itself has very good feel to it. As you can see, spring deck is good. A little squeaking, but nothing terrible. You may have some binding issues but part of that could be your hole not big enough, your alignment off, so really making sure when you fabricate it on your trailer, you do a good job to square it up. So that's a look at our Paneloc Heavy Duty Spring Latch with Hold Back. So, if you are fabricating your own trailer as this is, or you just want a refresh on the hardware on your existing trailer, having a nice new touch point for something that you use a lot and not having a latch hang up while trying to load is something that's totally worth it. Thanks for watching..


Customer Reviews

Spring Latch w Holdback for Trailer Tailgate - 3" x 1-1/4" - Zinc Plated Steel - Left Hand - F720-182Z105

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (25 Customer Reviews)

Spring latch is ideal for securing large trailer tailgates, ramps, and other heavy-duty doors. Set the latch in the open position while the tailgate is open, and it will easily slide into the keeper once closed. Designed for left side of tailgate.

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Great jack. The quick release pin to allow it to raise far away from the ground should be how every jack for a utility trailer is.




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the part is excellent and still good


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the parts still in excellent good working condition
Jaime - 08/09/2022


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Easy order process and a very detailed account of shipment information.




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works great jut what i needed


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works great if i ever need any more i know were to buy them from
Gary d - 01/27/2022


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i like the product. i used it on my landscape trailer for its intended use . worked great. thanks etrailer


Comments
Still working as expected I havent had any issues with the latch at all. Im very pleased!
Angela - 05/13/2021


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Excellent product. Simple install. Functions easy. Can’t beat the price




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Great quality. Very sturdy, not cheaply made. Works seamlessly. Very happy I purchased this and as always, love dealing with etrailer!




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Fast shipping, great products




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A very heavy duty latch! I really like that the end of the rod is chamfered at the end so that the alignment with the hole is made easier. I'm very pleased with the ruggedness of the latch. It is an excellent replacement for the tail gate on my utility trailer. Highly recommend .




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Excellent product and quick delivery se rvice




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Have yet too install the latches. I will follow up after install. Looking forward to putting them to use!




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Latch worked great for a custom short tailgate build on a 5x14 trailer. Good quality materials and construction. Very quick shipping as well. Thanks!




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Very good product. Fast delivery. Used to secure ramp on utility trailer




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great product!!! very heavy duty!!




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I tried the part out and it fits our ap plication.




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worked for what we planned on our drawing for a new part on our bus




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Thank you, we already have them install ed!




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well built,great price




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Good quality at a fair priice




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