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Southco M1-61 Series Natural Plastic Flush Pull Push-to-Close Latch, Non-Locking, 0.08"-0.28" Panel Thickness, 0.98"-1.02" Grip Range, Black

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Price
$14.99
Savings
-$4.05
Number of Items
1
Manufacturer
Southco Inc
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Features
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  • Single, round-hole installation
  • Corrosion-resistant materials
  • Slightly angled pawl ensures tight grip on keeper, within tolerances
  • Spring-loaded handles help prevent rattle
  • Maximum static load: 270 N (60 lbf)
Description
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Southco M1 series natural plastic flush pull push-to-close latch attractive flush-mount styling, a recessed handle, and concealed mounting hardware give these latches an appealing look. A solid feel and push-to-close convenience give them appealing functionality. And corrosion-resistant construction keeps them functional and looking beautiful for a long time, even in outdoor applications. Installs easily from front of panel through single round-hole, and attaches from rear with mounting bracket and hardware. Fits flush to panel when installed, with minimal protrusion inside of cabinet. Slightl...
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Perfect fit and quality.
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The latch fit perfectly and works quite well.
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Perfect replacement for my original latch that was broken.
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It was exactly what I needed.
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Worked very well.
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Category: Latch Hinges
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A latch or catch is a type of mechanical fastener that joins two objects or surfaces while allowing for their regular separation. A latch typically engages another piece of hardware on the other mounting surface.

The usual price range for a latch is between $3.65 to $59.99.

If you want to know about latchs in general, please go to our Latchs: Things to Know Before Buying in 2020 page to learn more!

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Jane's Review: Should I buy this product?

Jane's Review

Yes! I recommend this Push-to-Close/slam latche based on manufacturer ratings. Let's go over the reasons why buying this Push-to-Close/slam latche now is a good idea, and also things to consider before you decide on this item.

1. Manufacturer has very positive reviews on all their products!

The maker of a product is another factor you want to definitely consider before you buy anything. What if there is a piece missing or there is some defect in the product? With anything you buy online, there is a small chance of this happening. But don't worry too much, because Amazon has an amazing 30-day refund policy (Amazon❤️). Still, you want to make sure that the manufacturer or the seller has been helpful in resolving this kind of problem and/or has been helpful to its customers about general product inquiries. As you see in my manufacturer report below, Southco Inc (Southco) has very positive reviews for their products. It's generally a good sign if the manufacturer has good reviews overall. If your purchase decision heavily involves how well they make their products and treat their customers, this is likely a safe bet.

2. This Push-to-Close/slam latche has positive reviews on the internet

Some people have a great experience with a product, while some are unlucky and get a defected item and have to go through the whole process of returning them. Since people have different experiences about a product due to various reasons, don't read too much into one good or bad review. Reading multiple reviews with different ratings can help you picture how good/bad the product generally is.

This Push-to-Close/slam latche has positivereviews on the internet, and based on current trends, it's likely that people will like this Push-to-Close/slam latche more a week later. I summarized what fans and haters say about this product above in the good/ok/bad table, so don't forget to read those since they paint the whole picture! And of course, if you want to read more detailed reviews, many of them are on Amazon!See More Reviews on AmazonSee More Reviews on Amazon

3. The price might go up, so buy now if you need this!

image/svg+xml Highest Price Lowest Price $15.49 $10.75

Price is one of the most important factors in making a purchase decision. I analyzed the price of this product in four parts: its recent price change, when it was most expensive/cheapest, its price volatility, and a price prediction I made, just in case you want to wait.

First off, let's talk about its recent price change. The price of this product has gone up, resulting in a 3.34% price increase.

Next, we need to look at its highest price and lowest price. Historically, the highest price point for this Push-to-Close/slam latche was $15.49, and the lowest price point was $10.75. The current price is nearly the highest it has ever been. If the best price is what you're after, now isn't exactly a good time to buy this Push-to-Close/slam latche.

What about its availability and price volatility? This is another aspect we have to dig into before buying something. I haven't seen this product being unavailable since I started reviewing this product. So as far as the availability goes, this product is solid. If you plan to make a repeat purchase of this kind of item, this is your product! In addition, I've seen a small amount of price movement with this product. From what I've seen, the price is likely to move up or down by an average of 7.13% at a time.

Considering all this, will the price go up or down in a week? Based on past price points, I expect the price to be $14.99 a week from now. It might be best to purchase as soon as possible before the price becomes too high.

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4. Make sure Southco is a brand you can trust

Southco doesn't attract too many people on Amazon among other Push-to-Close/slam latche brands. I couldn't find any YouTube videos, Reddit posts, or news articles that directly mention this product, but this can be just me not looking hard enough. Will update this when I have more info!

One thing to be careful about here is that I'm not verifying if this product's maker is a household name or not. This section is more focused on whether this is proven enough by its consumers, whether people actually love this product.

5. There are other options you might want to check out

image/svg+xml Southco Other similar brands: Pactrade Marine

I found 2 brands that have similar products like this one: the same brand as this product and Pactrade Marine. 'If you're looking for a cheaper alternative, you might want to look at a similar product from the same brand as this product. If you're looking for a Push-to-Close/slam latche with best reviews, a product from the same brand as this product gets the best score on the internet. If your primary concern is whether the product is popular and well known, a similar product from Pactrade Marine I linked below is a better option. I linked all the similar products in the similar products section so please check them out! Or you can check other similar products on Amazon, too.

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That's it! I hope you learned enough about this product to make a purchase decision now. You can always ask me about anything via the bird button on the bottom right corner. Thanks for reading — I'm going to add more analyses on this review, so stay tuned!

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