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Old 05-27-2019, 02:27 AM   #1
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Hey my fence pro Bros!

Wondering what the best looking solution for keeping your pickets/pailing on the same plane while having a standard gate latch work without it looking unsightly from the B-side.

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Obviously it's closer with rails between posts and a tidy tapered block would work. I kinda think I'm missing something here.

What do you do?

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Old 05-27-2019, 11:58 AM   #2
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#1 put hinges and latch on other side .gate opens wider this way .
#2 different type latch .Search the isles of the local hardware store or online supply .not finding the one i have used in the past .though some cost more .which will improve the look anyhow and your work looks better
you could use a simple bolt latch .https://images.search.yahoo.com/sear...g&action=click

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Didn't want to have anything on the A-side. After a bit more thinking I ended up thinking about runnings the rails past the post to attach the latch to. So can use any off the shelf latch without packing gate out or any fugly stuff.
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I use these for gates. Nice to have access from both sides



If this is your house the Ozco ones are the best

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I use these for gates. Nice to have access from both sides



If this is your house the Ozco ones are the best

yes! these are definitly a good latch that can handle alot of the changes in the gate due to settling and shrinking . easy to use .not very expensive but effective .
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My favorite can be locked or either side with a key.



https://www.amazon.com/Keystone-Diec...63574964&psc=1


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