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Topic-icon Replacing springs on RD letterboxes

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11 months 1 week ago #539933 by max2

The 2nd spring on our RD letterbox door has gone on strike yet the letterbox is in good condition. Has anyone found another way to keep the door flap shut without annoying the Postie? many thanks

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11 months 6 days ago #539958 by Furball

Another spring? Or you could try that stretchy bungy cord that is often used for hot tape/gates if you have some lying around. Failing that, time to get clever with making a latch mechanism - mechanical or magnetic...

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11 months 6 days ago #539959 by max2

thanks Furball. I have re-fitted one of the springs, geese it took a while to find the hole in the body of the letterbox. My next thought was to drill a bigger hole and use a short snatch em strap..

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