"Another piece of quality ironmongery from Screwfix, this bathroom latch & lock feels well built, and is a doddle to install. This is primarily due to its very slim profile.
I found that an 18mm wood bit run repeatedly into the door, with a little bit of rasping to clean the edges allowed a smooth insertion, and I had less concern about either weakening the door, or bursting through the veneer, than I would have with most tubular latches which seem to require 20mm - 24mm spades.
Take note - the vertical distance between the handle bar hole and the lock bar hole is approximately 57mm, and the inset of the holes is 46mm from the edge of the door, which isn't specified above.
The one downside for this item for me is that like a lot of other ironmongery, it comes with horrible, horrible screws. They are definitely Pozidriv, but I experimented with a 1, 2 and 3 head, with extremely low torque, and every screw just rounded horrendously. I used other screws in the end."
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Review 9 for ERA Bathroom Mortice Lock Chrome Effect 2½" (64mm)
"Fitted about 6 months ago. Last Saturday we came home to find our babysitter had been stuck in the toilet for over 1h unable to get out. Lucky no harm done. The feature that allows easy reversing of the latch had caused it to get stuck in the box striker. Easy enough to open door from the outside, but not inside where the door frame prevents access. A 2yr guarantee if of little value given loss of faith in manufacturer – this could have been considerably worse."