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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Sep 14th, 2009, 2:15 pm Thread Starter
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Question about Factory K12RS Side case assemblies.

Question the locking assmemblies come apart on the factory side cases? I assumed they may to facilitate re-keying but it looks like everything is rivited?

Here's why I ask. I pushed down on the case handle to try and lock the bag closed but I had forgotten I had the lock locked already. The orange tab got bent down. So I went to strighten it with a pliers and it snapped. It would be real easy to epoxy back on or replace with a new one I'm thinking, but I need to be able to get it apart so I can work with the peice. I don't want to start drilling rivits without advice.


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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old Sep 19th, 2009, 11:11 pm
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yes the locking mech can be removed by drilling the rivets.

no parts can be bought for these so you will need donor parts from junk latch.
I will look at the junker I have to see if the orange tab is intact.

dissassembling the latch is a science project, hope you enjoy a challenge!

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