SchlageTriple Option Deadlatch (40-251)

Item no: 5055496 | 043156936533
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  • Interior or Exterior: Exterior
  • Material: Steel
  • Finish: Bright Brass
  • Product Type: Spring Latch
  • Assembled Height: 8-1/8 in.
  • Handle Included: No
  • Assembled Width: 3-1/2 in.
  • Assembled Depth: 1-1/2 in.
  • Number in Package: 1
  • Lock Type: Drive-In
  • Triple option deadlatch: square corner, radius corner or drive-in latch
  • Fits 2-3/8 inch or 2-3/4 inch backset, for F series exterior locksets

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I will be buying this again.

By Lou

from Bingen, WA

About Me Professional

Verified Buyer


  • Attractive Design
  • Easy To Install


    Best Uses

    • Exterior Doors
    • Interior Doors

    Comments about SchlageTriple Option Deadlatch (40-251):

    These deadlatch's fit both 2-3/8" or 2-3/4" setback, with 3 optional faceplates: 1" x 2-1/4" square and rounded corner flat and a tap-in round. It will fit almost any Schlage door handle made.


    Just bought this from my local store .

    By Tom Pica

    from Wappingers Falls, NY

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Verified Reviewer


    • Easy To Install


      Best Uses

      • Exterior Doors

      Comments about SchlageTriple Option Deadlatch (40-251):

      It replace the original part from a lock installed 8 years ago on my steel entry door.

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