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Old 02-15-2011, 11:03 PM   #16
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How to Remove Gainsborough Doorknob?


Thank You so much for the answer about these door locks.

Just moved into a house and was half way to replacing the door lock when I got stuck.

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Old 01-01-2013, 02:36 PM   #17
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Turning the trim plate counterclockwise worked for me. Yay! (I wore a vinyl glove.) Both sides came off the same way.

The knob has been half off for a year. The door rattled. I began making adjustments, but could not completely remove the knob--until today. Put it all back together and the door still rattles, but at least we don't have to open and shut it for guests with a folded up paper towel!

Making out the brand name was difficult but worth it. Other websites insisted I must depress the missing detent!

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Old 01-18-2013, 05:54 PM   #18
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I too had a problem with the Gainsborough and my sister in law has a house full of them. With some non-slip matting and the "counter-clockwise" knowledge it is such an easy job to get to the hidden hardware.
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Old 04-19-2013, 11:53 AM   #19
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I just used the instructions posted here and my problem is solved.

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