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Ball Catch Installation

Mounting strike part of catch Typically, when installing ball catches, I mount the "strike" part of the catch to the inside of the door first, see Fig. 1. (Make sure the strike is just below the top of the cabinet.)

Closing the door Next, I put the ball catch on the strike and closed the door, see Fig. 2. This way, I can reach inside the cabinet and mark the pilot holes for the ball catch in exactly the right position.