As a novice, I was wondering how I should find the correct replacement for a mortise lock. I wish to change it to one with a thumbturn deadbolt. This is what it currently looks like and measures:
Will I be able to replace it with a lock similar to this:
Key (no pun intended) point being the thumbturn deadbolt.
From what I could research on merchant websites, all the euro cylinders seem too long for my door thickness. Case in point the cylinder in the second image measures as such:
So, in conclusion,
- Is there any way I could replace it with the lock above?
- What would be the ideal cylinder width for my door?