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I bought a Defiant Keyed Entry 881 996 Lock yesterday. On the package, it has, adjustable backset fits both 2 3/8 in or 2 3/4in. I have a interior door, that is 1 3/4in. Can this assembly be used, on this door? Thanks Joe

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