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gillguy

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Posted: 10/25/07 08:17pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

JJBIRISH wrote:

DslTex wrote:

Most repair centers (wirh an RV store) have master keys you can buy, less than a dollar.


Ken I think what you are referring to isn't a master key, its just that most of the RV industry uses the same keyed lock for the compartments...

you may also be surprised to know how many doors your door key will work in to...

if I walk 150' in any direction, my front door key will open 1 camper and my back door key will open three more... on the one camper, my FD key opens the BD, and my BD key opens its front door...
obviously security isn't a priority in the industry


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Did anyone visited a locksmith to change them. They are the most experience people for that job, and I supposed they may also make your keys a alike and for your TT also...

I'm just saying not doing, but will next TT season.

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gillguy wrote:

JJBIRISH wrote:

DslTex wrote:

Most repair centers (wirh an RV store) have master keys you can buy, less than a dollar.


Ken I think what you are referring to isn't a master key, its just that most of the RV industry uses the same keyed lock for the compartments...

you may also be surprised to know how many doors your door key will work in to...

if I walk 150' in any direction, my front door key will open 1 camper and my back door key will open three more... on the one camper, my FD key opens the BD, and my BD key opens its front door...
obviously security isn't a priority in the industry


Just be careful of my pet snake. It's a Python.


[emoticon][emoticon][emoticon] my youngest son used to raise them and show them... he had a 14 footer (Boa) get loose in the house and couldn't find it... HOW can you loose something that size in a house and not be able to find it???[emoticon][emoticon][emoticon]
about two weeks later it reappeared for dinner... it turns out it pocked a hole in the cloth on the bottom of the sofa and made itself at home inside the sofa...[emoticon][emoticon][emoticon]
hes married now and no longer has them (not allowed to I suspect)...
he had a mature 15 foot lemonheaded reticulating python worth a ton of money... he also had a couple 5 foot American alligators, but they were nasty and he had to get rid of them... I thought they would make some nice boots, but he wouldn't hear of it...
after getting married, he settled for horses...


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robbie69 wrote:

i put the combo locks on mine. didn't like the idea every one else in the CG had a key and got tired of looking for my keys every time i wanted inside. also now keep a set of TT and TV keys in one of my compartments just in case.

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I too installed the combo locks like Robbie - here's a picture... While no lock will stop a determined thief,at least these have a possible 999 combinations...

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[quote=LAdams]I too installed the combo locks like Robbie - here's a picture... While no lock will stop a determined thief,at least these have a possible 999 combinations... Les, A couple of questions.... 1.Any particular reason for your combi-lock being installed in the vertical position as opposed to horizontal? Ease of install? Combi numbers easier to read? 2.Once the tumbler dials are set to open, I assume the knob turns. Have you seen any scratching of the hatch/door surface due to this turning action? TIA

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Discovered my "neighbor's" TT in the storage lot opened (both entry door and rear storage compartment sitting wide open). Closed the storage compartment and locked it no problem with my keys. Just for grins, decided to try to lock the entry door, also worked no problem. Why do we even bother locking them at all? [emoticon]


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[quote=Lt46][quote=LAdams]I too installed the combo locks like Robbie - here's a picture... While no lock will stop a determined thief,at least these have a possible 999 combinations... Les, A couple of questions.... 1.Any particular reason for your combi-lock being installed in the vertical position as opposed to horizontal? Ease of install? Combi numbers easier to read? 2.Once the tumbler dials are set to open, I assume the knob turns. Have you seen any scratching of the hatch/door surface due to this turning action? TIA[/quote] if your second question is a concern to you you can install this with the lock. [url=http://www.rvsurplussalvage.com/catalog/display.php?product_id=849]click here[/url]

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The latch without a key is just what I was looking for.Thanks

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Lt46 wrote:

Les,
A couple of questions....
1.Any particular reason for your combi-lock being installed in the vertical position as opposed to horizontal? Ease of install? Combi numbers easier to read?
2.Once the tumbler dials are set to open, I assume the knob turns. Have you seen any scratching of the hatch/door surface due to this turning action?

TIA


Peter,

#1 answer - no - not really - just my preference as to how I wanted them installed... They are pretty versatile and you can install them either horizontally or vertically...

#2 answer - Correct - you can't turn the number assembly until the correct combination is dialed in... No scratching wahtsoever as there is a base under the the round number part that turns... You can also reset the numbers to any combination you want ( I guess that's pretty obvious or they would be the same as the 751 key} [emoticon]

Les

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