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Old 08-14-2014, 08:55 AM   #1
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The ease of breaking and entering.

I have been adding some doors under my bed so that we can access part of the area without going outside and opening the storage door. It just dawned on me that anyone with a 751 key can open my outside storage door, crawl into the storage area and push the plywood panel and mattress up and they are in my camper. Guess the camper is none too secure.
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Old 08-14-2014, 09:02 AM   #2
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I replaced those locks pretty quick.
A while back someone broke into the storage in my 832ikbs. I could not figure out why. The surge protector and everything else seemed to still be there. Well, on our last trip earlier this month I found out what they took during my hookup. All my clips. Good thing I had spares...as they should have.

On mine they wouldn't have been able to get into the trailer because the end of the bed slides under the wardrobe about 6 inches...


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Old 08-14-2014, 09:13 AM   #3
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Even a (Rookie Thief) with a flat blade screwdriver can open a compartment door in (5 seconds)! They don't even need a Key! Youroo!!
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Old 08-14-2014, 09:20 AM   #4
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Easy enough to set up an alarm with a loud car horn. Normally open door switches and a bypass switch. Hooked to a small battery and horn in the compartment. Worry about that myself.


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Old 08-14-2014, 09:42 AM   #5
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I have wondered about the 751 keys. I also found that you can order them online for just a couple dollars. Are there locks that you can buy for the compartment storage areas that are better
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Old 08-14-2014, 09:45 AM   #6
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Someone said they went to Home Depot and bought file cabinet locks and installed them. I bought different locks from the local RV place but I'm sure those keys are also readily available.


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Old 08-14-2014, 10:01 AM   #7
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I have been thinking of just putting stainless steel tangs and locking with a conventional Padlock. Remove when travelling lock when parked. I have seen the round tumbler locks but with ice and salt they will be useless very soon.

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Old 08-14-2014, 10:19 AM   #8
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Like the man said, "If a thief wants in, they will get in". I did change all locks on our RV just to keep the honest people honest at the camp site and at the storage lot.
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Old 08-14-2014, 10:49 AM   #9
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I had a camera setup in my tt.. I could monitor (from my smart phone)and record anything in the Tt..it would even send me emails with video if it sensed movement..worked anywhere as long as you have Internet access..

All you need is a ip camera ($50-60) a wireless router($50) and a wifi connection..

I was able to see that during the off season mice had entered my Tt ..500mile away..
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I had a camera setup in my tt.. I could monitor (from my smart phone)and record anything in the Tt..it would even send me emails with video if it sensed movement..worked anywhere as long as you have Internet access..

All you need is a ip camera ($50-60) a wireless router($50) and a wifi connection..

I was able to see that during the off season mice had entered my Tt ..500mile away..
lol. Really? It picked up some mice scampering around?

That is some high tech equipment you got.

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