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Old 08-25-2015, 10:03 PM   #1
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Handling cash

Our old Durango had a feature that I miss, which was a floor safe in one of the closets. It was small, and certainly not super secure, but it would conceal valuables and cash that you didn't want to carry around, and could be concealed beneath extra clothing or a pair of dirty drawahs...(who would dare?). Most folks carry a certain amount of emergency cash depending on their respective comfort level, and I'm no different. Don't want to carry it, and don't want to leave it in truck.
I'm wondering if anyone has installed a small safe in your rv, and if so what kind did you install? I think I have several possible locations where a small safe can be both secured and hidden.

Or do you strictly rely on credit cards? I recall after one of the Hurricanes several years back when there were no ATM machines working within a hundred miles and any that were working were empty within 2 days.
There could be certain situations in our society where credit cards would be worthless. I'd sure like to have enough green to get me back home.
Curious what others do.
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Old 08-25-2015, 10:11 PM   #2
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I sure would not use a safe it just is like a neon sign saying come get me.... I just have places that I keep ours .

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Old 08-25-2015, 10:17 PM   #3
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Hmmm, I haven't touched paper money in quite a while.
If you're looking for a safe to store valuables I would look at fire safety first and hide / install it where potential thieves wouldn't find it, as you said yourself they aren't that safe. BTW, either get a super small one or one so big nobody would dare to touch it
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Old 08-25-2015, 10:39 PM   #4
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I have one so big I don't even touch it. LOL
Hide that paper but don't forget where you put it. I think a stash of emergency food and water would be worth more to your heallth then cash. Most people don't have much food stashed, you don't think your government will be there in a crisis before your hungry again do you. If you have cash in a crisis you will want food and water first right but there won't be any to buy with your cash. Stash some emergency food and water you'll be glad you did if the time comes and if it doesn't your still prepaired.
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Old 08-25-2015, 11:01 PM   #5
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I sure would not use a safe it just is like a neon sign saying come get me.... I just have places that I keep ours .

Just find good hiding spots, make sure you don't forget them.
I read on the net somewhere, get an empty jar of Miracle whip, pour white paint into it and shake around, dump excess and let dry.

Now your can store your valuables in the jar which is in the fridge......cool.

Anyway not a bad idea.

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Old 08-26-2015, 11:50 AM   #6
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before I would take time and money into finding a place to put one in the TT, I'd invest in something like this for the TV....

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