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Old 03-21-2016, 02:29 PM   #51
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So, I purchased my RV lock on Amazon about a year and a half ago, and someone just asked me a question that I don't know the answer to. So I will ask it here. Direct quote of the persons question:

Dan B. asked
"The keyways on a standard rv lockset are cheap and cheezy. This is what usually fails. Are the keyways (tumbler units) on this lock a better grade?"

Any info or insight would be appreciated. Thanks!
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The key set is different from the standard lock sets. If you use the touch pad or key FOB the key may never used to unlock the door.
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Old 03-21-2016, 08:39 PM   #53
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I like my brass key better now.
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Old 03-21-2016, 10:58 PM   #54
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The key set is different from the standard lock sets. If you use the touch pad or key FOB the key may never used to unlock the door.
I haven't carried trailer keys since installing this a month ago. I have a backup in the truck and one hidden outside just in case a battery dies. BUT, it's way and and not having to worry about keys.

Sure there are some folks with problems- but overall, I'm betting people have positive experiences.

A surprising side effect- the door is easier to open from the outside. My 3 year old used to have to knock to get in, now he can open the door himself. Don't know what's different, but it works better.
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Old 03-21-2016, 11:22 PM   #55
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I misplaced my keys with the thought they will show up. Four months later and they are still missing. Just don't need keys anymore.
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Old 03-22-2016, 10:56 AM   #56
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These are by far the best simply upgrade I've ever done. It's nice to hit the button and be in.
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Old 03-22-2016, 04:30 PM   #57
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I jumped on this deal but it was too late. about a few weeks before I bought it and installed I actually lost my keys at a gas station while out to our destination. the DW drove back home an hour away to get the spare. I'm just glad we were all the way to our destination and then found out I had lost it. Sheesh. It would have paid for itself in the time and fuel alone.
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Old 03-22-2016, 09:20 PM   #58
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Hey has anyone used their compartment locks?(RVLOCKS) I am waiting on my keyless entry main lock to arrive and already thinking about the compartments. I just wonder how universal they are.
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Old 06-24-2016, 11:24 PM   #59
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I haven't tried to install mine yet. By the time I got the replacement part my unit was back in storage. I'm going to wait to see how this thread resolves before I attempt or return. A 5 cent part started all this.

I really want to use it and am hoping RVLock can satisfactorily resolve these issues/questions.

What are others experience with the locks that are installed and being used? Do they open (100%) first time? Other glitches?
I wanted to follow up on my posts/concerns a few months ago about my RV Lock purchase. I finally got around to installing it and it works perfectly and the DW and I really like it. A great purchase...
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Old 06-25-2016, 08:31 AM   #60
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IMO--if you are using this thread as a basis for not purchasing this product, you're missing out on a great product. I now store the keys inside the trailer, as I have 2 RV locks on my unit, and the chances of both batteries dying at the same time are pretty slim. I also haven't had any of the programming/buttons not working on the first try issues described here, but I'm pretty sure if I did, RVLock would make it right. I would have liked to see video of WW trying to install the batteries though... I just had to replace them for the first time, wait until you have to do it with the lock installed on the door! Still one of the best upgrades I've done, would buy them again in a heartbeat.
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