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Old 07-23-2016, 12:04 PM   #1
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Spare Keys

Hi,

My wife and I are on the road fairly extensively. We both carry keys to our fiver, and I have always thought that was enough protection from getting locked out.

This past week I helped a fellow traveler break back into his unit, because a fluke in his lock system put both he and his wife outside and both their keys inside. (Don't ask me how he did this -- I still don't understand it myself.)

But the episode impressed on me the need to have a spare set of keys stored securely outside the unit. I have my solution well in hand. But i was wondering if anyone equally paranoid felt the same need, and if so, how did you solve it?

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Old 07-23-2016, 12:11 PM   #2
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But I also have a spare key hidden on the camper in one of those magnetic lock boxes in case the lock would malfunction.


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But I also have a spare key hidden on the camper in one of those magnetic lock boxes in case the lock would malfunction.


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I keep spare truck and 5er keys inside the truck. No problem locked in there as Ford has the code system on the door to unlock the vehicle.
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Old 07-23-2016, 01:12 PM   #5
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I purchased one of those real estate type lock boxes from Home Depot. It is more secure than the metal ones with the magnet and not nearly the cost of the more sophisticated electronic push button models. I just hook it to the handle that is right at the door.
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X2 with spare set in tow vehicle. I have one set, wife has her set, and spare set in truck.

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Old 07-23-2016, 04:46 PM   #7
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I got one of these:
https://www.amazon.com/Master-Lock-5...ywords=lockbox
and bolted in a hidden location on the outside of the RV.
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Old 07-23-2016, 05:02 PM   #8
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Along the same lines, last winter me and wife and dog headed to fort desota park for the week. Arrived at park and realized I had left both sets of trailer keys at house, I could get into trailer and all bins but i could not unhook trailer from truck. A nice neighbor let me use his car to drive back st pete( instead of driving truck and trailer ) I now have a third set hidden on trailer. Thank god it was close
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