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Old 01-27-2016, 01:34 PM   #1
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CH751 keys, everyone has them!

Went by a booth in the Big Tent in Quartzsite and saw ALERT, if you have the CH751 key, so does everyone else! They were selling the cylinder round keyed for for $14.00 each. Only problem I saw was you can't remove the key unless it's locked. So if you wanted to open multiple compartments, you would have to leave the key in it and use another key or open it and lock it open and hanging.
The other cam locks I saw online were sold in 4 packs keyed alike. I need 7 altogether and I don't think you can get them keyed alike. I did see in a review that someone did get multiple packs keyed alike not requesting such. And another review said his buddy bought the locks and his key opens his friends. Makes you wonder how many different keys sets they use?
As for rekeying my existing locks, my local locksmith says I would have to bring them in to see if they can be rekeyed. He says he get $20 a lock. What! that's crazy.
There must be a cheaper more secure solution. Idid see some combo locks at a reasonable price of $12 each. But with my eyesight, I would have to bend down and have my reading glasses on.
I have too much stuff of value to leave it unsecured like that. Portable solar suitcase, tools, sports equipment etc.
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The key for the slam latch locks on my Windjammer will open the slam latches of all Redwood fifth wheels. It's not a CH751, though.

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The key for the slam latch locks on my Windjammer will open the slam latches of all Redwood fifth wheels. It's not a CH751, though.

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Old 01-27-2016, 01:55 PM   #4
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Went by a booth in the Big Tent in Quartzsite and saw ALERT, if you have the CH751 key, so does everyone else! They were selling the cylinder round keyed for for $14.00 each. Only problem I saw was you can't remove the key unless it's locked. So if you wanted to open multiple compartments, you would have to leave the key in it and use another key or open it and lock it open and hanging.
The other cam locks I saw online were sold in 4 packs keyed alike. I need 7 altogether and I don't think you can get them keyed alike. I did see in a review that someone did get multiple packs keyed alike not requesting such. And another review said his buddy bought the locks and his key opens his friends. Makes you wonder how many different keys sets they use?
As for rekeying my existing locks, my local locksmith says I would have to bring them in to see if they can be rekeyed. He says he get $20 a lock. What! that's crazy.
There must be a cheaper more secure solution. Idid see some combo locks at a reasonable price of $12 each. But with my eyesight, I would have to bend down and have my reading glasses on.
I have too much stuff of value to leave it unsecured like that. Portable solar suitcase, tools, sports equipment etc.
Suggestions?
One of the first things we changed were the locks. This company is excellent and will key all the locks alike. CH751 RV REPLACEMENT LOCKS, CAM LOCKS, CAMLOCKS
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Old 01-27-2016, 02:02 PM   #5
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Take one of your lock sets out and go visit your local locksmith. He needs yours to be able to get you the correct diameter, length, etc. He will solve your "everyone has a key to my storage" problems. The charge should not be anywhere near $20 each, but if it was, it would be cheap insurance for all that we carry in storage spaces.
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One of the first things we changed were the locks. This company is excellent and will key all the locks alike. CH751 RV REPLACEMENT LOCKS, CAM LOCKS, CAMLOCKS
That's the guy I talked to at the Quartzsite show. Chatted with him and his business is about 50 minutes away He offered to install them for free when he is down my way. But it's simple to do it. We went to the same high school, 10 years apart. So how do you open multiple compartments at the same time?
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That's the guy I talked to at the Quartzsite show. Chatted with him and his business is about 50 minutes away He offered to install them for free when he is down my way. But it's simple to do it. We went to the same high school, 10 years apart. So how do you open multiple compartments at the same time?
You can remove the key whether it's locked or unlocked.
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It cost me about $100 to replace seven locks. They are high quality locks. Fast shipping too.
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I bought locks that were keyed to the same key as my front door. Now I only need 1 key for everything!
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I used: Rvlocksandmore.com and got new locks for my Super Lite. They were about $4 ea. Easy to install and use. The key will come out in order to open multiple doors at the same time. Now all locks match main door. They also have complete door handles for $20.
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Old 01-27-2016, 03:54 PM   #11
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Locks only keep honest people out. If someone really wants to get into your compartments, it wouldn't take much time/effort no matter what lock and key(s) you use.
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I agree with Iwritecode ... it's been a well known chuckle around the campfires for years and years about the storage compartment locks having maybe 3 different possible keys. The locks are there to keep honest people honest ... a large screwdriver or trim carpenter's prybar and about 20 seconds will get you in to about anybodys storage areas no matter what lockset you have installed.
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What about something like these??

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I used: Rvlocksandmore.com and got new locks for my Super Lite. They were about $4 ea. Easy to install and use. The key will come out in order to open multiple doors at the same time. Now all locks match main door. They also have complete door handles for $20.

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I agree with Iwritecode ... it's been a well known chuckle around the campfires for years and years about the storage compartment locks having maybe 3 different possible keys. The locks are there to keep honest people honest ... a large screwdriver or trim carpenter's prybar and about 20 seconds will get you in to about anybodys storage areas no matter what lockset you have installed.
I agree about dishonest people using a screwdriver or crowbar to open your compartment but that would draw more attention to themselves than someone walking up to your unit pulling out a key and walking away with something valuable.
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I agree about dishonest people using a screwdriver or crowbar to open your compartment but that would draw more attention to themselves than someone walking up to your unit pulling out a key and walking away with something valuable.
Our thoughts exactly!!!
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I was camping and forgot some things I usually bring. No problem, I just used my keys on the RV next to me and borrowed some needed things.

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Thanks, I checked Rvlocksandmore.com and I see you pick one of 50 key codes. I don't believe my entry lock is a compatible one. So how did you pick your key code 1-50. BTW, that's better than 1 out of 1!. I see my outdooor TV is South.com, similar to the CH571, but not the same number. The key looks cheap.
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I was camping and forgot some things I usually bring. No problem, I just used my keys on the RV next to me and borrowed some needed things.

I'm kidding.
Honestly, there have been a few times where I'll just borrow my parents keys to open a door on my trailer or my keys on theirs. Luckily they have a site 2 away from ours.
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