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Old 12-22-2015, 11:08 PM   #41
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Ours worked the same, though we only used the deadbolt. It seems silly to have the latch locking too.
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Old 12-23-2015, 12:36 AM   #42
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I quit using the deadbolt eons ago after learning of issues with it ( Fastec ).
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Old 12-23-2015, 09:55 AM   #43
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I quit using the deadbolt eons ago after learning of issues with it ( Fastec ).
Yep, us too. Remember we got locked out on our maiden voyage in 2013 when the whole lock thing got started. Only use the deadbolt from the inside.
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Old 12-23-2015, 11:05 AM   #44
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Since we have been all over the lock thing in the past, and recent discussions have centered on tools, gadgets and road preparedness, I'll just relate that we are primarily deadbolt user when we leave the Escape. However, getting the repair parts for the Fastec locks was an ordeal that took repeated calls to them and they did not always tell me the truth. "It's in the mail". In the long run I sent back several back ordered lock sets and master keys that will pull the cylinders. My thought is always. " how many more of those are still out there and not returned. So camper door security is marginal like many other parts of daily life. That's what insurance is for.
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Old 12-23-2015, 11:52 AM   #45
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Yep, us too. Remember we got locked out on our maiden voyage in 2013 when the whole lock thing got started. Only use the deadbolt from the inside.
I remember vaguely that I was warned not to lock the deadbolt from the outside, and I only use it on the inside in my 2009 (Fastec) and so far so good.
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Old 12-23-2015, 01:20 PM   #46
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Since we have been all over the lock thing in the past, and recent discussions have centered on tools, gadgets and road preparedness, I'll just relate that we are primarily deadbolt user when we leave the Escape. However, getting the repair parts for the Fastec locks was an ordeal that took repeated calls to them and they did not always tell me the truth. "It's in the mail". In the long run I sent back several back ordered lock sets and master keys that will pull the cylinders. My thought is always. " how many more of those are still out there and not returned. So camper door security is marginal like many other parts of daily life. That's what insurance is for.
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I still have mine, Dave, if you ever need to replace. As you indicated, their service was poor so I kept everything, old and new.
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Old 12-23-2015, 01:31 PM   #47
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I had good service from Fastec with my lock replacement.
When I had problems, I got them on the phone and they talked me through the replacement while I did it.
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Old 12-25-2015, 03:10 PM   #48
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Old 12-25-2015, 03:31 PM   #49
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Cool shot of the truck and trailer, Claude.
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Old 12-25-2015, 04:15 PM   #50
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I like to wear my keys around my neck always.
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