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Old 04-04-2015, 10:53 AM   #1
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What did you do for your Escape today??

Even though we had snow last weekend, Spring has sprung here and I'm getting ready for the season. I had made a couple of improvement/purchases over the winter and wanted to share them. I purchased a small metal safe to keep an extra trailer key outside attached in case of emergencies. I carry an extra set of vehicle keys inside the unit and the main trailer keys are on a lanyard around my neck. I also purchased a spiffy Lodge campfire skillet with extra long handle for cooking my scrapple. I also rigged together a fuse protected plug that will allow me to keep my trailer lights on during the night at those truck stop rest areas, for better visibility. An extendable lug nut wrench with 4 sockets was found and finally a set of seat belt hooks for my 2 dogs to keep them safe while in the cab of the truck.
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Old 04-04-2015, 10:54 AM   #2
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Here is the skillet
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Old 04-04-2015, 10:55 AM   #3
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and the last items
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Old 04-04-2015, 11:13 AM   #4
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Please tell us about this key safe gizmo. How do you attach it to the trailer?
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Old 04-04-2015, 11:37 AM   #5
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Where do you keep the key for the key safe?
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Old 04-04-2015, 12:01 PM   #6
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It is a combo safe for extra keys and it has a metal loop that can be used to attach it anywhere you want, in/under the trailer,your tow vehicle, use your imagination.
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I generally carry a second key for the RAV in my pocket.
When camping, I give my wife an extra set of trailer keys, and she leaves them in the trailer.
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Old 04-04-2015, 12:17 PM   #8
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exactly....and if you lock the trailer and then lose your set, what now??
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Old 04-04-2015, 12:23 PM   #9
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I never carry my tug keys on my body when I camp. They're always left in the trailer unless I'm driving somewhere! If I'm camping with a buddy, that person has a set of trailer keys.

If none of that works out right, I'd rather take the door off the trailer than need to call a locksmith. YMMV

So far, in all the years I've camped in an egg, no problems (knock on wood!)
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Please tell us about this key safe gizmo. How do you attach it to the trailer?
Key Safes and Key Cases For Home & Personal Use | Master Lock

I like it.
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