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Old 09-29-2013, 02:41 PM   #41
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Since the door isn't very thick it may stick out too far and make the clean lines of the body fugly... does it need to be wired to power?

Maybe getting a pair of Maxwell Smart shoes with the movable heel for a key hidey hole is in order? Just pulling your chain. Getting locked out can BE seriously inconvenient.
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Old 06-04-2019, 12:31 PM   #42
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Had a similar issue happen last weekend. The handle lock locked itself with both keys still in the trailer. Of course this happened at 1030pm, so I just pulled hard on the handle lock and broke it but we got in :-)

Anyone know what the cause might be so I can avoid this in the future? I'll be contacting ETI today to order a replacement.
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Old 06-04-2019, 12:40 PM   #43
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Had a similar issue happen last weekend. The handle lock locked itself with both keys still in the trailer. Of course this happened at 1030pm, so I just pulled hard on the handle lock and broke it but we got in :-)

Anyone know what the cause might be so I can avoid this in the future? I'll be contacting ETI today to order a replacement.
This is a 6 year thread with specific issues with Fastec locks which was remediated back in 2014. What was your issue? the old issue involved keys not working....
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Old 06-04-2019, 12:47 PM   #44
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My bad, I'll start a new thread.
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Old 06-04-2019, 12:49 PM   #45
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Things like this are one reason I always get an extra set of keys made and keep in the truck, in addition to the keys we each carry with us. Haven't ever needed them......yet.
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Old 06-04-2019, 01:01 PM   #46
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Good call David. I moved the thread as I didn't realize this was so old.
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Old 06-04-2019, 03:14 PM   #47
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Things like this are one reason I always get an extra set of keys made and keep in the truck, in addition to the keys we each carry with us. Haven't ever needed them......yet.
I do the same, also hid a truck key in the trailer. This way someone can steal both.
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