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Old 06-18-2011, 07:04 PM   #1
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I just locked myself inside our camper

I was checking the lights from my driveway and my neighbor's kid parked her car so close to my camper I could barely get in. I opened the door and then closed both doors so I wouldn't hit her car. It's about 85 degrees outside and the camper had been closed up all day. Somehow the screws on the door lock were loose and when I tried to open the door the latch went past where it should have unlocked the door and I was stuck.

I had my car keys in my pocket and after 15 minutes I started locking and unlocking the door to make the honking noise. At one point my wife looked out the window and then walked away. I had just turned the air on in the house so all the windows were closed.

My neighbor finally came out and I asked him to get my wife. When they got me out I was a pool of sweat. He's still next door laughing. :hihi:
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Old 06-18-2011, 07:12 PM   #2
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Well Snake I`m glad ya survived, I`m still trying to visualize just how this happened, but it just may fit in the "boneheaded RV moments" thread!
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Old 06-18-2011, 11:09 PM   #3
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Old 06-20-2011, 01:21 PM   #4
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Here's something that happened where I was locked out without using the key to lock the door...

We were in the tt in a public park with some questionable neighbors (trying to not judge them based on their gang attire and foul language mind you LOL). So Don leaves the tt to go to the store and locks the door with the key as he leaves. I had to go outside for something, so I opened the door from the inside went outside and closed the door behind me because the a/c was running. I went to open the door and go back in a few minutes later, and the door was locked! What the heck! Don wasn't too far down the road yet, so he came back and let me in. We figured out that if you lock one of the two locks from the outside, it stays locked. I can't remember now which one you can't lock. You would have to experiment yourself
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healthi, I've done that several times with our PUP. Good thing a PUP is not secure. All I had to do was undo the Velcro on the side of the door and reach in to open the door.

I'll try to remember your experience when we're camping in the hybrid.
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Here's something that happened where I was locked out without using the key to lock the door...

We were in the tt in a public park with some questionable neighbors (trying to not judge them based on their gang attire and foul language mind you LOL). So Don leaves the tt to go to the store and locks the door with the key as he leaves. I had to go outside for something, so I opened the door from the inside went outside and closed the door behind me because the a/c was running. I went to open the door and go back in a few minutes later, and the door was locked! What the heck! Don wasn't too far down the road yet, so he came back and let me in. We figured out that if you lock one of the two locks from the outside, it stays locked. I can't remember now which one you can't lock. You would have to experiment yourself
It would be the latch lock Healthi.. the other is a dead bolt and once you open it its open.
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