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Old 03-01-2015, 06:11 PM   #1
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How secure are our campers really

I know when I'm camping in my trailer I feel completely safe. However let's say your camping it is near a prison. There is a news alert saying the prison had an uprising and three prisoners escaped. They are warning people to lock up and stay inside. What would you do to make your camper safer. I got thinking , all outside lights would be on. My camper is the 314 bds with the large back bedroom window. I do have double pane slider windows. But that rear slide in the back I would close. That would make almost impossible to get in. But what else could you do. The reason why I'm asking is training I had. This was a situation gone over, but with a senior citizen park with double wides and trailers. Got me thinking what if it were a campground. I want to protect my family. Protection needs to be carried. But is also not allowed in campgrounds or some states. What more could you do in your camper. Just something on my mind now and something to think about.
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Old 03-01-2015, 06:27 PM   #2
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How secure are our campers really

If somebody wants in they will get in... You need to be able to protect your family if they decide to enter your camper... Plenty of legal ways to be prepared.

With that said I have never felt unsafe while camping...
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Never felt unsafe in many years.
If I did, I'm in the wrong place and I would hope I would know about it before setting up.
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not really secure at all...especially because every single trailer compartment on the market is keyed with ch271 keys...
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Not mine. I replaced all of my locks.
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That said, I suspect the trailer itself is less safe than you. I wonder how many travel trailer users unhitch while on the road and travel into town or elsewhere...leaving their travel trailer unattended. How many of you do that? How do you protect your travel trailer then?

For personal security I have invested in a shotgun. I also have installed a Simplisafe2 Wireless Home Security System + Siren. It is monitored by cellular telephone signals. And I hope to get one of these to better secure the front door when I leave my trailer:

HAVEN: The Stronger Smarter Home Lock - HOME
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Not mine. I replaced all of my locks.
did you order it differently?
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No, I ordered these items to fix that problem:

ILH Tubular Cam Locks (4 locks on the 23RB)
Cam Locks, camlocks, specialty locks, drawer locks, thumb turn, sliding door locks, mini locks

AP Products 015-202290 Black Entrance Door Latch with Keys
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...Q4F4OOR3GD5ELW
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did you order it differently?

I changed mine too. You can't order it with different locks. You can order them for cheap and their easy to replace.
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I changed mine too. You can't order it with different locks. You can order them for cheap and their easy to replace.
CH545 or J236?
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